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VIDEO: Sneak preview of Beeb's next high-def nature series

VIDEO: Sneak preview of Beeb's next high-def nature series

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A teaser clip for the forthcoming "South Pacific" BBC series has been released, and even on YouTube's video player, looks pretty sweet. Press play now to see the HD super slow motion video of big wave surfer Dylan Longbottom in a 12-foot monster barrel... >>

Surfers and boarders get new training option

Surfers and boarders get new training option

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A new sport called Brush Boarding is hoping to grab the imagination of boarders and surfers looking to train away from the beach and snow. Created in Devon in the UK, Brush Boarding, according to its creator Kyle Dent, is an X-training activity that can... >>

Power Surfboard available for the lazy

Power Surfboard available for the lazy

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Although most "proper" surfers will no doubt think this is like, totally bogus, the lazier among us can now enjoy the surfing experience without braving the ocean waves. Equipped with a 9.5 horsepower, 4-stroke gasoline propeller engine, the Power Surfboard... >>

Surfboard with built-in GPS and two-way radio

Surfboard with built-in GPS and two-way radio

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Only a concept at this stage, designer Marco Torres has created a surfboard expressly for geeks. The board has built-in GPS, a two-way radio and a display that could show tide info and weather alerts. A bit more high-tech-tool than Aloha-cool for your... >>

The eco-friendly Patagonia Patrol trainer

The eco-friendly Patagonia Patrol trainer

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With a leather heel that easily collapses for quick conversion into a slide style, the trainer is both eco and surfer friendly! Featuring leather that comes from ISO 14001 registered tanneries, the insoles contain 15% recycled EVA; outsoles contain up... >>

Rip Curl launches the H-Bomb heated wetsuit

Rip Curl launches the H-Bomb heated wetsuit

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Rip Curl’s H-Bomb is the world’s first power heated wetsuit. It’s a wetsuit designed to keep you super-warm by positioning a source of heat on your upper back. This heats your core allowed warm blood to circulate to your extremities. The heat is... >>

Burton Snowboards hit the waves with Channel Islands Surfboards

Burton Snowboards hit the waves with Channel Islands Surfboards

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Channel Islands Surfboards' Al Merrick today announced that the company has been acquired by Burton Snowboards. The founders of each company, Al Merrick and Jake Burton Carpenter, forged an agreement over the fact that they share a similar mindset and... >>

Rip Curl launches all-girls Learn To Surf Days

Rip Curl launches all-girls Learn To Surf Days

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Since 2002, world leading surf brand, Rip Curl has introduced over 10,000 girls across Europe to surfing and the beach lifestyle with their Girls Go Surfing programme. Building on the hugely popular pan-European Learn to Surf initiative, Rip Curl is back... >>

Rip Curl goes green

Rip Curl goes green

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Rip Curl is manifesting its commitment to the environment and developing more Earth-friendly products under the Rip Curl Planet label. This summer, the philosophy behind these products can be summed up as: "For the Planet, By the Planet", since it is... >>

Rip Curl watch promises you'll never miss good surf again

Rip Curl watch promises you'll never miss good surf again

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Rip Curl has launched a new digital watch that allows surfers to set individual tide times for two locations so you'll never miss the surf again. The Guys Titanium Oceantide offers all the usual features such as an alarm, dual time, countdown timer, stopwatch... >>