Bonga Perkins: from Hawaii to a Japanese beach

Summer sunshine greeted us once again today for Day 2 and the final day for ASP LQS 2-Star Real B Voice Pro Longboard Taito press by Kaido.

Action commenced this morning at 7:30am at Taito Beach, Chiba Japan. The local weather in Taito was beautiful with sideshore-fanned waves at the two-to-three foot (1 metre) range.

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Nicholas Power: surfer and academic

Nick Power, 22 year-old student from the East Coast of the U.S. (Virginia Beach), has recently completed a semester overseas in New South Whales, Australia, where he studied environmental action and sustainability.

As part of his program, Power was required to choose a topic for a hefty research project.

"The Surfer's Guide to Sustainability" is a holistic attempt to summarize where the surf industry is in movement towards sustainable production and design.

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Dimity Stoyle: looking down

The 18th annual All Girls Surf Showdown enjoyed great waves at Lennox Head today .

This is the biggest All Girl event in Australia and the finals day standard highlighted the strength of girls surfing in Australia .

The blue ribbon Southern Cross Credit Union Open Pro division saw a high quality field attack the final and the result went right down to the final two minutes when Sunshine Coast Queensland surfer Dimity Stoyle found the days highest scoring ride posting an outstanding 9.0 score to take a narrow victory over Cabarita’s Airini Mason (NSW).

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