Francesca Maini A brother and sister from East Kent will be among the competitors in the final leg of the 2019 Freestyle Kitesurfing National Championships in Ramsgate this month. Mattia and Francesca Maini, of Herne Bay, are promoted among the most exciting and upcoming kitesurfers in the industry. There areRead More →

Mike Waltze lives and breathes Hawaii. The surfer-filmmaker who directed “That First Glide” was one of the first surfers to take on Jaws and ride the waves using dynamic air kites. Waltze was born in Port Beach, California, but moved to Oahu, Hawaii when he was still young. He startedRead More →

Maya Gabeira almost escaped death by drowning in Nazaré. What are the impacts and risks of big wave surfing on the physical and mental health of extreme surf athletes? The European Association of Surf Doctors (EASD) has analyzed The shocking erasure of Maya Gabeira in Praia do Norte, Nazaré, Portugal.Read More →

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 coldRead More →