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Matt Bromley and the kicking donkey. Another trip down the sandbar of dreams in Namibia…

Reilly Mare and Caroline Brown win the premier U16 titles at the Importers Coffee Junior Classic in Mosel Bay. Sunday October 13th 2019 - Reilly Mare of East London and Caroline Brown of Hout Bay won the U16 Boys and U16 Girls titles respectively at the 2019 edition of the Importers Coffee Junior Classic which was completed in good 3 foot surf at Inner Pool in Mossel Bay today.

How Do People Survive, Let Alone Surf, During The Arctic Winter? In a new film called “A Corner of the Earth”, Aussie Fraser Dovell discovers all the ups and downs that come with venturing into frigid locales in search of waves.

Brad Scott the star on Day One of the Importers Coffee Junior Classic in Mosel Bay. South African Junior Team member Brad Scott of Kommetjie was the star on Day One of the Importers Coffee Junior Classic, posting an impressive 17,25 heat score in his U16 Quarter Final. The 3A Rated SA Surf Tour event got under way in good 3 foot surf at Inner Pool, Mossel Bay this morning.

Maui Might Make The World's Most Well-Rounded Surfers In his newest edit, Ian Gentil proves he's well-versed above the lip and in the tube October 12, 2019 By Ashtyn Douglas Social icon rssSocial icon instagram Surfers are very much the product of their environment. Which means if you're like me and live in the proximity of many B-grade beach breaks, well, you get the idea.

The Tour Returns to Real Surf, Pool Critic Jeremy Flores Fittingly Wins The women finally get to call the shots, and the women's semis get thrown out just as the tide kills the bank. It was always going to shift at some point in the day, and it happened literally in the first minute of Carissa and Lakey's semi. It hadn't just stopped barreling… it had stopped breaking.

Jeremy Flores wins 2019 Quiksilver Pro France The event wrapped up in solid six-foot-plus pounding surf at La Gravière. Flores makes history for France.

Hollister Ranch Will Open to the Public, But Is That A Good Thing? Take in a joust in medieval France? Tempting, but nope. Visit our potentially space-touring future? Yawn. My fantasy is California before the hordes fucked it up. Northern California salmon running in huge numbers in small streams, brown bears patrolling coastal forests, functioning river systems emptying into the sea.

Quik & Roxy Pro Finals Day Quiksilver and Roxy Pro France went off today in Hossegor.

This Surf Flick Promises $40k For Whoever Makes The Best Section Logan Dulien’s "Snapt 4" will be created by the surfers themselves.

Waikato Use Home Break to Claim First Title in Eleven Years Waikato claimed their first National Scholastic Surfing Championships title in eleven years today with the team claiming two of seven titles and boasting six surfers in the finals.

An Interview with Artist Ron Weideman I'm lucky, the best days start at sunrise, where I race to my studio and create. It's like I wake up with all these ideas rolling around in my head that just can't wait to be freed. The senses…memorable things that I see, smell, hear, taste and touch.

Pipe Legend Derek Ho Cameos in Mason Ho's Latest Edit But "Pohaku Division", which you can now view above, also includes guest appearances from his friend and fellow Hawaiian ripper Sheldon Paishon and the legendary 1993 World Champ Derek Ho. Unlike his boulder-dodging nephew, Derek keeps a safe distance from the ocean floor and is seen ripping the bag out of a few waves at V-land.

Importers Coffee Junior Classic brings SA Surf Tour to a close in Mosel Bay this weekend. The 3A Rated SA Surf Tour Importers Coffee Junior Classic will bring the 2019 Surfing South Africa SAST contest season to a close in Mossel Bay this weekend. The Importers Coffee Junior Classic will feature many of South Africa's top U12 to U16 surfers who will earn ratings points on the SA Surf Tour ratings and share R19000 in prizemoney.

"A Better World Through Surfing": ISA's new motto The old "For a Better Surfing Future" was replaced by "A Better World Through Surfing." "I had the idea for this new motto last year. It is supposed to express surfing's soul and the journey our sport has been on for many years," explains Fernando Aguerre, president of ISA.

Molecule X Nazaré: When electronic music meets big wave surfing Quiksilver is supporting the first opus from the documentary series "Sounds of Surfing " alongside the electronic music label Ed Banger and the audio equipment brand Sennheiser. Produced by LK RTEL and directed by Vincent Kardasik, S.O.S dives head first into the unexpected combination of big wave surfing and electronic music.

Bond University teams up with World Surf League The two-year deal will allow students to benefit from internships and professional experiences within the professional surfing circuit. Rachael Tilly is studying a Bachelor of Sports Management at Bond University.

JOB hits California… Jamie O and friends continue their never-ending adventure to entertain in California. Dive in.

Surf Tips: How To Be A Happy Surfer Fallen out of love with surfing? Here’s our tips on how to get it back.

Truncated Day Narrows Field at Scholastic Surfing Championships Surf conditions forced a short penultimate day of the National Scholastic Surfing Championships at Raglan today with the small 0.5m waves and moderate northwest winds testing a number of the country's top surfers. After twelve heats were contested, it was Auckland that surged back into the lead after falling as low as third throughout the morning.

Surfrider Foundation celebrates successful One Ocean event honoring 'Women Making Waves' On October 5th, the Surfrider Foundation hosted its most successful One Ocean event to date to support clean water and healthy beaches.

8 Unconventional Boards We're Dying to Try This Season The SURFER staff isn't immune to said itch, and with the northern hemisphere entering its best swell season, we made a short list of the unconventional boards we're most excited to test drive.

The list of Championship Tour events won by Kelly Slater Since 1992, Kelly Slater won 55 Championship Tour events, and 11 world titles.

Urbnsurf Melbourne is filled with water According to the developers, the wave generator - nicknamed "Roary" - will pump 1,000 ocean-like waves per hour, i.e., 16.6 waves per minute. "Over the next weeks, we'll be working closely with Wavegarden to ramp up from ripples to runners, to reeling tubes.

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