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LA JOLLA (CBS 8) - Dozens of athletes from around the world arrived in San...
Friday This morning surfers will awake to strong northerly winds providing very...
In 2016, the California Sierra Nevada received its first significant snowfall...
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World Surf League: Riyue Bay, Wanning/CHN (Thursday, December 8, 2016) - Riyue Bay on the Island Of Hainan in China has continued to serve up pumping waves for Day 4 of the 2016 Jeep World Longboard Championship...
Photos by Jamie Troughton // Dscribe Media In late November more than 250 of the world’s best kayakers descended on the new Vector Wero Whitewater Park in South Auckland, New Zealand, to compete...
Bricin Lyons, organizer of the infamous Attack of Danger Bay longboarding competition in Pender Harbour, is spreading the downhill gospel all the way to the Caribbean with the first-ever Party Island Downhill...
DeLAND, Fla. - Council members reached a compromise Thursday over an ordinance that bans surfing near piers in Volusia County. The council was set to consider an ordinance that would have reduced the restricted area...
Surfing Intent Data Waves To Read Audiences' Minds. by Mike Azzara, Op-Ed Contributor, 4 hours ago; Recommend (2). What if you knew the concerns that were uppermost in your customer's mind, right now? Or, which...
The 2016 Stance ISA World Adaptive Surfing Championship, set to take place from Dec. 8, 2016 - Dec. 11, 2016 at La Jolla Shores beach in California, has spurred worldwide development of Adaptive Surfing as the global...
A disabled former serviceman who nearly died after passing out while surf kayaking has defied advice – and the fears of his wife – to compete for Team GB in the world championships this weekend. Chris Jones, from...
Everybody loves Dane, don't they? The entire surf world loves him unconditionally. Dane Reynolds could take a shit in public, and the surf industry would laud him as a tortured, free spirit. Perhaps it's his...
European paddler Santiago Lo Greco shares his insights and perspective as he travels the globe to seek whitewater in Corsica, Norway, China, and Argentina. “Since I started kayaking, I feel a privilege for being...
What better way to celebrate the life of a friend than to gather on his home river and spend a day paddling together? That’s exactly what this group of global paddlers did when they took the Apurimac River by...

Board sports

Shoulders slumped, the three-time world surfing champion fought back tears when asked where his emotions in the surf were coming from, ending each barrel ride with a look to the skies, hands thrown upwards to the...
The tents are up and the mats are out, but today was all community and no competition. As the sun rose to light up the lovely beach of La Jolla Shores in San Diego, CA on the morning of Dec. 8 th , a unique group of...
Surfing's first Olympic Games appearance will occur at Tsurigasaki Beach, in the Chiba prefecture, between Kujukuri and Ichinomiya, and at the southern end of the Kujukuri Beach. The Japanese surf break gets...
When compared to normal, how did September through November fare in your area?...

Surfing

The Texas Surf Museum is known for its historic pieces of the popular coastal pastime. It's also the venue for local artwork by the likes of Artist, Wade Koniakowsky and others that'll be featured during...
It's still hard to believe that Andy Irons is not surfing the same waves we do. But while there are memories, he will continue to live in our mind and hearts. Recently, brother Bruce Irons, wife Lyndie Irons, and...
Water is therapeutic – especially salt water. Despite any surfer's theological stance, all surfers maintain a saintly reverence and keen desire to fully understand the ocean. Regardless of this truth, surfers (as...
The weekend surf outlook is tricky. The area of low pressure just a few hundred miles north of the islands that we have mentioned the last couple forecast does look like it will produce at least a little surf for the...

Bodyboarding

I grew up watching films like Montaj and the various Rip Curl films (I also love the Tension bodyboard films, but that's another story). I've always been inspired by the work of Jon Frank and the two Rick's...
It is also important to have in mind that bodyboards with a large tail width are difficult to control and make maneuvers harder to pull. On the other hand, narrow tails may compromise flotation, speed, and tricks which...
John Mutz, a Republican who serves on the economic development body's board , a significant factor in Carrier's reversal was the parent company's fear of seeing its federal contracts put at risk. “The...

Kiteboarding

... in training mode and a super-durable sapphire crystal touchscreen. Our favorite feature? The Spartan Ultra's 80 (yeah, 80) preset sport settings, which include some unexpected ones like badminton and kitesurfing...
Kalpitiya is Sri Lanka's premier kitesurfing location (May to September), but it's also a superb off-the-beaten-track destination for wildlife enthusiasts. This is Sri Lanka's third (and least busy) whale...
Yet without Lottery funding, and the welcome alternative of growing the kitesurfing school he owns on the Ayrshire coast, Renwick readily conceded in Rio that it would be hard to prepare himself for at least two more...
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Skimboarding

Tourists love this part of the sunshine coast for its pristine swimming conditions (its eastern location shelters it from wild west coast waves), prime ocean-floor exploration and skimboarding (at low tide, the coast...
The sport of skimboarding has its origins around 1920, in California, when the Laguna Beach lifeguards - George Griffeth and friend Jimmy - built rounded disks made from redwood and used them to slide across the water....
While four participants from Phillipines will be seen performing skim boarding , 15 participants from Active 8 Sports Association of Pune and 22 participants from Long Board Crew India of Mumbai will take part in the...
Trevor Claar has always loved being outdoors, especially near the water. "He would be swimming all day, or skim boarding ," his sister Sandra Powell said. "Anything on the water. Laying out, playing...

Stand Up Paddle

Surrounded by snow, on the highest lake in the world, a 12-year-old girl pushed her stand up paddle board on to the icy water. With her father, pilot and part-time adventurer Mike Allsop watching on, Maya carefully...
The European Stand Up Paddle (EuroSUP) Championships 2016, which was held in France in June, was the first ever SUP championships to be held in the region. The SUP boards market is expected to showcase an impressive...
Ackermans supports Chris Bertish's transatlantic Stand Up Paddle Crossing. 8 Dec 2016 09:00 Publicity. Ackermans is a Bronze Sponsor for Chris Bertish's world-record breaking transatlantic Stand Up Paddle (SUP)...
Ferrara has an iron will and warrior's way that has stamped him as the Midwest's top standup paddle board (SUP) competitor for his age and one of the best in the country. The fastest-growing watersports activity...

Windsurfing

FOUR Israeli windsurfers are in Melbourne competing at the Sailing World Cup Final this week. Noy Drihan (pictured), who won the Youth European Championship and finished second at the Youth World Windsurfing...
A windsurfer has ridden the streets of the city of Kaunas, in Lithuania. The good news is that he didn't get a speeding ticket, and he was wearing a helmet. When you think about windsurfing , you don't always...
Alexandre Cousin has taken out the 2016 Formula Windsurfing World Championship, held in Praia da Vitoria, Azores, Portugal. The Atlantic Ocean was once again the center stage for a Formula Windsurfing event. Despite...
But the windsurfing and kiteboarding speed sailing communities have not given up. Kites still hold a comfortable advantage over windsurfing sails. Alex Caizergues set a new world kiteboarding speed record at 56.62 knots...