"Ode to the Sea": A Peruvian surfer's perspective

Tomas Frezza is a 26-year-old man from Buenos Aires, Argentina. He got completely hooked on surfing when he was only seven, thanks to his brother.

The thing is, Buenos Aires is five hours away from the Atlantic Ocean, and the nearest surfing spot is Mar del Plata, a place where waves are not always consistent.

Many times, the brothers drove 250 miles to find nothing but crappy, wind-affected surf.

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Why are surfboards dangerous weapons?

Surfboards are amazing objects of design that blend the emotional need to ride a wave with the rationality behind hydrodynamics.

However, they can also be dangerous weapons that hit the most sensitive parts of the body causing lethal and irreversible damages to the human body.

It might sound strange, but the only difference between guns and surfboards is that real firearms are purposely made to hurt or kill. Surfboards were designed to provide moments of joy, but they can also cause harm and have serious consequences.

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Boavista FC 8'2'': the surfboard that celebrates football

A Portuguese football fan created a surfboard that celebrates his love for his football team.

Luis Madureira Pinto, the founder of SurferToday, teamed up with Surf Factory to build a small longboard featuring the club's badge, and its distinctive chessboard pattern.

Boavista Futebol Clube was founded in 1903, in Porto, Portugal, by British entrepreneurs and Portuguese textile workers. It is one of the oldest football clubs in the Iberian Peninsula.

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Professional surfing is a highly competitive occupation. World title races are increasingly tight. And sometimes it all comes down to the wire.

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