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Not waving, drowning . . .

Not waving, drowning . . .

How does drowning happen and how can you prevent it. The idea that a drowning person splashes and calls for help is mostly a myth. How do you spot someone in trouble? What are their chances of surviving once they ...


New Zealand: Shark attack victim had been pulled out by a rip

New Zealand: Shark attack victim had been pulled out by a rip

Kaelah Marlow has been named by police as the 19-year-old woman killed by a shark in waters off Waihī Beach ...

Landlocked and Lovin’ It: Valeska Schneider heralds the rise of a new kind of surfer

Landlocked and Lovin’ It: Valeska Schneider heralds the rise of a new kind of surfer

From WavePoolMag.com: “Multi-wave surfer” is an emerging term. What Kai Lenny is to “multiple-craft surfing” (SUP, kite, wind, tow) Valeska ...

Biggest day of 2020 at The Wedge, with Jamie O’Brien

Biggest day of 2020 at The Wedge, with Jamie O’Brien

Pipeline nutter JOB and his “Six-o Log” soft top take on the Newport mutant.  Find 15 minutes and watch it here.

The wonderful life and extraordinary history of the NSW ocean pools

The wonderful life and extraordinary history of the NSW ocean pools

Seawater pools sitting on rocky surf coasts so that waves can wash into them are wet, wild, convivial public places ...

Turtle V Shark -  VIDEO – a World First

Turtle V Shark - VIDEO – a World First

In a world first, a researcher at Murdoch University has captured never-before-seen footage of a flatback sea turtle defending itself ...

"THE YANKS" DOWN UNDER - original footage from the visit that changed Australian surfing forever.

1956 and the US and Hawaiians lifeguard teams bring their finned “Malibu" surfboards to Sydney and Torquay and start a ...

Drugs, food, and microplastics - how jellyfish can help us

Drugs, food, and microplastics - how jellyfish can help us

From the BBC, Nov. 20: Jellyfish are proliferating around the world - and scientists are using them to help solve three problems ...

Escaped Russian spy whale plays rugby – get the news, watch the vid

Escaped Russian spy whale plays rugby – get the news, watch the vid

A Favourite story from this week last year: The amazing Hvaldimir the Beluga – seriously, if this was in an Austin Powers movie ...

Six minutes with George – and the lost footage from Innermost Limits of Pure Fun

Six minutes with George – and the lost footage from Innermost Limits of Pure Fun

George Greenough found some lost 16mm footage from the late ‘60s - from long before HD video cameras went digital and ...

Fish Out of Water – surfers head to Canberra to fight for the coast

Fish Out of Water – surfers head to Canberra to fight for the coast

Author - Belinda Baggs: Sipping a lukewarm raspberry tea, my gaze is firmly fixed on the empty paddocks and endless ...

Five minutes of the long-lost footage from Australia’s First “Professional” Surf Contest

Five minutes of the long-lost footage from Australia’s First “Professional” Surf Contest

Plastic Machines and Trackers had recently come and gone in quick succession, and now little eggs and pintails and what-not ...

Jimmy Barnes headlining for Perfect Wave at Daydream Island

Jimmy Barnes headlining for Perfect Wave at Daydream Island

Surf Music in Paradise is back – here’s the latest news from Perfect Wave Travel: As Australia continues on an extremely ...

'New' whale species seen off Mexican coast

'New' whale species seen off Mexican coast

From the Strange Sea Stories File, this was posted by the BBC on Friday: Three whales spotted off the coast ...

West Australia’s YalMal Classic – wrap and photos by Mick Marlin

West Australia’s YalMal Classic – wrap and photos by Mick Marlin

With the youngest competitor being 11 and the oldest 74, the Yallingup Malibu Classic was held last weekend in very contestable surf ...

The latest in the Rare Surf Tees

The latest in the Rare Surf Tees

They’re produced in short runs only, and there are around 100 designs covering surfing’s 1950s, 60s, 70s and 80s. They’re all absolute ...

Ummm . . . Teahupo'o confirmed as the surf venue for the Paris 2024 Olympics

Ummm . . . Teahupo'o confirmed as the surf venue for the Paris 2024 Olympics

This should be more exciting than the Badminton.  As reported by the ISA: The International Surfing Association has announced confirmation from the International Olympic ...

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