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The world’s longest running single-fin event - the Byron Bay Classic, wrap & photos

The world’s longest running single-fin event - the Byron Bay Classic, wrap & photos

The 39th Byron Bay Malibu Classic was held down at Wategos over three glorious days, with beautiful weather and fun waves. Over 150 surfers from up and down Australia’s East Coast were in town, along with a great crew from New ...


R.I.P. Mike Doyle, the great surfer, shaper, adventurer, dead at 78

R.I.P. Mike Doyle, the great surfer, shaper, adventurer, dead at 78

The original hotdogger, Duke title winner at Sunset, surf wax creator, sold Gidget her first board in 1959, US West ...

The Fight For the Bight goes on – with two weeks left to act

The Fight For the Bight goes on – with two weeks left to act

To date, almost 30,000 ocean lovers have joined the Surfrider Foundation and the Great Australian Bight Alliance in our nationwide ...

Log Rap The Movie – with a cast of thousands (well a dozen)

Log Rap The Movie – with a cast of thousands (well a dozen)

There’s been a bunch of Ryan Cannon’s Log Rap shorts around over the past couple years, and now he’s gone ...

Andy Mac appointed new chairman of Surf World

Andy Mac appointed new chairman of Surf World

Andrew McKinnon is now the latest president of Surf World Surf Museum, at Currumbin on the Gold Coast, replacing Rob ...

Whopping great white bites off more than it can chew

Whopping great white bites off more than it can chew

A fisherman witnessed a gory scene as a monster great white shark was hauled from the water after the animal ...

Leimalo Surf Festival 2019 – by the Vanuatu Surfing Association

Leimalo Surf Festival 2019 – by the Vanuatu Surfing Association

There was an epic show of fine footwork at the Leimalo Surf Festival in Vanuatu over the Easter weekend. In ...

Sam gets his Keyo – our 82nd PLB magazine subscriber board winner!

Sam gets his Keyo – our 82nd PLB magazine subscriber board winner!

And reckon he wasn’t ready to get it in the water. Said Keyo shaper Johnny Gill: “Young Sam has picked ...

San Diego Surf Ladies annual Entrepreneurship Day  (with free beer, wine and Kombucha!)

San Diego Surf Ladies annual Entrepreneurship Day (with free beer, wine and Kombucha!)

Carlsbad, California: Jon Faure of the Board Source will host the third annual SDSL Entrepreneur Day at his warehouse in ...

Meet the stoked surf nutters of the world’s largest lake

Meet the stoked surf nutters of the world’s largest lake

Duluth Minnesota, Bob Dylan’s hometown, is probably not first place you think of when it comes to surf. But it ...

Locals and pro surfers rally to protest Equinor plans to drill for oil in The Great Australian Bight

Locals and pro surfers rally to protest Equinor plans to drill for oil in The Great Australian Bight

From Surfrider Surf Coast Branch: Torquay you rock! A total of 4,000 people turned up today for what was one ...

New Zealand’s Single Fin Mingle – wrap and photos

New Zealand’s Single Fin Mingle – wrap and photos

Even a questionable surf forecast wasn’t going to slow the excitement building around this year’s Single Fin Mingle. The traditional longboarding ...

Oman and Mongolia as surfing nations ! ?

Oman and Mongolia as surfing nations ! ?

La Jolla, California: The ISA has welcomed the Oman Surfing Association and the Mongolian Surfing Federation as new Member Nations, bringing the International Federation's ...

Interested in longboard skateboard dancing? Maybe?

Interested in longboard skateboard dancing? Maybe?

The best riders from all over the world, Korea to Brazil, the USA to Australia, are battling for the world ...

Monitoring breaks in Mexico – for the greater good

Monitoring breaks in Mexico – for the greater good

After Bahía de Todos Santos of Baja California was successfully declared a World Surfing Reserve in 2013 and added to ...

THE NEW ISSUE OF PLB - GOT A COPY?

THE NEW ISSUE OF PLB - GOT A COPY?

Each issue we ask Mick the Mighty Proof Reader to give us his view of what's what, so here’s what he ...

Stu Gibson nails the 2019 Nikon Surf Photo of the year

Stu Gibson nails the 2019 Nikon Surf Photo of the year

We’ve run a couple of extended articles of Stu Gibson’s photos in PLB over the years, generally featuring his mates ...

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