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Buying a surfboard – helpful insights from the Raglan Surf Report

Buying a surfboard – helpful insights from the Raglan Surf Report

Depending on how many decibels of volume you’re after and the density of the micro fibre industrial strength stringer on the side-rail, perhaps the “I’m a Better Person Than You Are” model is the go as “it’s ’sposed to be ...


The 1920s shark attacks that shook Sydney

The 1920s shark attacks that shook Sydney

A “catastrophic” shark attack that claimed the life of a Sydney swimmer on Wednesday 9th was the city’s first fatality in 60 ...

Consistently in the top five surf movies of all time, Morning of the Earth was once seen as a gamble

Consistently in the top five surf movies of all time, Morning of the Earth was once seen as a gamble

The year was 1971. The place Bali. Two men stood on a reef, holding their surfboards, facing the ocean. They ...

'INSANE': Viewers shocked at what's inside boat's 6000kg haul

'INSANE': Viewers shocked at what's inside boat's 6000kg haul

A vessel's incredible haul in the Pacific has stunned viewers after it was revealed the entire 6000kg 'catch' was entirely ...

Five minutes of the long-lost footage from Australia’s First “Professional” Surf Contest

Five minutes of the long-lost footage from Australia’s First “Professional” Surf Contest

Plastic Machines and Trackers had recently come and gone in quick succession, and now little eggs and pintails and what-not ...

Australian First All-Female Surfing Series Launches – from Surfing NSW

Australian First All-Female Surfing Series Launches – from Surfing NSW

Surfing NSW, with the support of the NSW Government is launching a unique, all female surf series, the Challenge Her Team’s ...

“Trading Tubes for Takayna” – news and a really entertaining short vid

“Trading Tubes for Takayna” – news and a really entertaining short vid

Running for Australia’s largest (well last) cool temperate Gondwana rainforest. From Surfers For Climate:  Join SFC co-founder Johnny Abegg and a bunch of his ...

Africa’s Ivory Coast - 18-minute short film with Mikey February, LeeAnn Curren and Alex Knost

Africa’s Ivory Coast - 18-minute short film with Mikey February, LeeAnn Curren and Alex Knost

Vans Surf presents Volume 2 of Sonic Souvenirs, a series focused on the intersection of surf, art and culture told through the ...

Sydney beaches to close after “horrifying” shark attack

Sydney beaches to close after “horrifying” shark attack

Sydney Morning Herald: Several Sydney beaches will be closed on Thursday after the city's first fatal shark attack in almost ...

Meet The Pieruckis

Meet The Pieruckis

A total gent and major talent (and modest to boot), photographer Tommy Pierucki has shot three of our PLB magazine ...

They are skateboarding revolutionaries in traditional dress

They are skateboarding revolutionaries in traditional dress

From Nat Geo: “These girls are a symbol for Bolivian people,” said photographer Luisa Dörr. “A resistance, an inspiration for girls of ...

Rare Surf Tees – new range, new website - vintage art logos

Rare Surf Tees – new range, new website - vintage art logos

Eight years this summer and still digging up rare logo designs from surfing’s wild and colourful eras of the 1950s, ...

New waves in the desert – surf four pools in one day?

New waves in the desert – surf four pools in one day?

DSRT Surf has received final approval from the City of Palm Desert, in the Coachella Valley, California. Construction is planned ...

Heavy locals - incredible session when a couple of whales surf Lennox Head - video

Heavy locals - incredible session when a couple of whales surf Lennox Head - video

 Surfers on Australia’s NSW North Coast found themselves with some majestic company when a pair of whales sliced the waves alongside ...

A 15-minute film – kinda mesmerizing – soft empty peaks and beautifully smooth styling

A 15-minute film – kinda mesmerizing – soft empty peaks and beautifully smooth styling

Kookapinto Shapes – by Flying Chicken Visuals. Cruisy music too: Homemade tunes by Mike Murphy, Corey Colapinto, Gus Day, Brian Anderson, Tommy ...

“I’ll see you in Australia”: Kelly Slater vax backflip?

“I’ll see you in Australia”: Kelly Slater vax backflip?

As reported on Fox Sports: Surfing legend Kelly Slater has dropped the strongest hint yet that he has become vaccinated ...

WSF's special event at the Noosa Festival of Surfing  – on International Women’s Day

WSF's special event at the Noosa Festival of Surfing – on International Women’s Day

From Sarra Robertson for the Women’s Surf Festival: The narrative of women’s surfing is prolific, with both beautiful and motley ...

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