Michel Bourez: snapper surfer

With little surf on offer this morning, event organizers have been forced to call a lay day today for the Rip Curl Pro Bells Beach presented by Snickers.

Event No. 2 of 10 on the 2010 ASP World Tour, the Rip Curl Pro saw a marathon day of surfing yesterday at nearby Winkipop, where the world’s best surfers broke performance barriers through Round 3 and the opening half of Round 4. Today’s projected drop in surf has forced a lay day, but event organizers are hopeful that tomorrow could see a champion crowned.

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Circuito Nacional de Surf DayStar: fighting for the Costa Rica title

With the Copa Quiksilver this weekend in Santa Teresa, the Circuito Nacional de Surf DayStar 2009-2010 (CNS) makes a beeline towards the Gran Finals in Playa Hermosa in June. The surfers who attend this 5th date of the Circuito, will be fighting for a National title that is the most uncertain as it has been for years.

Taking place in front of the Hotel Luz de Vida, the elite of Costa Rica’s surf world will go out in a predicted surf of 2 to 3 meters, great conditions for this 4-star contest that will award 1,500 points in each category.

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Solar Surfboard: Gerry Lopez and Tony Jones

Do you need to charge your iPhone, shave or listen to your mp3 player while surfing? Well, now you can do it. Or, at least, try it with the revolutionary "Solar Surfboard" unveiled by Tony Jones, in the USA.

This extraordinary surfboard has built-in solar panels that produce enough energy to power your electronic devices. Of course, it is expected for you to do it on land or else you'll be having problems with your gadgets.

There are 3 solar panel system models: 3 Watt, 5 Watt and 8 Watt.

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