Chuck Patterson: the master of surf skiing

Unlike the Alps and Pyrenees, the liquid mountains of Jaws, in Maui, move as you ride down the slope. Fortunately, Chuck Patterson has brought his special skis.

Chuck Patterson is a versatile rider. Having mastered both big waves and steep snowy slopes, the Californian enjoys leaving a mark in what he does.

While everyone surfs the Hawaiian walls of water, this man prefers skiing them. The whole picture is unusual because our mind associates ski poles with steady white cliffs, not waves.

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Breaking waves: 1/7 ratio between wave height and wavelength

The breaking of waves is studied by fluid dynamics, a sub-discipline of physics that studies the science behind liquids and gases.

Scientists have concluded that waves break when their amplitude reaches a critical level that causes large amounts of wave energy to be transformed into turbulent kinetic energy, like a ball rolling down the hill.

In other words, when waves reach shallow waters - usually near coastlines - they increase in height, and their crests meet the Law of Gravitation. The waves break. That is what wave shoaling tells us.

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Death 2 Hipsters: that is not cool

Hipsters can ruin everything. Even in the surf. That is why Alex De Phillipo promises "Death 2 Hipsters".

Prepare to laugh out loud. The surf movie "Death 2 Hipsters" comes with no synopsis, "because synopses are too mainstream, and that's just not 'kewl'."

De Phillipo, who also produced "Dark Fall", says that no actual hipsters were harmed in the making of this movie, but we're not sure of that. In "Death 2 Hipsters", you'll see large bold glasses, Taliban beards, and retro shirts. And we almost forgot: yes, waves too.

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