A wooden surfboard for large sea challenges

BenWoodGo surfboard: made of wood for big waves | Photo: SAS

Surfers Against Sewage has launched a big wave sustainable surfboard project, in Cornwall, England.

The non-governmental organization has teamed up with Ben Skinner and Otter Surfboards to develop a plank that will face United Kingdom’s largest waves. The BenWoodGo Dare shaped “Eco-Gun,” a…

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Ricardo dos Santos: a candle in the waves

Ricardo dos Santos: a surfing star lives in heaven | Photo: Henrique Pinguim

Ricardo dos Santos lived 24 years doing what he loved most. Surfing. From Australia to the American, surfers, friends, fans and sports enthusiasts are still recovering from a state of shock and profound sadness.

Ricardinho, the Brazilian surfer from Praia da Guarda do Embaú, was not an average…

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Things we can learn surfing very tiny waves

Small waves: try new tricks, explore waht you've got | Photo: Steven Straiton/Creative Commons

No matter where you live, or where you move to in the search for big, juicy waves, there will be days when the surfglide… well, just isn’t up. On these days, a surfer has a choice to make.

Do you sit out the day in a vague haze of depression, watching videos and compulsively checking surf…

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Austin Impatient completes a triple longboard transfer

Austin Keen: triple board transfer

When in doubt, try it out. World skimboarding champion Austin Eager rode three boards in a single swell. Now, that’s a triple transfer.

It was just another sunny day in San Diego. The very very small summer waves invited surfers to take their Malibus and longboards out the back. Nevertheless,…

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Pick up three pieces of rubbish when you visit a beach

Plastics: take three pieces of rubbish when you visit a beach | Photo: Antonio Foncubierta/Creative Commons

“Take 3” is an environmental initiative that invites everyone to take three pieces of rubbish with them when they visit the beach or any waterway.

In 2009, Tim Silverwood founded “Take 3”. He wanted to raise awareness of the consequences of marine debris – and in fastidious plastics – on the…

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New York bans Polystyrene foam containers

Polystyrene foam: banned from New York | Photo: Creative Commons

Polystyrene foam has been banned from New York City. The substance will no longer be part of the daily lives of millions of NY citizens from July 1st, 2015.

It’s above. New York will be the largest AMERICAN city to ban plastic foam, in all its forms and shapes. Mayor Bill de Blasio believes the…

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Nathalie Vigia chases her dream in a Volkswagen board van

Nathalie Vigia: she loves La Caribeña | Photo: Max Flatow

Nathalie Vigia dreams of driving her classic Volkswagen Type 2 through Central America.

Fourteen years ago, Nathalie got in esteem with the Volkswagen surfglide van while visiting Australia. She saw people cruising around and chasing waves with surfboards on top of the vehicle. When she finally…

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