Monthly Archives: August 2008

Who is the most influential surfer of all time?

OK, so this poll is just for a bit of fun and the list of surfers here is by no means exhaustive as there are hundreds of people out there that have had a big impact on the surfing world. … Continue reading

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Surfing: An Olympic sport?

I’ve heard gossip for years about surfing becoming an Olympic sport but that was before decent wave pools, without which surfing as an Olympic event would be a non-starter. However the question as to surfing’s inclusion in the games is … Continue reading

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Laird Hamilton

One of the most influencial surfers alive…

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Billabong’s Grant ‘Twiggy’ Baker rides the biggest wave ever in Cape Town

International Big wave surfing news: Grant ‘Twiggy’ Baker rode what he says was the biggest wave he has ever ridden in Cape Town on Saturday when he and fellow Billabong team rider Greg Long towed each other into waves estimated … Continue reading

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The best and worst campsites in Britain- Surfers Paradise Croyde?

As surfers we have a tendency to travel around a lot in search of waves and more often than not we find ourselves staying under canvas on a camping site. Spending time outdoors close to a new surf spot can … Continue reading

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Watch the Ripcurl boardmasters Newquay live

The Rip Curl Boardmasters witnessed some of the best waves of the year yesterday at Fistral Beach, Round 2 of the ASP World Qualifying Series (WQS) 5-Star coming to an end in fantastic five foot (1.5 meter) clean waves. Twenty-four … Continue reading

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Pororaca: Bore surfing the longest wave

There are a number of surfable tidal bore waves in the world and we have mentioned a few in the past on this blog and they never fail to amaze. This is the latest footage from a surf trip to … Continue reading

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worse skate wipeout ever?

When skating on our little plastic skateboards in the seventies, to have achieved a couple of 360′s or a handstand would have been the pinnacle of skill and style. Back then the moves and airs that pro-skaters pull these days … Continue reading

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