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"We're not going away”: Patagonia Australia boss rebukes Alan Jones

The Australian director of clothing brand Patagonia has hit back at radio presenter Alan Jones, saying the company was "not going away" and would continue to support climate activism after the presenter called its pro-climate campaign a "disgrace". During last Friday's ...


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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

“Camel Finds Water” -  a short film with surfer-seafarer-dreamer Trevor Gordon

“Camel Finds Water” - a short film with surfer-seafarer-dreamer Trevor Gordon

Trevor found the hull of an abandoned fishing boat in a field. He brought it home and built it back ...

Apologies for bringing scary news, but here’s the latest on Greenland’s melting ice

Apologies for bringing scary news, but here’s the latest on Greenland’s melting ice

During this year alone, it lost enough ice to raise the average global sea level by more than a millimetre, ...

Stories From the Ocean – photo exhibition at Queenscliff, Manly

Stories From the Ocean – photo exhibition at Queenscliff, Manly

As part of the Manly Arts Festival: From surfing, underwater and big waves, there’s a story for everyone. A weekend ...

Trent Dickey Can Noseride - moving pictures to prove it

Trent Dickey Can Noseride - moving pictures to prove it

Flashback to Trent nailing the Golden Breed Noserider at the 2009 Noosa Festival of Surfing. Trent’s a born and bred local ...

Californian World Champ Tory Gilkerson appointed head judge at the Australian Logger and Longboard titles

Californian World Champ Tory Gilkerson appointed head judge at the Australian Logger and Longboard titles

The styling 2015 WSL Women’s World Longboard Champ and 2018 ISA World Champ takes the reigns in Oz. The news ...

The 22nd Lennox Longboard Classic  - Wrap & Results

The 22nd Lennox Longboard Classic - Wrap & Results

Held over two pristine sunny days with a southeast swell and set waves up to one and a half metres, ...

The Bells Beach Surf Film Festival announce their first short film contest

The Bells Beach Surf Film Festival announce their first short film contest

Open to surf filmmakers of all ages across Australia, BBSFF are offering $500 to the best film under five minutes ...

Duct Tape at Surf City – Quintal makes it nine wins! Kaleopaa gets her first. Wrap and photos

Duct Tape at Surf City – Quintal makes it nine wins! Kaleopaa gets her first. Wrap and photos

Huntington Beach: The Vans Joel Tudor Duct Tape Invitational displayed some incredible style and amazing footwork as some of North ...

Duct Tape Huntington through to the final – wrap and photos

Duct Tape Huntington through to the final – wrap and photos

Though a typically more easy-going affair than the WSL shortboard sections of the US Open of Surfing, the bragging rights ...

When wave pools attack!

When wave pools attack!

44 bloodied and injured when a “tsunami pool” in China malfunctioned, sending a massive wave crashing down on swimmers, according ...

US-based Surfline buy Australia’s Coastalwatch

US-based Surfline buy Australia’s Coastalwatch

From Swellnet, August 1: Overnight, another one of the surfing world's open secrets was made official: Surfline has bought Australian ...

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