"Board," the book for those who dream of learning to surf

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Are you brisk approaching middle age? Have you dreamed of learning to surf? David Flanagan has a heavenly story of hope and freedom for you in his latest book “Board.”

Anyone can learn how to stand on a surfboard and ride a swell. Surfing has nothing to do with age, gender, or origin. It is…

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Maldivian surfers arrested for protecting surf breaks

Raalhugandu: the only surf spot in the region | Photo: Richard Kotch

A company of Maldivian surfers was arrested after protesting against the construction of a bridge that will connect the island of Malé to the Ibrahim Nasir International Airport, and will destroy the local surf stop.

Eleven protesters were taken into custody after swimming towards a tugboat…

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Pristine performances open the Volcom Pipe Pro 2016

Kai Rothman: vertical commitment | Photo: Bielmann

Round 1 has been completed at the Volcom Pipe Pro 2016. All tube riding specialists enjoyed eight-to-ten-foot barrels at Pipeline, on the North Shore of Oahu.

It’s the first marvel of the Qualifying Series (QS) season offering 3,000 points, and an impressive opportunity to start building the…

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Lucas Silveira and Isabella Nichols win the 2016 World Junior Championships

Lucas Silveira and Isabella Nichols: the 2016 world junior surfing champions | Photo: WSL/Poullenot

Lucas Silveira and Isabella Nichols have been crowned winners of the 2016 Ericeira World Junior Championships, at Ribeira d’Ilhas, in Portugal.

The finals got underway in clean three-to-four foot waves at the iconic European point break. The Brazilian surfer Lucas Silveira defeated Timothee…

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Billy Stairmand celebrates fifth New Zealand surfing title

Billy Stairmand: the New Zealand record of five titles that is held by Auckland surfers Wayne Parkes and Iain Buchanan | Photo: Mark Stevenson

Billy Stairmand has done it again. The surfer from Raglan claimed his third consecutive national title at the 2016 Billabong National Surfing Championships, held at Clair Beach, Dunedin, in New Zealand.

Despite the onshore breeze, the marvel’s finals got underway, and Stairmand rapidly took…

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The top surfers of the 2016 World Surf League

Michel Bourez: confirmed in the 2016 World Championship Tour | Photo: Cestari

Thirty-four male surfers and seventeen female surfers. The 2016 World Championship Tour roster has been defined.

We know the schedule, and we know the surfers. Everyone is ready to kick off the new surfing season. There are fresh new faces in both the Men’s and Women’s Dream Tour.

The 2016…

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The most significant (and uncommon) rules in competitive surfing

Surfing: there are uncommon rules for pro surfers | Photo: Bastien/Quiksilver

Professional surfing has its rules. Just like in any other sport, surfers must know what they can and can’t do to beat their opponents and win heats and contests.

Competitive surfing is full of hidden guidelines and directives. Athletes who are new to competitive surfing often make mistakes…

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