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WSL cancels 2020 shortboard tour, announces shake-up for 2021

WSL cancels 2020 shortboard tour, announces shake-up for 2021

From the WSL, Los Angeles CA, Friday: With the health and safety of athletes, fans, employees, and the local communities remaining the organization’s top priorities, and considering the challenges of international travel currently, the WSL has officially canceled the 2020 ...


Oz Longboarding podcast Episode 9: Phil Jarratt - prolific author, editor, journo, event organizer, lifetime surfer, and PLB’s Grey Guru

Oz Longboarding podcast Episode 9: Phil Jarratt - prolific author, editor, journo, event organizer, lifetime surfer, and PLB’s Grey Guru

Watch as the panelists try to get a question in. Host Weeksy: “This week we are joined by one of surfing's ...

Unusual sighting of grouper eating a shark - video

Unusual sighting of grouper eating a shark - video

While searching for a potential shipwreck approximately 80 miles off the coast of South Carolina, the Deep 2019 expedition team ...

Old Mal Judging and the Modern Loggers Judging – the news from Daffy

Old Mal Judging and the Modern Loggers Judging – the news from Daffy

Comps will be back in the swing one day and just so you can’t say you didn’t know, here’s the inside ...

The Makorori First Light – East Coast, North Island, New Zealand

The Makorori First Light – East Coast, North Island, New Zealand

An underground institution in the Land of the Long White Cloud, the origins of the Makorori First Light longboard get-together ...

That particularly Australian brand Okanui opens flagship store at Burleigh

That particularly Australian brand Okanui opens flagship store at Burleigh

Since 1978 a core surf apparel label unlike any other, Okanui has opened its third store to go with their ...

Biggest day of the year at The Wedge, with Jamie O’Brien

Biggest day of the year at The Wedge, with Jamie O’Brien

Pipeline nutter JOB and his “Six-o Log” soft top take on the Newport mutant.  Find 15 minutes and watch it here.

Long strange trip: Beluga whale off San Diego mystifies scientists – news & vid

Long strange trip: Beluga whale off San Diego mystifies scientists – news & vid

It was a balmy Friday morning when Domenic Biagini, whale-watching tour captain and wildlife photographer, steered his 25-foot boat out ...

Teenage boy dies in shark attack while surfing at Wilsons Headland

Teenage boy dies in shark attack while surfing at Wilsons Headland

A 15-year-old boy who loved surfing became the youngest fatal shark attack victim in NSW in 60 years when he ...

Oz Longboarding Podcast - Episode 8: with Ray

Oz Longboarding Podcast - Episode 8: with Ray "Godfather" Gleave

From Weeksy and the panel: “Join us this week as we speak with one of the true legends of longboarding. ...

Straightening up your quiver? Surf n’ Rak to the rescue

Straightening up your quiver? Surf n’ Rak to the rescue

Out of Southside Sydney and shipping worldwide, the genial crew of surfers at Surf n’ Rak are rapt to have now been ...

Surfing a river wave on a giant inflatable duck

Surfing a river wave on a giant inflatable duck

Pipeline nutter and YouTube “star” Jamie O’Brien and his mate Ben Gravy take to a standing-river wave on a duck, ...

Michel Bourez has a mid-ocean meeting with a hammerhead

Michel Bourez has a mid-ocean meeting with a hammerhead

The WSL world number 13 shortboarder was foiling in Tahiti and was forced to put the foil between him and ...

Meet Narluga from Disko Bay, hybrid son of a narwhal mum and a beluga whale dad

Meet Narluga from Disko Bay, hybrid son of a narwhal mum and a beluga whale dad

From the "Strange Sea Stuff" file, and it has nothing to do with surfing, but anything to do with the ocean ...

Oz Longboard Podcast – Episode 7 – Performance versus Traditional

Oz Longboard Podcast – Episode 7 – Performance versus Traditional

Yes this week the panel tackles that old chestnut - performance longboarding versus traditional longboarding. Here at PLB we’ve been getting ...

THE NEW ISSUE OF PLB - Mick the Mighty Proofreader brings the inside info

THE NEW ISSUE OF PLB - Mick the Mighty Proofreader brings the inside info

Issue Number 103 is just out and as always we’ve asked our mighty Magic Mick the Hyphen to share his take ...

“Brilliant Corners” - watch the latest instalment from Senegal “Land of Teranga”

“Brilliant Corners” - watch the latest instalment from Senegal “Land of Teranga”

When it comes to off-the-grid surf travel, Englishman Sam Bleakley has perhaps been surfing’s greatest wanderer since Peter Troy. Better known in recent years ...

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