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J-Bay - top South African longboarders to compete on The Point’s perfect waves

J-Bay - top South African longboarders to compete on The Point’s perfect waves

Since its world-class waves were first discovered in the 1960s, Jeffreys Bay has served as a mecca of sorts to surfers from around the world. The quality and consistency of the waves at this iconic surf destination are unparalleled making ...


Surfing In The Sixties - Mona Boys – full 30-minute film

Surfing In The Sixties - Mona Boys – full 30-minute film

Documentary about the surfing community at Mona Vale on Sydney's Northern Beaches in the mid 1960s.  By Phil and Russel Sheppard ...

When crabs invade

When crabs invade

Robber crabs are the world's biggest land crustaceans, and on Christmas Island you better look out if you’re on a ...

Free Virtual Town Halls – STOP PEP11 - East Coast Australia

Free Virtual Town Halls – STOP PEP11 - East Coast Australia

Petroleum Exploration Permit 11 (PEP-11) is a proposal to drill for offshore oil and gas between Manly and Newcastle.  PEP-11 threatens ...

Free premiere of Rasta’s new film “Katoi” and live Q&A – check out the trailer

Free premiere of Rasta’s new film “Katoi” and live Q&A – check out the trailer

Hosted by surfer and Patagonia Global Sport Activist Dave Rastovich alongside The Karioi Project Manager Kristel Van Houte: Patagonia is thrilled to be holding ...

“Smoke clean, breath easy, style that wave” – TV ad from 1960 - cigarette smoking surfers

“Smoke clean, breath easy, style that wave” – TV ad from 1960 - cigarette smoking surfers

As the crooner serenades, suck on that durry, rock that hammock, ride that wave . . . “a clean breath ...

Katoku “Jurassic Beach”, saving the last concrete-free village and surf spot

Katoku “Jurassic Beach”, saving the last concrete-free village and surf spot

One of the last unaltered and pristine beaches and waves in all of Japan is under threat from a destructive ...

Humans killed the Aral Sea. Now, it’s coming back to life

Humans killed the Aral Sea. Now, it’s coming back to life

How one of the largest environmental disasters in Europe got turned around. Not long ago, the Aral Sea was a sea in ...

Depression era beach hangs with Dick Metz and Shirley Temple

Depression era beach hangs with Dick Metz and Shirley Temple

From SHACC - Dick Metz stories, as told to Ben Marcus: Dick Metz can no longer lie about his age. He ...

Finding, restoring and sharing Australia's lost surf films – check this out, from Jolyon Hoff:

Finding, restoring and sharing Australia's lost surf films – check this out, from Jolyon Hoff:

Years ago, while making Searching for Michael Peterson, I found myself digging through the garages and cupboards of Australia's surf filmmakers ...

“Upwelling” – while there’s a heatwave in the US, the ocean is strangely chilly in Southern California

“Upwelling” – while there’s a heatwave in the US, the ocean is strangely chilly in Southern California

Surfers along Australia’s east coast will be familiar with the oceanographic phenomenon “Upwelling”, which often sees the ocean get unseasonably ...

Australia's surfing population is over half a million

Australia's surfing population is over half a million

Still, it only ranks 17th on the “Top 20 Sports & Physical Activities Revealed” list - pilates and cricket have us ...

Hawaii wave pool count continues to grow

Hawaii wave pool count continues to grow

Update from WavePoolMag: The birthplace of surfing could be known as the home of modern wave pool surfing due to several ...

1959: Making Sydney’s Surfboards

1959: Making Sydney’s Surfboards

Newsreel ferreted from the dusty files of British Pathe by Surf Detective Ian Lording, who added: "The late Greg McDonagh ...

Surf 30 Days challenge for SurfAid this September

Surf 30 Days challenge for SurfAid this September

Harley Ingleby, Pauline Menczer, Josie Prendergast, Mark Occhilupo, Laura Enever, Isabella Nichola and Pacha Light have already signed up to take ...

The oceans give us life. We give them plastic.

The oceans give us life. We give them plastic.

From Parley South Africa & Sentinel Ocean Alliance: From the rivers and warm Indian Ocean of Durban, to the icy South ...

Need A Ride?

Need A Ride?

From Neil Armstrong on how to score a bargain on your own plane: Are you sick of constantly being told ...

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