Robert Pattinson: riding his Twilight SUP

Robert Pattinson, best known for his role as Edward Cullen in the "Twilight" saga, has been frequently seen surfing and standup paddleboarding.

The actor, model, and musician apparently started practicing in 2012 and has since improved his performance.

Pattinson was born on May 13, 1986, in London.

His breakthrough in acting came with the character Cedric Diggory in the movie "Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire" in 2005.

The leading role in the film adaptation of the Twilight novels in 2008 brought him worldwide recognition and a vast legion of fans.

Other notable movies followed, and his interpretation of Eric Parker in "Cosmopolis," in 2012 was praised by the critics.

In 2010, he was named in Time Magazine's "100 Most Influential People in The World" and ranked as one of the most powerful celebrities in the Forbes Celebrity 100 list.

Top Stories

The most successful competitive surfer of all time, Kelly Slater, rode what may have been the last heat of his 24-year professional career.

We can't choose our height, and 80 percent of it is genetic. But if you're into surfing, taller and shorter surfers feel noticeable differences in getting acquainted with boards, paddling for, and riding a wave.

Ryan Crosby is the new chief executive officer (CEO) of the World Surf League (WSL).

Classified as "Critically Endangered" by UNESCO, the native Hawaiian language has approximately 2,000 speakers. Here's what makes it so special.