Freestyle Tide Trainer: get cross-training into surfing

Freestyle has announced the release of the Tide Trainer, a gym-to-surf cross-training watch.

What happens when you blend a surf watch with a cross-training fitness planner? The Tide Trainer by Freestyle combines tide data with multiple performance timing functions for surfers looking to get in better shape.

Freestyle partnered with Extreme Athletics to deliver a watch that features tide data for 150 beaches, sunrise/sunset times, five interval timers and preset heat timers, 100-hour chronograph, 200-lap workout memory with dated training log and customizable training reminders such as nutrition and hydration.

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SipaBoard: a self-inflating electric-powered stand up paddleboard

SipaBoard is the world's first self-inflating electric-powered stand up paddleboard (SUP).

Need a portable SUP for those flat summer days? SipaBoards developed a stand up paddleboard that inflates in five minutes. Forget the standard pumps and save 15 minutes of hard work.

The SipaBoard is made out of durable double-layered PVC based material. The top and the bottom layers are held together by thousands of polyester filaments, making the board rock-hard with completely flat surfaces when inflated, while easily folding into a backpack when deflated.

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Lowers Pro: the military veterans will watch the pros | Photo: Kirstin/ASP

The Oakley Lowers Pro 2015 will host a surf clinic for military veterans, at Doheny State Beach in Dana Point, California, on the 26th April.

The surfing contest has partnered with Infinite Hero Foundation and Team Red, White and Blue (RWB) to develop a weekend of activities for veterans. All participants are invited to watch the pros in action at the opening day of competition.

"The Oakley Lowers Pro is located in a prime surf location on land owned by the United States Navy and adjacent to Camp Pendleton," underlines Cuan Petersen, marketing director at Oakley.

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