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Bournemouth will build a wave pool powered by Surf Lakes

17. Май 2019 - 14:24

A group of British investors announced plans for the construction of a 35 million-pound wave pool in Bournemouth, England.

The structure named "The Lagoon" is expected to produce 2,400 waves per hour and attract 500,000 surfers and visitors each year.

"It has been a dream of mine for years. I've always wanted to teach my kids to surf in a safe and controlled environment. Now, my dream is closer to becoming a reality," explained Matt Radford, founder of The Lagoon.

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Jack Freestone wins 2019 Red Bull Airborne Bali

17. Май 2019 - 13:28

Jack Freestone has taken out the 2019 Red Bull Airborne Bali, in Indonesia.

The Australian surfer prevailed in the second stop of the aerial surfing series by World Surf League.

The event took place at Keramas, which delivered the famous liquid ramps the spot is known for.

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What is a standing wave?

15. Май 2019 - 18:35

A standing wave is often referred to as a stationary wave or seiche.

Standing waves are a virtually endless group of waves that bounce up and down on an enclosed or partially bounded water body.

So, what are the properties of standing waves?

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How to perform a carving 360

14. Май 2019 - 19:35

Learn how to do a full loop on a wave or, like Kelly Slater once said, a backside off-the-lip going frontside.

It looks doable and simple, but it is one of the most difficult and technical maneuvers in surfing, especially when performed on a steep wave face.

The carve 360 has been around for quite a while and had its heydays in the late 1980s, early 1990s.

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The Summer Surf Gear Guide 2019

13. Май 2019 - 17:54

Welcome to the 2019 edition of the Summer Surf Gear Guide.

Summertime is the perfect season to go surfing. The hottest period of the year invites us to cherish the best things in life.

Whether you're planning a surf trip to tropical destinations or enjoying the dog days of summer in city beaches, it is always the perfect time to update your gear and equipment.

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The best stand-up paddleboarding spots in Austin

13. Май 2019 - 14:54

Are you a stand-up paddleboarding enthusiast? Have you ever thought of paddling a SUP in Austin? Here are five spots you need to check out.

Thanks to the spirit of innovation, we now have paddleboarding - a physical activity that is a cross breed of surfing and canoeing.

Having taken root in the Aloha state, it garnered fans and made its way across the United States.

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Nathan Florence wins 2019 Red Bull Cape Fear

13. Май 2019 - 13:23

Nathan Florence is your 2019 Red Bull Cape Fear champion.

The Hawaiian surfer dominated the paddle-in final held in double overhead conditions in Shipstern Bluff, in Tasmania, Australia.

The cold-water venue is renowned for its grotesque, at times unrideable, ledgey, staircase of a wave that forces surfers to maneuver and adjust for the duration of their rides – often with disastrous consequences.

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Surfer killed by shark off Reunion Island

10. Май 2019 - 12:07

A surfer aged 28 died in Reunion Island after a shark attack.

The incident took place off the coast of surfing off Saint-Leu, a fishing town located on the west coast of the French department.

The authorities were called after a witness saw a surfboard floating near the shore. His body was only recovered later.

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2019 Red Bull Cape Fear ready to go at Shipstern Bluff

9. Май 2019 - 19:55

The Red Bull Cape Fear has been given the green light for 2019.

The world's best big wave surfers will gather at Tasmania's Shipstern Bluff on May 13 to see who can come out on top of the sport's iconic event.

The unique invitation-only event will see 20 surfers such as Australian legend Mick Fanning and 2016 defending champion Russell Bierke take to the sea.

"Winning the first Red Bull Cape Fear event was huge for me, that got me to where I was aiming to be much sooner than I'd dreamed," recalls Bierke.

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How to regain your love of surfing

9. Май 2019 - 12:47

Have you lost motivation to go surfing? Are you tired of watching endless clips online featuring perfect waves and outstanding pro surfers?

The stoke is gone, and you aren't having the time of your life anymore. There can be many reasons for someone to lose interest in surfing. Life's in continuous change, and so are passionate surfers.

Age, work, family and kids, diseases, and psychological trauma can get in the way and force us to put surfing aside.

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Jayce Robinson crowned 2019 English surfing champion

8. Май 2019 - 14:45

Jayce Robinson and Peony Knight have taken out the men's and women's open titles at the 2019 English National Surfing Championships.

