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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Kelly Slater’s man-made swell will be 100 percent powered by solar energy

Kelly Slater Wave Company: 100 percent powered by solar energy

The first surf pool developed by the Kelly Slater Swell Group (KSWC) will be 100 percent powered by solar energy.

The Pacific Gas and Electric Squad (PG&E) announced that the Kelly Slater Wave Crew is one of the first businesses in California to join the firm’s Solar Choice program.

PG&E’s…

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Kelly Slater saves mommy and son from freak sea

Kelly Slater: riding at the Quiksilver in Memory of Eddie Aikau in 2009 | Photo: ASP/Cestari

Kelly Slater has saved a baby and his mother from being dragged out to swell at Waimea Bay, on the North Shore of Oahu, Hawaii.

But the story could have ended differently if the Quiksilver in Memory of Eddie Aikau 2015/2016 had gotten underway. We explain: if the big swell surfing milestone…

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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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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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Too big to be true: Aaron Gold rides one of the biggest waves ever paddled

Aaron Gold: the biggest wave ever paddled

The big swell surfing boys have – once again – raised the bar. And Aaron Gold has just ridden the biggest sea ever paddled at Jaws/Peahi, in Maui.

The iconic Hawaiian surf cease has been on fire. And with El Niño kicking in, some of the world’s best big-swell warriors are scoring big time….

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Ecuadorian big sea surfer dies riding Manta

Aurelio Prieto: competing at the ISA World Masters Surfing Championship | Photo: Gonzales/ISA

Ecuadorian big swell surfer Aurelio Prieto has passed away while surfing two-meter waves in Manta, Ecuador.

“The Negro,” 54, was catching waves with a few fellow surfers when a sneaky swell broke and dragged them around. According to the witnesses, Prieto was pulled into the bottom of the…

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