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Top 50 Instagram Post Late August 2016

Top 50 Instagram Post Late August 2016

by Derek Dodds August 24, 2016

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Ocean Surface Vorticity

Ocean Surface Vorticity

by Derek Dodds August 14, 2016

Vorticity, which can be thought of as the rate of fluid rotation, is particularly useful for visualizing ocean turbulent flow, highlighting the presence of swirling eddies.

A significant amount of the total kinetic energy in the world ocean is attributable to these turbulent motions, making them an important component in balances of energy, momentum, heat, salt, and chemical constituents (such as carbon dioxide) throughout the globe.

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Glossary of Surfing Terms and Surf Slang

Glossary of Surfing Terms and Surf Slang

by Derek Dodds August 12, 2016

Surfer slang has got to be one of the most unique and recognizable slangs in the English language. Countless movies have portrayed the special way surfers talk, and even cartoons are using the surfer manner of speech for comedic relief. Case and point: Remember ‘Crush’, the turtle/laid-back surfer dude in Disney’s Finding Nemo? He was speaking in ‘surferese!

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Flying Sharks

Flying Sharks

by Derek Dodds August 11, 2016 2 Comments

These sharks should be in the olympics—last year while surfing the Ventura Jetty I saw this exact same thing happen. It was amazing. Great White sharks were jumping out of the water and launching themselves into the air. See it in this video.

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50 Instagram Post August

50 Instagram Post August

by Derek Dodds August 10, 2016

Our monthly round-up of the best Instagram photos from the last week.

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25 Useful Tips for Beginner Surfers

25 Useful Tips for Beginner Surfers

by Derek Dodds July 29, 2016

We know this may be a commonsensical advice, but it needs to be said: start small! Tackle small waves before you attempt larger ones. Even though you may feel ready, unless your teacher says you’re ready, you’re not! Also, don’t even dream of tackling big wave surfing, until you’ve mastered regular surfing.

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Top 50 Surfing Instagram Posts July #2

Top 50 Surfing Instagram Posts July #2

by Derek Dodds July 20, 2016

Our pic of the top 50 Instragram posts for the second part of July. #wavetribe

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Top 50 Instagram Waves & Surfboards July 2016

Top 50 Instagram Waves & Surfboards July 2016

by Derek Dodds July 04, 2016

Top 50 Instagram Waves & Surfboards July 2016. July 2016's selection of top 50 waves and surfboards on Instagram.

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Top Surfing Posts On Instagram June 2016

Top Surfing Posts On Instagram June 2016

by Derek Dodds July 03, 2016

Ou monthly selection of the fifty best instagram surfing posts—our June 2016 Pics.

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Ode to Angelo Bonomelli

Ode to Angelo Bonomelli

by Derek Dodds July 03, 2016

Absolutely off-the-hook surfing from Italian surfer Angelo Bonomelli.

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Deep Water Teahupo'o

Deep Water Teahupo'o

by Derek Dodds July 03, 2016

Kohl Christensen and friends continue their chase for big waves with a trip to Tahiti. The morning paddle session gives way to tow boards as the swell builds and the waves get crazy at Teahupo'o.

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Wave Tribe The Early Years

Wave Tribe The Early Years

by Derek Dodds July 03, 2016

The adventures of Wave Tribe's crew as they drive north and surround themselves with music, surfboards and waves.

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The Women and the Waves

The Women and the Waves

by Derek Dodds July 03, 2016

The Women and the Waves" is an independent documentary surf film that explores the lives of female surfers who, through the decades, have chosen to paddle head first into the male dominated sport of surfing and found a place of their own.

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Why Surfer's Ear Sucks

Why Surfer's Ear Sucks

by Derek Dodds July 03, 2016

It may also surprise you to find out that you might not know you have the problem until the narrowing of your ear reaches 90%. This is when the deafness starts.

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Life Begins At The End of Your Comfort Zone

Life Begins At The End of Your Comfort Zone

by Derek Dodds July 03, 2016

Happiness isn’t garnered because surfing is cool, healthy or any other kudos you can associate with riding waves. Kudos benefits are on the periphery of our happiness.

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What it Means to Dawn Patrol

What it Means to Dawn Patrol

by Derek Dodds July 03, 2016

Filmmaker Brendan Monteiro dives into the life of surfer Casey Grant to find out what exactly dawn patrolling, and surfing more generally, means to the South African.

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Top 50 Instagram Waves & Surfboards June 2016

Top 50 Instagram Waves & Surfboards June 2016

by Derek Dodds June 24, 2016

Top 50 Instagram Waves & Surfboards June 2016. June 2016's selection of top 50 waves and surfboards on Instagram.

