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A global surge of heat

A global surge of heat

The Taylor Swift ticketing debacle has received more coverage, but here’s some other news as reported by The New York Times . . . best not to look up.  Heat records fall around the globe The past three days were quite likely the ...


“Finding The Fall Line” – surfing a century of surfboards

“Finding The Fall Line” – surfing a century of surfboards

Check out this article and 11-minute video from Patagonia’s excellent Roaring Journals – link at bottom. From Rasta to Rusty, ...

HOT READ! PLB magazine catches fire on the Nullarbor Plain while heading to West Australia

HOT READ! PLB magazine catches fire on the Nullarbor Plain while heading to West Australia

“Please be advised that due to a fire on one of our linehaul trucks to Western Australia, your magazine stock ...

RIP Gordon Woods – original Australian board great gone at 98. This was an extraordinary life – read about it here, in his own words

RIP Gordon Woods – original Australian board great gone at 98. This was an extraordinary life – read about it here, in his own words

A pivotal member of the original Brookvale Six, Gordon made his first board when he was a grommet at Bondi ...

THE NEW PLB - ISSUE 115 - Mick the Mighty Proofreader brings the inside info on what's in it

THE NEW PLB - ISSUE 115 - 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: >> FEATURES GENTLEMAN JOHN PENNINGS ...

BEN FROM CAMDEN HEAD WINS THE CARABINE

BEN FROM CAMDEN HEAD WINS THE CARABINE

When we rang Ben Thompson on a Saturday arvo to tell him he’d won the Carabine Shakey he was at ...

Rare 150 mint-condition vinyl surf album collection at Noosa Longboards

Rare 150 mint-condition vinyl surf album collection at Noosa Longboards

Noosa Longboards has a most extraordinary collection of surf and pop culture ephemera, and it keeps on growing. For some ...

Beautiful and Chaotic Malibu Surf – June 2023

Beautiful and Chaotic Malibu Surf – June 2023

Think your local is busy? Nine minutes from mid summer Malibu. Vid by Brad Jacobson, who also adds a voiceover. “I charged ...

How sand pumping helped shape Gold Coast's Superbank, one of world's most famous surf breaks

How sand pumping helped shape Gold Coast's Superbank, one of world's most famous surf breaks

Australia’s national broadcaster tackles a major breakdown of man’s meddling with longshore drift and the monster that’s Southern Queensland’s Superbank ...

A 15-minute film – kinda mesmerizing – soft empty peaks and beautifully smooth styling

A 15-minute film – kinda mesmerizing – soft empty peaks and beautifully smooth styling

Kookapinto Shapes – by Flying Chicken Visuals. Cruisy music too: Homemade tunes by Mike Murphy, Corey Colapinto, Gus Day, Brian Anderson, Tommy ...

Surf artist calling Scottsdale home

Surf artist calling Scottsdale home

In an unassuming shed off a lane in central Scottsdale lives a world-famous black velvet artist and surf memorabilia collector. Baron ...

Do you work in the Medical, Health, Fitness or Wellbeing fields? Or maybe you’d just like to surf some Maldivian peelers with medical types?

Do you work in the Medical, Health, Fitness or Wellbeing fields? Or maybe you’d just like to surf some Maldivian peelers with medical types?

From Atoll Travel: Perhaps you’re an Anaesthetist, Chiropractor, Counselor, Dentist, GP, Life Saver, Nurse, Nutritionist, Obstetrician, Osteopath, Paramedic, Personal Trainer, ...

Our 98th board winner Andrew gets delivery of his Chelman Volan Double Ender 9’1”

Our 98th board winner Andrew gets delivery of his Chelman Volan Double Ender 9’1”

“Tried the board a few times already and it’s amazing! Thanks so much PLB and especially Ryan Chelman for making ...

“The Legrope Law”. The Byron leash ban – and yep you can theoretically now be fined

“The Legrope Law”. The Byron leash ban – and yep you can theoretically now be fined

This considered take on it all is by Lauren Hill, and it’s lifted from Patagonia’s Roaring Journals essays. The link ...

West Australian Titles – cracking Indian Ocean waves in Denmark – wrap, results, photos

West Australian Titles – cracking Indian Ocean waves in Denmark – wrap, results, photos

From Surfing WA: DENMARK - WA/AUS (Monday 22nd May 2023), The 2023 West Coast Suspensions WA Longboard & Logger Championship presented by Think Mental Health, wrapped up ...

The Midget Farrelly footage from the 1963 film Strictly Hot

The Midget Farrelly footage from the 1963 film Strictly Hot

This segment lifted from the Dale Davis movie Strictly Hot is only a minute and a half long and was ...

The Okanui Manly WSL Longboard Classic  QS – wrap & photos from the Bells qualifier

The Okanui Manly WSL Longboard Classic QS – wrap & photos from the Bells qualifier

News release from Surfing NSW: As the second and final stop on the LQS, Manly offered clean two-foot surf similar ...

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