Lanzarote to Fuerteventura: there's always the SUP...

Stephane Etienne and Nicole Boronat (“LeLovers”) recently accomplished the first SUP crossing between the islands of Lanzarote and Fuerteventura, each riding a Naish Glide 14’0”.

The Lovers reached Corralejo Harbor wall at Fuerteventura, after paddling 14 km in 3 hours.

Stephane and Nicole are stoked to have been the first to cross the channel of “La Bocaïna”. Despite the waves, currents and the wind dying down, the Lovers say it was exciting, intense and an excellent experience.

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Billabong Pico Alto Invitational: only for xxl lovers

Jamie Sterling has won the Billabong Pico Alto Invitacional 2010, held in Punta Hermosa, Peru.

Waves were spectacular and the foggy weather added a dramatic scenario to the swell condition. The biggest sets reached 35 feet and many big wave surfers even had problems dropping each mass of water because of constant peak changes.

“I’m very emotional since this is the first time I have won a Big Wave World Tour event” expressed the smiling Hawaiian.

The Peruvian surfers proved surfing has a lot of potential in the country. Gonzalo Velasco, Billabong team rider and Sebastian De Romaña arrived to the semifinals competing along side twelve of best international big wave riders, including current world champion Carlos Burle from Brazil and defending Billabong Pico Alto 2009, winner Greg Long from the USA.

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Richard Christie: he comes from far away

The Sooruz Lacanau Pro an Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) sanctioned event is set to step into top gear with the top seeds prepared to hit the water in what is tipped to be one spectacular day of action with an excellent forecast for swell conditions for day 4 of this 145,000$US event.

Surfers competing at the Sooruz Lacanau Pro are out to add to their ASP World ranking with the valuable points on offer. European surfers are also chasing points for the overall European Men’s title here at stop nº 6 of 12 of the European Series.

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