Tokyo 2020: surfing will take place in the ocean waves

Surfing at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games will take place in the ocean, not in a wave pool. The waiting period runs from July 24 to August 9.

The president of the International Surfing Association (ISA) confirmed that surfers will fight for gold, silver and bronze Olympic medals in a natural environment.

Despite supporting the development of artificial wave technology, Fernando Aguerre ruled the possibility of holding the Olympic surfing program in a surf pool.

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How to push through waves

The push through, or punch through technique allows surfers to get past a small broken wave and reach the lineup without having to duck dive or turtle roll.

With bigger board, it is often more challenging to get out-the-back. However, sometimes, the turtle roll is not necessary. Sometimes, you don't need to get into the water to survive an incoming wave.

All you need is to paddle hard toward the whitewater, and with the subtle, yet technical push-up skill, you will get over the wave faster and effortlessly.

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It's now easy to take your FinsOut

Take a close look at this simple, yet ingenious surf item. FinsOut is the world's first fin removal tool.

We have all suffered at the hands of the thruster setup. And if you're riding a five-fin system, it's even worse.

Installing and removing FCS II fins can be a painful experience for your fingers and for your favorite beach towel. When you don't do it correctly, you end up with bruised hands.

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When you reach the "End of the Road," you're all by yourself. Are you sure you're ready to get barreled at Tahiti's infamous Teahupoo?

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Isaac Thomas owns an interesting collection of rare skimboarding DVDs. They document the evolution of the sport since the turn of the millennium.

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Cory Teunissen and Sean Silveira have taken out the third stop on the 2018 Supra Boats Pro Wakeboard Tour (PWT), in Mooresville, North Carolina.

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