What is snow surfing?

Snow surfing, also known as powder surfing, is an alternative genre of snowboarding that emerged in the island of Hokkaido, in Japan.

The place has a rich history of craftsmanship. Local snowboarders, surfboards, and skiers started developing the noble art of snow surfing in the early 1980s.

The movement spread to Europe and North America and gained broader visibility in the 2000s. It still involves a lot of experimentation, but the equipment required is highly efficient already.

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Ryan Callinan wins 2018 Pipe Invitational

Ryan Callinan has taken out the 2018 Pipe Invitational, at Banzai Pipeline, in Hawaii.

The Australian won the 32-man trials after defeating Benji Brand, Torrey Meister, and Soli Bailey in the final held in onshore five-foot waves.

Callinan, a former Championship Tour surfer, secured his third consecutive wildcard into an elite event, after competing in France and Portugal.

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WSL suspends Tanner Hendrickson after fist fight with Michael Rodrigues

The World Surf League (WSL) has provisionally suspended Tanner Hendrickson from all professional surfing competitions.

Yesterday, the Hawaiian attacked Championship Tour (CT) surfer Michael Rodrigues on the North Shore of Oahu. The WSL will now run a full investigation on the incident.

The Brazilian had just finished an interview for Canal Off when Hendrickson blocked him the way and started a fist fight.

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