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“Pyke Perfection” – an entertaining 14-minute film by Glen Hunwick on a Victorian trail-blazer

“Pyke Perfection” – an entertaining 14-minute film by Glen Hunwick on a Victorian trail-blazer

A then-and-now celebration of Fred Pyke surfboards, this film features a collection of extremely good surfers from the Torquay area riding a collection of Pyke boards from early ’60s to early ’70s, and reflections on just how quickly board design evolved ...


New Zealand’s seventh annual Logger Heads – a much-loved day in Mangawhai Heads

New Zealand’s seventh annual Logger Heads – a much-loved day in Mangawhai Heads

The news, entry and dates from Logger Heads’ driving wheel Tony “Buddha” Baker: Kia Ora all fellow sliders, I trust this finds you ...

Biennial Global Wave Conference & the Australian Bushfire & Wildlife Appeal

Biennial Global Wave Conference & the Australian Bushfire & Wildlife Appeal

A key international ocean conservation event hosted by the Gold Coast World Surfing Reserve on behalf of international partners, Save ...

Sydney surfers can donate boards for the Bronte Boardriders bushfire appeal

Sydney surfers can donate boards for the Bronte Boardriders bushfire appeal

From Celeste Barber’s 50 mill right down to chook raffles at the local bowlo, the incredible grassroots response to bushfire ...

Glacier surfing, Alaskan bores – exploring the “Outer Realms of the Surf World”

Glacier surfing, Alaskan bores – exploring the “Outer Realms of the Surf World”

Thankfully, “Weird Waves” is back in 2020 with Season 2, and to kick it off host Dylan Graves and his ...

Noosa Fest surf photos for you?

Noosa Fest surf photos for you?

From the Noosa Festival of Surfing: “We are stoked to have Dave Gleeson of Surfshots Noosa Photography as the Official photographer of ...

Waves & Wheels – running right through 2020

Waves & Wheels – running right through 2020

The Waves & Wheels exhibition at the Australian National Surfing Museum celebrates the relationship between surfers and their cars in ...

CHECK OUT THE LINE-UP:  Surf + Music + Maldives

CHECK OUT THE LINE-UP: Surf + Music + Maldives

Sunnyboys, Richard Clapton, Darryl Braithwaite, Casey Chambers, Hoodoo Gurus, Xavier Rudd, Bernard Fanning, Barnsey! Seems like a no-brainer now, but in ...

Much admired South Coast longboarder Laurie Andrew dies during the Australian bushfires – “a stylish surfer, a great bloke”

Much admired South Coast longboarder Laurie Andrew dies during the Australian bushfires – “a stylish surfer, a great bloke”

The surfing fraternity of Mollymook is mourning the death of a founding member of the Mollymook Longboarders. Laurie Andrew, 70, died ...

“Brilliant Corners” – watch the latest episode here

“Brilliant Corners” – watch the latest episode here

When it comes to off-the-grid surf travel, Englishman Sam Bleakley has probably been surfing’s greatest wanderer since Peter Troy. Perhaps ...

Art + history + surf – Ryan Hakman opens his ‘Ohanalei gallery in Hanalei on Kauai

Art + history + surf – Ryan Hakman opens his ‘Ohanalei gallery in Hanalei on Kauai

After getting a tour of ‘Ohanalei gallery with owner Ryan Hakman, I soon learned that he is not only a ...

2020 Surf Events Schedule - Noosa Festival of Surfing presented by World Surfaris

2020 Surf Events Schedule - Noosa Festival of Surfing presented by World Surfaris

With less than two months to the running of The Fest 2020 – and at the earlier dates than previous ...

THE NEW ISSUE OF PLB - What’s in it? Mick the Mighty Proofreader brings the inside info

THE NEW ISSUE OF PLB - What’s in it? Mick the Mighty Proofreader brings the inside info

The new issue of PLB is now in newsagents nationally in Australia and NZ and should be landing with all our international ...

For our international readers - a few links for updates on the Australian bushfires

For our international readers - a few links for updates on the Australian bushfires

"We haven't, in my lifetime, had people on beaches waiting to be evacuated, in boats out to sea like it's ...

Bells Beach Surf Film Festival turns 10 – dates and line-up for January

Bells Beach Surf Film Festival turns 10 – dates and line-up for January

Since its humble beginnings back in 2010 the festival has grown to become the longest running surf film festival in ...

50th anniversary of Earth Day set for 2020 – check out this amazing (celebrity stacked) song & vid by Lil Dicky

50th anniversary of Earth Day set for 2020 – check out this amazing (celebrity stacked) song & vid by Lil Dicky

A love song to earth with a ridiculous amount of cameos. Featuring: Snoop Dogg, Miley Cyrus, Justin Bieber, Ariana Grande, Halsey, Zac Brown, Brendon ...

Man swallowed by a whale! News and video! A re-visit of a popular news post from early 2019

Man swallowed by a whale! News and video! A re-visit of a popular news post from early 2019

Jonah? Old news. How’s this absolutely true story: A diver was swimming off the coast of South Africa to photograph sharks ...

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