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Leroy Bellet is a 17-year-old surf photographer from the South Coast of New South Wales, in Australia.
Despite his young age, he has already captured the interest of the surfing world. In fact, Bellet has been risking his life by shooting point-of-view (POV) pictures from within the barrel.
Inspired by former pro surfer and POV photo specialist Laurent Pujol, Leroy is taking double-tow surfing to its limits.
Meet Joana Andrade, Portugal's first big wave female surfer.
Big wave surfing can be extremely dangerous and requires perseverance and steady nerves.
For many years, this breathtaking discipline has been represented by extraordinary male athletes and somehow restricted to women who looked "more feminine" riding average-sized waves.
April signals the beginning of the World Surf League (WSL) season where elite athletes ride the best waves on planet earth.
Were we to dream of a sport with the least environmental footprint, surfing would likely be at the top of the list - biological energy in the form of waves and human muscle powers the entire system.
No lifts, no lights, no stadiums, no fields, no engines, no gear except for a surfboard, shorts and the occasional wetsuit.
Stand-up paddling and paddleboarding are the fastest growing water sports in the world. And it is easy to figure out why.
Stand-up paddleboarding (SUP) is not a new outdoor activity. It dates back to the early 1900s when Hawaiians propelled themselves on a floating platform using a paddle.
One-hundred years later, the pastime became a serious business and expanded to California and the rest of the world boosted by the digital age and social media.
There is a reason why someone decides to mix rap music with classic longboarding.
Ryan Cannon is a filmmaker from New York who moved to California and immediately fell in love with its vibrant surf culture.
But Cannon missed the urban cultural elements that define the Empire State. So, he launched "Log Rap," a YouTube and social media movement that marries both worlds.
For the first time in its long history, surfing will take part in the Olympic Games.
The sport of riding waves makes its Olympic debut in Tokyo 2020, nearly 100 years after pioneer surfer, Duke Kahanamoku envisioned that one day it would happen.
The world has around 25 million active surfers, but the sport appeals to a broader audience eager to embrace beach life.
Have you bought a new surfboard leash? Did the leash string break after a wipeout? Learn how to install it correctly.
There are many ways of installing a surfboard leash and, at first glance, it seems quite obvious how it's done.
However, some techniques are far from perfect and could eventually put you in a dangerous situation, especially in challenging ocean conditions.
If you haven't already tried stand-up paddling, you've got to put it on your list of things to do.
If you've already had a chance to participate in this ever-growing activity, you already know how fun and exciting it can be. You can enhance your experience that much more by taking your board out after the sun goes down.
Nighttime stand-up paddling is becoming increasingly popular because it offers boarders an entirely new experience.
A stand-up paddleboarder has been charged with assault with a deadly weapon after allegedly hitting a 56-year-old swim coach and surfer with a paddle.
On June 26, 2018, Kevin Eslinger and Paul Taylor Konen were surfing at Sunset Cliffs, in San Diego, California.
After an altercation and exchange of words between the two, Eslinger was attacked by Konen. The aggressor used his paddle to hit the victim's head.
The World Surf League (WSL) announced the nominees for the 2019 Big Wave Awards.
The names have been chosen by a panel of judges based on video and photographic evidence, and compete across eight divisions.
The winners of Ride of the Year, Men's XXL Biggest Wave, Women's XXL Biggest Wave, Women's Biggest Paddle, Men's Biggest Paddle, Wipeout of the Year, Men's Best Overall Performance of the Year, and Women's Best Overall Performance of the Year titles will be revealed on May 2, in Redondo Beach, California.