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Tati tests her Takayama at Freshie

Tati tests her Takayama at Freshie

Over the years we’ve phoned 101 Aussies to tell them they’ve won a top-end board just for being a PLB print subscriber, but Tati Guedes surely took the cake in the laughing department. It was a good five minutes before ...


Australia’s Surf Lakes moves to America

Australia’s Surf Lakes moves to America

Yeppoon’s big steam-packet plunger is totally unlike any other wave pool technology out there, and as reported this week by ...

Melanoma skin cancer is 120 times higher in surfers than in the general population

Melanoma skin cancer is 120 times higher in surfers than in the general population

Guess we kinda knew that already, but now via a new study by the Southern Cross University the prevalence has a ...

Woman attacked by a bull shark in Sydney Harbour – saved by a local vet

Woman attacked by a bull shark in Sydney Harbour – saved by a local vet

As reported by ABC News: Woman suffers serious leg injury in bull shark attack in Sydney Harbour A local vet has been ...

So just how good was Kevin “The Head” Brennan? Check out this bootleg vid!

So just how good was Kevin “The Head” Brennan? Check out this bootleg vid!

From a time when loose and expressive styles came natural.  When just 15, “The Head” famously won both the juniors and seniors ...

How a sugarcane cutter and his mates created a world-first DIY surf break at Burkitts Reef, Bargara

How a sugarcane cutter and his mates created a world-first DIY surf break at Burkitts Reef, Bargara

From The ABC, Bundaberg Coast, Queensland: It took Greg Redgard more than a decade to convince his local council to ...

Did you know? The term “goofyfoot” sprung from Walt Disney’s character Goofy!

Did you know? The term “goofyfoot” sprung from Walt Disney’s character Goofy!

In 1937 Walt Disney made the first-ever animated surf movie Hawaiian Holiday. It starred Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Pluto, Donald Duck, ...

The full 70-minute doco – “Makai Side - a History of Hawaiian Surfing”

The full 70-minute doco – “Makai Side - a History of Hawaiian Surfing”

Presented by Maui Salt and Sage Magazine, and subtitled “How Did We Get Here?”, this hour-ten movie is an engrossing ...

BARZ OPTICS – LATEST SUNNIES WINNERS: NZ, Netherlands, and California

BARZ OPTICS – LATEST SUNNIES WINNERS: NZ, Netherlands, and California

Every issue of the mag we pull four random international subscribers out of the hat for pairs of Barz sunglasses ...

“Queensland Playground” – a leisurely 8 minutes of joy from the Gold Coast in 1957

“Queensland Playground” – a leisurely 8 minutes of joy from the Gold Coast in 1957

No highrise,  no groynes, and just a smattering of shiny happy people . . . oh for a time machine. Dug up ...

Millions of plastic pellets wash up on the Atlantic beaches of Northern Spain

Millions of plastic pellets wash up on the Atlantic beaches of Northern Spain

So grim. As reported by The Guardian (the reader-supported news source that cuts through misinformation) Northern Spain on alert as plastic ...

Latest updates from the Noosa Festival of Surfing

Latest updates from the Noosa Festival of Surfing

It’s all set to happen Saturday 9 to Sunday 17 March: Here’s the latest on divisions and entries, the new ...

Local movie wins Best Film at the 2024 Bells Beach Surf Film Festival

Local movie wins Best Film at the 2024 Bells Beach Surf Film Festival

The Festival Committee is excited to announce that local surf film BELLY OF THE BEAST: A Torquay Story has been awarded ...

The charming surf town of Imsouane obliterated in the name of progress – videos

The charming surf town of Imsouane obliterated in the name of progress – videos

Titled “the village of fisherman”, historic neighborhoods of Troglodyte dwellings have been flattened, removing the identity of the Soussi people ...

The Garden State Bagel Classic – 12k prizemoney in 2023, aiming for 20k in 2024

The Garden State Bagel Classic – 12k prizemoney in 2023, aiming for 20k in 2024

The Garden State Bagel Classic is an annual world-class longboard surfing competition.  32 of the best female and male longboard surfers ...

Morocco’s Imsouane and its wonderful righthander and thriving surf tourism – the shock development for locals

Morocco’s Imsouane and its wonderful righthander and thriving surf tourism – the shock development for locals

Sign the Petition at bottom - and why it matters. News as reported by Carve Magazine from the UK: Locals in ...

Why does going to the beach make you so tired?

Why does going to the beach make you so tired?

Not talking about a three-hour paddle here, this is about just hanging out – as addressed by Mel Magazine: These days, ...

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