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The Spindle 540

The Spindle 540

by Derek Dodds July 05, 2015 4 Comments

Matt Meola surfing at home on Maui. This edit features the first ever landed spindle flip 540. Enjoy! Edited by: Elliot Leboe Filming: Jon Spenser, Dan Norkunas, Elliot Leboe Motion Control Time-lapse: Chris Archer You Are My Sunshine Jamey Johnson, Shooter Jennings, Twiggy Ramirez

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Zeitgeist Moving Forward

Zeitgeist Moving Forward

by Derek Dodds July 03, 2015

The Zeitgeist Movement is not a political movement. It does not recognize nations, governments, races, religions, creeds or class.

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Surf A Longboard - How To Do Turtle Rolls

Surf A Longboard - How To Do Turtle Rolls

by Derek Dodds July 03, 2014 2 Comments

I tend to gravitate to using the turtle roll method when I am in the "impact zone" on big days, and when the whitewater coming at me is really strong.

Using this method will deflect the power blast of the curl or white water past your board, while you are able to guide through the back underneath.

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Surfing With Whales

Surfing With Whales

by Derek Dodds July 03, 2013 1 Comment

The water was so flat I wish I had an SUP to paddle for hours, and the whales were down at the beach for a visit. A friend and I decided to grab some longboards and try to get as close as we can to get some good pictures of our big friends.

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Hurricane Sandy Pump House

Hurricane Sandy Pump House

by Derek Dodds October 21, 2012

Footage of epic tow-in in Florida just before hurricane Sandy slams into the East Coast.

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Seven Ghosts

Seven Ghosts

by Derek Dodds April 02, 2011

Big up to Rip Curl for pushing the limits of surf travel, I am really inspired and impressed when I observe companies sponsor this type of activity.

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Size Chart

Surfboard Leashes

You Break It We Replace It in First Year. 

Buy a leash closest to your board size—i.e. for 6'4 surfboard you need a 6' leash. 

All leashes are 7mm thick, competition leashes which are lighter/thinner 5.5 mm. 

Pioneer Day Boardbags - Fits One Surfboard

All boardbags have +2 inches. Thus a 6'6 board fit's perfectly in a 6'6 boardbag. All Pioneer bags have expandable fin gussets, so you can keep your fins on your board in the bag—or you can roll with glass-on fins.

Pioneer Sizes:

All bags have interior pockets (fins, leash and wax), bags fit industry standards. 

Our 8'6, 9'6 and 10' bags have fin slots and round noses. 

Pioneer bags also have an exterior pocket and zip all the way to the nose.

Travel Bags - Fits Two Surfboards

All Global boardbags have +2 inches, so if you buy a 6'2 boardbag, the real length is 6'4—thus you have a bit of room to play. 

Global Travel Bag Sizes:

Travel boardbags are 6'-8' inches deep to accommodate two boards—though you can travel with one in these bags without a problem—there are two interior pockets for leash, wax, and fins.

Surfboard Travel Bag Pockets Fin Wax Leash

Travel boardbags have two padded boards separators and two pockets for your gear. 

* Travel boardbags also have 13mm + 13mm of extra padding in the nose and tail.

Travel Bags with Wheels - Fits Two Surfboards

New in 2016 is the double travel bag with wheels. Sometimes you want a smaller bag with wheels, now you can have it. All Global boardbags have +2 inches, so if you buy a 6'2 boardbag, the real length is 6'4—thus you have a bit of room to play. 

Global Travel Bag Sizes:

Travel boardbags are 6'-8' inches deep to accommodate two boards—though you can travel with one in these bags without a problem—there are two interior pockets for leash, wax, and fins.

Wave Tribe Wheelie Surfboard Travel Bags

Travel boardbags have two padded boards separators and two pockets for your gear. 

* Travel boardbags also have 13mm + 13mm of extra padding in the nose and tail.

Boardbag Material & Hardware - All Bags

Side A of the bag is made from a strong density Rugged Eco Hemp exterior which is one tough fiber and naturally built to last with high impact padding protection with Rebound Foam Dynamics including open-to-nose technology.

Side B is the reflective (rental-car-roof-side) made from Reflective Energy Shield for "Cooler Surfboard Safeguard" protecting your surfboard from the sun's harmful rays made from an alloy-steel mesh weave.

All Sides are guarded by our Japanese Never-Rust-or-Break Nickel Platted Zippers streamline zipper trails and our trademarked Easy Flow Zip System.