Snapper Rocks: 400 surfers in a good day

The world's first ever city surf management plan will be implemented in the Gold Coast, Australia.

The Gold Coast Surf Council (GCSC) was established at Kirra, in 2012. With the support of the local authorities, it has been developing strategic rules for the regulation of surfing in the region.

Governing bodies and institutions such as the ASP, National Surfing Reserves, Surfrider Foundation, and Surfing Queensland are already taking part in the Advisory Committee.


Gwyn Haslock: still surfing after all these years

Gwynedd Haslock was the pioneer of female surfing in the United Kingdom. More that 60 years after her first ride, she's still catching waves in Cornwall.

This woman is an example to us all. "Can and Will: Gwyn Haslock" is a short surf documentary about the extraordinary surfing life of the first British female surfing champion.

After dominating the bellyboards, in the 1950s, Haslock decided to try a 10-foot longboard. Back then, these giant surfboards were exclusively used by lifeguards, and wetsuits were not available.


Todos Santos Island: you can hear the surf

Bahia de Todos Santos is the new World Surfing Reserve. The iconic break of the Baja Coast is officially dedicated on the 21st June, 2014.

The World Surfing Reserve in Bahia de Todos Santos will help create the first state park in northern Baja, led by partner organization Pronatura.

The proposed state park will protect six hectares of critical watershed at Arroyo San Miguel, and the sand and cobblestones that create the fabled San Miguel surf spot.