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A few years ago the world almost stopped spinning when three of the most incomprehensible swells to ever be produced on this planet met the reefs of Cloudbreak in Fiji and Teahupoo in Tahiti. Not only the worlds surfers but humans of all walks of life were completely speechless on what went down on those days by many of the worlds best big wave riders. these sessions completely re-wrote what we knew of surfing.
We recently received a copy of White Rhino for review which pretty much messed up a really busy day, we downloaded the link and thought we’d watch a few minutes during our lunch break! But once it started rolling we simply were in awe and couldn’t pause it to watch later on, instead, we sat there for the rest of the afternoon watching the entire feature, not once but twice!!
We’ve all seen the photos and video footage before, but White Rhino delves deep into the stories behind these iconic sessions, and the details and emotions depicted leave you hanging on the edge of your seat.
A parallel story from the big wave surfers and photographers who witnessed the largest surf ever seen. This story is based on one photographer’s journey in Brian Bielman, to capture the wave of a lifetime. In pursuit, three epic swells hit the South Pacific shorelines, providing conditions only madmen could dream of. Hear the story behind these historical days from the men themselves who dared to challenge the ‘White Rhino’.
China has finally put its first artificial wave pool to work.
On June 12, 2019, four Chinese surfers - Jiarui Yang, Jingwei Wang, Moyu Huang, and Wei Huang - have tested their country's first technological adventure into the wave pool world.
The Qingfeng Extreme Sports Center Wave Pool is located in Qingfeng, an inland county in the northeast of the Henan province.
Australian surf coach Martin Dunn announced the launch of a digital coaching platform for the everyday surfer.
Dunn teamed up with former German corporate entrepreneur Raffael Schmidt to create Surf6, an only surf coaching system for recreational surfers that will be available on June 28, 2019.
Through a specially designed assessment that derives from professional coaching knowledge, the Surf6 coaching experience is entirely personalized.
Mexico is a country well known by surfers. All good spots, amazing spicy food, good vibes, great people (most of them, we believe). Everyone knows that.
Timmy Reys and Tom Lowe were there too, so... But the truth is, for a Portuguese surfer, this is a special place. At least it was for João Kopke.
A few months ago, the Portuguese surfer crossed the Atlantic Ocean to surf classic waves with his filmmaker and producer Nuno Bandeira (White Flag Productions) for three weeks.
He's an iconic personality in the so-called action sports world. Discover the most memorable thoughts and quotes by skateboarding guru Tony Hawk.
In the beginning, skateboarding was outcast, rebellious, negative, and dangerous. But Tony Hawk helped changed that through talent, creativity, entrepreneurship and video games.
Hawk got into skateboarding at 9 years of age, went pro at 14, and then at 16 he was considered the number one skater in the world.
On Saturday, June 15, the Surfrider Foundation and international affiliates will host events worldwide in recognition of the 15th International Surfing Day (ISD) to celebrate the sport of surfing and the protection of clean water and healthy beaches.
Held every year on the third Saturday of June, the global holiday founded by the Surfrider Foundation brings communities together to enjoy coastal recreation and raise awareness of urgent threats to the coasts.
This year, the Surfrider Foundation is joining forces with WSL Pure, the World Surf League's non-profit arm - which stands for Protecting, Understanding and Respecting the Environment - to raise awareness of the climate crisis and encourage everyone to take the pledge to #stoptrashingwaves.
The World Surf League (WSL) announced the adoption of an anti-doping program compliant with the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) Code.
The professional surfing circuit wants to make sure all athletes are eligible for the sport's historic Olympic debut in Tokyo 2020.
WSL will partner with the International Surfing Association (ISA) to implement all anti-doping measures.
Nikon reveals a glimpse into Stephanie Gilmore's natural self in an intimate video focusing on her passions outside of the water, including music and photography.
Titled "Freedom to Achieve," the short film showcases Stephanie's creativity beyond the waves, revealing her strength and determination through her rigorous workouts and breath training, alongside her love for her hometown, Coolangatta, in Northern New South Wales.
The video showcases a glimpse of how Stephanie balances femininity and fierceness, sharing her motivation and drive for training as a professional athlete and an exclusive insight into her life away from the spotlight.
A short film portrait of William Finnegan's Pulitzer Prize-winning non-fiction novel "Barbarian Days: A Surfing Life" has launched online.
The film, titled "William Finnegan - Barbarian Days," features an excerpt from the best-selling novel, together with stunning visuals of Byron Bay surfers and coastline.
It is narrated by William Finnegan and features former US surfing champion, Rusty Miller.
Ralph Waldo Emerson once said that "To be great is to be misunderstood." Meet Kalani Lattanzi, a 25-year-old with Brazilian blood.
He swims with fins into 30-40-foot waves. Then he bodysurfs, bodyboards or uses a bodysurf handplane to save his own life. Or he surfs them.
It's the combo that makes him a waterman. He bridges sports and cultures and countries and languages because he's one of them.