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Slater Designs Surfboards

He has been crowned Surf´s World Champion a record 11 times, but Kelly Slater is also a goddamn entrepreneur and is making headlines far beyond surf publications. Now his interest in board design has recently lead to the development of this awesome collection of surfboards. The sleek line of boards currently features 4 models all luminously white and divided by a thick black stringer of aerospace composite that runs down the entire length of the board and plays a pivotal role in optimizing flex from nose to tail.



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SwimEars

Developed by Finis in collaboration with Dave Scott (6 times Ironman World Champion), SwimEars earplugs let sound in and keep water out. If you spend a lot of time in the water swimming, surfing, windsurfing, kayaking, sailing, jet skiing, kitesurfing, or doing any other water activity, protecting your ears is essential to avoid ear inflammation (swimmer´s ear) and bone growth in the ear canal (surfer´s ear). The problem with most traditional earplugs i...
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SOULARC PERFORMANCE BOARD

The SoulArc Performance Board promises to deliver an experience like no other skateboard out there, riding it is like surfing on land, or snowboarding on the street. The elegant maple wood deck is attached to a curved composite spring, making it carve like no other, and mimicking the fluid feel of carving on a surfboard or turning a snowboard in deep powder. Perfect for landlocked surfers and summer-bound snowboarders. via watch the video...
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SELF-INFLATING VEST | BY PATAGONIA

Patagonia have published information on the development of a new self-inflating vest. Following the footsteps of Billabong´s Floatation Wetsuit, Patagonia have developed a lifejacket style design that is light weight and can be worn under any wetsuit. At the right moment pulling the cord and filling the chamber with CO2 from the removable cartridge, the vest quickly and safely helps disoriented, exhausted athletes to the surface. The Vest is still under development,...
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