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The Duke, the Stockholm Olympics, bringing surfing to Australia, death on the fields of France in WW1 – the extraordinary story of Cecil Healy

The Duke, the Stockholm Olympics, bringing surfing to Australia, death on the fields of France in WW1 – the extraordinary story of Cecil Healy

"He is someone that Australia should remember as an example of what young blokes can do when they go out and have a crack." Healy's life reads like a boy's own adventure — Olympic gold medallist, helping to bring surfing to ...


Shrinking penises? Is there no end to what plastic is capable of?

Shrinking penises? Is there no end to what plastic is capable of?

Oh dear. According to scientists from the University of Melbourne, genital defects and shrinking penises are on the rise because ...

Surfing legend Wayne Deane dies, aged 66

Surfing legend Wayne Deane dies, aged 66

THE surfing community is mourning the death of a legend of the sport, Gold Coaster Wayne ‘The Evergreen’ Deane. Deane, 66, ...

R.I.P Wayne Deane - 1952 - 2018

R.I.P Wayne Deane - 1952 - 2018

Tribute from Andrew McKinnon: Wayne started surfing in 1960 with his older brother Robye Deane, their Dad John taught them ...

We’re ba-aack! So PLB’s two weeks “gone bush” turned into a month – but how’s this for an excuse?

We’re ba-aack! So PLB’s two weeks “gone bush” turned into a month – but how’s this for an excuse?

Clearly getting more than they bargained for, the ed and the art director headed into the Pacific in search of ...

Gone bush - no phone, no internet, back March 4

Gone bush - no phone, no internet, back March 4

Yep, for the next fortnight the PLB ed and the art director have headed well off the grid into some ...

Farewell Bruce Brown – 1937-2017

Farewell Bruce Brown – 1937-2017

Bruce Brown single-handedly changed the public’s perceptions of the act of surfing, and of surfers, with The Endless Summer – ...

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