- 20 April 2015 | Surfing
Simon Sivertsen, a young inventor from Norway, has developed a wing that will change the way we explore the underwater world.
Sometimes, you just need a trigger to come up with a great idea. While attempting a circumnavigation around the globe with his father, Simon had a vision in the heart of the Mediterranean Sea.
"When sailing through the Greek Islands, I was astounded by the clarity of the water, it almost felt like flying when diving, just missing the speed and thrill. The first ideas of an underwater wing, towed behind a boat, started emerging deep in the right hemisphere of my brain," explained Sivertsen.
- 18 April 2015 | Surfing
John John Florence, Nat Young, Taj Burrow and Adriano de Souza are the semifinalists of the 2015 Drug Aware Margaret River Pro.
The surprise of the whole event, Jay Davies, resisted until the quarterfinals, and only an in-form John John managed to put the wildcard out of competition, with a total heat score of 17.87 points.
"I was so nervous because Jay is such a good surfer. I've had the pleasure of surfing against him a few times in the past and especially in these kinds of waves he's such a strong surfer," underlined Florence.
- 17 April 2015 | Surfing
Gabriel Medina has been considered one of "The 100 Most Influential People" by Time Magazine.
The 2014 world surfing champion has been included in the "Icons" category by the prestigious US news magazine. Medina is the first ever Brazilian surfer to conquer a world title.
"He showed that his ascendant nation was now a serious player in a sport that is taking off around the world," writes Sean Gregory, senior writer at Time Magazine.