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Verbal assault? Current and 3-time World Champ Joel Tudor suspended by the WSL for Code of Conduct Violations

Verbal assault? Current and 3-time World Champ Joel Tudor suspended by the WSL for Code of Conduct Violations

He’s never been backward in expressing an opinion, but did the WSL ever get it’s nose out of joint over that social media post questioning their position on women longboarders, equality, and the speculation the WSL Longboard “Tour” was maybe ...


NESTEROFF NAILS THE NETTLETON

NESTEROFF NAILS THE NETTLETON

It’s forever amazing to us the sorts of people who subscribe to PLB.  The common denominator of course is that they’re ...

RIP Johnny Fain – one of the Four Princes of Malibu

RIP Johnny Fain – one of the Four Princes of Malibu

The fast-turning fast-talking Malibu local died on Wednesday aged 78. One of the original “Four Princes of Malibu” along with ...

The Chronicles of G-land

The Chronicles of G-land

This book examines in great detail, the complicated and surprising circumstances surrounding the early years of the world’s first surf ...

One and half million elephants and wetsuit waste

One and half million elephants and wetsuit waste

On average, 800,000,000kg of textiles are thrown away every year. That's the equivalent weight of 1,600,000 elephants, 640,000 double decker ...

Some good news - humpback whales have been taken off the Australian threatened species list

Some good news - humpback whales have been taken off the Australian threatened species list

From “The Humpback Highway” on Roaring Journals: For a country with one of the world’s highest rates of species extinction, Australia ...

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 ...

NEW DATE: on this Saturday 12th - the annual Wild Women On Water - 2022

NEW DATE: on this Saturday 12th - the annual Wild Women On Water - 2022

Surfcoast Longboarders Wild Women On Water (WWOW) event coincides with International Women’s Week and is in its 12th year. Postponed for ...

Steph Gilmore tips the hat to 1964 World Champ Phyllis O’Donell at the WSL event in Portugal

Steph Gilmore tips the hat to 1964 World Champ Phyllis O’Donell at the WSL event in Portugal

The seven-time world champ opted to honour Phyllis O’Donell at the MEO Pro Portugal Presented by Rip Curl for International Women’s ...

Heartbreaking – Australia’s East Coast reels from worst floods on record

Heartbreaking – Australia’s East Coast reels from worst floods on record

From Gympie above Noosa to Brisbane, the Gold Coast and down through every New South Wales coastal and river town ...

From a serendipitous shipwreck to 30 years of Atoll Adventures at Pasta Point in the Maldives

From a serendipitous shipwreck to 30 years of Atoll Adventures at Pasta Point in the Maldives

In 1973 Maroubra surfer Tony “Honky” Hinde and his mate Mark Scanlon were crewing on a dodgy yacht from Sri ...

Behind the lens with longboard photographer Tommy Pierucki

Behind the lens with longboard photographer Tommy Pierucki

As posted on The Inertia: Born and raised outside of Chicago, Tommy Pierucki doesn’t come from a long line of surfers or photographers. But ...

How removing seaweed is helping the world

How removing seaweed is helping the world

From Nat Geo: This has been a week in which old and new specters of apocalypse seemed to be fighting for ...

The Victorian Titles Round 1 – photos, wrap and results

The Victorian Titles Round 1 – photos, wrap and results

The Vicco Logger and Longboard Championships is decided over two rounds each year, the first of 2022 went down last weekend, here’s the ...

Darwin eyes (croc-free) Surf Lakes Pool at the harbour

Darwin eyes (croc-free) Surf Lakes Pool at the harbour

From Wave PoolMag: Surf Lakes is hoping that Darwin in Australia’s Northern Territory will approve and fund the latest in a ...

Hawaiian leis and aloha at Martin Luther King Jr. march on

Hawaiian leis and aloha at Martin Luther King Jr. march on "Bloody Sunday" in the Deep South, 1965

From the I Didn’t Know That file: In Alabama on March 21, 1965, Martin Luther King Jr., John Lewis and other ...

Barons in Noosa for surf fest

Barons in Noosa for surf fest

Barons are coming! But they won’t be wearing chain mail or riding steeds, nor will they be wheeling barrows of ...

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