What does it mean to be a surfer today?

Now more than ever, surfers have a great responsibility on the shoulders. Here's what makes a complete, contemporary wave rider.

A surfer is someone who practices and enjoys his or her sport at the heart of Nature, surrounded by the elements.

But also, surfers are an integral of a society, a local, regional and national community with its rules and moral values.

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Australians win 2018 Azores Airlines World Masters Championship

Rob Bain, Layne Beachley, and Dave Macaulay have taken out the 2018 Azores Airlines World Masters Championship in the Grand Masters, Women's Masters and Men's Masters divisions.

The finals got underway in highly contestable three-foot surf at Praia de Santa Barbara, in the island of Sao Miguel.

A World Surf League (WSL) Specialty Event, the event has been treated to an abundance of swell and great performances by some of the legends of surfing from past generations, culminating with today's crowning of the champions.

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Why intelligence matters in surfing

You can't be a good surfer if you don't you use your grey matter. Here's why intelligence is a powerful weapon in the waves.

Although surfing sounds pretty much like a physical and technical outdoor activity, intelligence plays a critical role in the development of the skills, and the performance you actually achieve in the waves.

There's a lot of theory and method in surfing as a high-performance sport, and it's been scientifically proved that learned knowledge is linked to the enhancement of sports practice.

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Now more than ever, surfers have a great responsibility on the shoulders. Here's what makes a complete, contemporary wave rider.

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