Long live the "Momentum Generation"

If you've seen Taylor Steele's "Momentum: Under the Influence," then you might be interested in watching a film that gets you back into the good old 1990s.

Produced by American actor Robert Redford, "Momentum Generation" follows the rise of a group of successful pro surfers who became stars of the sport and helped shape a critical period in the history of competitive surfing.

Surfers like Kelly Slater, Shane Dorian, Rob Machado, Paul Roach, Pat O'Connell, Kalani Robb, and Taylor Knox met each other at Benji Weatherley's house, in Hawaii, in the early 1990s.

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Cold Showers vs. Hot Showers: What are the health benefits for surfers?

Whether it's sunny or rainy, it always feels good to have a shower after a strenuous winter surf session. But, should we get under cold or hot water? Is that really obvious?

We all know how good a hot shower feels. Warm water helps us recover our body temperature and truly relaxes our body, no matter the air temperature or the time of the day.

Today, you can find pressurized portable showers that will store cold or hot water and then, when you need it, provide several minutes of spray time.

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Breakwater extension threatens popular surf spot in Portugal

More than 600 surfers and beachgoers formed a human chain against the extension of the break wall in Matosinhos, a popular surfing beach located in the north of Portugal.

The protesters believe that the 300-meter extension will relocate sand from south to north, which could cause the beach to disappear.

Moreover, the dominant northwest swells will be blocked by the new breakwater, and the waves will be a thing of the past in Matosinhos.

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Invented by Southern California surfers, kneeboarding is a crossover water sport that blends the thrill of wakeboarding and water skiing with the adrenaline rush of surfing.

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The Kiteboarding Riders United (KRU) and the Global Kitesports Association (GKA) released a joint statement clarifying the current situation in professional freestyle kiteboarding.

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The full schedule for the 2018 European Skimboarding Cup (ESC) has been released.