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PhD brings big surprise for surfboard maker Doctor Tom

PhD brings big surprise for surfboard maker Doctor Tom

Noosa surfboard shaper Tom Wegener saw a bleak future for artisan board making as he embarked on his PhD study into the industry at the University of the Sunshine Coast six years ago.  But as he prepares to graduate this Thursday ...


Yepoon’s Surf Lakes wave pool planned for Nottingham Forest!

Yepoon’s Surf Lakes wave pool planned for Nottingham Forest!

This week the Surf X Inland Surfing project debuted to the world, shaking up the middle part of England and ...

Time Warp: 5 Summer Stories coming to the Drive-in

Time Warp: 5 Summer Stories coming to the Drive-in

In a nod to the nostalgia of the 1970's Drive-In movie going experience, SHACC with Dana Point Harbor Partners, presents ...

Passing the Torch – the kids have spoken

Passing the Torch – the kids have spoken

“Normally I’m all for robbing banks,” jokes Wayne Lynch, surfing pioneer and genuine Australian cultural icon, “but I’m not sure ...

Humpback playing in the line-up with surfers and dolphins! Watch the vid.

Humpback playing in the line-up with surfers and dolphins! Watch the vid.

From Alasdar Evans: A juvenile humpback whale graced the line up in Western Australia playing in the waves with dolphins ...

ISSUE 100 - What’s in it? Mick the Mighty Proofreader brings the inside info

ISSUE 100 - What’s in it? Mick the Mighty Proofreader brings the inside info

Yes it’s our 100th issue of PLB, and copies have landed at the homes of all our Australian subscribers, while the US and ...

Another Roadside Attraction: When wave pools ruled the desert

Another Roadside Attraction: When wave pools ruled the desert

From WavePool Mag: One hundred and twenty miles east of Los Angeles and 120 miles northeast of San Diego lies ...

The full invitees list for the Duct Tape at Rockaway Beach New York

The full invitees list for the Duct Tape at Rockaway Beach New York

Here’s the female and male invitees for the upcoming Vans Joel Tudor Duct Tape Invitational & Festival all set for ...

A brilliant day in Britain: The Saunton Classic   - wrap, results & photos

A brilliant day in Britain: The Saunton Classic - wrap, results & photos

Looking at the opening conditions on the morning of The Re-Re-Scheduled Saunton Longboard Classic 2019, it was definitely a case ...

It’s back! 2019 Point Leo Vintage Surf Day – Victoria

It’s back! 2019 Point Leo Vintage Surf Day – Victoria

Once again there will be up to 50 serious collectors displaying hundreds of boards andrare surfing memorabilia. A highlight of ...

A Surf Photography Exhibition at Queensliff Surf Club

A Surf Photography Exhibition at Queensliff Surf Club

Six photographers based on the Northern Beaches of Sydney come together to bring you visual stories from the ocean. The ...

Gerry wins the Pilsner from Fine Surfcraft by Andrew Warhurst

Gerry wins the Pilsner from Fine Surfcraft by Andrew Warhurst

When we phoned Gerry Prietto he happened to be driving and his wife Christine answered and put the phone on ...

Hawaiian sweep at New York – wrap, photos, results

Hawaiian sweep at New York – wrap, photos, results

The WSL Men and Women’s Longboard Classic New York supported by I LOVE NY crowned Kaniela Stewart (HAW) and Honolua Blomfield (HAW) its respective ...

NY: Down to the Quarter finalists in a mega day – wrap & photos

NY: Down to the Quarter finalists in a mega day – wrap & photos

Incredible moments throughout a critical day of competition as Quarterfinalists are locked in. The WSL Men and Women’s Longboard Classic ...

New York delivers for the 2019 Tour Day 2 - wrap & photos

New York delivers for the 2019 Tour Day 2 - wrap & photos

Long Beach delivered pristine morning conditions to kick off more WSL Men and Women’s Longboard Classic New York supported by ...

New York WSL Longboard Classic – marathon opening day, wrap & photos

New York WSL Longboard Classic – marathon opening day, wrap & photos

After eight years away, the World Surf League (WSL) was welcomed back to Long Beach, New York, with fun conditions ...

Melbourne’s Urbansurf wave pool just about ready to turn the tap on – check the progress

Melbourne’s Urbansurf wave pool just about ready to turn the tap on – check the progress

Waves in downtown Melbourne – the latest from Urbansurf: "We’re stoked to announce that we’re just a few weeks away ...

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