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World Surf League announces WSL Studios

World Surf League announces WSL Studios

20/08/2019, International, Surfing, World Surf League, Article # 29374724

The professional surfing circuit announced the launch of the World Surf League (WSL) Studios.

The organization led by Sophie Goldschmidt unveiled a content creation division that will be in charge of producing stories around surfing and surfers.

WSL Studios will create documentaries, docu-series, and daily short videos and articles that will be distributed across multiple platforms.



https://www.surfertoday.com/surfing/world-surf-league-announces-wsl-studios
8 ways to pull through a surfing wipeout

8 ways to pull through a surfing wipeout

20/08/2019, International, Surfing, World Surf League, Article # 29374189

A surfing wipeout can be incalculable and hostile. It is the last thing you want to encounter when surfing.

However, there's no way to prevent getting wiped out. You should think of how to respond wipeouts rather than avoiding them

Always remember that when surfing a shallow break, there's no room for panics.



https://www.surfertoday.com/surfing/8-ways-to-pull-through-a-surfing-wipeout
Kauli Vaast wins 2019 Tahiti Pro Trials

Kauli Vaast wins 2019 Tahiti Pro Trials

19/08/2019, International, Surfing, World Surf League, Article # 29373550

Kauli Vaast has taken out the 2019 Tahiti Pro Trials, at Teahupoo, in French Polynesia.

The 17-year-old prodigy defeated Hawaiian sensation, Tyler Newton, in the final, after a standout performance throughout the qualifying event.

All athletes were able to ride perfect, big and blue barrels thanks to the superb wind and swell conditions on offer at the infamous reef break.



https://www.surfertoday.com/surfing/kauli-vaast-wins-2019-tahiti-pro-trials
58 Surf and Billabong open giant flagship store in Ericeira

58 Surf and Billabong open giant flagship store in Ericeira

16/08/2019, International, Surfing, World Surf League, Article # 29358882

58 Surf partnered with Billabong to open its flagship store, in Ericeira, Portugal.

With a total area of around 1,000 square meters, each corner of 58 Surf Ericeira is inspired by nature and its elements.

The brand new flagship store uses environmentally friendly materials such as cork and wood and features solar panels that capture sunlight and convert it into energy.



https://www.surfertoday.com/surfing/58-surf-and-billabong-open-giant-flagship-store-in-ericeira
How to become a lifeguard

How to become a lifeguard

15/08/2019, International, Surfing, World Surf League, Article # 29353248

Every year, lifeguards save hundreds of thousands of lives all around the world.

The job of a lifeguard is to supervise the safety and rescue struggling swimmers and water sports participants in any aquatic environment.

Lifeguards can be found in almost any body of water.



https://www.surfertoday.com/surfing/how-to-become-a-lifeguard
Holy Bowly 2019

Holy Bowly 2019

15/08/2019, International, Surfing, World Surf League, Article # 29351666


What is Holy Bowly? It’s is an insane new style of event that’s gained huge popularity in the Northern Hemisphere based around shredding a one-of-a-kind custom setup with no rules on how to find the right line. Presented by Snowboy Productions, Thredbo, Quiksilver, Libtech and Modest Eyewear the legendary Holy Bowly will take over Antons Terrain Park for the biggest and coolest snowboarding event to ever take place in the Southern Hemisphere…for an entire week…with the world’s best snowboarders!


The event is going down across 9-15 September, with the course open for public shredding on the 14th & 15th! What does that mean? It means that you and your mates a free to shred the entire set up all you want on the Saturday and Sunday alongside the best snowboarders in the world.



It’s so much more than a snowboarding event, Holy Bowly is an annual international gathering of riders committed to getting as creative as possible on unique hand-shaped bowls, hips, spines, berms and transitions for all those looking to surf the snow, with the ultimate goal of sharing the true stoke of snowboarding.
Off the mountain, there’s just as much good times and action throughout the entire week with jam-packed après schedule filled with parties, live concerts, pro rider signings, art exhibitions, talks, movie screenings and tonnes more.



Keen to get involved in what will be an incredible week of snowboarding Down Under?


Monday 9th | Schuss Bar - 6pm

Keen to get involved in what will be an incredible week of snowboarding Down Under?


Tuesday 10th | 4pm - Thredbo Skate Park

Come hang with some of Quiksilvers pro skaters and shred Thredbo’s skate park after a big day on the mountain…A big BBQ session will go down alongside the skate park.


Wednesday 11th | 5pm - Jindabyne Bowling Club

Hit the green in Jindabyne and enjoy a fun afternoon playing the Aussie classic…BOWLS! Hit it off with pro riders as they figure their way around the iconic ‘Bowls’.


Thursday 12th | 6pm - Quiksilver Short Films Night - Schuss Bar

Join in n what will be an amazing ‘Heritage Night’! Enjoy talks from some of the original pro’s in the scene, a gallery of old memorabilia and art plus live music.


Friday 13th | House of Ullr - 5pm

Join Quiksilver & Lib Tech for a WAX PARTY! Meet with some of Quiksilver’s pro team while you get your board waxed and ready for a big weekend of shredding Holy Bowly.


Saturday 14th | Alpine Bar - 2:00-7:30pm | Keller Bar - 8:30am til Late

After a massive day shredding the Holy Bowly setup head straight to the Thredbo Alpine Hotel for one of Thredbo’s biggest après parties…FIRST BASE! Party the night away with Tom Tilley, Hugo Gruzman and special guests Happiness Is Wealth.

After First Base…Hit up the Keller Bar for an iconic Full Moon party featuring Quikilver’s DJ Eddy from 8:30pm til late.







https://www.quiksilver.com.au/blog/holy-bowly
Kelly Slater will compete at the 2019 ISA World Surfing Games

Kelly Slater will compete at the 2019 ISA World Surfing Games

14/08/2019, International, Surfing, World Surf League, Article # 29341830

USA Surfing unveiled the names of the athletes that will compete at the first event to directly qualify surfers for Tokyo 2020.

Kelly Slater, Kolohe Andino, Conner Coffin, Carissa Moore, Courtney Conlogue, and Caroline Marks will represent the United States in the upcoming 2019 World Surfing Games (WSG).

The national governing body for surfing in the United States based its selection on the World Surf League (WSL) rankings after the event in Margaret River.



https://www.surfertoday.com/surfing/kelly-slater-will-compete-at-the-2019-isa-world-surfing-games
And the first surfers to qualify for Tokyo 2020 are...

And the first surfers to qualify for Tokyo 2020 are...

09/08/2019, International, Surfing, World Surf League, Article # 29319597

Two Peruvians may have become the first surfers to qualify for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.

Lucca Mesinas and Daniella Rosas secured the gold medals in the shortboard division at the 2019 Pan American Games, held in Lima, the capital of Peru.

Two qualification slots for the sport's Olympic debut in Japan were at stake for the top eligible man and woman competing in the shortboard finals.



https://www.surfertoday.com/surfing/and-the-first-surfers-to-qualify-for-tokyo-2020-are
The best surf-related songs by The Beach Boys

The best surf-related songs by The Beach Boys

08/08/2019, International, Surfing, World Surf League, Article # 29314750

Surfing was always a central topic in many of The Beach Boys' major hit songs.

Actually, the band was originally formed to compose a song about surfing, an outdoor activity that was taking over California, and Southern California in particular.

The sudden rise of surf culture and beach lifestyle inspired Brian Wilson and Mike Love to write and compose "Surfin'," the first hit by The Beach Boys.



https://www.surfertoday.com/surfing/the-best-surf-related-songs-by-the-beach-boys
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