SOS Cabedelo

More than 230 surfers have paddled out to save another wave in danger, this time in Cabedelo, Figueira da Foz, Portugal.

The "SOS Cabedelo" called everyone in order to try and defend one of the best waves in Portugal.

The local authorities have plans to strengthen the northern jetty, a decision that will forever change the wave.

The human logo was a huge succes and "SOS Cabedelo" believes that the local politicians will change their mind and will preserve this natural treasure.

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Paige Hareb

The ASP Women’s World Tour will be getting a boost next season with the addition of New Zealand’s Taranaki region as a dream tour venue.

The Taranaki Women’s Surf Festival will host the world’s best female surfers from April 14 – 18, 2010 along Taranaki’s Surf Highway 45, with mobile venue options including famed locations such as Fitzroy Beach, Rocky Point, Stent Road and Opunake.

“We couldn’t be more thrilled to be adding New Zealand to the ASP Women’s World Tour schedule,” Brodie Carr, ASP Intl CEO, said. “The region is ripe with world class waves and it’s a fantastic opportunity to showcase the talents of our outstanding female athletes.”

Paige Hareb (NZL), 19, 2009 ASP Dream Tour rookie and current ASP World No. 3, is New Zealand’s first female ambassador at surfing’s elite level of competition, and the addition of another ASP Dream Tour event in her backyard could prove advantageous to the young goofy-footer’s bid for an ASP Women’s World Title.

“I’m pretty happy about the ASP Women’s World Tour coming to my home town in New Zealand next year,” Hareb said. “I know a lot of the girls have never been before and have wanted to come here for a long time. The surf is really consistent around that time of the year so I can’t wait to show the girls what my coast has to offer. It’s going to be pretty exciting!”

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Limmat Wave

The SSA - Swiss Surfing Championships 2009 will kick on the 23rd September in Vieux Boucau, France.

There is a forecasted clean 5-6 feet swell!

The rider's meeting and the deadline for inscription is on Tuesday 22nd evening at the Wavexperience Surfcamp.

The Swiss Surfing Association is also inviting everyone to support the construction an artifial river wave in the river Limmat, in Zurich.

The standing wave would be often used by surfers, bodyboarders, windsurfers, canoeists and wakeboarders of Switzerland.

The Limmat wave would the only place available for riding wave in Switzerland.

The Swiss surfers are lobbying for the dream to become a reality.

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