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The best sunset quotes of all time

For many of us, sunset is almost like a religious moment – a sacred natural experience that repeats itself every day.
Sunsets are instants of intimate and private contemplation. It’s a time when we look at each other without mirrors.
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5 green tips for eco-friendly surfers

As surfers, we are constantly surrounded by marine and coastal environments, and it’s hard not to notice when the beaches are strewn with trash, or plastic bottles are riding the waves alongside you.
Being attuned with the rolling waves and the stunnin… Read more →

Grumari: the the primary contest site for the Oi Rio Pro 2016 | Photo: Ivan Serpa/WSL

Grumari Beach is the primary contest site for the Oi Rio Pro 2016

The Brazilians love surfing, and the Oi Rio Pro 2016 is back in town. Thousands of enthusiastic surf fans will flock to Grumari between May 10th-21st. The decision has been made. Grumari will serve as the primary contest site for the Oi Rio Pro after a storm destroyed the event’s official structure at Postinho. The spot is located 45 minutes west of Rio de Janeiro, and offers multiple surfing opportunities: deep barrels and steep ramps. The competition will be broadcasted at Postinho, and local teams will work to try to get it back as an option as soon as possible.

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“The Aureus”: a one-off 24-karat gold surfboard

British shaper Ellie Miller teamed up with gilding artist Danni Bradford to create the world’s first 24-karat gold surfboard. Only one surfer will have the opportunity to own “The Aureus. Can a surfboard be considered a piece of jewelry? Lux Surfboards has literally transformed a shortboard into a precious piece of jewelry. But make no mistake: this is a real and functional surfboard, and it is worth $125,000!

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