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New study wants to understand how boardsports address sustainability

Surfdome and Plymouth Sustainability and Surfing Research Group (PSSRG) have teamed up to study the boardsports market’s attitude towards sustainability. Boardsports brands, like most of the fashion, apparel, and sports goods market operate in a fast-paced marketplace and have the ability to alter their proposition from season to season. With attitudes changing towards product and brand offering sustainability credentials, perhaps in part due to readily available information and increased awareness, the demand for board sports brands to limit their effect on the environment is particularly high.

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How to duck dive

Learn how to avoid obliteration in the waves. Master the duck diving technique, and get out-the-back faster and effortlessly. When the waves are small is relatively easy getting outside. All you need is to get the nose of your surfboard over the crumbling wave. But when the surf gets rough, you must know how to survive the impact zone. Duck diving is the most efficient way of not getting pummeled and pushed back by a crashing wave.

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Why you should never sell your first surfboard

How can you sell your first love? Why do you plan to get rid of the surfboard that got you into surfing? Why should a surfer sell his or her fondest memories? There’s nothing like our first wave. The feeling of walking on water is something will never erase from our waterlogged minds. The stick which got us into stand-up wave riding is a memory that you don’t want to forget. It’s an evocation of a moment in time that should be relished and cherished forever.

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Gabriel Medina wins the 2017 MEO Rip Curl Pro Portugal

Gabriel Medina defeated Julian Wilson and claimed the 2017 MEO Rip Curl Pro Portugal, in Peniche. The finals got underway in excellent six-to-eight foot surf at the iconic beach break of Supertubos. The World Surf League (WSL) title was on the line for the reigning champion and defending event champion John John Florence. The Hawaiian could clinch his second WSL title with a win in Supertubos.

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Casper Steinfath wins the 2017 Red Bull Heavy Water

Danish stand-up paddleboarder Casper Steinfath, 23, has been crowned the 2017 Red Bull Heavy Water champion, in San Francisco, California. Hailed as the most intense stand-up paddleboarding event in the world, the Red Bull Heavy Water put 32 of the world’s best SUP athletes to an extreme paddling and surfing test. Competitors surfed over 15-foot high waves at Ocean Beach and then had to paddle their boards across a 7.5 mile (12 kilometers) open course via Seal Rock, Mile Rock, and then past the Golden Gate Bridge near Fort Point.

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