True Wetsuits: Quiksilver gets really corporate | Photo: Quiksilver Japan

It's not haute couture, and it's not pret-a-porter. But they are certainly "True Wetsuits." Confused? Quiksilver Japan launched the first ever suit that can be worn on business occasions, parties, and in surfing. Even more confused?

Let's see. The jacket and pants are made of a 2mm super high-stretch jersey neoprene, the same fabric used to make regular wetsuits. The parts are joined with glued and blind-stitched seams (GBS), a method especially developed for wetsuit production. The pinholes do not penetrate the fabric to prevent water from coming inside the wetsuit.

The pockets are designed flat to prevent them from catching water while surfing. The breast pockets have been designed specifically for use outside the water.

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Courtney Conlogue: getting into the top seeds | Photo: Cestari/WSL

Courtney Conlogue conquered the Women's Drug Aware Margaret River Pro 2015, at Main Break.

The American surfer kicked off the final against Carissa Moore with a modest score, but the Hawaiian unloaded two big turns and earned an excellent 8.50.

Conlogue answered back with a big layback hack to reclaim the lead and then took a set wave for an excellent 8.43. With four minutes to go, the Californian found a found a big righthander, delivering three solid terms to improve her scoreline with an 8.50, and take the win.

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Nix Nic Nooley: surf punks in the house

Stop the madness. Punk filmmaker Toby Cregan delivers one of the craziest surf flicks of the decade.

"Nix Nic Nooley." The movie title says it all, right? And the storyline is quite clear. Year 2879: due to high levels of pollution the ocean has dried up, and the only way to surf is by time travel using a cybotactic head unit.

That's when Zilou and Bibilou - the only human beings interested in surfing - step in to change the course of the sport forever. Toby Cregan's creative mind makes sure you're entertained for a while.

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