The coolest surfer baby names

Are you going to have a son or a daughter? If so, it’s time to think about a few cool and laid-back names for your surfer baby. What have you got in mind? We can help. There are two main paths. You admit it, and you just want to be clearly obvious. This is the way of the celebrity names – and you know how it will roll from here. Alternatively, you can opt for boy and girl names that sound wavy, or that hold a special, secret meaning involving Hawaiian traditions, water, oceans, gods of the sea, waves, underwater creatures, etc.

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Fear comes into play at the 2015 Billabong Pro Tahiti

The world’s best tube riders put their skills to test in treacherous conditions at Teahupoo, as the 2015 Billabong Pro Tahiti steps into the finals day. Round 3 and 4 were completed in building four-to-six-foot surf. Gabriel Medina, Gabriel Medina, Kelly Slater and Owen Wright have earned a spot in the quarterfinals of the event. “I heard Jeremy say this morning that these conditions are really dangerous, and I’d have to agree with him. It’s so shallow and every time you take off you can just see the reef. I’m stoked to win because it’s the first time I’ve really utilized the three-man heats this year,” noted Wright.

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8 ways to live like a surfer, according to The Duke

Hawaiian legend and “father of surfing” Duke Kahanamoku would’ve been 125 years old on the 24th August 2015. If you’ve ever been in any doubt about the cultural relevance of surfing, well, wonder no more. Celebration of the life of a humble islander, who shared his small-time passion with the world nearly one hundred years ago, by a modern-day information leviathan is undeniable proof that the lessons learned in surfing are of social significance across borders both political and principle. The best thing about The Duke was that he didn’t have to go out and preach about his ethos; he simply lived it. We can learn a lot from Kahanamoku.

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Duke Kahanamoku stars in Google Doodle

Google Doodle celebrates the 125th anniversary of Duke Kahanamoku’s birthday. Have you seen it? Matt Cruickshank, a visual artist from San Francisco and a member of the Google staff, depicted the father of modern surfing in a simple and iconic 16-foot wooden surfboard. Duke’s warm Hawaiian smile is quickly perceived. Duke Paoa Kahinu Mokoe Hulikohola Kahanamoku – yes, that’s his full name – was born on the 24th August 1890, in Honolulu, Hawaii. He lived 77 years and will always be remembered as the ultimate “Ambassador of Aloha.”

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Kanoa Igarashi conquers the Vans Pro 2015

Surprise, or maybe not. Kanoa Igarashi prevailed in the highly competitive final of the Vans Pro 2015, at 1st Street Jetty, Virginia Beach. The Huntington Beach star is living the dream. Igarashi is enjoying a fabulous season and has jumped to third place in the Qualifying Series (QS) rankings. “It’s crazy having such a good year. “I haven’t been getting wins but a lot of good results, and I was just missing that win. I’m so stoked with how it’s all panned out and those 3,000 points are crucial for me – it’s my first QS win this year and goes into my top three results for points,” explains Kanoa.

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Maxime Huscenot wins the 2015 Soöruz Lacanau Pro

Maxime Huscenot defeated Nomme Mignot to conquer the 2015 Soöruz Lacanau Pro, held in bumpy three-to-five foot surf, at Lacanau, in France. The competition was completely dominated by French surfers, who made the most of local knowledge to dominate the shifty beach break of Grande Plage. Huscenot used his powerful backhand snaps to take an early advantage over Mignot, who had already won the Junior division. After an 8.50 wave, Maxime backed it up with a 7.10.

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Maxime Huscenot wins the 2015 Soöruz Lacanau Pro

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