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Michaela Sutherland’s Nev Hyman short doco - and why she did it

Michaela Sutherland’s Nev Hyman short doco - and why she did it

This is the second short doco we’ve run of Michaela’s, the first was with he granddad, the pioneering Queensland surfer and surf photographer Mal Sutherland. She keeps it snappy by editing out her questions, so it’s just the subject talking ...


Free surf movies for a month from Steve Cleveland

Free surf movies for a month from Steve Cleveland

Yep, freebies from the big hairy bloke behind A Paradigm Shift, Another State of Mind, Fresh Fruit For Rotten Vegetables ...

Virus? Burleigh and Gold Coast beaches busy for Easter

Virus? Burleigh and Gold Coast beaches busy for Easter

From 7 News: Queenslanders have flocked to the sand on Good Friday, with many seemingly unconcerned about following social distancing ...

Two surprising videos and a story from the Alpine Coast of Austria

Two surprising videos and a story from the Alpine Coast of Austria

Expat Australian John Chapman is a long-time reader of PLB who these days lives and works in Austria, and who ...

Indigo and Salt are pulling the pin for a while, one week left, check out the site

Indigo and Salt are pulling the pin for a while, one week left, check out the site

Indigo and Salt is an all women's sustainable online surf store for all women around the globe. It is run by ...

2020 Nikon Surf Photo of the Year

2020 Nikon Surf Photo of the Year

From Nikon Australia: Ren McGann was awarded the Surf Photo of the Year Award with his image ‘The Right’, while ...

Time Capsule: The Nat, Bob and George at Noosa section from

Time Capsule: The Nat, Bob and George at Noosa section from "High On a Cool Wave"

Bob Evans’  classic fifth film. This short is from Australia’s National Film & Sound Archive: January 1968 - the clip and the curator’s ...

A six-minute visit to the recent past in San Sebastian and their annual single-fin classic

A six-minute visit to the recent past in San Sebastian and their annual single-fin classic

From Hawaii Donostia: “Ey brothers and sisters! We want to share with you our video of the Single Fin Classic ...

Fine artist and shaper Daryn McBride offers free colouring-in pages and activities for children of all ages

Fine artist and shaper Daryn McBride offers free colouring-in pages and activities for children of all ages

Says Daryn from across the ditch: “Hey I’ve done a webpage with free colouring-in pages, books and activities for people ...

The view from the LA Times: California’s beach closures offer a glimpse of the likely future

The view from the LA Times: California’s beach closures offer a glimpse of the likely future

There’s nothing like a global pandemic to remind us of what we truly value. As mortality rates and economic upheaval fill the headlines, we ...

Wood boards and sweet waves - a 14-minute film from South Island, New Zealand – Xylo Woodcraft

Wood boards and sweet waves - a 14-minute film from South Island, New Zealand – Xylo Woodcraft

Film & edit by Jono Smit: “This is a story about developing a craft. Michael Gilling has been creating wooden ...

Sewage from San Onofre nuclear plant spills a mile out to sea

Sewage from San Onofre nuclear plant spills a mile out to sea

They’re dismantling the nuclear plant but it’s no easy job, and now 7000 gallons of jobbies have spilled into the ...

Join Patagonia Australia on Wed. April 8 at 8pm AEDT for a special online screening of ‘Never Town’

Join Patagonia Australia on Wed. April 8 at 8pm AEDT for a special online screening of ‘Never Town’

Patagonia Global Activist Dave Rastovich and renowned surf journalist Sean Doherty are set to host a Facebook screening, responding to your questions and comments as the film ...

Nixon didn’t surf, but he golfed with a couple of surfer stoners

Nixon didn’t surf, but he golfed with a couple of surfer stoners

From SHACC: A while back my friend Tom and I were playing golf at Shorecliffs in San Clemente. When we ...

THE NEW ISSUE OF PLB – so what’s in it? Mick the Mighty Proofreader brings the inside info

THE NEW ISSUE OF PLB – so what’s in it? Mick the Mighty Proofreader brings the inside info

The new issue of PLB is now in newsagents nationally, Australian subcribers have their copies, and all our international subscribers should have their ...

One year on – David “Baddy” Treloar - a 40-minute tribute film by Di Ellis

One year on – David “Baddy” Treloar - a 40-minute tribute film by Di Ellis

“That laugh and passion will always be missed. But we know his spirit is always here. “One year on ... RIP ...

Umm two people exercising? Should we still be surfing during the coronavirus?

Umm two people exercising? Should we still be surfing during the coronavirus?

From the ABC: Surfers around Australia are rightly asking 'is it still okay to surf?' Under the latest rules about public gatherings, ...

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