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Great Australian Bight: Equinor abandons plans to drill for oil

Great Australian Bight: Equinor abandons plans to drill for oil

“The decision is a significant win for environment groups and other opponents of the project, including Indigenous elders and local councils. The proposal sparked protests supported by tens of thousands of people opposed to fossil fuel extraction in a marine wilderness area.” AS ...


Epic Day 3 in the WSL Longboard Open at the World Surfaris Noosa Fest – wrap & photos

Epic Day 3 in the WSL Longboard Open at the World Surfaris Noosa Fest – wrap & photos

Four seasons in one day as competitors and fans braved the elements as pouring rain fell, the beachbreak pumped, and the field ...

Roaring Journals – read Sean Doherty’s take on “The Fight For The Bight”

Roaring Journals – read Sean Doherty’s take on “The Fight For The Bight”

“The ‘not in my backyard’ line, I get that a lot,” he says. “The ‘hypocrite’ line, I get that a ...

Intergenerational showdowns at Day 2 of the World Surfaris Noosa Festival – wrap & photos

Intergenerational showdowns at Day 2 of the World Surfaris Noosa Festival – wrap & photos

Surfers from Women’s Round 2 and Men’s 3 and 4 made light work of the shifting peaks with impressive performances ...

Day 1 World Surfaris Noosa Fest – wrap and photos

Day 1 World Surfaris Noosa Fest – wrap and photos

The 2020 WSL Longboard Tour is officially underway, with the Men’s Round 1 and 2 completed along with the opening ...

Noosa dedicated as the 10th World Surf Reserve on eve of WSL Longboard Tour opener

Noosa dedicated as the 10th World Surf Reserve on eve of WSL Longboard Tour opener

All eyes will be on the waves of Noosa Heads this coming week as the opening event of the 2020 ...

Byron Bay Surf Festival – wrap, results, photos

Byron Bay Surf Festival – wrap, results, photos

The 10-year Anniversary of the Byron Bay Surf Festival has been labeled a "huge success" by organizers, surfers, local businesses and ...

Vanimo Surf Lodge, Papua New Guinea – a win for all

Vanimo Surf Lodge, Papua New Guinea – a win for all

“Foresight and planning are the secret to low numbers here as the Surfing Association of Papua New Guinea has introduced a global ...

Noosa Points looking ready to fire for World Surfing Reserve celebration

Noosa Points looking ready to fire for World Surfing Reserve celebration

After just one major swell event so far this season, the Coral Sea is looking playful for the rest of ...

Volte WA Longboard & Logger Titles, first round – wrap, results and photos

Volte WA Longboard & Logger Titles, first round – wrap, results and photos

The first event of the Volte Titles presented by SunSmart concluded at Yallingup Reef with an eclectic mix of competitors from ...

The one and only Bob Cooper gone at 82

The one and only Bob Cooper gone at 82

Before there were hippies or hipsters there was surfing’s original beatnik, Bob Cooper, who was one of very few surfers ...

Wave pools will revolutionise surfing - but not everyone's on board

Wave pools will revolutionise surfing - but not everyone's on board

Check out this take by Tim Elliot for the Sydney Morning Herald, which covers the whole chlorine caboodle pretty much: The ...

Big Wave Risk Assessment Group returns to Australia – presented by Patagonia

Big Wave Risk Assessment Group returns to Australia – presented by Patagonia

With the Big Wave Championship wrapping up in Nazaré this week, no doubt you’ve caught some insane footage of surfers pushing the ...

Surfers stand-up for oceans – Day Three of the 6th Biannual Global Wave Conference

Surfers stand-up for oceans – Day Three of the 6th Biannual Global Wave Conference

"It's not so much apathy on the part of older surfers, as they're living the dream without looking around and ...

Hawaiian leis and pure aloha at Martin Luther King Jr. march in the Deep South

Hawaiian leis and pure aloha at Martin Luther King Jr. march in the Deep South

From the “Well I Didn’t Know That!” file: In Alabama on March 21, 1965, Martin Luther King Jr., John Lewis ...

Optimism as future leaders stand up - Day Two of the Global Wave Conference 2020

Optimism as future leaders stand up - Day Two of the Global Wave Conference 2020

Delegates were given plenty to think about on a wild, wet Wednesday for Day Two of the 6th Biannual Global ...

Jack Entwistle teams up with Okanui

Jack Entwistle teams up with Okanui

Jack started surfing in Manly Beach,at the ripe age of six under the guidance of his father, 1988 World Longboard ...

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