KLM and Air France will transport surfboards for free

KLM: take your surf gear on board instead of a suitcase | Photo: KLM

KLM is welcoming surfboards on all intercontinental flights. For free.

The Royal Dutch Airlines has announced that it will carry surf equipment on all KLM, and all Air France operated flights. The oldest airline in the planet has even set up a site for their new surfer friends…

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Storm surf at the 2015 Moche Rip Curl Pro Portugal

Brett Simpson: strong performance in Peniche | Photo: Poullenot/WSL

Six quarterfinalists have been decided at the 2015 Moche Rip Curl Pro Portugal, in Peniche.

The competition moved to the backup site of Molhe Leste, where pro surfers battled strong currents, shifty peaks, onshore winds, and waves in the three-to-eight-foot anger.

Jeremy Flores seemed…

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Remi Petersen steals the O’Neill Jackpot 2015

Remi Petersen: a Benelux surfing star | Photo: Rekkab/SurfBenelux

Remi Petersen has taken out the O’Neill Jackpot 2015, held in Scheveningen, Netherlands.

Waves are a scarce resource, especially if you’re a passionate surfer-citizen living in Belgium, Netherlands, and Luxembourg (Benelux). However, that doesn’t mean they can’t crown national surfing…

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Big sea surfing season opens in Nazaré

Pedro Scooby: riding mountains in Nazaré | Photo: Vitor Estrelinha/WSL

The big swell surf stop of Praia do Norte, in Nazaré, Portugal, has woken up. The winter season is coming up, and the legendary rides are about to kick in.

After enjoying a remarkable 2014/2015 season in the giant liquid mountains, German hellman Sebastian Steudtner is back in the Portuguese…

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Orlando’s Skyplex will feature three standing swell pools

Skyplex: Orlando will have three standing wave pools in 2018 | Photo: AWM

Us Sea Machines (AWM) announced the construction of the first surf park in the sky. The Skyplex entertainment complex will feature three standing sea pools in Orlando, Florida.

The theme park capital of the world will pump waves ten stories up at Skyplex, thanks to AMW’s SurfStream technology….

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Nazaré will host the Red Chargers big sea surfing competition

Praia do Norte: the Red Chargers will take on Nazaré | Photo: CMN/VEstrelinha

The inaugural Mercedes-AMG Red Chargers will hit Praia do Norte, in Nazaré, in Portugal. The new big sea surfing holiday may be run between November 3rd, 2015, and February 29th, 2016.

Garrett McNamara will host the competition, but he will also be part of the contest. Hugo Vau, Andrew Cotton,…

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