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The oldest footage ever shot of surfing - Thomas Edison’s “Surf Scenes” – filmed in 1906

The oldest footage ever shot of surfing - Thomas Edison’s “Surf Scenes” – filmed in 1906

Three minutes: “Panoramic View, Waikiki Beach, Honolulu, Hawaiian Islands.”  "Hawaiian Islands" is a 1906 actuality film by Thomas A. Edison's studio. The documentary features the oldest footage ever taken of surfing, and it was shot in Hawaii by Robert Bonine.  This compilation ...


“I gawped as surfers carved along the huge waves. It was too late to back out.”

“I gawped as surfers carved along the huge waves. It was too late to back out.”

A day at the beach, story by Gill Hutchinson, co-author of the book Surf Life: I decided to take up surfing ...

RIP Bruce Heggie - Ulladulla, South Coast, and Australian master board builder, shaper, and gent

RIP Bruce Heggie - Ulladulla, South Coast, and Australian master board builder, shaper, and gent

So we lost an incredible human a day or two ago a man who was both a friend and inspiration ...

Summer Mix - Show 26 of Crescent Swells – track list, tune in for a listen, anytime, anywhere

Summer Mix - Show 26 of Crescent Swells – track list, tune in for a listen, anytime, anywhere

"We cover music both old and new, chat about the artists,.I hope you enjoy the show." -  From DJ David Bell:    LISTEN ...

“To make King Neptune jealous!” Blimp tows surfboard rider, 1931

“To make King Neptune jealous!” Blimp tows surfboard rider, 1931

From the British Pathé website - “USA: Pulled along from above, daring 'Surfer' gives thrilling display of balance. Playing 'tag' ...

Surfers For Climate: Christmas Party at the Harbord Hotel

Surfers For Climate: Christmas Party at the Harbord Hotel

Yeah, it’s been a hell of a good year, and we thought that having a little celebration with our mates ...

Help keep the Surf Film Archive rolling – and maybe win a board

Help keep the Surf Film Archive rolling – and maybe win a board

From The Surf Film Archive:  We’ll be back to sharing new clips soon and there are over 30 lined up and ...

Okanui opens new flagship store on The Manly Corso

Okanui opens new flagship store on The Manly Corso

Okanui has been a family-owned Australian apparel business for over 40 years. Dick Ash actually sowed the first pairs of ...

West Oz - the 2022 Yallingup Malibu Classic – wrap & photos from Mick Marlin

West Oz - the 2022 Yallingup Malibu Classic – wrap & photos from Mick Marlin

Perfect head-high waves from a new groundswell poured through for the two days of 38th Yallingup Malibu, held in pristine conditions ...

Consistently in the top five surf movies of all time, Morning of the Earth was once seen as a gamble

Consistently in the top five surf movies of all time, Morning of the Earth was once seen as a gamble

The following is an extended article from renowned news journalist Mark Bannerman via Australia's ABC. Remastered and restored 50th Anniversary DVD copies of ...

Del Mar in San Diego has become a hot spot for young great whites, and they’re close to shore, and the experts are intrigued

Del Mar in San Diego has become a hot spot for young great whites, and they’re close to shore, and the experts are intrigued

“Of course, these warm waters are also enjoyed by many swimmers and surfers. Drone footage has determined that each day ...

Danny in South Australia takes delivery of his Sugar Mountain HTD Model

Danny in South Australia takes delivery of his Sugar Mountain HTD Model

From Robe on the Limestone Coast of South Australia, our 96th subscriber board winner and father of four Daniel Slater lives ...

Surfing West Australia honours the crew of ’22

Surfing West Australia honours the crew of ’22

News from Surfing WA at their new HQ at Trigg Beach: The outstanding achievements of WA boardriders were recognised at ...

Big Picture Stuff: The Earth is humming. Caused by ocean waves - here's what it means.

Big Picture Stuff: The Earth is humming. Caused by ocean waves - here's what it means.

From Nat Geo: Our blue planet spins suspended in outer space - and it hums, too. The ceaseless rumble has fascinated scientists ...

Book Launch & Jack McCoy author talk: “Grajagan. Surfing in the Tiger’s Lair” – watch the trailer

Book Launch & Jack McCoy author talk: “Grajagan. Surfing in the Tiger’s Lair” – watch the trailer

Join author Jack McCoy and publisher John Ogden for the Australian launch of the highly anticipated book Grajagan: Surfing in the Tiger's ...

Latest update from the Noosa Festival of Surfing 2023

Latest update from the Noosa Festival of Surfing 2023

DECEMBER NEWS FROM THE FEST: Last year at this time, we were still unsure of whether our domestic borders would ...

Large shark cuts a woman swimmer off from the beach – just a little scary

Large shark cuts a woman swimmer off from the beach – just a little scary

Think Dubai and a prowling shark is surely not the first thing that springs to mind, but how about this ...

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