Sea Paddle NYC: SUP between tall towers

Less than thirty days remain until stand-up paddlers from around the world converge on Manhattan’s waterways for the 4th Annual SEA Paddle NYC. As participants continue to register and train for the 28-mile charity paddle around Manhattan, organized by Surfers’ Environmental Alliance (SEA), key figures in the surf, stand-up paddle and entertainment industries have come on board in support of SEA and the paddle’s eight autism beneficiaries.

This year, avid waterman, extreme sports extraordinaire and environmental advocate Tom Jones is not only joining industry legends for the paddle around New York, but is in the process of making history leading up to SEA Paddle NYC. Jones is currently traveling the 2,800-mile stretch between Key West and New York City via paddle board to advocate for a plastic-free ocean.

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Keep Surfing: a river wave party

"Keep Surfing" tells the story of an unlikely passion in a place that a large part of the world only knows as Oktoberfest City.


Munich, the town of beer drinkers and pretzel lovers, has become the home of a surfing crowd of urban individualists who pursue their dream of happiness by riding a river wave far from the ocean.

"Keep Surfing" portrays six surfers of the Eisbach hardcore, who master the river waves while pursuing their own individual goals in life. Among the older guys is Dieter "The Eater," who was among the first to discover river surfing in the late 60s and still rides the waves every day with his two grown daughters.

And Walter, the "janitor of the Eisbach," a working-class philosopher who discovered a way to keep the wave surging for 24 hours a day and who now lives as a kind of lone wolf and didgeridoo maker near a small beach in Sardinia, where he rides his own wave every day.

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Tim Boal: 'hey, are you a robot?'

Helicam International teamed up with Extreme Sports photographer Dom Daher to shoot aerial photos of world class surfer Tim Boal. Click here to view the 'Making Of' video showing a behind-the-scenes look at how the pictures were taken.

The helicopter was launched from the pier at Hendaye, France.

In the end of the day, the crew added a flash device to capture intense surfing in rare conditions. Is this the future of pro surfing photography in international contests?

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