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RIP: Janet MacPherson – Malibu original

RIP: Janet MacPherson – Malibu original

After a life under the sun very well lived, Malibu original Janet MacPherson gracefully kicked out on March 5 at the age of 84. After graduating high school in San Francisco in 1955, her parents gave her and her sister a ...


Surfing Duck at Rainbow Bay – the vid goes nuts

Surfing Duck at Rainbow Bay – the vid goes nuts

A repost of one of our most visited pieces from this week last year. Here’s how the BBC reported it:   Surfing duck: ...

Big Flood Fundraiser – 11 board winners and over $60k for flood relief

Big Flood Fundraiser – 11 board winners and over $60k for flood relief

News from organiser Paul McNeil: Folks! What an incredible effort! So much money raised for our flood victims. We are overwhelmed ...

Ride Natty Ride – surfing & Bob Marley

Ride Natty Ride – surfing & Bob Marley

“You can meet me where the music meets the ocean. Read Genesis 1 and you’ll understand why I love surfing. ...

How to see millions of years of history on a day at the beach

How to see millions of years of history on a day at the beach

Sand dollars are striking - delicate in a way that the wayward rocks and driftwood are not - and so ubiquitous that ...

With Easter upon us, time for a visit to Bells in 1970 with (the fabulous) Ma and Pa Bendall

With Easter upon us, time for a visit to Bells in 1970 with (the fabulous) Ma and Pa Bendall

A news episode from “This Day Tonight” - ferretted from the annals of Australia’s national broadcaster by Detective Ian Lording, who ...

Zoltan the Surfing Magician

Zoltan the Surfing Magician

In Plain Sight is back with its second instalment, 'The Surfing Magician', featuring the legend Zoltan Torkos himself.  This episode dives ...

Joey Cabell recovering well after being given a 1% chance of surviving

Joey Cabell recovering well after being given a 1% chance of surviving

Widely regarded as the finest all-round surfer of the ’60s in everything from from two-foot to twenty, Joey Cabell had ...

The UK’s first World Surfing Reserve – check out these line-ups from North Devon

The UK’s first World Surfing Reserve – check out these line-ups from North Devon

That’s the world’s 12th WSR – and here’s how it was reported by the BBC: North Devon joins a list that ...

So you think you can trim? Check this bootleg out.

So you think you can trim? Check this bootleg out.

Is this a dream? Empty Malibu with bugger-all cars and even less surfers, San Onofre shot from the water way before ...

Mark Zuckerberg copping some crap for his surf claims

Mark Zuckerberg copping some crap for his surf claims

From BroBible: If there’s one thing the surfing community is known for it’s being completely and totally accepting of outsiders. ...

BARZ OPTICS WINNERS  - THE LATEST BUNCH

BARZ OPTICS WINNERS - THE LATEST BUNCH

Each issue we give away pairs of Barz sunglasses to four of our international subscribers (it helps us feel a ...

“Fluid” – renowned surf photographer Simon Williams has a book

“Fluid” – renowned surf photographer Simon Williams has a book

While he might be getting on just a bit these days, “Swilly” still swims a raging rip at the Superbank ...

“To make King Neptune jealous!” Blimp tows surfboard rider, 1931

“To make King Neptune jealous!” Blimp tows surfboard rider, 1931

From the British Pathé website - “USA: Pulled along from above, daring 'Surfer' gives thrilling display of balance. Playing 'tag' ...

Destination Earth - a new wave-making system from Belgium

Destination Earth - a new wave-making system from Belgium

From WavePoolMag: Knokke Heist, just six miles from the Dutch border and 37 miles from the French border, is Belgium’s version ...

Ever see a seahorse give birth?

Ever see a seahorse give birth?

Us neither . . . but here are a couple of photos and a vid, whether you need it or ...

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 ...

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