Kai Lenny: who SUPs don't fly?

Kai Lenny has claimed the 2014 Abu Dhabi All Stars Grand Slam, at the Wadi Adventure, United Arab Emirates.

With three lefts, three rights and three closeouts, the standup paddleboarder from Maui secured his first win of the season in the exotic artificial surf pool.

But it was not an easy task for Lenny, at all. Lai had an in-form Sean Poynter eager to steal the show.

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Rip Curl Search GPS: measure speed and distance

Rip Curl has launched the world's first surf watch with a built-in GPS system.

The Rip Curl Search GPS watch will track your surf, register your top speed and distance and rack up your wave count in each session.

You can easily sync your data to the Rip Curl Search App or website to re-live your surf with location maps, image sharing and graphic charts which showcase your session.

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Mount Maunganui: let the natural waves roll

New Zealand's first artificial surf reef will be removed from Mount Maunganui.

The $1.5 million investment was a dream that started in the late 1990s. It promised world-class rides and up to 50 surfers at a time in the waves.

The submerged reef was placed 250 meters offshore from the corner of Tay Street and Marine Parade, five minutes drive south of the main beach.

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