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Sally Fitzgibbons ready for world surfing title Grand Final

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Schmit Style

Youp Schmit exploding over Bonaire & finally captures double air culo on film Youp Schmit (99NoveNove / Avanti) finished the 2017 season in joint 13th place alongside Italy’s Mattia Fabrizi (Patrik / Sailloft Hamburg) and Holland’s Davy Scheffers (Tabou / GA Sails) after fighting back into joint 9th in Sylt. The Bonairean recently returned home and has just released an explosive action packed clip, which sees the 22-year-old busting out an extensive repertoire of moves, while also finally capturing a double culo on film. Photo Credit: Lorenzo Mittiga Original link Original author: Windsurfing
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Tweet PRESS RELEASE: Federico Infantino – ” I’m super stoked to that the WorldWide premiere of That’s Surf West, the new windsurfing and surfing movie shot in Western Australia, will be the 7th November in Maui – Hawaii during one of the most iconic Windsurfing events : the Aloha Classic !! Save the date, it will be at 7pm at Rock & Brews in Paia – Maui. After 2 years and half of work, shooting, ITW, travelling for millions of kms, it all became true! That’s Surf West is a 32 minutes documentary action movie which connected the Australian lifestyle, culture and nature with amazing windsurfing and surfing action from some of the best riders in the World. It is a film by Federico Infantino , Co Director Elisa Mariani , present by Elii Design, edit by Federico Infantino. Federico: That’s Surf West is not just a movie, it is my...
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NOAA and partners assess coral reef damage in Florida following Hurricane Irma

October 24, 2017 A large mangrove rests among displaced lobster traps at Conch Reef in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary. Lobster fishermen lost tens of thousands of traps in Hurricane Irma less than a month after the beginning of harvest season. Credit: Steve Gittings/NOAA   Abraded sponges like this one at Alligator Reef are found throughout the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary. Credit: Steve Gittings/NOAA   Sombrero Reef off Marathon, Florida, sustained substantial force from storm waves dislodging large pieces corals. Credit: Steve Gittings/NOAA Recently, scientists from Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary joined other partners from NOAA and outside organizations to conduct a rapid assessment of the Florida Coral Reef Tract, including areas in the sanctuary, following Hurricane Irma. Preliminary reports from the team found extensive shifting of sand and heavy sediment accumulation, which can smother and prevent corals from getting enough sunlight, as well as some structural damage...
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Norway is building an insane underwater restaurant

Shoreline seafood restaurants are typically great places to enjoy an evening, but if you want to get truly up-close-and-personal with the watery depths while you devour the creatures that reside there, you’re options are pretty limited. Now, a new high-end restaurant is being built in Norway that will let you do just that and its dining area is completely under water. It’s called, fittingly, Under, and it’s being built on the coast of Norway — or, to be more specific, it will become part of the coastline itself. Designed by architecture firm Snøhetta, the structure will be built on a rocky shore and dip down into the sea, where customers will be able to watch fish swim as they eat their brethren. Under, which is being built to accommodate as many as 100 guests, features an angular design that makes it appear as if the building simply suck halfway into...
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15 March 2017
I can just see Cousteau the father of diving turning in the grave. After the disastrous management of the Calypso by the late captain's last wife, now the last bastion of Cousteau's legacy Aqualung ha...
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23 February 2017
After the 20th shark attack off Reunion Island since 2011 occurred earlier this week, the world’s greatest surfer made a comment that “there needs to be a serious cull on Reunion and it should happen...
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23 May 2017
A Red Sea diving liveaboard had to be evacuated on Saturday, 13 May after what appeared to be a galley fire broke out. According to one of the 23 guests, who were left with few possessions between th...
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19 May 2017
PADI CEO Releases Statement on New Owners Story brought to you by DIVEMAGAZINE The Professional Association of Dive Instructors (PADI) was sold in March this year to a private consortium known only a...
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19 May 2017
We take a look at the best diving movies of all time, from thrilling underwater epics to Hollywood blockbusters featuring incredible subaquatic scenes. The underwater realm struggles t...
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12 April 2017
March 15, 2017 at 9:19 PM Researchers have created a new model for predicting decompression sickness after deep-sea dives that not only estimates the risk, but how severe the symptoms are likely to b...
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