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Jeffreys Bay delivers pristine waves, Day 1, SA Longboard Championships

Jeffreys Bay delivers pristine waves, Day 1, SA Longboard Championships

The world famous right-hand pointbreak did not disappoint, delivering nothing short of perfect, lined-up waves.The first day of the South African Longboarding Championships presented by RYD Brand, sanctioned by Surfing South Africa, opened today with magnificent weather and flawless conditions ...


An island under siege

An island under siege

Just as we’re all reeling from the bleak IPCC report, regulator NOPSEMA have quite literally added fuel to the fire, granting ConocoPhillips approval ...

Ben Aipa paddle out celebration, Magic Island

Ben Aipa paddle out celebration, Magic Island

This is a 50-minute video, and producer Kyle Metcalf says:  "Uncle Harold spoke about Ben Aipa, the man, the icon, ...

Cringe or Binge? The Ultimate Surfer

Cringe or Binge? The Ultimate Surfer "reality" show at Slater’s wave pool

News from WavePoolMag: Just after the WSL euthanized the Surf Ranch Pro, ABC will air The Ultimate Surfer on August 23rd ...

Surfers confront seismic testing ship destined for King Island waters.

Surfers confront seismic testing ship destined for King Island waters.

Geelong, VIC, Sunday August 15: A group of environmental activists has paddled out into Corio Bay to confront a seismic testing ...

J-Bay - top South African longboarders to compete on The Point’s perfect waves

J-Bay - top South African longboarders to compete on The Point’s perfect waves

Since its world-class waves were first discovered in the 1960s, Jeffreys Bay has served as a mecca of sorts to ...

Surfing In The Sixties - Mona Boys – full 30-minute film

Surfing In The Sixties - Mona Boys – full 30-minute film

Documentary about the surfing community at Mona Vale on Sydney's Northern Beaches in the mid 1960s.  By Phil and Russel Sheppard ...

When crabs invade

When crabs invade

Robber crabs are the world's biggest land crustaceans, and on Christmas Island you better look out if you’re on a ...

Katoku “Jurassic Beach”, saving the last concrete-free village and surf spot

Katoku “Jurassic Beach”, saving the last concrete-free village and surf spot

One of the last unaltered and pristine beaches and waves in all of Japan is under threat from a destructive ...

Humans killed the Aral Sea. Now, it’s coming back to life

Humans killed the Aral Sea. Now, it’s coming back to life

How one of the largest environmental disasters in Europe got turned around. Not long ago, the Aral Sea was a sea in ...

Finding, restoring and sharing Australia's lost surf films – check this out, from Jolyon Hoff:

Finding, restoring and sharing Australia's lost surf films – check this out, from Jolyon Hoff:

Years ago, while making Searching for Michael Peterson, I found myself digging through the garages and cupboards of Australia's surf filmmakers ...

“Upwelling” – while there’s a heatwave in the US, the ocean is strangely chilly in Southern California

“Upwelling” – while there’s a heatwave in the US, the ocean is strangely chilly in Southern California

Surfers along Australia’s east coast will be familiar with the oceanographic phenomenon “Upwelling”, which often sees the ocean get unseasonably ...

Australia's surfing population is over half a million

Australia's surfing population is over half a million

Still, it only ranks 17th on the “Top 20 Sports & Physical Activities Revealed” list - pilates and cricket have us ...

Hawaii wave pool count continues to grow

Hawaii wave pool count continues to grow

Update from WavePoolMag: The birthplace of surfing could be known as the home of modern wave pool surfing due to several ...

The oceans give us life. We give them plastic.

The oceans give us life. We give them plastic.

From Parley South Africa & Sentinel Ocean Alliance: From the rivers and warm Indian Ocean of Durban, to the icy South ...

Need A Ride?

Need A Ride?

From Neil Armstrong on how to score a bargain on your own plane: Are you sick of constantly being told ...

This newly discovered “playful” seahorse is the size of a grain of rice - and it's flourishing

This newly discovered “playful” seahorse is the size of a grain of rice - and it's flourishing

From the Wonders of the Sea file: Meet the Japan pig, a newfound species of pygmy seahorse discovered in Japan. Only ...

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