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How to treat a sunburn

Sunburns are extremely dangerous. Know what to do when the skin is excessively exposed to the sun. Learn how to soothe the pain and treat a sunburn. The sun is one of the best providers of vitamin D, but sometimes a sunburn occurs when we least expect, for example, in the first days of spring.  Dermatologists have been spreading the word for quite a while – avoid prolonged exposure to the sun between 10am and 4pm, i.e., when the sun’s UV rays are strong and intense.

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Zubizarreta and Henrique conquer the 2017 Pro Zarautz

Gony Zubizarreta and Carol Henrique have taken out the 2017 Pro Zarautz, in the Basque Country, Spain. The surfer from Galicia defeated Jorgann Couzinet in a tactical final witnessed by hundreds of fans. The French started strong with two high-scoring waves, but Zubizarreta turned the heat and claimed his second consecutive win in Qualifying Series (QS) event. “I was just enjoying having a great time with Aritz, Hodei and all the boys. Jorgann started with two good scores, and I really thought I’d get comboed, but I stayed patient and finally got my waves,” explained Gony Zubizarreta.

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How to make surfboard art

Surfboards are the perfect canvas for your artistic creations. Get great ideas, cool designs, and find innovative new uses for old surf craft. Become a surf artist without even taking art lessons. Let your imagination free, and don’t think too much. Enjoy a surf art afternoon session with friends and family. If you own an old surfboard that will no longer glide across the salted water, take it out of the attic, and bring it back to life.

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What is a groundswell?

What is the definition of groundswell? Why do surfers prefer long-period waves? Learn why are groundswells are better for surfing. Swells form when the wind, at a certain speed, duration and direction, blows over a distance of water called the fetch. When the first waves form, they begin to travel faster or slower, depending on the ocean and wind conditions. A groundswell, or ground swell, is a long-period group of waves created by a distant storm system over long distances, at least 2,000 miles away from the coast.

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Kai Lenny crosses the channels of the Hawaiian islands

Kai Lenny has crossed all channels of the Hawaiian Islands to raise awareness of plastic pollution. The Downwind Voyage for Change was a huge success. The waterman completed the expedition using hydrofoils shortboards, kiteboards, and stand-up paddleboards. Lenny participated in local beach clean-ups at Hawaii, Maui, Lanai, Molokai, Oahu and Kauai every time he completed a crossing challenge.

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Kai Lenny crosses the channels of the Hawaiian islands