The book that documents Hokule'a's voyage of hope

Patagonia launched a must-have book on the traditional Polynesian voyaging canoe, smartly blending words and personal experiences with glamorous photos and illustrations.

The story of the original Hokule'a is simultaneously epic and tragic, beautiful and bittersweet. In a way, it is a mirror of life, with its unexpected ups and downs, celebrations and disappointments.

Hokulea means "Star of Gladness" in Hawaiian. The original Hokulea was launched on March 8, 1975. Three years later, the double-­hulled sailing canoe capsized and one of its crew members, the legendary Eddie Aikau, paddled his surfboard back to land to get help, but despite all efforts, he was never seen again.

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Everything you need to know about interferences in pro surfing

Are you a pro surfer? Are you a passionate surf fan? Learn everything you need to know about interferences in pro surfing.

Professional surfing is a complex organized system in which surfers, but also judges and third parties interact together in a competitive arena.

The World Surfing League (WSL) is responsible for running the annual tour of professional surf competitions.

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The best quotes by Jack O'Neill

Legendary surf icon Jack O'Neill changed the sport of surfing forever when he decided to give surfers a protection against 50°F (10°C) waters. Discover his most inspiring quotations.

Jack O'Neill (1923-2017) is often called the inventor of the modern wetsuit. The man who designed the surfers' second skin so that they could stay in cold waters for hours.

O'Neill was born in Denver, Colorado. He served in the US Navy in World War II and then moved to Northern California where he began bodysurfing in the early 1940s.

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