Nikki Van Dijk: attacking the French lines | Photo: Swatch/Damien Poullenot

Nikki Van Dijk conquered the 2014 Swatch Girls Pro France, in small surf conditions, at Les Bourdaines, in Seignosse, France.

The Australian surfer defeated Mahina Maeda in a wave starved final. Van Dijk takes the third place in the Qualifying Series rankings.

"I'm just so stoked, this was a hard final, and I think I only took two or three waves but I'm definitely over the moon,” Van Dijk stated. “It's a little bit rough with the CT and the QS being so close, I really needed the points here," says Nikki.

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The Endless Summer Resort: powered by American Wave Machines

The Endless Summer Resort, a four-acre artificial surfing pool, will be built in West Oahu, Hawaii.

The North Shore of Oahu might have the best waves on the planet, but that doesn't mean you shouldn't build an artificial wave complex, a few steps away from the Seven Mile Miracle.

Surf City Hui LLC have teamed up with American Wave Machines to install swell technology in a new surf park inspired by Bruce Brown's "The Endless Summer" movies.

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Expencive Porno Movie: don't worry, it's a surf movie

When surrealism hits the surfing scene, the best thing you've got to do is watch an "Expencive Porno Movie."

Surf movies are getting very experimental. Forget classic Hollywood angles, high-tech video effects, contemporary editing and mainstream soundtracks.

Today, everything's a lab. "Expencive Porno Movie" was shot entirely on Super 16mm, and that is why you'll notice that grainy look in every surf move, for 45 minutes.

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