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“THUMP”

“THUMP”

10 minute mini-movie featuring Kassia Meador, Jonah Reimers, Grant Hilling, Saxon Wilson and Ryan Conklin at Malibu. Animation is by Will Solly, and the soundtrack/soundscape is by Nicola Conte, KACEbeats, Col. Kilgore, and TJ Thran. Filming and editing is by TJ Thran. After ...


Here’s how they handled the shark menace in Sydney in 1964 - high-tech, foolproof

Here’s how they handled the shark menace in Sydney in 1964 - high-tech, foolproof

Our most visited post from this week last year: A newsreel for British cinema and TV, featuring packed northern Sydney beaches ...

'Sea Nomads' are first known humans genetically adapted to diving

'Sea Nomads' are first known humans genetically adapted to diving

From the Strange Sea Stories file: For hundreds of years, the Bajau have lived at sea, and natural selection may ...

Our shout for another Pilsner! Yes two subscriber giveaway boards in row from Fine Surfcraft by Andrew Warhurst!

Our shout for another Pilsner! Yes two subscriber giveaway boards in row from Fine Surfcraft by Andrew Warhurst!

Another Pilsner please! The first one went down so well we’re going again. For the second issue in a row our ...

Malcolm on Mornington Peninsula scores the Pilsner – our 91st board winner

Malcolm on Mornington Peninsula scores the Pilsner – our 91st board winner

Victorian Malcolm Duckett was just a little pumped when we phoned to say he’d won the Fine Surfcraft by Andrew ...

Vicco Titles, second round in great waves – wrap, results & photos

Vicco Titles, second round in great waves – wrap, results & photos

2021 Victorian State Longboard Titles were run in perfect clean surf at Point Impossible with some incredible displays of surfing ...

Our 90th subscriber board winner John Sorby picks up his Carabine 9’8” Space Pig

Our 90th subscriber board winner John Sorby picks up his Carabine 9’8” Space Pig

Three months back John Sorby won our subscriber board which was to be a “Shakey” model, which is pretty much ...

Strange waves rippled right around the Earth. Now we may know why.

Strange waves rippled right around the Earth. Now we may know why.

An “exceptional phenomenon” near the tiny islands of Mayotte may help explain a low-frequency rumble that swept around the world ...

Surfing icy, windy Lake Tahoe – Weird Waves Season 3 Episode 4

Surfing icy, windy Lake Tahoe – Weird Waves Season 3 Episode 4

The WW lads are really churning out the content of late: “Surfing in Lake Tahoe? Is that a thing? Dylan Graves ...

The snipe eel - another mysterious deep-sea creature, washes up in San Clemente

The snipe eel - another mysterious deep-sea creature, washes up in San Clemente

A long slender snipe eel not typically seen off the Southern California is the second deep-water species found dead on ...

New short film “Night Crawler” with Chelsea Woody, exploring the experience of women of colour in surfing

New short film “Night Crawler” with Chelsea Woody, exploring the experience of women of colour in surfing

The Textured Waves co-founder and racial justice advocate Chelsea Woody has hooked up with Vans as their newest ambassador – and to make ...

Man who survived bear attack gets bitten by a shark - in case you missed it, a much-read PLB news piece from three years ago this week

Man who survived bear attack gets bitten by a shark - in case you missed it, a much-read PLB news piece from three years ago this week

"I don't blame the shark, I don't blame the bear, and I don't blame the rattlesnake," the victim said. For some ...

J-Bay: South African Longboard Surfing Championships 2021- presented by RYD

J-Bay: South African Longboard Surfing Championships 2021- presented by RYD

SA Longboard Surfing celebrates 31 years of Championships in 2021. The event takes place each year and is contested by ...

Forget the white whale – meet the pink manta ray named Inspector Clouseau

Forget the white whale – meet the pink manta ray named Inspector Clouseau

From the Strange Sea Story file: "He's usually flirting with the females and his body condition is good so we don't ...

Commonwealth launches new ocean funding – to the tune of US$170 Million

Commonwealth launches new ocean funding – to the tune of US$170 Million

Somehow at PLB we ended up on the press database for the Commonwealth of Nations – and surprisingly they quite ...

“The Children of the Weird” – third episode of Season 3 of Weird Waves

“The Children of the Weird” – third episode of Season 3 of Weird Waves

In this episode Dylan Graves and the crew link up with The Children of the Weird. Or at least that’s ...

Gen Z spends more time reading print than they do on digital platforms (and no we didn't make this up, it's from global financial information provider Reuters).

Gen Z spends more time reading print than they do on digital platforms (and no we didn't make this up, it's from global financial information provider Reuters).

From a three-part series on print by Reuters: Gen Z grew up with social media and tech and have never known a world ...

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