The concept of surfboard volume has become one of the most popular variables in the decision-making process of buying boards. The notion of board volume is not new in water sports, though. Windsurfing manufacturers were the first to introduce it. Back in the day, they started using it to identify the boards' size and catalog […]
Japan has a new wave pool. It is called Shizunami Surf Stadium. The man-made surf lagoon powered by American Wave Machines (AWM) was built in Shizunami, a surf town located in the Shizuoka Prefecture. The country's largest wave pool opens in spring 2021.
The International Surfing Association (ISA) announced the official competition format for surfing's Olympic debut in Tokyo, Japan. For the first time in the sport's history, surfers will compete for gold, silver, and bronze medals in the Olympic Games. Surfing's road to the Olympic Games was long and strenuous and mainly conducted by Fernando Aguerre, president […]
The World Surf League (WSL) announced the cancellation of the 2021 Rip Curl Pro Bells Beach in Australia. The professional surfing circuit revealed that it was "unable to secure a pre-approved bubble in Victoria ahead of the event." WSL doesn't go into detail, but it's clear that Covid-19-related restrictions forced the cancellation of the legendary […]