Albee Layer survives a dangerous wipeout at Jaws

Albee Layer: falling into the abyss

Albee Layer suffered a massive wipeout at Jaws, Maui. He will be out of the water for while.

The Hawaiian big swell hellman has had a fantastic season at Peahi but, this time, the beast sea almost claimed his life. Layer knew there wouldn’t be enough sea to run “The Eddie,” so he stayed in Maui…

Read the original post: Albee Layer survives a dangerous wipeout at Jaws

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…

More here: Maxime Huscenot wins the 2015 Soöruz Lacanau Pro

Wind surfer take over Jaws

Jaws is one of the most dangerous big swell spots in the world. The iconic Peahi surfboard cease is usually controlled by a committed group of surfers but,…

Visit SurferToday.com for the full story.
http://www.surfertoday.com/windsurfin

See the rest here: Wind surfer take over Jaws

Sebastian Kordel sweeps the 2014 Formula Windsurfin European Championships

2014 Formula Windsurfing European Championships: welcome Viganj, Croatia

Sebastian Kordel is the new 2014 Formula Windsurfin European champion. The 23-year-old sailor from Germany discarded a fifth place in the final game held in Viganj, Croatia.

Kordel was also crowned winner of the Open Croatian Championship, leaving Casper Bouman and Philip Korczycki in the…

Read more: Sebastian Kordel sweeps the 2014 Formula Windsurfin European Championships

Surfrider Foundation celebrates 30th anniversary

Oceans: they inspire Surfrider Foundation since 1984 | Photo: Ishtaure Dawn

The Surfrider Foundation was founded in 1984 by a trio of surfers, in Malibu, California. In thirty years, the organization changed the perception of the world’s oceans, waves and beaches.

On the 22nd August, 1984, there were no mobile phones or internet. Communications were slower, but…

Originally posted here: Surfrider Foundation celebrates 30th anniversary

Styrofoam food containers banned in Washington DC

Styrofoam container: banned from Washington DC

The citizens of Washington, D.C. will no longer see styrofoam containers in their daily lives. The City Council passed the “Sustainable D.C. Omnibus Act of 2014.”

As of January 1, 2016, D.C. restaurants, supermarkets and food trucks will no longer be allowed to give customers single-use serving…

View post: Styrofoam food containers banned in Washington DC

Surfers in the lineup with Adaptive Surfglide Project | Local Specification …

The lineup is the edge of potential. It's that mystical swath of the ocean about 100 yards out where waves cease and surfers wait.

Read the rest here: Surfers in the lineup with Adaptive Surfglide Project | Local Specification …