The World Surf League (WSL) has announced the end of the Big Wave Tour and its competitive format. The professional surf circuit has decided to create a digital platform that will provide big wave surfing content based on four major pillars. There will be the “Strike Missions” series, the Jaws
Laird Hamilton was one of the first watermen to test the kites developed by the Legaignoux brothers. This is how he lived the early years of kitesurfing. When kitesurfing was born, Laird John Zerfas was already an accomplished wave surfer. His stepfather, Bill Hamilton, was a phenomenal and highly respected
Guinness World Records confirmed this. Nuno “Stru” Figueiredo has officially surfed the biggest kitesurfing wave in the world. On November 8, 2017, the kitesurfer from Porto, Portugal launched his kite in Praia do Norte, NazarÃ©, and sailed one of the most dangerous beach breaks on the planet. The wind was
Quiksilver has announced the launch of an inflatable safety vest exclusively designed for the practice of big waves. The Highline Airlift vest is the result of a joint venture between Quiksilver and the French diving equipment company Aqua Lung and hopes to improve the safety of surfers in extreme conditions.
Blair Conklin drew a line in the sand when he won his first VIC skimboard competition on Sunday: a new generation of skimboarders are taking the skimboard world by storm. On his way to victory, the 18-year-old Laguna Beach High School graduate used his hard-to-match fast, powerful and graceful style
The first combination with an integrated instantly inflatable air bladder was invented. This exceptional new survival development was developed by big wave legend Shane Dorian, Billabong Wetsuits and Mustang Survival Corporation. Named “Billabong V1”, the revolutionary suit was designed after Dorian’s near-drowning incident in 2010 at Maverick’s, the famous cold