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Palau to be the first country to ban sunscreens to protect its vulnerable coral reefs.

Palau to be the first country to ban sunscreens to protect its vulnerable coral reefs.

From the BBC: The government has signed a law that restricts the sale and use of sunscreen and skincare products that contain a list of ten different chemicals. Researchers believe that these ingredients are highly toxic to marine life, and can ...


New dates, and everything else regarding the Australian Longboard Surfing Open

New dates, and everything else regarding the Australian Longboard Surfing Open

From ALSO Honcho Sean McKeown: Here is everything you need to know about the 2019 Australian Longboard Surfing Open. Please read ...

“Log Jam” Rhode Island. Watch the 17-minute movie here – from water, land & air

“Log Jam” Rhode Island. Watch the 17-minute movie here – from water, land & air

Entry fee was a 6 pack of beer and the surfers were competing for three custom axes. Invitees were local loggers and surfers from ...

View from the English press of the Yeppoon Surf Lakes Pool

View from the English press of the Yeppoon Surf Lakes Pool

From the UK Daily Mail: Amazing Australian wave pool introduces world-first technology that will let riders surf five different breaks ...

"Respect Point Impossible" – here’s the half-hour film

A film about culture, community, conservation and surfers working together to protect a special part of the coast. RESPECT POINT IMPOSSIBLE ...

If It’s October, This Must Be Fistral – wrap & photos

If It’s October, This Must Be Fistral – wrap & photos

Once again we reached the climax of the British Longboard Union tour with The Stable Fistral Longboard Classic - a ...

UK report: Rising seas will swamp homes

UK report: Rising seas will swamp homes

From the BBC, Friday: England’s coastal communities haven’t faced up to the reality of rising seas through climate change, a ...

Celebrating 1968: North America Longboard Championship back at Puerto Rico

Celebrating 1968: North America Longboard Championship back at Puerto Rico

A momentous occasion awaits at Domes Beach, Puerto Rico for the Men and Women's Rincon 50 Surf Fest. It marks ...

Edward, Prince of Wales, goes surfing in Hawaii (he's not very good!) in 1920

Edward, Prince of Wales, goes surfing in Hawaii (he's not very good!) in 1920

“Keeping things current, this vid to coincide with the current royal tour,” says our Archive Detective Ian Lording, who’s been foraging ...

100% of current WSL surfers tested have Exotosis (Surfers Ear)

100% of current WSL surfers tested have Exotosis (Surfers Ear)

Preliminary findings from a study carried out on a number of the world's current professional surfers by the Water Base Research ...

 Kiwi surfer in hospital after great white attack

Kiwi surfer in hospital after great white attack

A 25-year-old surfer has escaped with his life after being attacked by a shark in Northland - and he has ...

Freshwater Longboard Club: Wanted “Original Members”

Freshwater Longboard Club: Wanted “Original Members”

Freshwater is situated on the Northern Beaches of Sydney and its unique claim to fame is that it is where ...

Royally dropping in on the OneWave crew at Bondi

Royally dropping in on the OneWave crew at Bondi

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have ticked off an item that sits high on any traveller's Aussie bucket list: a ...

A Slater Wave Pool for the 2020 Olympics in Japan . . . maybe?

A Slater Wave Pool for the 2020 Olympics in Japan . . . maybe?

Excerpt from an interview with WSL CEO Sophie Goldsmidt in Sports Business Daily. On the WSL's role in the Olympics: Goldschmidt: We ...

Touring California – Save The Waves Film Festival

Touring California – Save The Waves Film Festival

Featuring short and feature films, raffles and prizes, live music and more.   “We are excited to launch our 2018 Save The ...

The Fun Hogs and the Mountain of Storms - dates & trailer

The Fun Hogs and the Mountain of Storms - dates & trailer

This year Patagonia is celebrating the 50th anniversary of an underground classic, Mountain of Storms. They called themselves Fun Hogs. In ...

Australia’s biggest beach clean collaboration, with 16 different organisations coming together

Australia’s biggest beach clean collaboration, with 16 different organisations coming together

Hey Illawarriors! Come and take part in the 3rd annual Surfrider Illawarra Clean Beach Festival. The 2018 Festival invites all of the ...

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