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The Long, Strange Tale of California’s Surf Nazis – some reading from The NY Times

The Long, Strange Tale of California’s Surf Nazis – some reading from The NY Times

Author: Daniel Duane. The first time I saw a swastika in the wild, I happened to be carrying a surfboard. The year was 1989. I’d just come home from college hungry to claim the California identity that felt like my birthright. ...


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 ...

Online with the amazing down-home world famous Manly Longboard Co

Online with the amazing down-home world famous Manly Longboard Co

Local? Global? Huh? Forever Manly lad Mark Preece’s parents opened their first shop at South Steyne in 1975 and went ...

You’ve only got one noggin right? Behold the DMC soft surf helmet

You’ve only got one noggin right? Behold the DMC soft surf helmet

There’s been plenty of solid swell along East Coast Oz of late and plenty of surfers taking the drop, so ...

Why does going to the beach make you so tired?

Why does going to the beach make you so tired?

Not talking about a three-hour paddle here, this is about just hanging out – as addressed by Mel Magazine: These days, ...

“Surfing” – 1950

“Surfing” – 1950

Plucked from the musty bowels of British Pathe by our honorary archive detective Ian Lording, and labelled by the Poms ...

Ten-year-old boy grabbed from boat by a shark in Tasmania

Ten-year-old boy grabbed from boat by a shark in Tasmania

A shark that "grabbed" a 10-year-old boy from a fishing boat off the coast of north-west Tasmania "swam off" when ...

2020 WSL World Longboard Tour officially cancelled

2020 WSL World Longboard Tour officially cancelled

From WSL Longboard Tour Director Devon Howard via Instagram:  Due to all the obvious travel restrictions, health and safety guidelines, liability ...

WSL cancels 2020 shortboard tour, announces shake-up for 2021

WSL cancels 2020 shortboard tour, announces shake-up for 2021

From the WSL, Los Angeles CA, Friday: With the health and safety of athletes, fans, employees, and the local communities ...

Oz Longboarding podcast Episode 9: Phil Jarratt - prolific author, editor, journo, event organizer, lifetime surfer, and PLB’s Grey Guru

Oz Longboarding podcast Episode 9: Phil Jarratt - prolific author, editor, journo, event organizer, lifetime surfer, and PLB’s Grey Guru

Watch as the panelists try to get a question in. Host Weeksy: “This week we are joined by one of surfing's ...

Unusual sighting of grouper eating a shark - video

Unusual sighting of grouper eating a shark - video

While searching for a potential shipwreck approximately 80 miles off the coast of South Carolina, the Deep 2019 expedition team ...

Old Mal Judging and the Modern Loggers Judging – the news from Daffy

Old Mal Judging and the Modern Loggers Judging – the news from Daffy

Comps will be back in the swing one day and just so you can’t say you didn’t know, here’s the inside ...

The Makorori First Light – East Coast, North Island, New Zealand

The Makorori First Light – East Coast, North Island, New Zealand

An underground institution in the Land of the Long White Cloud, the origins of the Makorori First Light longboard get-together ...

That particularly Australian brand Okanui opens flagship store at Burleigh

That particularly Australian brand Okanui opens flagship store at Burleigh

Since 1978 a core surf apparel label unlike any other, Okanui has opened its third store to go with their ...

Biggest day of the year at The Wedge, with Jamie O’Brien

Biggest day of the year at The Wedge, with Jamie O’Brien

Pipeline nutter JOB and his “Six-o Log” soft top take on the Newport mutant.  Find 15 minutes and watch it here.

Long strange trip: Beluga whale off San Diego mystifies scientists – news & vid

Long strange trip: Beluga whale off San Diego mystifies scientists – news & vid

It was a balmy Friday morning when Domenic Biagini, whale-watching tour captain and wildlife photographer, steered his 25-foot boat out ...

Teenage boy dies in shark attack while surfing at Wilsons Headland

Teenage boy dies in shark attack while surfing at Wilsons Headland

A 15-year-old boy who loved surfing became the youngest fatal shark attack victim in NSW in 60 years when he ...

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