All posts tagged “surfing”

New app uses AT&T’s sponsored data to sidestep monthly limits on apps, games, and surfing

Back in January, AT&T announced its “Sponsored Data” program, which lets app developers and brands pick up the tab for data send to your mobile device without it counting towards your monthly data plan. It’s a very transparent way for AT&T to make money off companies that can afford to pick up the tab to push products and services to people who might shell out for content on the go. Now AT&T has one of its first examples of how that will be used. A company called Syntonic Wireless plans to use the feature in an app that promises to do many things — from installing apps, to browsing online stores, and eventually streaming video, with none of these things will count towards your data limit, Recode reports. An early version of the software…

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True to This: Skateboarding, surfing and snowboarding’s divergent cultures unified in Volcom’s latest video

True to This


It all started in 1993, in an unassuming parking lot in Southern California with the premier of “Alive We Ride,” a video that captured skate, snowboard and surf culture with authenticity and veracity unlike anything of its time. Melding cutting-edge footage from an…

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Surf Sauna: Giving new meaning to mobile hotspot, this beachside accessory makes winter surfing a little more comfortable

Surf Sauna


To score the best waves in the Northeast it takes three things: dedication, luck and a thick skin. Though the water warms up to a comfortable trunks-only temperature in the summer, the best waves pound the shores of New England, New York and…

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Acid Magazine: A holistic approach to surfing in a beautifully designed print format

Acid Magazine


To the outside world, surfers may seem like an obsessive bunch. Piling into a station wagon, driving for hours in search of rideable peaks in the depths of winter, shuffling across snow-covered trails in nothing but a few millimeters of neoprene is not…

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California Surfing and Climbing in the Fifties: Yvon Chouinard takes a scenic look at a decade of youthful adventure through imagery and essays

California Surfing and Climbing in the Fifties


Some 60 years ago the Golden State saw a golden era for surfing and climbing. Offering a spot-on retrospective look at the period of innovation spanning from 1948 to late 1958, newly published “California Surfing and…

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Truce Designs: A surfing sailor who sews bags from pre-consumer recycled materials and scraps from Coast Guard uniforms

Truce Designs


Dry suit fabric and sailcloth are among mankind’s sturdiest manufactured materials, designed to hold up under some of the wildest conditions the ocean has to offer. So what happens to all the scraps that don’t end up in a Coast Guard airman’s kit,…

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Wise Words: Seth Godin, What If Surfing Was Your Job?

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I was struck by these words by Seth Godin last week, as this is something I need to remind myself of when I get caught up in the sometimes frustrating details of my day-to-day tasks. Check out the complete article (a short one) right here.


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theFINproject by Timothy Hogan: Celebrating the beauty and role of the fin and its creators throughout surfing history

theFINproject by Timothy Hogan


Sometimes the most integral aspects of a craft receive the least attention. This rings especially true in surfboard design where the fin is often overlooked. But theFINproject, a new photo series and upcoming documentary by still-life…

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Using VPN to Protect Your Privacy While Surfing Internet

The world of the internet requires a need to connect to various networks and share vital data across the connection. This necessity gave rise to the growth of the demandRead More

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Wavegarden 2.0: An in-depth look at the revolutionary artificial surfing wave with founder José Manuel Odriozola

Wavegarden 2.0


The idea of a wave-pool often calls to mind crowded water-parks with little ripples that are hardly worthy of their name. Spain’s Wavegarden, the emerging leader in wave-pool technology is quickly changing that. Wavegarden creates consistently…

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