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Luxury Oceanwear Range Driven To Clean Up Oceans With Kiwi At The Helm

Derek Morrison
They say this is the era of the fierce female. If that’s true then Janaya Wilkins, with her new sustainable oceanwear range, nails it. Born in New Zealand, designed in London and made in Italy, SLO active has a global purpose: to clean up and protect our oceans. Wilkins grew...
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UPDATED: Elliot Paerata-Reid and Billy Stairmand Make Top 100 After Krui Pro

Derek Morrison
Elliott Paerata-Reid and Billy Stairmand have launched into the top 100 in the World Qualifying Series after their performances at the Krui Pro held at Tanjung Setia Beach, Lampung, Sumatra. Stairmand was the form surfer of the event dominating through his early heats on his journey to the finals. The...
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Maz Quinn Wins Exit Surf Canterbury Championships, Closes In On NZ Surf Series Title

Derek Morrison
Maz Quinn claims his second win of the 2019 New Zealand Surf Series by taking out the Exit Surf Men’s Canterbury Surfing Championships held at Taylor’s Mistake at the weekend. The win elevates Quinn to second overall on the national rankings at a time when the 42-year-old has semi-stood back...
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Meet The World’s Most Fearless Surf Photographer … He’s Only 18

Derek Morrison
Launched yesterday, Red Bull’s Chasing the Shot documentary follows 18-year-old surf photographer Leroy Bellet, as he chases the ultimate point of view surf shot at some of the world’s wildest big wave locations. Bellet comes from the South Coast of New South Wales, Australia, where he has grown up surfing...
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Zen Wallis and Estella Hungerford Win Emerson’s South Island Champs

Derek Morrison
Zen Wallis defends title at the Emerson’s South Island Surfing Championships and claims his second career win on the New Zealand Surf Series. He is joined by 17-year-old Estella Hungerford who wins first ever title in the Open Women’s Division. Despite a small 1-3 foot swell throughout the three-day event...
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Watch: How Epoxy Has Changed The Shaping Game

Derek Morrison
Surfboard shaper Luke Hughes tells us about the difference between epoxy and PU boards as he walks us through his popular Zorkn model. He shows us how epoxy construction has opened up a slew of options when it comes to flex management and design. Epoxy surfboard construction has been around...
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Billy Stairmand Wins Rip Curl Pro

Derek Morrison
Raglan’s Billy Stairmand wins his third straight Rip Curl Pro title after blowing away a strong field of domestic surfers today at Manu Bay, Raglan. Stairmand was joined by Mount Maunganui surfer Raiha Ensor who claimed the women’s title. Stairmand looked unstoppable all weekend and his relentless performances continued into...
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New Zealand’s Richest Surfing Event Makes History With TAB

Derek Morrison
Surfing in New Zealand is about to make history this weekend with Raglan’s Rip Curl Pro featuring at the TAB. Forget your fantasy surf leagues, this is the real thing with real money at stake. Who’s your money on? Billy Stairmand? Dune Kennings? Maz Quinn? Aimee Brown or Ella Williams?...
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Single Fin Mingle: The Best Party Sumner Has Ever Seen

Derek Morrison
There are very few surf events that don’t rely on a thumping swell to carry them off. When it comes to the Single Fin Mingle it seems a questionable surf forecast can hardly dent the buzz. Hello Zukeen’s Sam Fraser-Baxter dusted off his tweed suit to capture the excitement of...

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