Superfruits: a fruity diet for surfers | Photo: Shutterstock

What can superfruits do for surfers? What makes it a superfruit? How will they helps perform better? Why should you eat five to nine portions of fruit a day?

Scientists and doctors often say that "superfruit" is a marketing term invented to sell food products which contain fruits with "superpowers." In other words, superfruits are fruits with high levels of antioxidant content.

Some of them might be slightly more expensive than traditional fruits, but they're worth the investment. These special fruits will undoubtedly improve your overall health, and will build new walls in your body.

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Kelly Slater Wave Company: the World Surf League enter the man-made wave business | Photo: Todd Glaser

The World Surf League (WSL) has announced the acquisition of a majority stake in the Kelly Slater Wave Company (KSWC).

The pro surfing tour aims to build "a global network of WSL-branded high-performance training centers" with the surf pool concept designed by Kelly Slater.

The deal is inked via WSL Holdings, the parent company of the World Surf League, but the financial details have not been revealed. The WSL plans to rely on the "certainty of scheduling" to include man-made waves on the Championship Tour (CT) and Qualifying Series (QS) agenda.

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Aaron Gold: happy to be alive | Photo: @benjibrand

Aaron Gold suffered a massive wipeout and nearly drowned at Cloudbreak, Fiji.

Like many others at Cloudbreak, Gold knew he was surfing a large swell. The Third Reef was pumping, and the 2016 WSL Paddle of the Year winner wanted his share of stoke.

The 34-year-old big wave surfer took off on a big wave, wiped out, and suddenly, he was found floating lifeless by Uri Kurop, who was on a jet ski. Gold was foaming at the mouth, and he was administered intensive cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR).

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