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The original mixed tape - Episode 16 of Crescent Swells – track list, tune in for a listen, anytime, anywhere

The original mixed tape - Episode 16 of Crescent Swells – track list, tune in for a listen, anytime, anywhere

“This week is a really special show as it’s the original 2002 Crescent Swells mix Cassette/CD I made for all our friends that we went on holiday with to Crescent Head. “The night before we all departed the Northern Beaches I ...


The Midget Farrelly footage from the 1963 film Strictly Hot

The Midget Farrelly footage from the 1963 film Strictly Hot

This segment lifted from the Dale Davis movie Strictly Hot is only a minute and a half long and was ...

“Legends of Surf” heading to Bondi

“Legends of Surf” heading to Bondi

From Andrew McKinnon: Legends of Surf 72 Exhibition 2022 drops in on the Bondi Pavilion with Rabbit Bartholomew. Legends of Surf ...

Kelly’s wave in La Quinta defeated

Kelly’s wave in La Quinta defeated

WavePool mag editor’s note: Pick almost any town and you’ll find “that one building that somehow got through code.” It’s big. ...

New book:

New book: "SURF LIFE - Women Who Live to Surf and Create"

This book unexpectedly landed on our desk recently, and what an exceptional publication. With fine profiles and great photos of 27 ...

Hawaiian leis and aloha at Martin Luther King Jr. march on

Hawaiian leis and aloha at Martin Luther King Jr. march on "Bloody Sunday" in the Deep South, 1965

From the I Didn’t Know That file: In Alabama on March 21, 1965, Martin Luther King Jr., John Lewis and other ...

Episode 15 of Crescent Swells – track list, tune in for a listen, anytime, anywhere

Episode 15 of Crescent Swells – track list, tune in for a listen, anytime, anywhere

Surf music! From DJ David bell: “We cover music both old and new, chat about the artists, and featured movie this ...

Former surfing champ dies after alleged one-punch assault. RIP Chris Davidson.

Former surfing champ dies after alleged one-punch assault. RIP Chris Davidson.

Tragic news with much-admired “Davo” dying after an alleged assault outside a pub at South West Rocks. However this happened, it's ...

BARZ OPTICS - LATEST WINNERS

BARZ OPTICS - LATEST WINNERS

Every issue of the mag we pull four random international subscribers out of the hat for pairs of Barz sunglasses ...

For this royal public holiday: Flashback to Edward, Prince of Wales, surfing Hawaii in 1920

For this royal public holiday: Flashback to Edward, Prince of Wales, surfing Hawaii in 1920

This is the bounder who abdicated the crown, which was soon to lead to Elizabeth II inheriting the big gig. Anyway, here's ...

This wondrous ocean – photographing the world’s underwater marvels

This wondrous ocean – photographing the world’s underwater marvels

“Sharks are the least of it,” says longtime National Geographic photo editor Kathy Moran when asked about the challenges of photographing underwater. ...

The Byron Bay Surf Festival wrap up & results

The Byron Bay Surf Festival wrap up & results

News from the BBSF: If you wanted proof that the Byron Bay Surf Festival is well connected with the surf gods, ...

Episodes 13 & 14 of Crescent Swells – check out the track list, tune in for a listen, anytime, anywhere

Episodes 13 & 14 of Crescent Swells – check out the track list, tune in for a listen, anytime, anywhere

Surf music! Shows 13 & 14 have dropped. From DJ David bell: “We cover music both old and new, chat ...

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 Ian "Gumshoe" Lording.  SOME BACKGROUND & ORIGINAL NOTES: Clip description This ...

Beware the Blob

Beware the Blob

From Nat Geo: Marine heat waves are on the rise. What are these blobs of hot water? The water began warming in ...

Big Wednesday is back

Big Wednesday is back

From the California Surf Museum: It’s been four years since we have seen them at CSM. One of our favourite ...

Billionaire no more: Patagonia founder gives away the company

Billionaire no more: Patagonia founder gives away the company

There have been baggings and doubters on Twitter, FB, and Instagram (of course) since this news came out yesterday, but ...

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