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Gulf Stream: The Atlantic Conveyor and Climate If oceanic heat transport is not the cause of Western Europe's mild climate in comparison to the East Coast of North America, then what is? As mentioned in the introduction, climate is the result of the interaction of a large number of variables and there are several processes that can be looked to as the causes of this difference in temperature.

Surf Retreat Highlights - Southern Costa Rica This highlight video is from a retreat in February. Sunny skies, super blue/green water, boat trips, horseback riding, incredibly long waves. Great food, chocolate making, gorgeous sunsets, guests of all ages and abilities improving their surfing in a supportive environment with awesome new friends.

A Surfer's Introduction to Growing Your Own Food Filmmaker and surfer Cyrus Sutton has been publicly sharing his practice of living more sustainably since 2009, when he founded Korduroy, a platform of videos and blogs on everything from how to start worm composting bins to how to make a handplane.

Enclosed Encounters of the Third Kind - Ian Battrick's cold corners. Jersey's Ian Battrick spends most of the year on the road flogging wetsuits and accessories. In the deep mid-winter, it's time for some personal time which last winter meant posting up on the north coast of Scotland in his van for a couple of months of car park life.

Ren McGann and Andrew Kaineder win 2020 Nikon Surf Photo and Video of the Year The duo represent very best in Australian surf photography and videography. Their photo and video works speak for themselves.

Reesie and Roo Yin Yoga Class #2 Here's Reesie's second offering in the category of Yin Yoga class. Click Play and feel the stress melt away. If you missed the first class, you can check it out here! From Reesie:. Hola friends! Here for another round of rest and relaxation via Yin Yoga.

Crosby and the Mentor! #MickWeek But a few weeks ago, that's just what happened to Crosby Colapinto during the best swell of the year on the Gold Coast. The up-and-coming Californian surfer has had the chance to get to know Mick over the past few years, spending time with him on Rip Curl trips and surfing with him around the world.

After 'CT Gets Canceled, Italo Reroutes to Hawaii and Does Lots of Airs According to a Google translation of the description of this video, our ever-smiling, ever-backflipping 2019 World Champ Italo Ferreira was already en.

Griffin Colapinto, Seth Moniz and Ethan Ewing are the "Big Three" of Surfing's Youth Movement Watch iron sharpen iron in Jacob Vanderwork's latest short film.

Billabong Women's Hello Tomorrow An introduction to Billabong Women’s new eco friendly collection.

Jordy Smith Answers Your Questions About "Modern Collective", "Tiger King" and More You asked, Jordy answered on "AMA From More Than 6-Feet Away"

Tokyo Olympics Rescheduled for Summer 2021 The Games will now run from July 23 to August 8, 2021, exactly one year from the original Olympic schedule. Everything besides the dates, it seems, will remain the same - even the "2020" label is sticking around, mainly for T-shirt-related reasons.

Tanner Gudauskas is Live Streaming Classic Surf Flicks and FaceTiming Their Stars Please tune in." Not sure what to expect, I logged onto Gudauskas' newly created website, called, to find a live stream featuring Gudauskas, at home, speaking with Fanning via FaceTime in Australia, before playing "Fanning The Fire" and "3 Degrees" on VHS.

The impacts of Covid-19 on the surf industry Professional surfing, tourism, surf schools, surf shops, manufacturers, media outlets, and wave pools will take a huge hit. Covid-19 is their common enemy.

Mick's Back! It's fitting, then, that it's just at this time that the 3x World Champion Mick Fanning, Coolangatta local and Gold Coast legend, was ready to get back in the water after injury. This past August, August 2019, Mick was on a Stab in the Dark trip in South Africa when he tore his ACL, with an estimated recovery time of 6-12 months.

How U.S. Surf Shops Are Trying to Adapt During COVID-19 Pandemic Still, Bunger noted that "a couple people have called to get boards going because they don't know what's gonna happen." Thirty miles to the west, in Long Beach, New York, Unsound Surf Shop's brick and mortar store also closed for the foreseeable future.

Women of the Wave: Imogen Caldwell A film of the amazing Imogen Caldwell by Morgan Maassen.

Manera - Surf Libre Watch Dion Agius and Brendon Gibbens as they prove why surfing can be considered as a performing art rather than just a simple sport in this beautifully crafted film. As if addicted to the ocean and the waves, Dion and Brendon have a constant desire to surf.

Lockdown: How to Stay Surf Fit & Healthy It sucks so here’s some great ways to stay surf fit at home.

Gen4 - Changing the Game At 12 years old, I came home from a day of autograph hunting with friends Mitch Parkinson and Jack Freestone, from the 2004 Quiksilver Pro at Snapper Rocks and announced over dinner, my mates wanted to be pro-surfers, but I thought I'd prefer to shape their boards.

Surfing Life Photo of the Year 2020 - Terms & Conditions There is no age limit on entering Surfing Life Photo of the Year. For participants under 18 years of age, a parent or guardian consent is required. The consenting guardian is then bound by these Terms and Conditions. How to enter 3.1. Entries will be accepted from the 1st of April, 2020 to the 1st of May, 2020.

Surfing Life Photo of the Year 2020 All decisions will be final. In Print:: The photos of 1st, 2nd, 3rd and the rest of the top ten will be printed in the WAVES issue of Surfing Life. Submitting to this competition gives Surfing Life the right to publish the winning photo in the magazine, on our website and on our social media channels without reimbursement.

What I'm Riding - Holly Beck's High Performance Twin Fin Up until recently I would have told you that I don't really like twin fins. Any time I'd ever tried a "fish", it was fun, but just not as high performance as I wanted a board to feel. Sure, they paddled well and went fast down the line. They were also very loose.

This Louisiana Surfer's Local Break Fronts an Abandoned Amusement Park And the good vibes just keep coming in this charming documentary about an unusual surf zone, in which McGuire meets up with the original Louisiana surfer, hits a few Gulf Coast breaks you've certainly never heard of and picks up a new stick from Louisiana's probably-only shaper, who lives some 3 hours from the coast.

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