Monthly Archives: January 2012

Volcom Pipeline Pro kicks off in style

Volcome Pipeline Pro: Conditions settled down at the Banzai Pipeline today and yesterday’s death-defying closeouts were replaced by long, hollow tubes at the Volcom Pipe Pro. California’s Chris Ward and Costa Rican Carlos Munoz put on incredible performances at Backdoor … Continue reading

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Volcom Pipe pro 2012 – Kelly Slater makes the most of Lay day

The Volcom Pipeline pro was expected to kick off yesterday but stormy conditions delayed the competition. This didn’t stop Kelly Slater ripping it up at Pipe though, scoring some seemingly unmakeable barrels. Check out the video clip below:

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Volcom Pipeline pro 2012 expected to start today

The Volcom Pipe Pro is expected to get underway today at 8am local time with the opening rounds of action at Banzai Pipeline, North Shore, Oahu. Surfline.com, the official forecasters for the event, anticipate a new north-west swell to start … Continue reading

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Matunas the original organic surf wax, fights back

Last year a European wax brand called Green Fix, commissioned a report to test the validity of all the surfboard waxes on the market which had claims to organic constituents and one of the brands which they cast doubt over … Continue reading

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The next evolution of surfing – Wavegarden artificial man made waves

Wavegarden are working on a new location for one of their artificial wave “pools” in Northern Spain. Expect to see a lot more on these kinds of man made waves in years to come- paying to surf is the future … Continue reading

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Does the Pope Surf?

Judging by the quiver of balsa surfboards behind him in this shot, it looks as though the pope might well surf!

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