England's finest surfing talents have once again come together and descended on Perranporth Beach, Cornwall.

With over 180 entries in 19 divisions, the battle for the prestigious English Titles was on.

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The states of mind of the modern surfer

7. Май 2019 - 20:34

Surfers are often depicted by non-surfers as laid-back, relaxed, tanned, smiling, and free-spirited, outdoor, ocean lovers. But are they always like that? Of course not.

Surfing is regularly displayed in mainstream media - newspapers, magazines, cinema, advertising, and television - as the sport of the cool.

And that image is used to sell everything from credit cards and news stories to movies and fast-food.

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What are square waves?

6. Май 2019 - 14:10

Have you ever spotted a quadrilateral-shaped wave pattern in the ocean? If so, you've witnessed square waves.

Most of the waves reach the shore and break horizontally and parallel to the coastline.

However, in some regions of the world, you may notice the creation of a chessboard-like pattern on the surface of the water.

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Grant Baker wins "Ride of the Year" at 2019 WSL Big Wave Awards

3. Май 2019 - 18:30

Grant Baker is the grand winner of the 2019 World Surf League (WSL) Big Wave Awards.

The awards ceremony that celebrates the best big wave surfing performances of the year, as well as the images and video that documented them, took place in Redondo Beach, California.

The South African veteran ended up winning both "Ride of the Year" and "Men's Biggest Paddle" trophies, which translates into a total prize purse of $85,000.

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Google Doodle celebrates the life and legacy of Eddie Aikau

3. Май 2019 - 14:29

On May 4, 2019, the famous search engine will run a Google Doodle honoring beloved Hawaiian surfer and lifeguard Eddie Aikau.

The special, temporary alteration of the logo on Google's homepages will be available on Friday at 9 pm (PDT) through Saturday night.

The images were created by designers Pedro Vergani and Mattias Breitholtz.

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Andrea Moller sets Guinness World Record for the biggest women's paddle-in wave

3. Май 2019 - 13:47

Andrea Moller has set a new Guinness World Record for the biggest paddle-in wave ever surfed.

The announcement was made by World Surf League (WSL) at the 2019 Big Wave Awards.

According to the official measuring criteria, on January 16, 2016, the Brazilian caught a 42-foot wave at Jaws/Peahi, in Maui, Hawaii.

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Mike Doyle passes away in his sleep at 78

1. Май 2019 - 17:47

Legendary surfer Mike Doyle passed away peacefully in his sleep at his home in Gringo Hill, San José del Cabo, Mexico.

He was one of the first watermen of the modern era, and was struggling with Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).

The regular-footer from Leucadia, California finished runner-up in the inaugural ISF World Surfing Championships, held in Manly Beach, in Australia. He lost the sport's first world title to Midget Farrelly.

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Has Sebastian Steudtner ridden a 95-foot wave at Nazaré?

1. Май 2019 - 14:36

On February 7, 2019, Sebastian Steudtner rode one of the biggest waves of the winter season at Praia do Norte, in Nazaré, Portugal.

The feat was nominated for the "Men's XXL Biggest Wave" award by World Surf League (WSL).

The big wave surfer from Nuremberg, Germany, has been chasing the Portuguese liquid mountains for several years and should always be considered a potential world record breaker.

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Sunny Garcia hospitalized in critical condition

30. Апрель 2019 - 13:31

Sunny Garcia is in critical condition in an intensive care unit (ICU) in Portland, Oregon, after reportedly attempting suicide.

The 49-year-old surfer from Hawaii was found unresponsive and unconscious in his home and taken to the hospital.

Early reports from a Brazilian media outlet suggested the Hawaiian surfer had passed away, but the rumors were not true. Actually, Garcia is breathing without medical assistance.

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Mark Boyd clinches 2019 Scottish National Surfing Championships

29. Апрель 2019 - 18:20

Mark Boyd and Iona McLachlan have taken out the 2019 Scottish National Surfing Championships, in Caithness, Scotland.

The event got underway at Sinclair's Bay and Brims Ness, in the Scottish Highlands, and attracted 59 surfers.

Athletes competed across eight divisions, in a four-person priority system powered by live and online scoring.

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