How to build a shaping room

Today, you don't need to be a professional surfboard shaper to build a surfboard from scratch. Here's everything you need to know before making your private surfboard shaping room.

Surfboard shaping is an art, but that shouldn't stop you from becoming an amateur artist. Surfers are experimentalists, and we all dream of, one day, producing our own surfboard.

The first thing you need to have is a space where you can go through the standard trial-and-error steps towards perfection. More important than the tools, the equipment, the design, and the materials, it's really crucial to get the right shape room.

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Portugal conquers the Eurosurf 2017

Portugal has taken out the Eurosurf 2017, at Jaeren's Bore Beach, in Norway.

Despite the cold air and water temperatures, the southern European surfing team was able to conquer four of the five titles on offer. Eleven nations battling it out for medals in Nordic waters.

Daniel Fonseca (Men's Bodyboarding), Teresa Padrela (Women's Bodyboarding), Carol Henrique (Women's Surfing), and João Dantas (Longboard) won gold medals and helped put the Portuguese flag on the top of the rankings.

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Gabriel Medina wins the 2017 Quiksilver Pro France

Gabriel Medina has taken out the 2017 Quiksilver Pro France, at La Graviere, in Hossegor.

The Brazilian surfer defeated Hawaiian prodigy Sebastian Zietz in three-to-five foot beach break waves. Medina locked in his third Quiksilver Pro France win.

"It feels so good to win again. I have been working so hard before this event. This is a really special place for me. I am stoked. I am not thinking about a world title. I just want to do good at every event. I promised myself that I had to win one event this year and I finally got it!" sais Gabriel Medina.

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