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52-year-old Tony Hawk pulls off a dairying McTwist

52-year-old Tony Hawk pulls off a dairying McTwist

The skate legend is now part of the new Got Milk ad campaign -- and the milk people are getting their money's worth! Tony Hawk was one of the top skateboarders in the world by the time he was 16, and ...


Surfing Waikiki with the Cohen Sisters

Surfing Waikiki with the Cohen Sisters

15 minutes from vid hustler/star Jamie O’Brien, surfing with renowned longboarders Tina and Sally Cohen Says JOB: “The perfect Waikiki Session ...

A Tasmanian fish that walks on the seafloor has gone extinct. Can its cousins be saved?

A Tasmanian fish that walks on the seafloor has gone extinct. Can its cousins be saved?

For the first time in modern history, a marine fish species has been declared extinct. The smooth handfish (Sympterichthys unipennis), ...

Oz Longboarding Podcast Episode 14: The great Robyn Harvey from Crescent

Oz Longboarding Podcast Episode 14: The great Robyn Harvey from Crescent

Kirra Molnar hosts the show this week for a chat with a living legend of our sport. From the early ...

Victory: Sanctuary approved for Chile’s Central Coast – legally protecting surf breaks

Victory: Sanctuary approved for Chile’s Central Coast – legally protecting surf breaks

From Save the Waves Coalition: This week, we celebrate some good news for the global surf and conservation community! Our partners ...

Time Capsule: The cranking Haleiwa section from

Time Capsule: The cranking Haleiwa section from "High On a Cool Wave"

From Australia’s National Film & Sound Archive: January 1968 - the clip and the curator’s notes from Bob Evans’ fifth ...

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 ...

“Bugs for Burleigh” – the official line from the Queensland Labor Party on Rabbit entering politics

“Bugs for Burleigh” – the official line from the Queensland Labor Party on Rabbit entering politics

Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has announced Wayne “Rabbit” Bartholomew AM as her Labor Candidate for Burleigh at the upcoming election. An Australian ...

Surfer – who just happens to be a PLB subscriber - from West Marin rescues kayackers

Surfer – who just happens to be a PLB subscriber - from West Marin rescues kayackers

Using only his strength and a surfboard, a Forest Knolls resident helped rescue two distressed kayakers and their nearly sunken ...

South Coast NSW: Manyana community group buoyed by Minister’s decision

South Coast NSW: Manyana community group buoyed by Minister’s decision

The decision by the Australian Federal Environment Minister, Sussan Ley, to subject the proposed Manyana Beach Estate development to more ...

If you’re interested in the real-deal, check out Barz – established in 1996

If you’re interested in the real-deal, check out Barz – established in 1996

Barz Optics are an ocean-obsessed sunglass company from Burleigh Heads, Queensland - and a disclaimer straight off the bat, they’ve ...

The alewives return – unbuild it and they will come

The alewives return – unbuild it and they will come

From the Ain’t Nature Amazing file: Maine in the USA pioneered dam removal to restore salmon runs. Now millions of ...

Sailing the world with six months to live – unless a sponsorship for a specific medicine. Watch this vid

Sailing the world with six months to live – unless a sponsorship for a specific medicine. Watch this vid

We were alerted to this by an email from Judit Perez, a PLB subscriber from Fiji, that read: “You may have ...

Rabbit Bartholomew into politics

Rabbit Bartholomew into politics

The 1978 World Champion is standing for Labour in the seat of Burleigh. Here’s how Andrew Potts reported it for the Gold ...

Surfer defends his wife from a shark attack at Port Macquarie

Surfer defends his wife from a shark attack at Port Macquarie

Chantelle Doyle, 35, was attacked by the two- to three-metre juvenile great white while surfing at Shelly Beach on Saturday ...

How a lost surfboard floated from Hawaii to the Philippines

How a lost surfboard floated from Hawaii to the Philippines

Two years, 5,200 miles, and one resilient big-wave gun. Aug 14th, 2020: Keys, wallet, cellphone – these are items that most of ...

Oz Longboarding Episode 13: 2x World Longboarding Champion Harley Ingleby

Oz Longboarding Episode 13: 2x World Longboarding Champion Harley Ingleby

From Weeksy and the panel: “On this week's episode we were lucky enough to chat with Harley Ingleby. As a ...

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