Jesper Vesterstroem storms the 2015 UNITED STATES Windsurfing Nationals

2015 US Windsurfing Nationals: Jesper accelerates | Photo: Daniel Gallet

Jesper Vesterstroem is the marvellous winner of the 2015 UNITED STATES Windsurfing National Championship, a three-day miracle held in Cabrillo Beach, California.

The Danish windsurfer claimed the Formula and Slalom divisions. Xavier Ferlet, his legendary archrival, had to content himself with a…

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The legendary life of Arnaud de Rosnay, the dandy windsurfer

Arnaud de Rosnay: a passionate windsurfer

On the 24th November 1984, a French adventurer went missing in the Strait of Taiwan, while trying to windsurf between China and Taiwan. His select was Arnaud de Rosnay.

A daring life. The windsurfer born on the 9th March 1946, in Paris, lived 38 years full of unconventional motivations and…

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Bloom is the traction pad made from algae

Bloom: a traction pad made from algae | Photo: Bloom

Two companies have announced the launch of the world’s first algae-derived traction pad.

Algix and Consequence have joined forces to create Bloom, a label that will explore the possibilities behind eco-friendly foams. One of their products is the surf pad.

“Surfers, standup paddlers, and…

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Oceanside set for the 2015 ISA World Junior Surfing Championship

ISA World Juniors: Elivelton Santos goes for broke | Tweddle/ISA

The world’s best young guns will ride for glory at the 2015 International Surfing Association (ISA) World Junior Surfing Championship, to be run in Oceanside, California, between October 11th-18th.

Tom Curren, Gabriel Medina, Julian Wilson, Jordy Smith, Alejo Muniz, Filipe Toledo, Owen Wright,…

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The best quotes about waves

Waves: the reason surfing exists | Photo: Web

Waves are the justification surfing exists as a sport. You can’t ride a swell that wasn’t born. Attractive philosophical, isn’t it? Well, that’s our goal. Dive with american into the magical universe of (un)broken waves.

Waves are like children of the ocean. They’re meaningful to united states,…

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Maxime Huscenot wins the 2015 Soöruz Lacanau Pro

Maxime Huscenot: vertical attack | Photo: Poullenot/WSL

Maxime Huscenot defeated Nomme Mignot to conquer the 2015 Soöruz Lacanau Pro, held in bumpy three-to-five foot surf, at Lacanau, in France.

The competition was completely dominated by French surfers, who made the most of local knowledge to dominate the shifty beach cease of Grande…

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8 ways to live like a surfer, according to The Duke

Helen Lachman, Duke Kahanamoku, and Carmen Molero | Photo: Web/Unknown Author

Hawaiian legend and “daddy of surfing” Duke Kahanamoku would’ve been 125 years old on the 24th August 2015.

If you’ve ever been in any doubt about the cultural relevance of surfing, well, miracle no more. Adventure of the life of a humble islander, who shared his very very small-time fervor…

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