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- 09 March 2018 | Surfing
FCS announced the launch of Freedom Leash, a surfboard leg rope that is lighter, thinner and stronger.
We have to admit that surfboard leashes rarely change over time. It's one of those pieces of surf hardware that didn't evolve much in the past couple of decades.
FCS believe it has re-invented the kook cord by designing and producing a technically and visually different product.
- 08 March 2018 | Surfing
"Charlie Don't Surf" is one of the greatest and most popular movie lines of all time. But that does it really mean?
The iconic movie quote can be heard in "Apocalypse Now," an intense and literally explosive 1979 war film written by John Milius and directed by Francis Coppola.
"Apocalypse Now" features an impressive cast which includes Marlon Brando, Robert Duvall, Martin Sheen, Larry Fishburne, and Dennis Hopper.
- 07 March 2018 | Surfing
Perfect waves are not always a winning combination of wind, swell and tides. Sometimes, idyllic surf sessions depend on a concept called wave refraction.
In oceanography, wave refraction is the bending of a wave as it propagates over different depths. The concept should be taken into consideration whenever we analyze and read a surf report.
In other words, it is the process by which the direction of a traveling wave is changed due to the interaction with ocean's bottom topography.