Archive for June, 2014

[SURF] Magical Chilean Heavy Water Soul

Tuesday, June 24th, 2014

The heavy lefts in Chile mixed in with the amazing culture makes me want to grab a board bag and disappear.

[FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE] Superman grounded by Kryptonite fins causing huge worldwide recall

Monday, June 23rd, 2014

Wayne Buckingham GroundedfinLebanon, Kansas, June 23, 2014  – Luthor Fin Industries, Inc. a leading manufacturer of SUP fins and accessories announced today the immediate removal of all Kryptonite and Kryptonite derivatives from it’s fin manufacture processes.

“While Kryptonite has provided Lutor Fins with small performance benefits over traditional materials, Emil Hamilton’s recent improvements in our manufacturing process for G10/fiberglass and G10/carbon composites have allowed Luthor Fins to nearly match the performance of Kryptonite fins at a much higher level of safety. ” Said Oswald Loomis, Ph. D., CEO and Executive Chairman of Luthor Fins. “In addition, the recent indecent with Mr. Wayne Buckingham has highlighted the increased need for safety in our choice of fin materials. Clearly, had traditional materials been employed, Mr. Buckingham’s superpowers would have remained intact, causing far less damage to the waterman.”

“Further, in our quest for safety, we have committed to a 100% recall of Kryptonite fins. Any fins produced by Luthor Industries containing Kryptonite will be replaced by our standard G10 Carbon models free of charge.”

Media Contact:
Faora Hu-Ul
Klurkor@LutherInd.com

We all want to feel bad for Superman, but really don’t feel to bad.  Apparently he was invincible but isn’t anymore. Going forward he is only allowed to use rubber fins!!

Donate to Wayne’s Ocean of Hope Fundraiser

 

[SURF] Pat Millin’s South South

Sunday, June 22nd, 2014

Some sick footage from Southern California charger Pat Millin

[SURF] Shane Dorian POV Cloudbreak

Wednesday, June 18th, 2014

Really solid POV footage from Dorian on a solid day at Cloudbreak

[SURF] Longest Barrel You’ll Ever See

Wednesday, June 11th, 2014

Benji Brany took advantage of the recent massive South West swell off Southern Africa to hook this Namibian screamer at Skeleton Bay. This has got tot be the best barrel ever caught on film in POV mode, and it is hypnotic. The wave was actually obscured from view by mist and Benji and the crew needed to throw caution to the wind and paddle out. Super special!

Easiest and most difficult catches.

Wednesday, June 11th, 2014

Couple of dives, couple of fish.

GoPro: Man Fights Off Great White Shark In Sydney Harbour

Wednesday, June 11th, 2014

Close Call with a Great White Shark in Sydney Harbour!
Filmed on a GoPro at Manly jump rock HOLY SH*T!

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Directed By CASPAR MAZZOTTI

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Big Wave Windsurfing & Kitesurfing in Tahiti

Tuesday, June 10th, 2014

Big wave surfing involves seasoned surfers taking on gigantic waves starting from about 6 metres in height. The thrill lies in dominating these behemoths but if you fail you´re facing an Olympic sized swimming pool full of water crashing down on you and pushing you down 6 to 15 metres below the surface for what seems an eternity. If you fly over French Polynesia you will come across a jewel of the South Pacific Ocean — Tahiti, with it’s 180 islands towering over the ocean like a royal Queen, crowned by a circle of majestic peaks.
Mother natures Teahupo’o opens it’s gates to lots of surf adventurers but there is no place in the world where so many different sports get along on such an intense wave.

Annabel Anderson on Transporting Your SUP Board

Monday, June 9th, 2014

Annabel gives us a good thorough explanation of the best approach for loading your stand up SUP.

RVCA Presents the JBU Supertrial

Sunday, June 8th, 2014

RVCA brings you the JBU Supertrial. Held at Supertubes in Jeffreys bay. The trial featured South Africa’s top surfers and the winner, Dylan Lightfoot was handed a wildcard into the Jbay open which is a WCT event taking place next month.