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Founder & Executive Manager: Luís M. Pinto

About is the world's leading surf-and-skate website. It's the home of history, science, and innovation in surfing and skateboarding. features the latest news from the world of wave and water sports, including surfing, bodyboarding, skateboarding, kiteboarding, windsurfing, and skimboarding, as well as updated content on environmental issues and surf travel.

History was founded in Porto, Portugal, European Union (EU), on September 12, 2007, by Luís F. M. Pinto.

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Jeff Hubbard
Jennifer Schmeer
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Joachim Christgau
Joe Moseley
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Jorge Dominguez
Kaspar Wickens-Shaw
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Kenneth Liberman
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Our mission is to produce and deliver the world's finest and most credible information about surfing, bodyboarding, skateboarding, kiteboarding, windsurfing, and skimboarding while advocating for the protection and preservation of the world's oceans and beaches.

On our path to sharing accurate content, we commit to the values and principles of truth, objectivity, fairness, integrity, and excellence 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year.


To lead international surfing, kiteboarding, windsurfing, bodyboarding, skimboarding, and wakeboarding news, following the true sporting values of innovation, culture, and mutual respect in sports and competition.

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