During the Manly Festival of Surfing, around town you may have seen some of these incredible works of art. They have been painted and sculpted by some of the best local artists and they need homes from Monday night – 30 November.

Quiksilver in Memory of Eddie Aikau Announces Invitees and Alternates

WAIMEA, Oahu/Hawaii (Tuesday, November 17, 2009) – launches today with the announcement of the 28 coveted Invitees and 24 Alternates to this year’s 25th Anniversary celebration of The Quiksilver In Memory of Eddie Aikau, fueled by Monster Energy. The ASP sanctioned event will be held on one day, between December 1, 2009 and February […]


Manly is definitely no stranger to surfboard displays. But take a walk around town from now until 9 November and you’ll see some pretty unusual looking ones in the windows of local shops and restaurants. These surfboards have been painted and sculpted by some of the best local artists and will be out on display […]

44 to 32: Brett Simpson On The New Face of ASP for 2010

HUNTINGTON BEACH, California (Wednesday, October 14, 2009) – The Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) is close to capping off the 2009 season and with the exciting changes set in place for ASP surfers for next year and beyond, Brett Simpson (Huntington Beach, CA), 24, current ASP WQS No. 6 and ASP Dream Tour hopeful, took […]

Morning of the Earth – LIVE at Manly

Buy tickets NOW or you could miss out!!! THE MORNING OF THE EARTH LIVE CONCERT EVENT North Head Sanctuary, North Head Scenic Drive, Manly Sunday November 8, 2009 – 4:30pm A worldwide icon of surfing, this seminal 70s surfing movie, Morning of the Earth, which was originally premiered at Manly Silver Screen Theatre in 1972, […]


Professional surfer Dave Rastovich initiates a bold environmental awareness campaign tomorrow from Byron Bay. Professional free-surfer and environmental campaigner David Rastovich will attempt an epic 700km ocean paddle from Byron Bay to Bondi Beach this October. The journey aims to follow the annual migration south of humpback whales and their calves while raising awareness of […]

Rasta To Train With Al Gore At Climate Project In Melbourne

Billabong Freesurfer David Rastovich has been selected from more than 2000 Australasian applicants to be trained by former US Vice President Al Gore at The Climate Project – Australia Asia Pacific Summit (A-P Summit) in Melbourne in 11 – 13 July. Building on the work of The Climate Project – Australia, the A-P Summit will […]

Walter Munk: father of the surf forecast

(This item was spotted on the New Scientist website by reporter Rob…) Walter Munk was never much of a surfer, but that hasn’t kept him from becoming a legend in the sport. An oceanographer by training, Munk has spent 67 years studying how waves form, how they travel and how they break when they hit […]