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- 07 December 2018 | Surfing
Ezekiel Lau has taken out the 2018 Vans World Cup of Surfing, at Sunset Beach, in Hawaii.
The Hawaiian surfer won his second World Cup of Surfing title after defeating Jesse Mendes, Joan Duru and Griffin Colapinto in a final held in pumping surf.
Five years later, Lau raised the second gem of the Triple Crown of Surfing and the last event on the 2018 World Surfing (WSL) Qualifying Series schedule.
- 06 December 2018 | Surfing
The owner of a surf school in California is under fire after pulling a female surfer's leash at the Venice Pier.
Wagner Lima, the founder of Brazilian Surf Club, grabbed Danielle Lyons' leg rope until she fell into the water. Lyons was riding a small right-hand wave under priority.
"Not only is what he did super dangerous - it's assault. If I was a novice surfer, I could have knocked my teeth out. In all my years of surfing I've never been attacked unprovoked like this," explained Danielle.
- 05 December 2018 | Surfing
SurfPoel, the first wave pool developed by 24/7Waves, will open in The Hague, Netherlands, by 2019.
The world's first crowdfunded wave pool will produce 149 waves per hour and will allow a maximum of ten surfers in the water at the same time.
According to the team behind SurfPoel, there will be waves of up to three feet (one meter) for all levels of surfing. Each ride will last approximately nine seconds.