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LoggerHeads New Zealand – a tale of two coasts – wrap, results and photos

LoggerHeads New Zealand – a tale of two coasts – wrap, results and photos

Christchurch surfer Jack Tyro stole the show at LoggerHeads Iwa held over the Matariki long weekend. The 15 year old blazed his way into the finals in three divisions, winning the Open Logger & Junior Division and runner-up in the Old Mal ...


The real reason wave pools haven’t been and won’t be in the Olympics

The real reason wave pools haven’t been and won’t be in the Olympics

Opinion piece from WavePoolMag: Remember those raging debates about which wave pool should be used in the Olympics? Back when the ...

1965 BBC footage

1965 BBC footage "News From Australia”

Surfing and wedge-tail eagles? Why not. This mixed-tape Pom newsreel was ferreted from the bowels of British Pathe’s historical collection by Ian "Danger" Lording. Check ...

The Whalebone Classic is back in Western Australia – next week!

The Whalebone Classic is back in Western Australia – next week!

Some of Australia’s best and most experienced longboard surfers are getting excited about the return of one of the country's most iconic events, ...

Competitors list and news for the Vans Joel Tudor Duct Tape – South Africa

Competitors list and news for the Vans Joel Tudor Duct Tape – South Africa

Set for Surfer’s Corner on Muizenberg Beach on the 10th anniversary of the Duct Tape Invitational, the series heads off to ...

Couch Judge

Couch Judge

June, 2022 - We're all professional judges from the comfort of our own couch . . . keyboard warriors too ...

Captive turtle swims 37,000km from Africa to Australia to travel back home after 20 years

Captive turtle swims 37,000km from Africa to Australia to travel back home after 20 years

How far would you go to reach your own home? The answer is always simple. Each one of us, no ...

Historical big wave surf film & TV archive acquired

Historical big wave surf film & TV archive acquired

June 21: SOLANA BEACH, CA. Opper Films, home of the world’s largest historical surf film library, is stoked to announce ...

Paula Stafford, the Gold Coast designer who brought the bikini to Australia gone at 102

Paula Stafford, the Gold Coast designer who brought the bikini to Australia gone at 102

Iconic Gold Coast fashion designer Paula Stafford, who introduced the bikini to Australia, has died peacefully at the age of ...

THE NEW PLB - ISSUE 111 - Mick the Mighty Proofreader brings the inside info on what's in it

THE NEW PLB - ISSUE 111 - Mick the Mighty Proofreader brings the inside info on what's in it

Mighty Mick the Hyphen brings us his run-down on what lies between the covers of the newie: >> FEATURES SAND We can have ...

For surfers, ocean lovers, musicians, poets . . . .

For surfers, ocean lovers, musicians, poets . . . .

That was Then, This is Now is an evocative live music and surf film event featuring never-before-seen footage of surfing legends ...

This Styrofoam-eating ‘superworm’ could help solve the garbage crisis

This Styrofoam-eating ‘superworm’ could help solve the garbage crisis

A plump larva the length of a paper clip can survive on the material that makes Styrofoam. The organism, commonly ...

Butterflies that drink turtle tears

Butterflies that drink turtle tears

This has nothing at all to do with surfing but have you ever heard of anything more poetic? It happens ...

ADAM WINS THE CLAYTON NOSERIDER

ADAM WINS THE CLAYTON NOSERIDER

“Aww bullshit!” Adam Page yelled when we phoned him at work to say he’d won the handmade Clayton Dedicated Noserider ...

Famed Sydney beach 'washed away' by huge waves: 'Doesn't exist'

Famed Sydney beach 'washed away' by huge waves: 'Doesn't exist'

A mega southerly swell has been hammering Sydney and the east coast this past week, with many of the big ...

A particularly grisly mystery in the Pacific Nothwest – solved by science

A particularly grisly mystery in the Pacific Nothwest – solved by science

From the Strange Sea Stories file  - and a warning, this is a macabre story: Over the course of 12 years, a ...

This Kiwi bloke has helped give 460 dead whales a second life - as art

This Kiwi bloke has helped give 460 dead whales a second life - as art

When Hori Parata talks to a dead whale on a New Zealand beach, he welcomes it home. “It is returning ...

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