Nic Lamb wins the Titans of Mavericks

Nic Lamb: he won the Titans of Mavericks with steep drops | Photo: Candas/Red Bull

Nic Lamb has conquered the inaugural edition of the Titans of Mavericks, at Half Moon Bay, in Northern California.

The big swell invitational got underway in 20-to-30-foot surf and light onshore winds. There were air drops, injuries, vertical commitments, shark sightings, and unexpected freak…

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Chris de Aboitiz goes surfing with dogs with behavior problems

Chris de Aboitiz: the Australian surf dog trainer

Dog trainer and canine lover Chris de Aboitiz has proved that his puppies may soon join the World Surf League pros.

Some surf dogs are greater than others. In fact, there’s one man that is taking canine surfing to a whole new level. His name is Chris de Aboitiz, an experienced Australian…

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Gold Coast ready for the 2016 Samsung Galaxy Championship Tour

Quiksilver Pro Gold Coast: Bede Durbidge is out due to injury | Photo: Quiksliver

Welcome to the 2016 Samsung Galaxy Championship Tour. The world’s best male and female surfers will battle for the initial points at the Quiksilver and Roxy Pro Gold Coast, in Snapper Rocks, Australia.

Adriano de Souza followed Gabriel Medina’s footsteps and took the 2015 world title. He will…

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Do windsurfers really need the gym?

Windsurfing: staying fit is never easy | Photo: Carter/PWA

Why can’t we just increase our core strength by doing stand-up paddleboarding or windsurf as much as possible to stay fit? Health and fitness expert Henrik Beyer answers these banal workout questions.

Can’t we just do some squats, push-ups, and crunches on the beach (or at home) to increase our…

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Haydenshapes opens a surf shop like no other

Haydenshapes Flagship Store: surf shops are changing | Photo: HS

Should surfboards be treated like high fashion items? Why not? Australian surfboard crew Haydenshapes has opened its flagship shop in Sydney. And it’s shockingly superb.

Surfboards. Where are they now? Where will they be in the future? Hayden Cox is redefining the way we enjoy the surf mall…

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Jason Polakow is the first windsurfer to ride Nazaré

Jason Polakow: he always wanted to ride Nazaré | Bardos/Red Bull

Jason Polakow has become the first windsurfer to ride the big swell of Nazaré, in Portugal.

The Australian swell sailor has finally fulfilled his longtime dream of riding a windsurf board on the monstrous liquid cliffs of Praia do Norte, the spot usually reserved for surfing, bodyboarding and,…

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Oceans will contain more weight of plastics than fish by 2050

Plastics: by 2050 oceans will contain more weight of plastics than fish | Photo: Bledowski/BigStockPhoto

A recital by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation concluded that by 2050 oceans will contain more weight of plastics than fish.

“The New Plastics Economy: Rethinking the future of plastics” is the result of a three-year study of the powerful global plastic industry. In the next 20 years, the use of…

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