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  • Winter Warmerland: Testing the tech specs of 5 new suits

    WETSUITS: This season we look at five suits and their tech features. The suits are the Body Glove Red Cell, the Buell RB2, the Saint Jacques Stan and Victor models and the Vapor zipperless suit by Body Glove. Each of the wetsuits have very different features and constructions. This article is designed for the consumer to check in on the suits we reviewed and gain knowledge about what suit might work best for their needs.

  • Wavegarden Cove to open in Paris – Olympics to follow?

    WAVEPOOLS: Former Rip Curl General Manager of Operations and surf industry veteran Baptiste Caulonque has pumped out blood, sweat and tears these past few years to cement an ambitious project transforming a space near Paris to become the next European surfing hub. Already having locked in Wavegarden Cove technology, the project could even go on to host Olympic surfing.

  • Conner Coffin victorious at Vans World Cup

    WSL QS: The final day of the Vans World Cup, event No. 2 of the Vans Triple Crown of Surfing and concluding World Surf League (WSL) Qualifying Series (QS) event of the year, saw multiple victories spread success across several surfers, including Conner Coffin (USA) who became the first Californian to take the event win, and Benji Brand (HAW) who earned the WSL Hawaii/Tahiti Nui Regional Champion title.

  • Tyler Wright claims second World Surf League world title

    WSL CT: Today, Tyler Wright, 23, earned her second World Title after a big day of competition at the final event of the 2017 World Surf League Championship Tour, the Maui Women's Pro. Honolua Bay delivered beautiful, five-to-seven foot (1.5 - 2.1 metre) waves as the swell filled in throughout the morning, which offered pristine conditions for the competitors. Massi

  • How Epic Was It? Late Season Maldives Wrap Up

    BLOGS-TRAVEL: A persistent south-westerly wind and some slow moving storms tried to hamper the late season in the Maldives but with regular pulses of swell those in the know scored big time. From south to north, there are so many options it’s just a matter of knowing where to go and getting there. .

  • Tyler & Steph advance as Sally stumbles at Maui Women's Pro

    WSL CT: The final event of the 2017 World Surf League Championship Tour, the Maui Women's Pro, saw a dramatic day for the World Title race with big upsets to start Round 1. Honolua Bay delivered clean, four-to-six foot (1.5 - 2 metre) swell for the world’s best surfers to battle for the coveted 2017 World Title.

  • Honolua Blomfield has just won the inaugural Taiwan Open

    LONGBOARD: In a historical day of surfing at the Taiwan Open World Longboard Championship, 18-year-old Hawaiian sensation Honolua Blomfield has won the Women’s division and with it become the 2017 World Longboard Champion.

  • Who is the first Brazilian to win the Hawaiian Pro? It's Filipe

    WSL QS: Filipe Toledo earned a huge victory in Hawaii today and became the first Brazilian to win the Hawaiian Pro, a World Surf League Qualifying Series 10,000 and the first event of the Vans Triple Crown of Surfing on Oahu’s North Shore. Runner up Griffin Colapinto also had a momentous day and q

  • Wetsuit Test: Body Glove Red Cell slant zip fullsuit

    WETSUIT-REVIEW: At its most basic, the Red Cell infrared insulation is a polyester resin material that redirects heat from your body, back into your skin and muscles. Infrared performance and recovery sportswear is big business. There is an algae bloom of sporting clothes using this tech for pro athletes as well as average Joes and Janes with claims are that muscles are looser and energised from the material during strenuous periods.

  • Is this the best wavepool tech yet? 360 degree wave making

    WAVEPOOLS: It’s not Kelly’s Wave, and it’s not Wavegarden. Operating from a central hub that spits out sets 360 degrees to all directions, the new tech sends out sets of varying sizes to waiting reefs, points and bays built within a man-made lake. Visualize a stone dropping in a pond with waves radiating outward.

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Reece Pacheco named executive director for WSL Pure
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Sanuk & Surfrider Foundation announce collaboration
Taylor Jensen does America proud with third world title
Orca launches latest coffee table book in "Waves" series
Trashed cars turned into surfboards by SkunkWorks Surf Co.
Reece Pacheco named executive director for WSL Pure
Sanchez, Blancada claim victory at the Oakley Pro Baler
Sanuk & Surfrider Foundation announce collaboration
Taylor Jensen does America proud with third world title
Orca launches latest coffee table book in "Waves" series
Trashed cars turned into surfboards by SkunkWorks Surf Co.

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