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Meet Surfrider’s New CEO: Chad Nelsen

After an exhaustive national search, the Surfrider Foundation named its new CEO – and it's none other than Dr. Chad Nelsen, the Environmental Director of the organization for the last 16 years.

Quentin's new board

Quentin Delion sent me these shots of his latest project and because his english is not good he said he would let the pictures tell the story. It is a 5' 8" x 20 3/4" x 2 1/2" board with no resin finish. " I bought a surfboard in New Zealand 6 years ago. Show More Summary

Sylt 2014

The time on Sylt is really nice so far. Really warm weather, a nice atmosphere on the beach and a lot of positive vibes. The windsurfing conditions were nice in the beginning. and we did one full round of Slalom racing in rough conditions with waves and light wind. Unfortunately I was not really windsurfing as […]

Great white shark attacks smaller white shark: rare footage

By Pete Thomas/GrindTv A passenger on a shark-diving expedition off South Australia has captured rare footage of a large great white shark attacking a smaller white shark. It remains unclear, however, whether that was the larger shark’s...Show More Summary

Federico Morisio on Masirah Island, Oman

Watch the video "Just let me ride" featuring the Italian windsurfer Federico Morisio on Masirah island in Oman.

Kono – Riccardo Marca

The young Italian freestyle windsurfer Riccardo Marca sent us this Kono filmed a few days ago at Sant'Antioco on Sardinia (Italy).

Feminism and famous people

So, feminism has become a real talking point among female celebrities lately. Popstars and TV and movie stars have been coming out in droves to associate themselves with the gender politics, and clearly stating what feminism means to them. Show More Summary

Looking for wood ?

If you are looking for a supplier of Paulownia, then Stuart Bywater in Brisbane could be the guy to help you out. Stuart has been running board building classes and supplying the Paulownia and Cedar for the courses, so he is more than happy to help you out as well. Show More Summary

809-pound mako shark is a bowfishing world record

Jeff Thomason takes aim; photos are courtesy of Thomason By Pete Thomas/GrindTv For the second time this summer, the host of a hunting television show has traveled to California and used a bowfishing outfit to capture a world-record mako shark. Show More Summary

It’s Official! CA Gov. Brown Signs Bag Ban Bill

On the eve of Rise Above Plastics Month, California’s statewide ban on single-use plastic bags has become official. Today, Governor Jerry Brown signed SB 270, the bill to ban single-use plastic bags and put a fee on paper bags.

The future is chessboxing

Never any time to write this blog anymore. Woe is me. Woe also was a bloke called Phil back in April. Somehow this bit of mindless surf rage passed me by when it happened. Yesterday I was chatting to Steve...

Marc Paré – Video 2014

Marc is a 16 year-old windsurfer from Catalonia, who wants to become a professional sailor one day. He took part in the trials at the PWA events in Tenerife and Pozo this year and won the junior competitions in...

Greece “Just for Fun”

The two Austrian windsurfers Dorian Konrad and Matthias Kraschitzer travelled to Rhodos the summer and brought back a clip with freestyle action.

Shredit ft. Adam Sims at Lake Neusiedl

Watch Adam Sims's latest shred it edit from Lake Neusiedl in Austria.

Max Matissek wins Austrian Freestyle Championship 2014

Photo Gallery from the Austrian Freestyle Championship at Lake Neusiedl in Podersdorf.

“There IS surf in Texas… Kind of…”

It doesn't come every day. Nor every week. But now and then, when low pressure systems form in the Gulf of Mexico, stoke builds in the surf shops and bars of tropical wax fly off the shelves. Yes – in Texas, we have waves.  Good waves…Kind of. From Galveston to South Padre, you can find us […]

Plybon Represents.

Oregon Policy Manager Charlie Plybon was recently confirmed by the Oregon State Senate, and appointed by Governor John Kitzhaber to serve a 4 year term on the Oregon Ocean Policy Advisory Council as a representative for non-fishing recreation.

K Road Wave Playground

There was a crowd on the water. Frank, Joe, Christian, Jeff, Jonathan, Nicholas, the Wolf, Scott (yaking) and many more, chasing the copious lefts. Thigh-to-waist high, sunny warm and beautiful, every Sunday should be this way. A highlight for me...

Air Skopu into Burner (Amadore) – Hugo de Sousa

A new freestyle combination, the Amadore (Air Skopu into Burner) by Hugo de Sousa is here.

East Coast Trip 2014 – Video

Canadian freestyler Phil Soltysiak travelled at US east coast. Watch his clip.

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