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The largest wave pool in the world – Surf Lakes, Central Queensland

The largest wave pool in the world – Surf Lakes, Central Queensland

Update from the Surf Lakes newsletter: Surf Lakes ambassador Occy and fellow director Reuben Buchanan visited the construction site last week to review progress. Occy found it hard to contain his excitement as we edge closer to first waves. With completion only ...


Single-fins and stars – 25 minutes of Greg Huglin’s unseen footage from Fantasea – Andrew McKinnon sets the scene, come take the trip

Single-fins and stars – 25 minutes of Greg Huglin’s unseen footage from Fantasea – Andrew McKinnon sets the scene, come take the trip

Seeing it's JBay time, this is some unseen footage released 41 years later from Greg Huglin’s "Fantasea" movie offcuts re. an ...

Heavy scenes at Canggu. The end of the Echo Beach break in Bali?

Heavy scenes at Canggu. The end of the Echo Beach break in Bali?

A call has been put out by surfers in Bali to take a stand in what would be a staggering ...

The new issue is everywhere now - got a copy? Mick the Mighty Proof-Reader brings the inside info

The new issue is everywhere now - got a copy? Mick the Mighty Proof-Reader brings the inside info

The new mag is all over Oz now, began landing in the USA and NZ yesterday, and rest of the world copies should be ...

Whalebone run & won – wrap & results of all divisions

Whalebone run & won – wrap & results of all divisions

In another day of spectacular West Australian winter weather, competitors were treated to clean 1-2 feet peeling waves along Perth’s ...

What a diff a day makes. Day Two of the Whalebone – wrap & photos

What a diff a day makes. Day Two of the Whalebone – wrap & photos

Men’s and women’s finalists have been decided on an exciting second day of competition at the World Surf League (WSL) ...

Sensational Isolators for Day One of the Whalebone – wrap & photos

Sensational Isolators for Day One of the Whalebone – wrap & photos

Isolators Reef, Cottesloe, Perth, West Australia: In arguably some of the best conditions to have blessed the Whalebone Longboard Classic ...

Sharks at J-Bay? Here’s how they handled the menace in Sydney in 1964

Sharks at J-Bay? Here’s how they handled the menace in Sydney in 1964

A newsreel for British cinema and TV, featuring packed northern Sydney beaches in the summer of 1964 - and a system where ...

Think your local should be a World Surfing Reserve?

Think your local should be a World Surfing Reserve?

Save The Waves is now accepting applications for the next World Surfing Reserve. The program serves as a global model ...

“Longboard Exhibition” amid the “Big Air Session” and “elevated food options” at The Surf Ranch Pro!

“Longboard Exhibition” amid the “Big Air Session” and “elevated food options” at The Surf Ranch Pro!

Kelly’s Wave – WSL pro shortboarders, bands, bars . . . and longboards? Yep it’s set for early September, 100 miles ...

Elephants and Empire States . . . another bloody plastic story

Elephants and Empire States . . . another bloody plastic story

Some good things happening with plastic reduction lately . . . here’s a piece from the BBC re. the mountain ...

The 34th Logger Heads!

The 34th Logger Heads!

The travelling surfers encounter a time warp of country soul, combine that with the Logger Heads reputation for “having fun” ...

We say goodbye to Mainland China's first surfer

We say goodbye to Mainland China's first surfer

John Yang left his home in Beijing at the age of 18  to study computer science at Berkeley university. With no ...

Poms are pickled and beaches packed in UK

Poms are pickled and beaches packed in UK

From the BBC: With temperatures expected to peak at 33C, the UK is experiencing heatwave conditions People have been enjoying the ...

Looking good for the West Oz Whalebone

Looking good for the West Oz Whalebone

Some of Australia’s best longboard surfers are preparing to cross the Nullarbor next week to compete in the 21st annual Whalebone ...

Jim picks up the Oceanside Noserider – and off to Goats Creek she goes

Jim picks up the Oceanside Noserider – and off to Goats Creek she goes

The Goats Creek Longboarders are a core crew from around Port Kembla, and father of three Jim Manoliadis is not ...

Photos, wrap & results - finals day, NSW Titles

Photos, wrap & results - finals day, NSW Titles

ONE MILE BEACH, PORT STEPHENS: The final day of the Port Stephens Surf Festival saw a huge day of longboard action as ...

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