Impossibles is everything: dream swell hits Bali

They call it one of the most photogenic waves on the planet. And there is a good reason for that. Watch Impossibles making magic.

Impossibles is a temperamental reef break that comes alive when powerful S/SW swells hit the south coast of Bali and meet gentle SE trade winds.

The left-hand wave breaks between Padang Padang and Bingin and offers a fast barreling wave that peels down the line for up to 450 yards, in special occasions.

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Japanese surfers return to Fukushima

On March 11, 2011, surfing was banned from the beaches of the Fukushima Prefecture.

A magnitude-9 earthquake occurred off the Pacific Coast of Japan triggered a tsunami that killed over 18,000 people. As a result, three reactors at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant exploded.

After the tsunami and the nuclear meltdown, the region became a no-go zone, threatened by high levels of radiation. In other words, Fukushima was not a safe place; it was a forbidden city.

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Surfing is the official state sport of California

Surfing has been officially named the official sport of the state of California.

On January 8, 2018, California state legislators, Al Muratsuchi and Ian Calderon introduced a bill that aimed to establish surfing as the official state sport.

Assembly Bill (AB) No. 1782 has been approved and it is now time to add the surfboard to the list of symbols that already represent the Golden State, like the grizzly bear, denim, avocado, gold, the serpentine, and many others.

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Dimitri Maramenides, the founder and owner of Epic Kites, rode his kite a few hours before Hurricane Florence hit the East Coast of the United States.

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