Taylor Knox: riding the MR twin-fin formula

Taylor Knox stole the Twin-Fin Round of the 2014 Four Seasons Maldives Surfing Champions Trophy, at Sultan's Point.

The Californian surfer managed to come from behind after falling on a potentially high scoring ride just before Dave Rastovich locked in a heat high 9.70 wave score at the ten-minute mark.

"I was getting so frustrated after I fell on that big one. It was such a good wave, but I knew I was surfing good and the board was looking great and that I could get the score if the waves came to me," explained Knox.


Taj Burrow and Mark Mathews: a crazy stunt at The Right

Taj Burrow has been towed into The Right and photographed by big wave charger Mark Mathews. Both in the same wave. But was it a good idea?

The goal was quite simple: get two experienced riders on the same dangerous wave, and shoot the perfect photo. Simple? Well, it certainly depends on how things end up.

With the camera in hand, Mathews had a tough task. He would have to follow Taj's surf line across the thick wall of water, in order to get the historic shot.


India: surfing is growing here

India held the first ever International Surfing Association (ISA) Level 1 Surf Instructor course, in Mahabalipuram.

A total of 23 participants - 21 from India and two from Sri Lanka - had a chance to learn the theory and put their knowledge into practice, during the five-day program.

The professional training and week long qualification workshop was organized by the Surfing Federation of India (SFI).