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RIP Greg Noll – Da Bull gone at 84

RIP Greg Noll – Da Bull gone at 84

He may not have ridden a wave since 1969 but Greg Noll remained a towering figure in surfing and it’s history. Blunt, friendly, gregarious, “Da Bull” was perhaps best known as the ballsiest of the early big wave riders, but ...


What went down at the Legends of Surf opening

What went down at the Legends of Surf opening

The official opening of the Legends of the Surf on Saturday night at the Coolangatta Sands Hotel was an epic evening that ...

Vans’ Dylan Graves explores how the surf community can be better allies to LGBTQ+ surfers

Vans’ Dylan Graves explores how the surf community can be better allies to LGBTQ+ surfers

Costa Mesa, CALIF. (June 2021) – Vans, the action sports brand, is proud to present Breaking Waves: Queer Surf, the latest project by ...

Victorian Old Mal Titles – wrap, results & photos

Victorian Old Mal Titles – wrap, results & photos

For the benefit of our international readers who may not be up on exactly what an “Old Mal” is, they’re ...

Paul McCartney’s new music vid SLIDIN’ to celebrate International Surfing Day

Paul McCartney’s new music vid SLIDIN’ to celebrate International Surfing Day

Paul McCartney and Jack McCoy collaborate again to send a gift to our oceans and the surfing world to celebrate ...

Obstacles aside, surfing is riding a quiet revolution in India

Obstacles aside, surfing is riding a quiet revolution in India

Murthy Meghavan is a former fisherman who is now a surfing instructor at Covelong Beach in Kovalam, a coastal village ...

“Cooking our own goose.” The view from the ABC South West Victoria

“Cooking our own goose.” The view from the ABC South West Victoria

Locals are furious over a federal government decision to open an area within five kilometres of Victoria's Twelve Apostles for ...

Offshore exploration area 5km from Twelve Apostles – the view from The Guardian

Offshore exploration area 5km from Twelve Apostles – the view from The Guardian

“Not even a national icon like the Twelve Apostles will constrain the mindless release of acreage.” One of Australia’s most-photographed tourist ...

Duke Kahanamoku’s Boots & Tom Blake’s Book! The originals at Noosa Longboards store

Duke Kahanamoku’s Boots & Tom Blake’s Book! The originals at Noosa Longboards store

Noosa Longboards has a most extraordinary collection of surf and pop culture ephemera, and how about these two unique new ...

Sea lions panicked by hunting orcas almost sink fishing boat

Sea lions panicked by hunting orcas almost sink fishing boat

Dozens of sea lions seeking to escape a pack of hunting killer whales in southern Chile have surprised a fishing ...

“A Cup of Tea with God” - Celebrating Noosa - the Fest and all the rest

“A Cup of Tea with God” - Celebrating Noosa - the Fest and all the rest

Masterfully directed by Shaun Cairns at Panga Productions - a 23 minute film of history, characters, and magical footage. So as ...

Viva Las Vegas!  Yeppoon Queensland meets Vegas Nevada

Viva Las Vegas! Yeppoon Queensland meets Vegas Nevada

And doing it in serious luxury by the looks – just check out the virtual tour below. Here’s the news as ...

Honestly, it’s a real shark photo:

Honestly, it’s a real shark photo:

It took weeks for marine biologist-turned-photographer Thomas P. Peschak to make his most famous image. Instantly, his photo of a great white ...

West Australian Volte Longboard & Loggers – wrap, results, photos

West Australian Volte Longboard & Loggers – wrap, results, photos

West Oz is not only heaving slabs and heavy reefs - Denmark down the south coast turns on the charm. ...

“My God, I’m in a whale!” Lobster diver on brush with hungry humpback

“My God, I’m in a whale!” Lobster diver on brush with hungry humpback

At first the fisherman assumed he had been attacked by a great white shark but he could find no teeth. “It ...

Charlize Theron & Niki Caro team for women’s big-wave surfing film at Netflix

Charlize Theron & Niki Caro team for women’s big-wave surfing film at Netflix

Filmmaker Niki Caro and Charlize Theron are teaming up to develop a feature film about women’s fight for equality in big wave surfing for ...

THE NEW PLB - ISSUE 107 – Mick the Mighty Proofreader brings the inside info on what's in it

THE NEW PLB - ISSUE 107 – Mick the Mighty Proofreader brings the inside info on what's in it

Mighty Mick the Hyphen brings us his run-down on what lies between the covers of the newie - and believe ...

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