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The Paddle Out - Ep 016 It was our pleasure to have the lovely Keely Andrew in the the Surfing Life Podcast studio the other week. Keely was the 2016 Rookie of the year and currently 18th in the world, yep the whole bloody world. We hope you enjoy this podcast as much as we did.

Surfers test China's first wave pool Four Chinese surfing champions rode the first artificial waves produced at the Qingfeng Extreme Sports Center Wave Pool.

Wave Pool China First Test Surf With an estimated population of 1.42 billion, one of the worlds earliest civilisations has just rolled out it's wave pool for a test surf. No surprise from one of the fastest growing economies in the world. If it can't made or produced in China, it can't be done.

An Interview with the Best Beard in Pro Surfing Get to know the World Tour's meat pie-loving, working-class powerhouse, Avoca Jesus.

Surf6 wants to revolutionize online surf coaching Dunn teamed up with former German corporate entrepreneur Raffael Schmidt to create Surf6, an only surf coaching system for recreational surfers that will be available on June 28, 2019. Through a specially designed assessment that derives from professional coaching knowledge, the Surf6 coaching experience is entirely personalized.

Meet the Man Turning Beach Trash into Surfboard Fins He calls them "SeaResin" fins, which he now sells on his website. As a finishing touch, Cunningham geo-tags each fin with the longitude and latitude of the beach on which the debris was collected. The end result is cosmic, colorful, eco-friendly and one-of-a-kind.

João Kopke puts on "El Sombrero" A few months ago, the Portuguese surfer crossed the Atlantic Ocean to surf classic waves with his filmmaker and producer Nuno Bandeira for three weeks. The culture, the unknown, the thirst of adventure and "la vida loca" resulted in a clip called "El Sombrero." "Mexico has one of the most iconic waves in the world, which is in Puerto Escondido.

Catching Up With Billy Stairmand We teamed up with SunSmart and had a chat to Billy Stairmand about the fire in his belly the last six months and what lies ahead for the end of the year. Billy also delivers a valuable SunSmart message about the harsh realities of the Kiwi sun compared to other countries.

Vans Taps into Dane Reynolds' Brand Former to Reveal First-Ever Footwear and Apparel Collaboration - Equally driven by individual expression, creativity, and style, skate and surf culture have long since held a stronghold on influencing global youth culture and fashion alike.

Sun Bum Welcomes Carissa Moore To The Family We're stoked to welcome three-time World Champion Carissa Moore to the Sun Bum family. I am so excited to be joining the Sun Bum family. I love the young, fresh and fun vibe of the brand. The variety of products smell absolutely amazing, feel great on my skin and there is something to satisfy all of my needs.

Hydro Flask Makes Landmark Product Contribution at ORSM Company will provide nearly 2,000 reusable products demonstrating its commitment to the goals of the Plastic Impact Alliance.

A Longboard Contest with a $100,000 Prize Purse is Coming to Malibu The two-stop longboarding tour is getting underway in Malibu this week with a $100,000 prize purse on the line for a large field of world-class loggers.

Mana - Welcome to Monster Young UK ripper Stanley Norman has officially joined the Monster team. Check out the little clip of Stanley of a trip to Hawaii earlier this year.

Rip Curl and The Wave Announce Partnership Surf company to supply all wetsuits for first Wave site opening this autumn.

Jordy Smith - gets well Mexico Head south of the border with Jordy Smith as he threads a few right-handed tubes in this latest instalment "Beyond Mexico". If this doesn't get you out the door and down to the beach, we're not sure what will!

The best quotes by skateboarding legend Tony Hawk Tony Hawk is one of the most popular and talented skateboarders of all time. Check out his finest quotes.

Beers and boards with Thomas Bexon of Thomas surfboards - Down the Line, Hayle On Thursday 20th of June Thomas 'Doc' Bexon @thomassurfboards will be at the Down the Line Surf shop, Hayle, Cornwall from 6pm onwards! Drink some of Trevors beers and talk boards with Thomas and the crew. Over the past decade, Thomas "Doc" Bexon has established himself as one of Australia's finest creators of hand built surfboards.

Lakey Peterson wins at Margaret River Well, with this win Lakey Peterson climbs up two positions, Courtney Conlogue goes down two, Sally Fitzgibbons and Carissa Moore climb up 1 and Caroline Marks and Stephanie Gilmore remain 2nd and 1st respectively.

The Surfers You Need on Your Fantasy Team for Brazil Is he getting a little werid with his Twitter posts? Mmmm, triple check.-Ashtyn Douglas, Managing Editor. Kanoa Igarashi: In the past, Kanoa has said that he "loves performing under pressure." Well, welcome to Thunderdome, Kanoa.

Childs Play At The Ranch We've got tons coming up so pop your email in this box to subscribe and keep in the loop - we're talking giveaways, exclusive subscriber sales, discounts, competitions, brand news and the chance to win surf trips. //  Carve Surfing Magazine • Orca Publications 2017 //.

Paradise Found by Tyler Warren, Italo Ferreira and Eithan Osborne It's perfect almost to the point of parody, with white sand beaches, crystal clear water and abundant playfully-rippable waves, which the gang dissects in varying ways. Subscribe to SURFER's Newsletter to receive stories like this straight to your inbox.

Nicaragua Surf And Service Retreat in Partnership with Groundswell Community Surf With Amigas is all about women's empowerment, overcoming fear, supporting each other, and doing good. We discovered a sister organization with the same goals in the Groundswell Community Project and are teaming up to host a retreat in Northern Nicaragua the week of Oct 26-Nov 2 2019.

How Surfboard Foam was Used in the Biggest Bank Heist in U.S. History And President Richard Nixon was game. One of President Nixon's cash grabs was from the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, a powerful union led by Jimmy Hoffa. At the time, Hoffa was four years into a 13-year prison sentence for jury tampering and bribery.

Please Have Fun - Jj Wessells Lets roll with that Friday feeling and some smooth sliding. We've got tons coming up so pop your email in this box to subscribe and keep in the loop - we're talking giveaways, exclusive subscriber sales, discounts, competitions, brand news and the chance to win surf trips.

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