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Kelly Slater launches surfboard company Slater Designs

Kelly Slater will launch his own surfboard company. The 11-time world surfing champion has named it Slater Designs. The world of surfing saw his new logo for the first time in Round 1 of the 2015 Billabong Pipeline Masters. Slater rode a 5’10” Banana model shaped by Greg Webber, which featured the new Slater Designs sticker. The Floridian will launch his brand new surfboard company in the Surf Expo 2016, in Orlando, but Slater’s planks will only hit the mass market by April.

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Surf stars teach us how to fly safely

What do Laird Hamilton, Gabriel Medina, Mick Fanning, Alana Blanchard, Anastasia Ashley, Masatoshi Ohno, Ricardo Christie, Paige Hareb, and Maz Quinn have in common? The answer is pretty simple: an Air New Zealand board safety video. “Surfing Safari” was filmed at four legendary surf breaks: Malibu, Gold Coast, Raglan and Piha. Apparently, airlines are increasingly competing for the most entertaining in-flight safety video entertainment.

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