Coolum on Queensland’s Sunny Coast for the first Slater Surfing Ranch outside of the USA

Coolum on Queensland’s Sunny Coast for the first Slater Surfing Ranch outside of the USA

The WSL and a development partner have earmarked a large parcel of land close to the Sunshine Motorway at Coolum, 10 minutes from the Sunshine Coast Airport. The plan will deliver a sporting and tourism facility - valued at an estimated ...


“Pure shock!” A longboarder’s close encounter with a great white

“Pure shock!” A longboarder’s close encounter with a great white

Devon Zimmerman had only just paddled out at Orleans Beach at Cape Cod when surprise surprise: “I thought a little seal ...

JOHN WITZIG PHOTOGRAPHS - Avalon Recreation Centre, 5–7 October

JOHN WITZIG PHOTOGRAPHS - Avalon Recreation Centre, 5–7 October

Viewed simply as a representation of an alternative culture of the 1970s, Witzig’s photographs were valid and intriguing even back ...

First-ever All-Women Big-Wave contest comes to Waimea Bay

First-ever All-Women Big-Wave contest comes to Waimea Bay

The world’s best big-wave surfers will gather to challenge for the
2019 Women’s Waimea Bay Championship in the first-ever all-women big-wave surf ...

"We're not going away”: Patagonia Australia boss rebukes Alan Jones

The Australian director of clothing brand Patagonia has hit back at radio presenter Alan Jones, saying the company was "not ...

PhD brings big surprise for surfboard maker Doctor Tom

PhD brings big surprise for surfboard maker Doctor Tom

Noosa surfboard shaper Tom Wegener saw a bleak future for artisan board making as he embarked on his PhD study ...

Yepoon’s Surf Lakes wave pool planned for Nottingham Forest!

Yepoon’s Surf Lakes wave pool planned for Nottingham Forest!

This week the Surf X Inland Surfing project debuted to the world, shaking up the middle part of England and ...

Time Warp: 5 Summer Stories coming to the Drive-in

Time Warp: 5 Summer Stories coming to the Drive-in

In a nod to the nostalgia of the 1970's Drive-In movie going experience, SHACC with Dana Point Harbor Partners, presents ...

Passing the Torch – the kids have spoken

Passing the Torch – the kids have spoken

“Normally I’m all for robbing banks,” jokes Wayne Lynch, surfing pioneer and genuine Australian cultural icon, “but I’m not sure ...

Humpback playing in the line-up with surfers and dolphins! Watch the vid.

Humpback playing in the line-up with surfers and dolphins! Watch the vid.

From Alasdar Evans: A juvenile humpback whale graced the line up in Western Australia playing in the waves with dolphins ...

ISSUE 100 - What’s in it? Mick the Mighty Proofreader brings the inside info

ISSUE 100 - What’s in it? Mick the Mighty Proofreader brings the inside info

Yes it’s our 100th issue of PLB, and copies have landed at the homes of all our Australian subscribers, while the US and ...

Win a 9’2” fully handmade Black Square Noserider!

Win a 9’2” fully handmade Black Square Noserider!

Yep our 85th PLB magazine subscriber giveaway! Black Square Surfboards’ shaper Ryan Chelman was raised in the surf shop his ...

Another Roadside Attraction: When wave pools ruled the desert

Another Roadside Attraction: When wave pools ruled the desert

From WavePool Mag: One hundred and twenty miles east of Los Angeles and 120 miles northeast of San Diego lies ...

The full invitees list for the Duct Tape at Rockaway Beach New York

The full invitees list for the Duct Tape at Rockaway Beach New York

Here’s the female and male invitees for the upcoming Vans Joel Tudor Duct Tape Invitational & Festival all set for ...

A brilliant day in Britain: The Saunton Classic   - wrap, results & photos

A brilliant day in Britain: The Saunton Classic - wrap, results & photos

Looking at the opening conditions on the morning of The Re-Re-Scheduled Saunton Longboard Classic 2019, it was definitely a case ...

It’s back! 2019 Point Leo Vintage Surf Day – Victoria

It’s back! 2019 Point Leo Vintage Surf Day – Victoria

Once again there will be up to 50 serious collectors displaying hundreds of boards andrare surfing memorabilia. A highlight of ...

A Surf Photography Exhibition at Queensliff Surf Club

A Surf Photography Exhibition at Queensliff Surf Club

Six photographers based on the Northern Beaches of Sydney come together to bring you visual stories from the ocean. The ...

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