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- 19 July 2018 | Surfing
Jack Robinson has taken out the 2018 Rip Curl Cup Padang Padang, in Bali, Indonesia.
After four days of waiting, the iconic reef break roared to life, delivering spectacular barrels powered by one of the best swells to Indonesia in years.
The Western Australian surfer beat his opponents after receiving a near-perfect two-wave total from the judging panel. Robinson, 20, earned 19.90 points in the final and raised the coveted trophy.
- 18 July 2018 | Surfing
The surfboard leash is one of surfing's the greatest inventions, and it only appeared in the lineups in the early 1970s.
The so-called leg rope saves a lot of effort whenever you fall off the board, or you have to let go of it for any reason.
If you're wearing a leash, you will never have to swim all the way back to the beach to retrieve your surfboard because it is always attached to your ankle.
- 17 July 2018 | Surfing
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.