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Rare surf footage from 1925 – “The Popular Sport of Surfboarding” – Bondi Beach

Rare surf footage from 1925 – “The Popular Sport of Surfboarding” – Bondi Beach

Three minutes from 1925, pre talkies. Ferretted from the Australian Screen web pages by the Archive Detective Ian Lording.  SOME BACKGROUND & ORIGINAL NOTES: Clip description This is a segment from the newsreel The Spectator Magazine. Three surfboard riders take off on a full wave ...


Surfer dies in shark attack at Santa Cruz

Surfer dies in shark attack at Santa Cruz

The person attacked by a shark on Saturday at a Santa Cruz County beach has died, according to authorities.  The 26-year-old ...

French surfer punches shark during Bells Beach attack – VIDEO

French surfer punches shark during Bells Beach attack – VIDEO

Winki Pop: A young French tourist has twice punched a shark after it attacked him while surfing at Victoria's Bells Beach. Dylan, 23, was ...

100 free boards for First Responders: #ResponderStoke – buy a Firewire and they’ll give one to a First Responder

100 free boards for First Responders: #ResponderStoke – buy a Firewire and they’ll give one to a First Responder

From Firewire: Starting on May 5th at 10:00 PM PST, the first 50 residents of both the United States, and ...

It’s Mothers Day this Sunday (but you knew that) – want a gift to blow her mind?

It’s Mothers Day this Sunday (but you knew that) – want a gift to blow her mind?

And four times a year she’ll be reminded of what a brilliant sibling you are, and four times a year ...

Edward, Prince of Wales, goes surfing in Hawaii in 1920 (he's not very good).

Edward, Prince of Wales, goes surfing in Hawaii in 1920 (he's not very good).

Archive Detective Ian Lording has been foraging again in the decaying files of British Pathé. The summary from the museum: “Waikiki Beach, ...

Mary River's punk turtle that breathes through its genitals added to Endangered Reptile List

Mary River's punk turtle that breathes through its genitals added to Endangered Reptile List

A turtle native to Southern Queensland with a green mohawk and highly unconventional lifestyle is the star attraction in the ...

Highlight Reel - Global Wave Conference Gold Coast

Highlight Reel - Global Wave Conference Gold Coast

Bringing together some of the World's leading surfing speakers, academic conservationists, marine biologists, environmental scientists, coastal engineers’ planners, coaches, authors, ...

Then and Now – a seven-minute video tribute to George Rice and his classic boards

Then and Now – a seven-minute video tribute to George Rice and his classic boards

(First ran here in Jan. 2019) Torquay surfer Glen Hunwick is a Surfcoast Longboard Club competitor, a committee member of the ...

How to build a shellfish reef – the manual

How to build a shellfish reef – the manual

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

Let’s feed JBay – a good news story

Let’s feed JBay – a good news story

As the impacts of Coronvirus ripple across planet Earth and our screens are filled with celebrities in quarantine at the ...

From Sundance to Sydney to San Sebastian - “We Are One” - A Global Film Festival

From Sundance to Sydney to San Sebastian - “We Are One” - A Global Film Festival

To benefit WHO Covid-19 Solidarity Response Fund: Tribeca Enterprises and YouTube jointly announced today We Are One: A Global Film Festival, ...

Octupuses on ecstasy “become more social”

Octupuses on ecstasy “become more social”

You have to wonder who funded this study, but anyway, here it is as reported by the BBC (a repost ...

“Short Stories” - a 23-minute film from the San Onofre Surf Co. WATCH THE FULL MOVIE HERE

“Short Stories” - a 23-minute film from the San Onofre Surf Co. WATCH THE FULL MOVIE HERE

A little bit of this a little bit of that. A Surf Flick by Wiley Archbold. A revisit to this ...

Locals only - Sydney beaches reopening

Locals only - Sydney beaches reopening

Bondi, Bronte and Tamarama beaches will reopened on Tuesday morning but for local surfers and swimmers only. Waverley mayor Paula Masselos ...

Have you got surfer’s ear? Pardon?

Have you got surfer’s ear? Pardon?

Well a lot of us have hey, and a disclaimer up front here, this is a blatant plug for the ...

100 million people took action in 192 countries in honour of Earth Day’s 50th Anniversary

100 million people took action in 192 countries in honour of Earth Day’s 50th Anniversary

Despite 3.9 billion people sheltering in place and the tragedy of the pandemic, over 100 million people took action in ...

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