The case for medicinal cannabis: “Please stop insulting our intelligence, we’re not smoking bongs around an Xbox”

The case for medicinal cannabis: “Please stop insulting our intelligence, we’re not smoking bongs around an Xbox”

Keen surfer Kiwi White eyes the waves from afar these days. Debilitating pain and fatigue from mesothelioma — cancer of the lung from asbestos exposure — keeps him on the shore. Diagnosed in May, the stoic 75-year-old from Eyre Peninsula says ...


Beyond great waves - protecting surf ecosystems

Beyond great waves - protecting surf ecosystems

Take a look at the Guarda do Embaú World Surfing Reserve, an incredible example of a surf ecosystem. The coast and surrounding lands ...

Odd happenings in the ocean: Abandoned by great whites, Cape Town is now short of whales too

Odd happenings in the ocean: Abandoned by great whites, Cape Town is now short of whales too

A survey of the population of southern right whales off the coast of Cape Town has shown the second-lowest incidence ...

Britain: Jesus Longboard Classic – wrap & photos

Britain: Jesus Longboard Classic – wrap & photos

After last year's double postponements of this popular event, organisers Christian Surfers UK in partnership with Tubestation were very pleased ...

The Amazon’s pink dolphins giving lives back

The Amazon’s pink dolphins giving lives back

Physiotherapist Igor Simões Andrade gives monthly sessions to children with a range of physical and mental disabilities by taking them swimming ...

“Tan Madonna” by Alex Knost – the full 25-minute film

“Tan Madonna” by Alex Knost – the full 25-minute film

Shot in Baja Mexico, Australia, France and Indonesia, directed by Alex and featuring Michael February, Karina Rozunko, Lee Anne Curren ...

Happy 35th birthday Yallingup Malibu Classic – want to celebrate in WA?

Happy 35th birthday Yallingup Malibu Classic – want to celebrate in WA?

A West Australian surfing institution, The Yal Mal is held in the beautiful southern corner of the state in the ...

“5 Ways” longboard competition 2019

“5 Ways” longboard competition 2019

Held annually on Sydney’s Northern Beaches, and rotated between five clubs - Palm Beach, Long Reef, Curl Curl, Freshwater and ...

From Old Blighty: The Stable, Fistral Longboard Classic 2019 – wrap & photos

From Old Blighty: The Stable, Fistral Longboard Classic 2019 – wrap & photos

If last month’s Saunton Longboard Classic was a gentle and fond kiss goodbye from summer, last weekend’s Stable Fistral Longboard ...

Surf Relik Trestles and Duct Tape Rockaway . . . what gives?

Surf Relik Trestles and Duct Tape Rockaway . . . what gives?

We’ve had a string of people contacting us throughout this week wondering if we know what happened and who-won-what at ...

This weekend – the Noosa Surf Film Festival – here’s the rundown

This weekend – the Noosa Surf Film Festival – here’s the rundown

This is an event for all ocean lovers, bringing together the best of film, art, music and photography showcasing local ...

Shape your own board with Dan Bekis at DJB Surfboards

Shape your own board with Dan Bekis at DJB Surfboards

Sydney surfer/shaper Daniel Bekis is the guy behind the DJB label, and from his factory in Brookvale he designs, shapes, glasses and sands all his ...

How to build a shellfish reef – new manual launched

How to build a shellfish reef – new manual launched

Capitalising on the ongoing success of The Nature Conservancy’s shellfish reef restoration projects all around the world, a new manual ...

Patagonia wins UN Champions of the Earth Award

Patagonia wins UN Champions of the Earth Award

Since it was founded in 1973 by renowned environmentalist and entrepreneur Yvon Chouinard, Patagonia has won plaudits for its sustainable ...

The Shane Gang is coming to Surf World

The Shane Gang is coming to Surf World

Surf World Gold Coast will be hosting Surfing Industry Icon Shane Stedman and the launch of his best-selling book The ...

The Station Boardstore - the real deal in Crescent Head

The Station Boardstore - the real deal in Crescent Head

JJ Starr has opened The Station online board store, in the old cop shop no less, and its something different ...

Rip Curl sold in $350m deal

Rip Curl sold in $350m deal

The deal was announced on Tuesday, bringing to an end 50 years of private ownership for Rip Curl. The brand ...

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