Monday, October 29, 2012

Alana Blanchard talks about design, style, Brazilian butts and Portuguese hipsters



From style and designs of Rip Curl's new bikinis to her fashion likes and dislikes, Alana opens up. Check the interview to Surfing Life.  

PS: Alana, we also don't like to see you overdressed!

VIDEO: Marlon Lipke & friends shooting double barrels down in Namibia

Before claiming the European ASP title this year, Marlon Lipke made a surf trip to Namibia with the boys Joan Duru, Josh Redman, Gony Zubizarreta and Aritz Aranburu.
Here's the video and we wouldn't risk saying it features some of the longest barrels in the World; perfect thick brownish sanded barrels!

Sunday, October 21, 2012

The big swells are arriving to Praia do Norte and Garret McNamara, the big wave rider that surfed a mammoth wave last winter in Portugal and shocked the world due to a never ending wall, is already there waiting for the wave of the season. 
Kelly Slater paid him a visit two days before joining the other pro surfers at the Rip Curl Pro Portugal won by the young Ozzie Julian Wilson.

Here’s the video of Kelly surfing a 5 meter wave.

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Friday, October 19, 2012

VIDEO Sine Qua Non: The Psychology of Big Wave Surfing with Greg Long

The Inertia, the recently created surf project, featuring news, art, posts and photography from the global surf community launched the first of a series of documentaries. This one is about big wave riders experience focusing on Greg Long's "Search" for the biggest waves. 

Behind the scenes of these monstrous waves, the risks, the adrenaline, the fear, the wipeouts, Greg shares with us his passion for them.

Surfinn to it!

Monday, October 15, 2012

Billabong XXL: Jaws session (October 2012)

The Billabong XXL stands for (double) extra large waves and it has been one of the craziest surfing events to be ever organized. Here are some of the best waves surfed in October 2012 in JAWS, the mythic reef break on the island of Maui in Hawaii.
Shane Dorian

Greg Long

Albee Layer

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Saturday, October 13, 2012

VIDEO: Surf in Portugal in the late 20s

It is believed to be the oldest movie reporting surf culture in Portugal in the late 20s, practicing belly board at Leça da Palmeira beach, near Porto. 
This film is actually one of the oldest surf footage shot in Europe. The European surf culture was starting to take place in a few summer resorts like Biarritz in France but also in Portugal and Spain.

Rip Curl Pro Portugal 2012 is ON

In 2009 Rip Curl choose Peniche has its revolving event "The Search". Since then, due to the phenomenal surfing and requests from professional surfers, Peniche became a regular event. 
Now, every year in October for a period of 10 days, the best surfers of the world are claiming 10 point barrels down in Supertubes Peniche.
Watch the live coverage of the event here
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Saturday, October 6, 2012

VIDEO: Kepa Acero surfinn' Angola

5 Sseas - 5 Continents, a project that Kepa started in search of remote waves and destination is movin' on and now the basque surfer also known for his Globe Trotter surf spirit led him to Angola after having surfed in Namibia in 2010 and comin' from recent experiences in Indonesia and the Andaman (India). 
Angola is still not a very tourism-friendly destination due to all the Visas and hassles on arrivals...also a very expensive destination and where the surf lifestyle still is not there at all. Coming from a long period of Civil war, Angola is still an emerging country with many natural resources like diamonds, gold and Oil which are shaping a new country...but it also has good waves.
Kepa waited almost two months for the visa, but finally made it, searching for unpublished waves in very special places in close contact with nature, cultures and people.
Below is only the teaser, the full video will be posted here...soon.

Friday, October 5, 2012

Six 10-point Waves - Quicksilver pro France

Congrats Kelly who won the Quicksilver Pro in France 2012 was home to some freek'inn barrels. The king made his 51st victory in the circuit  and is now second after Parko with less than 1.000 points more. Nice event with good surfing conditions, 2 to 3 meter waves, offshore winds and the result...La Graviere pump'inn.

But the juris didn't have an easy job...Here are the six 10-point waves. Which 10 do you prefer?







McNamara landed!

Garrett McNamara arrived to Portugal to beat his own Guiness World Record in Nazaré last year. He will stay surfing during October and November, as part of the ZON NORTH CANYON SHOW 2012. 
Spot him surfinn at Praia do Norte, where giant swells are expected.
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Thursday, October 4, 2012

Hudhuranfushi Resort (Lohifushi) Surfinn Maldives - Surf Holidays, Surf Boats, Surf Trips

Hudhuranfushi (former Lohifushi) is known for being the best Maldives Island resort for surfing.
This video was recently done from Surf'inn's last surf trip to the Maldives. 

Everything you ever dreamed about! Perfect waves, desert islands, diving in coral reef, ...

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