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Tanker Surfing: “Weird Waves” heads to Texas

Tanker Surfing: “Weird Waves” heads to Texas

Season 3 Episode 2, from Vans: “For our latest instalment of Weird Waves, the crew took off to Texas to investigate a more industrial powered form of wave riding, commonly known as tanker surfing. In this episode the Weird Waves ...


Lessons from the world's biggest brands. The power of print - Part two from Reuters.

Lessons from the world's biggest brands. The power of print - Part two from Reuters.

You’d be forgiven for thinking we cooked this up ourselves, but we’re not that savvy. Over to Reuters - repost:  Last ...

Sibu Manaï – Justine Mauvin’s hybrid electro, creole, soul, pop – want to listen?

Sibu Manaï – Justine Mauvin’s hybrid electro, creole, soul, pop – want to listen?

We’re still getting feedback on the rather brilliant eight-page profile of musician and world-ranked French longboarder Justine Mauvin from Issue 104 ...

This week in Malibu: “Summer Swell - Don’t Pee on Your Car!”

This week in Malibu: “Summer Swell - Don’t Pee on Your Car!”

A 22-minute movie by Grant Hilling. Surfers: Joel Tudor, Allen Sarlo, Andy Lyon, Sophia Sarlo, Tosh Tudor, Zian Boyd, Tommy ...

Weird Waves returns with a new season – first episode “The Night Riders”

Weird Waves returns with a new season – first episode “The Night Riders”

From Vans: “Welcome back to Weird Waves. Like everyone else on this planet, 2020 hit the WW Crew like a ton ...

Macabre “Ghost Boats”, and the world’s largest illegal fleet

Macabre “Ghost Boats”, and the world’s largest illegal fleet

“At first, the ominous occurrence was either attributed to natural explanations like rough weather or engine failure, or it was ...

A good news story: Port Fairy's migratory short-tailed shearwaters rally

A good news story: Port Fairy's migratory short-tailed shearwaters rally

From the mighty sea story file: A bird colony that migrates from Alaska to south-west Victoria to breed, appears to have ...

“It certainly woke us up”: Surfers compensated for unequal prize money following backlash

“It certainly woke us up”: Surfers compensated for unequal prize money following backlash

Curly MalJam prize-money back in the news – the latest from The Sydney Morning Herald: The champion of a premier Sydney ...

Author Richard Flanagan unleashes tirade against salmon farming industry

Author Richard Flanagan unleashes tirade against salmon farming industry

"Come down here and talk to the fisherman, to the shack owner, to the kayaker, to the surfer, and ask ...

One year passed: “Waikiki Under Quarantine, An Inside Look” – the video

One year passed: “Waikiki Under Quarantine, An Inside Look” – the video

What a difference a year makes, one of our most visited news pieces -  a vid from this week in 2020: Eerie ...

The Raglan Surf Report: “Stop ridiculing our Kiwi accent ya duckhids!”

The Raglan Surf Report: “Stop ridiculing our Kiwi accent ya duckhids!”

“Fush and chups out on the dick”. Must say he (main man Luke Cederman) went a touch hard on the Aussie accent ...

Got half an hour? Watch this - “Mona Boys”

Got half an hour? Watch this - “Mona Boys”

What a trip: Surfing doco about the surfing community of Mona Vale, on Sydney's Northern Beaches in the mid 1960s.  The ...

Should be Easter Classic time at Bells – so how about Gail Couper’s record 10 wins!

Should be Easter Classic time at Bells – so how about Gail Couper’s record 10 wins!

Bells should be getting into the swing about now - so let's tip the hat to it's winningest surfer ever. Gail ...

The Blob, the undersea volcano, the pumice raft, and the mass wreck of shearwaters

The Blob, the undersea volcano, the pumice raft, and the mass wreck of shearwaters

Many Australian surfers and beach lovers will remember the many dead and dying seabirds washing up along the East Coast ...

Clarification of an Old Mal Rally

Clarification of an Old Mal Rally

Update from Daffy Chisholm following up on some local "feedback" regarding Old Mal gatherings: To clarify an "Old Mal Rally" ...

“Surfing” – 1950

“Surfing” – 1950

Plucked from the bowels of British Pathe by our archive detective Ian Lording, and labelled by the Poms as “Unissued / Unused ...

A 15-minute movie – “Welcome to - A Mano Surf”

A 15-minute movie – “Welcome to - A Mano Surf”

“Shot throughout the Byron Bay area, the film celebrates alternative approaches to wave riding and the art of handcrafting a ...

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