The Future of Surfboards: there's everything a modern surfer will need

How will the surfboards be in thefuture? Will they embed gadgets such as mobile phones? Will surfers be able to feed themselves while enjoying the pleasures of wave riding? Where is innovation in modern surfing?

Well, in 2004, Intel - world’s largest chip manufacturer - created the world’s first ever surfboard with built-in wireless laptop. The surfboard allowed surfers to check their emails and surf the internet.

We're living in the world of global communications, so SurferToday.com decided to shape the surfboard of the future or, if you wish, the futuristic surfboard.

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Australian Open Surfmasters Titles: a turn, in style surfing

While the world’s elite surfers get ready for the next leg of the ASP World Tour, Australia’s top amateur surfers are waxing their boards in anticipation for the Australian Open Surfmasters Titles.

The prestigious event, running from 22-28th August, 2010 at Port Macquarie, forms part of the upcoming Country Energy Australian Surf Festival, which also entails the Australian Longboard Titles (14-21st August) and the Australian Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP) Titles.

Reigning Open Men’s champion Mark “Richo” Richardson of Queensland will be out to defend his title despite a swag of up-and-coming talent qualifying for this year’s event.

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Cortegaca Beach: at night, the spirits of surfing will invade this place...

Portuguese surfers will flock to Cortegaça Beach, in the north of Portugal, for another thrilling "Surf At Night".

The event will be held between 13th-15th August.

Friday, all surfers are welcome to hit the waves at 22pm. May the swell make it happen for hundreds of wave riders.

Saturday, the moonlight surf will be reserved to invited athletes. They will show their talented dark skills in a special Expression Session.

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