If you’re a surfer, and you love the feel of salty sea mist on your skin, and the threatening billow of a forming wave, and the rush of gliding on water, but your preferred look is business formal, I’ve got good news for you. Quiksilver in Japan and the ad agency TBWA\HAKUHODO have designed the True Wetsuit, a wetsuit that looks like an actual suit.
The Immigration office at Bali’s Ngurah Rai International Airport has introduced an advanced Electronic Data Gathering and Monitoring System for Foreign Residents (PIDKOA).
The Rip Curl Asia team upped the ante during free surfing this week in the SearchGPS Keramas Challenge. Check out how Garut Widiarta, Pepen Hendrik, Putra Hermawan, Dharmaputra Tonjo and Dedi Gun fared across a range of metrics – speed, wave count, ride length, distance paddled, and more.
A new app has the potential to alert beachgoers to sharks in the area. Called Global Shark Tracker, the free app transfers data from tracking devices on great white sharks and other large apex predators straight to your smartphone.
Rip Curl and legendary Australian shaper Darren Handley (DHD surfboards) have teamed up to host Free Surfboard Test Drive days at Keramas and Serangan in Bali on the 5th and 6th February.
A high-tech version of the reputedly life-saving punch to a shark’s nose is being tested in an effort to protect humans without harming the toothy predators or other sea creatures.
Now that’s a bright idea! An inventor has fitted LED lights to the bottom of paddle boards allowing water sports enthusiasts to venture out at night.
Rob Machado’s always one for board designs that are a bit out there, just take a look at his Board Eat Board model you might have seen on here a few weeks back, this however is another level Signal Snowboards have come up with a surfboard you can snowboard – think of the cost saving! Rob takes the freshly made board out for a session at Encinitas and after a few cutties, a couple of hang fives and a bit of Machado’ esque styling it’s up to the mountains for a snowboard with Curtis Ciszek. So after seeing the clip do you want one?
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