Alejo Muniz: always watch where you land

The Sooruz Lacanau Pro an Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) sanctioned event witnessed an amazing day of competition in excellent conditions which are forecasted to continue through the weekend setting up for some great finals action. Standouts were many as surfers displayed progressive modern manoeuvres to impress the huge crowds lining the shore.

An overnight increase in swell produced excellent 4-5ft (1.2m) waves to create the perfect playing field for the remaining 96 elite athletes. Light winds and clears skies ensured that the beach would be packed with spectators eager to witness the 25-minute clashes unfold.

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Harley Ingleby: you know him...

It was semi-final time at the Australia Longboard Titles in Port Macqaurie today, with the penultimate day of competition being held in clean 1-2ft conditions at North Haven.

And, despite the lack of swell, performances were nothing short of epic. All up, finalists were decided across eight of the tournament's eleven divisions.

The over 40 men's division carved up the pristine waves on offer, with two Queensland surfers Mark McNamara (Currumbin) and Damien Coulter (Buderim) storming through to final contention.

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Lanzarote to Fuerteventura: there's always the SUP...

Stephane Etienne and Nicole Boronat (“LeLovers”) recently accomplished the first SUP crossing between the islands of Lanzarote and Fuerteventura, each riding a Naish Glide 14’0”.

The Lovers reached Corralejo Harbor wall at Fuerteventura, after paddling 14 km in 3 hours.

Stephane and Nicole are stoked to have been the first to cross the channel of “La Bocaïna”. Despite the waves, currents and the wind dying down, the Lovers say it was exciting, intense and an excellent experience.

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