Spanish surfers contest ban on surfboards in Orihuela

The authorities of Orihuela, a city and municipality located in the southeast of Spain, are under heavy criticism after banning surfboards from its coastline.

With its 16 kilometers of fine white sand beaches and warm waters, Orihuela Costa - in English, Orihuela Coast - offers plenty of opportunities for water sports enthusiasts.

From time to time, the region receives favorable Mediterranean Sea swells that produce optimal conditions for surfing and many other boardsports like stand-up paddleboarding (SUP), bodyboarding, kitesurfing, and windsurfing.

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Surf Lakes prepares to debut its concentric wave technology

Australia's first full-scale artificial wave pool entered the entered the final construction phase.

Surf Lakes, one of the most ambitious man-made wave facilities in the making right now, is getting ready for the first tests.

The structure is located ten miles southwest of Yeppoon, Queensland, and it is now ready to welcome the heavy machinery that will generate surfing's ultimate resource: perfect peeling waves.

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Volcom Rapid Jam ignites Munich's Eisbach river wave

River surfing is becoming a trend, and Germany is at the forefront of the new movement.

The Volcom Rapid Jam Munich was one of the first specialty events run by the newly established Rapid Surf League, a circuit exclusively dedicated to static wave riding.

The contest was held at the iconic Eisbach river wave, in the heart of Munich, and showcased some of the best performers of the local river surfing scene.

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The authorities of Orihuela, a city and municipality located in the southeast of Spain, are under heavy criticism after banning surfboards from its coastline.

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