Gisele Bundchen: have you found her Chanel No. 5?

What do Gisele Bundchen, Chanel, perfumes and waves have in common? The luxury brand says it's surfing.

Brazilian top model Gisele Bundchen is chasing the world's perfect waves with, at least, some crazy special effects in the travel bag. Still confused? Chanel No. 5 presents "The One That I Want".

The wave that you want? Maybe. Well, the perfume campaign's new short film is definitely hooked on surfing. You've got flawless duck dives, transparent waters, breathtaking waves and even Chanel surfboards.


Bob McKnight: the soul of Quiksilver

Bob McKnight, the co-founder of Quiksilver, will retire as Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors on the 31st October, 2014. Andrew P. Mooney takes his place at the surf brand headquartered in Huntington Beach, California.

In 1969, Alan Green and John Law started Quiksilver in Torquay, Australia. Their first products were wetsuits and boardshorts. In 1976, Bob McKnight and Jeff Hakman took the brand to the USA.

In two decades, the surf industry company becomes global and gets publicly listed on the NYSE. In 2013, Quiksilver reported revenues of 1.81 billion dollars.


Kelly Slater: barreled in brown waters | Photo: ASP/Kirstin

Gabriel Medina and Kelly Slater have won their Round 1 heats at the Moche Rip Curl Pro Portugal 2014, held in bumpy three-to-five foot waves, at Supertubos, in Peniche.

Everybody knows what's at stake. If Medina wins the Portuguese event, he will be the first ever Brazilian to claim a world title in the history of professional surfing.

Slater did his job, despite watching Matt Wilkinson exiting a near-perfect 9.57 barrel. The Floridian champ waited for his turn and eventually found a late-drop to barrel that would confirm the heat win.