SUP expression session © Waterman League
Some of the world's best hit Turtle Bay for the expression session
Surf News, 6 February. The first day of the Sunset Beach Pro presented by Malibu and Starboard and in association with Maui Jim saw a beautiful day here at Turtle Bay Resort. It all started with an amazing Na Kama Youth Clinic, hosted by Founder and Champion Surfer, Duane DeSoto on the beautiful east side of Turtle Bay.
50 young kids from the area congregrated for an incredible ocean sports experience with amongst the World's best Stand Up Paddle surfers and Na Kama Kai Volunteers.
Surfer, the Bar presents Talk Story Series ftg. Hawaiian waterman Kai Lenny | Hosted by Jodi Wilmott
This Wednesday nite...Visit Surfer the Bar's website for upcoming events.
Kai Lenny was born and raised in Maui, Hawaii into a water family that loves being in the ocean in all conditions! Kai started surfing when he was just 4 years old, windsurfing at 6 years old, Stand Up Paddling, Kitesurfing, Tow-in Surfing and Foil boarding all by the age of 9 years. Just following his 18th birthday, Kai has marked his name in history on the Stand Up World Tour, winning the 2011 World Championships, the Torche, France Pro and the Sunset Beach Pro.
COOLANGATTA, Queensland/Australia (Monday, 6 February, 2012) – 2011 ASP World Champion Taylor Jensen (USA) showed why he is the best in the business with a near perfect performance in the final of the ASP Open Men’s Division of the Hyundai Tour event at Sandy Bay, Whangarei, New Zealand.
Jensen’s opening ride was a near flawless 9.0 (out of a possible 10) and the smooth natural footer linked a long hang ten nose ride with a number of fin-waft re-entries to take the lead in the heat held in 1 – 1.5 meter waves.
Pic: Taylor Jensen 2011 ASP World Longboard Champion starts 2012 on top.
Red Bull has put together a little look-back at Carissa Moore's 2011 title campaign, and here's episode 1.
As supplemental viewing material Janos Palko has also included cool clip of Carissa doing some step offs somewhere south of the boarder with Red Bull coach Shane Beschen.
Just over half a century ago...Philip Edwards became the first surfer to ride real Banzai Pipeline, in Hawaii, back in 1961. Phil, also known as "The Guayule Kid", was born on the 10th June 1938, in Long Beach, California.
Before completing 10 year of age, Phil Edwards was already feeling the attractionof water, ocean and waves. In those days, California was the Mecca of international surfing. The US West Coast had everything for everyone. Waves of all types, a vivid surf culture and an emerging surf industry.
In Dana Point, California, surfers tried to impress spectators with serious wave riding stunts at the famous surf break of Killer Dana, a spot for experienced watermen. Killer Dana was "the" surf spot where you might became the most influential surfer of all time, in a matter of day.
We had some fun days in January on here on Oahu, Hawaii. Feels like when waves were big, we had contests... so mostly fun size waves on this free surf sessions webisode.
Enjoy the video!
Novus Swell was started to highlight Hawaii grom surfers.
It was originally started as an online magazine but we found out kids don't read the articles but just watching the videos... so we've decided to do videos episodes (webisodes) every Tuesday.
Enjoy and let us know how we can improve!
-- Kaz Sano --
Tyler Hollmer-Cross, Shipstern Bluff © Andrew Chrisholm
Surfing Life's Oakley Big Wave AwardsUnderground hell-men join veterans in the running for Surfing Life's Oakley Big Wave Awards
Surf News, 1 February- Australia’s most prestigious huge-surf challenge is once again up for grabs, along with $35,000 in prizemoney, as the finalists have been announced in Surfing Life’s Oakley Big Wave Awards. Huge, crazy rides have been thrown into the mix from renowned big-wave chargers like current Biggest Wave champ Mark Mathews, former Awardee Marti Paradisis, and Queensland legends Jamie Mitchell and Ryan Hipwood.
Courtesy of Mike Killion
While we surf perfect waves in warm water without bother...this poor guy just needs to surf no matter what.
Forty-year-old cited for violating city park ordinances for being at a closed beach.
Lifelong surfer Rex Flodstrom couldn't resist the Lake Michigan waves Jan. 17.
All I can say is 'lucky we live Hawaii'...
FEBRUARY 1, 2012 - KAILUA, HI - Hawaiian Island Creations is proud to announce the addition of Leila Hurst to
the HIC Surfboard Team! Shortly after striking a sponsorship deal in early January, Leila headed off to Australia with
a new quiver of Eric Arakawa boards in tow and ended up clinching the 2011 ASP World Junior Title at the Billabong
World Junior Championships. HIC Brand Manager, Mitch McEwen, said "We couldn't be more stoked to have Leila
on the team - and then right away she wins the World Junior Title. Unbelievable!"
Is this a preview of the 2012 end of the world? The supposed apocalypse is less than 12 months away. This video, presenting 'the end' through the eyes of surfers, has gone viral.
'Apocalypse Later, Surf Now,' is making the rounds on the web. 'If the world came to an end, where would you be? Better be #SURFING!' tweeted one surfer, 'Stunning take on how the world will end,' commented another.
With an eerie soundtrack, the video was shot with a GoPro camera. The creator, 'keef70' had the original video and then sprinkled it with visuals of the apocalypse via Maya, Mocha and After Effects.
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