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How to strap a surfboard to a car without racks

Learn how to transport one or more surfboards on top of your vehicle without having to install permanent car roof racks. Whether you’re a fan of surfboard roof racks or not, it’s always good to know how you can transport them safely on top of your car, and without damaging it. In some situations, you just don’t have time to install racks you have at home because the surf is too good for you to lose time.

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5 common reasons people stop surfing

Surfing is for life, right? Well, in theory, it should be. But in reality, sometimes the destiny has other plans for our existence. We all remember the first wave proudly rode toward the beach. It is something that we will never forget because it was the moment we became surfers. From the day we stood up on the surfboard for the first time until now, a lot has changed. And that is especially true for people who started surfing in their teens, and are now hitting their 30s and 40s.

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Kanoa Igarashi will surf for Japan in the Championship Tour

Kanoa Igarashi will represent Japan in the 2018 World Surf League (WSL) Championship Tour. The 20-year-old surfer was born in Huntington Beach, California, but he has dual citizenship – his parents and family are Japanese. With this announcement, Igarashi hopes to compete for the Land of the Rising Sun in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. Simultaneously, he will become the first ever Japanese athlete on the Dream Tour.

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Lucas Chianca claims the 2018 Nazaré Challenge

Lucas Chianca has taken out the 2018 Nazaré Challenge, at the infamous Praia do Norte, in Portugal. Despite the tricky and dangerous ocean and wind conditions, thousands of surfing fans invaded the local lighthouse, and the surrounding cliffs to witness the world’s best tackling the big waves. With 25-to-35-foot waves on offer, the organization announced that the contest would be rated with a bronze coefficient.

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Surfing could become the official state sport of California

On January 8, 2018, California state legislators, Al Muratsuchi and Ian Calderon introduced a bill that aims to establish surfing as California’s official sport. If recognized and approved, it will be the second time surfing is adopted as official state sport, after being designated in Hawaii in 1998. Interestingly, Hawaii opted for having two formal state sports – an individual sport (surfing) and a team sport (outrigger canoe paddling). Assemblymembers Muratsuchi and Calderon are both passionate surfers and believe surfing represents the spirit of the California dream.

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