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True Surf: the official mobile game of the World Surf League

True Surf: the official mobile game of the World Surf League

04/10/2018, International, Surfing, World Surf League, Article # 27833320

The World Surf League (WSL) has announced the launch of its mobile surfing game. True Surf is available for download now.

One of the interesting innovations about True Surf is that, not only it features 21 world-class surf breaks, but the ocean conditions also change according to real-time surf forecasts.

The new surfing game imports swell height and direction, wind speed and direction, tide times, and water temperatures from Surfline, and adds it to the gaming experience.



https://www.surfertoday.com/surfing/14617-true-surf-the-official-mobile-game-of-the-world-surf-league
Skip McCullough wins 2018 Siargao Cloud 9 Surfing Cup

Skip McCullough wins 2018 Siargao Cloud 9 Surfing Cup

03/10/2018, International, Surfing, World Surf League, Article # 27833321

Skip McCullough claimed the 2018 Siargao Cloud 9 Surfing Cup, in the Philippines.

The American surfer beat local star John Mark Tokong in epic conditions, with perfect six-foot barrels peeling smoothly down the line.

McCullough even managed to adapt to the squall that stormed through in the final, and ended up getting the best waves of the heat.



https://www.surfertoday.com/surfing/14615-skip-mccullough-wins-2018-siargao-cloud-9-surfing-cup

"Whale Tail": the animated surf cartoon with a psychedelic twist

03/10/2018, International, Surfing, World Surf League, Article # 27833322

Paul Ferraris is a surfer and a multifaceted independent visual artist from San Francisco, California.

But he is also a teacher who is getting his students to learn the secrets of animated cartoons. So, he worked on an example, and the result is an eye-catching and surprisingly relaxing short film.

Animated cartoons can be extremely time-consuming, but things have changed a little bit in the past couple of decades.



https://www.surfertoday.com/surfing/14614-whale-tail-the-animated-surf-cartoon-with-a-psychedelic-twist
Belgian photographer unveils his view of the

Belgian photographer unveils his view of the "Surf Tribe"

02/10/2018, International, Surfing, World Surf League, Article # 27833323

"Surf Tribe," a photo exhibition by Belgian photographer Stephan Vanfleteren, will be open to the public at the Kunsthal Rotterdam, in the Netherlands, from October 13, 2018, through January 13, 2019.

In his most recent project the Vanfleteren exposes a culture dominated by a deep respect for the ocean.

Vanfleteren looks beyond the traditional surf spots of California and Hawaii and travels all over the world in search of people who live where the ocean meets the land.



https://www.surfertoday.com/surfing/14610-belgian-photographer-unveils-his-view-of-the-surf-tribe
Maya Gabeira sets new Guinness World Record for the largest wave surfed by a woman

Maya Gabeira sets new Guinness World Record for the largest wave surfed by a woman

01/10/2018, International, Surfing, World Surf League, Article # 27833324

The World Surf League (WSL) announced that Maya Gabeira has claimed the inaugural Women's XXL Biggest Wave Award and set a new Guinness World Record for the largest wave surfed unlimited by a female athlete.

The 31-year old from Rio de Janeiro, Brasil successfully surfed a wave measuring 68 feet (20.72 meters) from trough to crest at the infamous big-wave break known as Praia do Norte in Nazaré, Portugal on January 18, 2018.

Gabeira had been fighting for the women's right to have their own world record in big wave surfing for quite a while. The WSL and the Guinness World Records have acknowledged her request, and a new category has been created.



https://www.surfertoday.com/surfing/14609-maya-gabeira-sets-new-guinness-world-record-for-the-largest-wave-surfed-by-a-woman
BSR Surf Resort voluntarily closes after brain-eating amoeba kills surfer

BSR Surf Resort voluntarily closes after brain-eating amoeba kills surfer

01/10/2018, International, Surfing, World Surf League, Article # 27833325

Fabrizio Stabile, a 29-year-old surfer from New Jersey, died from Naegleria fowleri a few days after visiting the BSR Surf Resort, in Waco, Texas.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is currently investigating the source of the "brain-eating amoeba" that killed the surfer.

Meanwhile, the BSR Surf Resort voluntarily closed its doors until the results of the analysis determine whether the surfer was infected, or not, in the artificial wave pool.



https://www.surfertoday.com/surfing/14607-bsr-surf-resort-voluntarily-closes-after-brain-eating-amoeba-kills-surfer
Newport Beach: a surfing paradise in the heart of Southern California

Newport Beach: a surfing paradise in the heart of Southern California

29/09/2018, International, Surfing, World Surf League, Article # 27833326

From a surfing perspective, what comes to your mind when you think of Newport Beach? Is it the Balboa Pavilion or the Duffy Electric Boats?

If you're a surfer, there's a good chance you will say Echo Beach, black ball, The Wedge, 54th Street, the surf industry, or Richie Collins. And you're right.

Newport Beach is a symbol of California surf culture. Named by Captain Samuel S. Dunnells in 1870 when he arrived with his SS Vaquero in the bay, this is a place where water plays a fundamental part in the local economy.



https://www.surfertoday.com/surfing/14606-newport-beach-a-surfing-paradise-in-the-heart-of-southern-california
Adam D'Esposito found dead in Rosarito, Baja California

Adam D'Esposito found dead in Rosarito, Baja California

27/09/2018, International, Surfing, World Surf League, Article # 27833327

The California surfer who went missing two weeks ago in Northern Baja, Mexico has been found dead.

Adam Francis D'Esposito suffered from bipolar disorder and was last seen by the owner of a surf shop running down a highway shirtless, barefoot, and looking scared.

The Mexican authorities recovered his body on September 9. He was taken to the Rosarito morgue, where the coroner confirmed the cause of death as drowning.



https://www.surfertoday.com/surfing/14603-adam-desposito-found-dead-in-rosarito-baja-california
The pioneers of Irish surfing

The pioneers of Irish surfing

26/09/2018, International, Surfing, World Surf League, Article # 27833328

A place with rough weather conditions, where sunny skies can, at any moment, be followed by low dark clouds and heavy rain.

For many, Ireland epitomizes what cold water surfing truly is - an uncomfortable and difficult challenge that will only boost a surfer's passion for riding waves.

"Meet The Pioneers Of Surfing In Ireland" is a beautiful and revealing documentary about the men and women who are making history for their country.



https://www.surfertoday.com/surfing/14601-the-pioneers-of-irish-surfing
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