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- 19 February 2018 | Surfing
August 3, 2016, was a day that surfers should never forget. For the first time in its long history, surfing was confirmed in the Olympic Games.
The ancient Olympic Games date back to the 8th century BC. They were a celebration of Zeus, the god of all gods. The first edition was run in 776 BC, in Greece.
But Baron Pierre de Coubertin founded the International Olympic Committee (IOC) in 1894 and subsequently ran the Modern Olympics, there have been many sports making a more or less successful debut in the event.
- 16 February 2018 | Surfing
The World Surf League (WSL) announced that the permit for the 2019 Billabong Pipe Masters has not been granted.
The public rumors were true. Oahu's Banzai Pipeline will not take part in the 2019 WSL Championship Tour (CT) schedule. At least, the ultimate surfing arena will not open next year's calendar.
"We are disappointed. However, we are pleased that the Mayor recognizes that fundamental changes are required to the permit process that will benefit Hawaiian surfing, the surfers, and the community," underlined Sophie Goldschmidt, CEO of WSL.
- 15 February 2018 | Surfing
Learn how to transport one or more surfboards on top of your vehicle without having to install permanent car roof racks.
Whether you're a fan of surfboard roof racks or not, it's always good to know how you can transport them safely on top of your car, and without damaging it.
In some situations, you just don't have time to install racks you have at home because the surf is too good for you to lose time.