Over The Falls is the new arcade surfing game for the iPhone

‘Over the Falls’ is the latest surfing game for the iPhone / iPodTouch and takes you on an epic journey through colourful locations - from graceful Long Boarding, through wave-tricks & big-aerial stunts, to high-octane barrel-riding as seen through the Surfer’s eyes.

On your way to becoming a Surf legend you will master the Take-Off, blend Surfing-with-Style, Tube-Time, BIG-Air and Acrobatics to complete a large number of challenges and earn credits (plus the respect of your peers).

Spend your credits with the ‘Shaper’ where you can design (and upgrade) your Surfboard. Changing the template, shape, fin assignment and graphics will radically alter dynamic of the board in the water, allowing you to get just the right combination of speed, carving and stability you will need to progress.

The game runs in a full 3D environment and employs slow-motion and action cameras to give a cinematic experience. Both Male and Female characters are included. The game is also loaded with information on the top surf locations from around the world (courtesy of surfatlas.com) and on the evolution of the Surfboard.

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The Maverick Surf Contest is on hold

The Mavericks Surf Contest is on hold, as surfers voted not kick off the event on Wednesday.

The swell might be interesting, but the winds will not be the best to put Mavs on.

Nevertheless, the wave forecast indicates that 20-foot waves are expected to hit the coast.

The official website confirms that the competition in on hold, after a huge talk spread on the high surf advisory issued for the Half Moon Bay region.

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ASP is changing the way surf scores are defined

With a number of enhancements being activated on the ASP World Tour this season, the ASP Judging Criteria has been refined to reflect the progression of the sport.

“It’s paramount that the ASP Judging Criteria evolve to reflect the ever-progressing envelope of high-performance surfing,” Perry Hatchett, ASP Head Judge, said. “The revision of the criteria for 2010 is the result of discussions between our respected panel of judges as well as the world’s best surfers.”

The ASP Judging Criteria for 2010 and beyond is as follows:

Surfers must perform to the ASP Judging Key Concepts to maximize their scoring potential.

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