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  • 5 products to protect you from sharks while surfing

    23 May, 2016 - SHARKS: This summer could go down as the first “shark-deterrent” surf season as consumers now have access to several anti-shark devices. Recent commercial developments now make it possible to kit-out your surfboard in a variety of devices...

  • Interview: Marlon Lipke from World Tour to world business

    22 May, 2016 - INTERVIEWS: Goofy footer Marlon Lipke honed his skills in the reefs and beaches of Portugal and in 2008 he became the first German to ever qualify for the World Tour. A polyglot (and what European travelling pro isn’t?) he earned a reputation as a fierce stick-to-it warrior who never quits.

  • John John Florence ousts Freestone to win the Oi Rio Pro

    19 May, 2016 - WSL CT: John John Florence has blitzed his way to victory at the Oi Rio Pro in four-to-six-foot surf at Postinho. Florence beat Jack Freestone in front of a capacity crowd that saw Brazil's Adriano de Souza and event favorite Gabriel Medina defeated...

  • Medina scores another 10 as Oi Rio Pro runs Rounds 3 & 4

    18 May, 2016 - WSL CT: The Oi Rio Pro continued to witness heated match-ups and surprise eliminations in men’s Rounds 3, 4 and 5. The world’s best battled for a place in the Quarterfinals in four-to-six foot waves at Postinho.

  • Tyler Wright ousts Sally Fitzgibbons to claim Oi Rio Pro

    17 May, 2016 - WSL CT: Tyler Wright has defeated Sally Fitzgibbons to win the 2016 Oi Rio Pro. The fourth stop on the 2016 Samsung Galaxy WSL Championship Tour was run in jumbled two-to-three foot (1 metre) waves at Postinho

  • Moore & Defay triumph: Just two heats run and done today in Rio

    15 May, 2016 - WSL CT: The Oi Rio Pro completed the two remaining heats of women’s Round 4 in three-to-four foot conditions at Postinho. Carissa Moore, three-time WSL Champion, eliminated injury replacement Bronte Macaulay

  • Medina logs near-perfect heat in front of mad throngs at Oi Rio

    14 May, 2016 - WSL CT: The Oi Rio Pro continued to witness outstanding performances with the completion of men’s Round 2 and the opening two heats of women’s Round 4. The Oi Rio Pro, saw the world’s best compete to avoid elimination from the event in solid 4 to 6 foot (1 - 2 metre) waves at Postinho.

  • The Oi Rio Pro runs wild through women's rounds 2 & 3

    11 May, 2016 -WSL CT: The Oi Rio Pro, the fourth stop on the 2016 Samsung Galaxy WSL Championship Tour, continued today with Women’s Rounds 2 and 3 in four-to-five foot waves at Grumari Beach. The day’s action saw top seeds storm through Round 3 and earn a pass directly into the Quarterfinals.

  • Wildcards, rookies, replacements fare well Day 1 of Oi Rio Pro

    10 May, 2016 - WSL CT: The Oi Rio Pro kicked off today with Round 1 of the men’s and women’s events in punchy four-to-six foot waves at Grumari Beach. Today’s Round 1 further ensconced the unpredictable nature of the sport, and this season in particular, with the Brazilian establishment, wildcards, rookies and replacements dominating the opening day’s affairs.

  • The Ballrash Battle: 24 board shorts reviewed for 2016

    8 May, 2016 - GEAR-REVIEW: Why are surfers such whiners these past few decades? Can’t we all deal with a little ball rash in summer? Talk to those 1970s dudes who lived in a pair of sailboat canvas short-shorts all summer. Those board shorts were made to last but rubbed many a man raw after only a couple of hours.

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Instagram meets Waze for new surf report app from Israel
HIF Yamba Surfing Festival to begin this weekend
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Kelly Slater’s wave pool makes major media rounds in the U.S.
Clean, small surf completes the BLU Porthcawl Log Classic
GoPro and Red Bull partner for cross-promotion deal
Fun, glassy surf wraps up Bali Flyingfish event by Volcom
HIF Yamba Surfing Festival to begin this weekend
Q: Who gets Kelly's wavepool? A: The World Surf League
Kelly Slater’s wave pool makes major media rounds in the U.S.
Clean, small surf completes the BLU Porthcawl Log Classic
GoPro and Red Bull partner for cross-promotion deal
Fun, glassy surf wraps up Bali Flyingfish event by Volcom

Videos

Magic sandbars of southwest France turn on for one day

The perfect COMBUSTION in Landes, southwestern France.

Jordy Lawler has a couple of fun runs around North Narra
Gold, Kemper, Brand and crew score monster swell in Fiji
Seb Smart finds an aquatic Lanzarote skate park
The Volcom Totally Crustaceous Tour Champs hit Narrabeen
Mason Ho's sampler platter of surf and surfboards

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Gear

Magneto launch the Cold- Pressed Bamboo Cruiser
Surf-specific skin care line launches to treat sunburn, rash, more
Sharkbanz launches the first magnetic shark deterrent
Bootieleash, the first product solution for wetsuit leg creep
The original key safe KEYPOD launches the 5Gs
Captain Fin mixes design and performance Captain Fin