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LATEST BARZ OPTICS WINNERS

LATEST BARZ OPTICS WINNERS

Each issue we give away pairs of Barz sunglasses to four of our international subscribers (it helps us feel a bit better about our board giveaway being for Australians only) and our previous Issue 107 winners in Colorado, Pennsylvania, California ...


Turtle V Shark -  VIDEO – a World First

Turtle V Shark - VIDEO – a World First

The footage, filmed from the turtle’s perspective, shows it biting and lunging at a tiger shark in a successful bid to fend ...

WSL: Machine maintenance, qualifiers, pool rookies – the first updates from the Ranch

WSL: Machine maintenance, qualifiers, pool rookies – the first updates from the Ranch

Lemoore, Calif./USA - The WSL Longboard Tour is back with the Cuervo Surf Ranch Classic September 28 - 29. Qualifying Round competition ...

Exhibition: The one-and-only Col Chandler and his amazing art – his website & exhibits for Ocean Conservation

Exhibition: The one-and-only Col Chandler and his amazing art – his website & exhibits for Ocean Conservation

Col Chandler has been surfing for over 40 years, and like most of us, anywhere and everywhere, wherever he could ...

Stricken barge recreates “Shipwrecks” break on Nusa Lembongan

Stricken barge recreates “Shipwrecks” break on Nusa Lembongan

From Magic Seaweed: In what can only be called a repeat performance, yet another maritime disaster has befallen Bali’s sister ...

A deep dive into the hidden world of whale culture

A deep dive into the hidden world of whale culture

“Whales’ alliances, their intricate conversations, and how they attract mates or care for their young seem eerily familiar. The mysteries ...

A tribute to Marty Sugarman

A tribute to Marty Sugarman

From Bob Feigel: The world of surfing - and beyond - has lost one of its finest creative minds and ...

320-page coffee table book “Cold Comfort” from ace surf photographer Marcus Paladino

320-page coffee table book “Cold Comfort” from ace surf photographer Marcus Paladino

Out of Canada’s British Columbia, Marcus Paladino’s glorious images have featured in PLB several times over the past 10 years ...

“Surfa Sam” – Australia’s first skateboard company returns after 36 years in hibernation

“Surfa Sam” – Australia’s first skateboard company returns after 36 years in hibernation

One year before the world’s first skateboarding magazine was published in the United States, Dr Leo Kalokerinos, a 29 year ...

Victory in Baja – San Miguel surf break protected

Victory in Baja – San Miguel surf break protected

In a historic moment for environmental and surf conservation, the first state park in Baja California, Mexico was officially approved, ...

THE NEW PLB - ISSUE 108 - Mick the Mighty Proofreader brings the inside info on what's in it

THE NEW PLB - ISSUE 108 - Mick the Mighty Proofreader brings the inside info on what's in it

Mighty Mick the Hyphen brings us his run-down on what lies between the covers of the newie: Issue No 108  >> FEATURES TO ...

“You need to sell a lot of waves to get a strong return” - investing in a surf park

“You need to sell a lot of waves to get a strong return” - investing in a surf park

According to investor marketing material, it’ll offer “access to perfect surf” and a “reimaging” of the site’s existing resort, complete ...

Japan’s controversial annual dolphin hunt begins

Japan’s controversial annual dolphin hunt begins

More than a decade after “The Cove” revealed the cruelty behind the practice, Taiji fishermen continue to round up dolphins ...

Why is human DNA seeping into the surf near a Southern California pier?

Why is human DNA seeping into the surf near a Southern California pier?

On any given day, surfers are paddling out near the San Clemente Pier to catch waves, a popular seaside destination ...

Equal Pay for Equal Play NSW

Equal Pay for Equal Play NSW

From Lucy Small: In the last four months I’ve cartwheeled from being generally annoyed about the way women athletes are ...

A good news story! One million ‘Wonder Plant’ seedlings planted in Wales to create healthy seas

A good news story! One million ‘Wonder Plant’ seedlings planted in Wales to create healthy seas

At a time when shallow seagrass meadows have disappeared from 92% of UK’s vast coastline, scientists have realized that this ...

“Afrosurf” - a book by Selema Masekela telling the untold stories of surfing culture in Africa

“Afrosurf” - a book by Selema Masekela telling the untold stories of surfing culture in Africa

A handsome 300-page book charting Africa’s overlooked surf culture, Afrosurf asks a host of characters from a dozen countries what ...

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