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Michel Bourez has a mid-ocean meeting with a hammerhead

Michel Bourez has a mid-ocean meeting with a hammerhead

The WSL world number 13 shortboarder was foiling in Tahiti and was forced to put the foil between him and the shark while he waited for assistance from a nearby boat.   Bourez had been in the middle of a down-wind run ...


Meet Narluga from Disko Bay, hybrid son of a narwhal mum and a beluga whale dad

Meet Narluga from Disko Bay, hybrid son of a narwhal mum and a beluga whale dad

From the "Strange Sea Stuff" file, and it has nothing to do with surfing, but anything to do with the ocean ...

Oz Longboard Podcast – Episode 7 – Performance versus Traditional

Oz Longboard Podcast – Episode 7 – Performance versus Traditional

Yes this week the panel tackles that old chestnut - performance longboarding versus traditional longboarding. Here at PLB we’ve been getting ...

THE NEW ISSUE OF PLB - Mick the Mighty Proofreader brings the inside info

THE NEW ISSUE OF PLB - Mick the Mighty Proofreader brings the inside info

Issue Number 103 is just out and as always we’ve asked our mighty Magic Mick the Hyphen to share his take ...

“Brilliant Corners” - watch the latest instalment from Senegal “Land of Teranga”

“Brilliant Corners” - watch the latest instalment from Senegal “Land of Teranga”

When it comes to off-the-grid surf travel, Englishman Sam Bleakley has perhaps been surfing’s greatest wanderer since Peter Troy. Better known in recent years ...

Some good news! Famed Santa Cruz break once “California’s Dirtiest Beach” removed from the “Beach Bummer List”

Some good news! Famed Santa Cruz break once “California’s Dirtiest Beach” removed from the “Beach Bummer List”

For the first time in 10 years, Cowell's Beach is not included on Heal The Bay’s annual “Beach Bummer” list - ...

Business news: Swimwear brand Seafolly collapses due to 'crippling' COVID-19 crisis

Business news: Swimwear brand Seafolly collapses due to 'crippling' COVID-19 crisis

The bikini and swimsuit retailer has been in operation since 1975, and runs 44 stores in Australia under both the ...

Oz Longboarding Podcast - Episode 6: “The Groms Take Over”

Oz Longboarding Podcast - Episode 6: “The Groms Take Over”

This week the team speaks to three of the best of the best junior longboarders in Australia: Luca Doble from ...

Great White filmed circling surfers – video and news

Great White filmed circling surfers – video and news

A 14-year-old drone pilot says he feared for the worst as he filmed a "huge" white pointer swim underneath surfers ...

Memorial for Kiwi White at Cactus – all welcome

Memorial for Kiwi White at Cactus – all welcome

The following is a Facebook post from Kiwi’s daughter Sophie, from the Kiwi White Facebook page “Hello everyone. Kiwi’s daughter Sophie here. ...

Kiwi White, forever a free spirit – tribute from South Australia’s Port Lincoln Times

Kiwi White, forever a free spirit – tribute from South Australia’s Port Lincoln Times

Port Lincoln and the Eyre Peninsula are mourning the loss of "surfing royalty" with the passing of well known personality, ...

Subscribe and WIN a Nose Sugar from Fine Surfcraft by Andrew Warhurst - our 88th giveaway board!

Subscribe and WIN a Nose Sugar from Fine Surfcraft by Andrew Warhurst - our 88th giveaway board!

A new model among the 16 or so in the Fine Surfcraft range, “the Nose Sugar is our first noseride specific ...

Angourie, Arrawarra, and . . . art for art’s sake. Peter Lane’s seascapes

Angourie, Arrawarra, and . . . art for art’s sake. Peter Lane’s seascapes

This could be seen as a brazen plug from me (PLB ed) for an old mate, and that’d be about ...

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 surfing and we both love The Bunnies!” And ...

The Blennies – the remarkable “land fish”

The Blennies – the remarkable “land fish”

From the “Strange Sea Stuff” file: Australian scientists pooled data on hundreds of different species of blennies – a diverse family ...

Oz Longboarding Episode 5: Joining the Generations

Oz Longboarding Episode 5: Joining the Generations

Everything that is longboarding in Australia is coming to you now live every Thursday night from 7pm to 8pm EST ...

Young surf photographers – Follow The Light competition, with prize money

Young surf photographers – Follow The Light competition, with prize money

Aspiring surf photographers between the ages of 16-25 (as of 10 September 2020) are encouraged to enter a portfolio of ...

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