"Whale Tail": the animated surf cartoon with a psychedelic twist

Paul Ferraris is a surfer and a multifaceted independent visual artist from San Francisco, California.

But he is also a teacher who is getting his students to learn the secrets of animated cartoons. So, he worked on an example, and the result is an eye-catching and surprisingly relaxing short film.

Animated cartoons can be extremely time-consuming, but things have changed a little bit in the past couple of decades.

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Belgian photographer unveils his view of the "Surf Tribe"

"Surf Tribe," a photo exhibition by Belgian photographer Stephan Vanfleteren, will be open to the public at the Kunsthal Rotterdam, in the Netherlands, from October 13, 2018, through January 13, 2019.

In his most recent project the Vanfleteren exposes a culture dominated by a deep respect for the ocean.

Vanfleteren looks beyond the traditional surf spots of California and Hawaii and travels all over the world in search of people who live where the ocean meets the land.

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Maya Gabeira sets new Guinness World Record for the largest wave surfed by a woman

The World Surf League (WSL) announced that Maya Gabeira has claimed the inaugural Women's XXL Biggest Wave Award and set a new Guinness World Record for the largest wave surfed unlimited by a female athlete.

The 31-year old from Rio de Janeiro, Brasil successfully surfed a wave measuring 68 feet (20.72 meters) from trough to crest at the infamous big-wave break known as Praia do Norte in Nazaré, Portugal on January 18, 2018.

Gabeira had been fighting for the women's right to have their own world record in big wave surfing for quite a while. The WSL and the Guinness World Records have acknowledged her request, and a new category has been created.

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Anthony Vandenberg has once again participated in the Shackleford Challenge 2018 in Cedar Island, North Carolina. This time, he had a close encounter with a shark.

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