Wellington Airport Manage Tower will change color with the wind

Wellington Airport Control Tower: it will display different colors depending on wind speed and direction | Photo: Airways New Zealand

The Wellington Airport will build a new air traffic control tower that appears to lean into Wellington’s prevailing northerly wind.

The 32-meter-high tower will thin at an angle of 12.5 degrees, considerably more than the eminent Tower of Pisa, in Italy, which only leans four degrees. But the…

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Underwater archaeologists discover 5,000-year-old wave route

Akrotiri Frescoes: Mediterranean commerce in the Bronze Age

Scientists from the Selcuk University (SU) have discovered a 5,000-year-old shipping sea route in the eastern Mediterranean Swell.

The underwater archaeologists found harbors, shipwrecks, shipyards and anchoring spots shut Mersin, a city located in the south of Turkey. They believe they’ve…

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Surfers take off on "Psychic Migrations"

Psychic Migrations: the surf turned upside down | Photo: Volcom

Eighteen surfers have embarked on a few “Psychic Migrations,” Volcom’s latest surf event into the wild spots of the West Indies, East Indies, Australia, Polynesia, Central and South America.

The movie was directed by Ryan Thomas, and it was shot in multiple uninhabited and remote sea peaks…

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Antoine Delpero crowned 2015 European Longboard champion

Antoine Delpero: hanging five at Vieux Boucau | Photo: WSL

Antoine Delpero and Alice Lemoigne have been crowned the 2015 European Longboard champions, at Vieux Boucau, in France.

Delpero defeated Timothee Creignou in the final heat of the Longboard Pro Vieux Boucau and overtook brother Edouard in the rankings to win the overall title.

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Australia opens the Aerial Surf Skate Training Facility

AIS Aerial Surf Skate Training Facility: skate more, surf better | Photo: Surfing Australia

Surfing Australia has announced the opening of an innovative AIS Aerial Surf Skate Training Facility.

The new facility is an addition to the Hurley High Performance Centre (HPC) located in Casuarina Beach, New South Wales, and it will help Australian surfers boost and improve their aerial…

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Is the image of windsurfing undermining the sport?

Windsurfing: is there a future for professional sailors? | Photo: Carter/PWA

What is the public image of windsurfers and windsurfing as a sport? How can the windsurfing industry grow and how can professional sailors get increased salaries?

Windsurfing, as a sport and industry, is in a peculiar situation. The world’s most popular windsurf brands are forced to expand…

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Philip Soltysiak is the 2015 AWSI Male Windsurfer of the Year

Philip Soltysiak: Canada's windsurfing star | Photo: Carter/PWA

Philip Soltysiak has been considered “Male Windsurfer of the Year” 2015 by the Association of Wind and Water Sports Industries (AWSI).

The Canadian windsurfer has had a busy year. He competed in the PWA World Tour, won the AMERICAN Freestyle Windsurfing Championships, and placed in the top five…

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