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Lucy Small, “Salwater Pilgrim” - Oz Longboarding Podcast Episode 26

Lucy Small, “Salwater Pilgrim” - Oz Longboarding Podcast Episode 26

Kirra Molnar introduces her good friend and fellow world longboard tour competitor Lucy Small. A renowned wordsmith (and regular PLB feature writer), Lucy is among Australia's most well-travelled surfers.  The Panel gets to find out more about what goes on behind the ...


Rare footage of Victoria's first surfers in 1920 - “Surfing Hawaiian Redwood Boards at Lorne”

Rare footage of Victoria's first surfers in 1920 - “Surfing Hawaiian Redwood Boards at Lorne”

From Craig Baird at the Australian National Surfing Museum: “This is footage from Lorne in the early 1920s showing the ...

Paul McCartney launches new Music Video to support Surfers For Climate

Paul McCartney launches new Music Video to support Surfers For Climate

"Often we can feel a bit helpless to engage in climate action. With that in mind we created Surfers For ...

1963, Pearl Turton at Palmy from the “Surf and Underwater Girls Series” newsreels

1963, Pearl Turton at Palmy from the “Surf and Underwater Girls Series” newsreels

Dug up from the bowels of the British Pathe Reuters Historical Collection by PLB’s archive detective Ian Lording. Six minutes of gold ...

“Cosmic Torchings” – full 18-minute film

“Cosmic Torchings” – full 18-minute film

Longboards & short: “A warped journey into the torched portals of parallel dimensions. Buckle in and take a trip with ...

“The water just seemed to boil” – Australian Prime Minister disappears – fresh take on enduring mystery

“The water just seemed to boil” – Australian Prime Minister disappears – fresh take on enduring mystery

It was "like a leaf being taken out," lamented Marjorie Gillespie. "So quick and final." It was a Sunday morning, ostensibly like ...

Big manta rays “right under noses” off busy Florida

Big manta rays “right under noses” off busy Florida

From the Strange Sea Stories file: The unusually high number of young “urban mantas” suggests there is a nursery ground ...

So Russel Crowe’s the biggest South Sydney Rabbitohs fan? Hardly! Hail Jack and Corey

So Russel Crowe’s the biggest South Sydney Rabbitohs fan? Hardly! Hail Jack and Corey

Meet Maroubra locals Darren “Jack” Corner and his son Corey: “We both love longboarding and we both love The Bunnies!” Yes it's ...

Oz Longboarding Episode 21: with Jodie Barsby, the Queen of Crescent Head

Oz Longboarding Episode 21: with Jodie Barsby, the Queen of Crescent Head

This week the panel chats with much-admired Australian surfer Jodi Barsby.  “A former ASP and open women's longboard competitor Jodie Barsby ...

Exit exostosis (surfers ear) – protection plugs for groms

Exit exostosis (surfers ear) – protection plugs for groms

The latest news from SurfEars on their new version of their kid’s design: The SurfEars JUNIOR 2.0 has an improved fit ...

Bells Beach: what lies beneath? Countless uniquely beautiful marine creatures actually

Bells Beach: what lies beneath? Countless uniquely beautiful marine creatures actually

We all know of course that the line-up at Bells is often pumping – but there’s just as much happening below the ...

BARZ TO THE WORLD

BARZ TO THE WORLD

We have readers of our magazine all over the world, yet our 88 PLB subscriber board winners have all been ...

A hit songwriter's villa on one of the world's best beaches is up for sale

A hit songwriter's villa on one of the world's best beaches is up for sale

What has this got to do with a surf mag . . . well it’s got a beach, and not ...

SURFER magazine throws in the towel after 60 years in print

SURFER magazine throws in the towel after 60 years in print

It’s the end of an institution. The world’s first surf magazine, founded by surfer, writer, artist John Severson has called ...

The board that floated 8,000ks from Hawaii to the Phillipines - update:

The board that floated 8,000ks from Hawaii to the Phillipines - update:

When big wave surfer Doug Falter lost his board in a wipeout in Hawaii, his best hope was for a ...

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

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

Subscriber copies are in the mail, mags will be in newsagents all over from next week – and each issue ...

Subscribe and WIN a Black Square PRO model – our 89th giveaway board!

Subscribe and WIN a Black Square PRO model – our 89th giveaway board!

Here’s a tuned machine! Our last six boards in a row have all been big single-fin logs so for this ...

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