Andrew Mann

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Night Surfing Looks Even Better with Light-Up Waves

Never sleeping again.<p>The surf technology innovators at Wavegarden, the team that recently brought surfing to landlocked Austin, Texas, have raised the stakes once again: custom-lit indoor night surfing. The result is akin to LED-covered surfboards, but with the twist of a controlled setting. “I’ve …

Surfing Australia turns to Lion lager after anti-alcohol ad funding dries up

Surfing Australia has turned to the alcohol industry for sponsorship, after funding from the federal government’s anti-alcohol health promotion organisation dried up.<p>The Australian National Preventive Health Agency partnered with 17 sporting organisations including Surfing Australia, Netball …

Australia

Barbarian Days: A Surfing Life by William Finnegan review – a memoir of an obsession

Surfing appears to get you nowhere. You paddle out, you sprint for a wave, you ride it shorewards … and repeat. The sessions last hours; the rides, seconds. At the end of your time in the water, you’re in the same position that you were when you began – only more exhausted and with seawater in your …

Books

A Session With Surf Photographer Zak Noyle

Surfing's best water photographer drops some knowledge on the next generation of young lensmen.<p>Yes, it’s the middle of summer, but school was still …

The 5 best surf hotels around the world

Watch a few clips of wave riding pros and you'll get the surf itch.<p>Whether you're a novice or a seasoned waterman, surfing is one of the best excuses to buy a plane ticket and go off in search of beautiful beaches and empty waves.<p>Here are 5 hotels that will help you live out your Kelly Slater …

Ready to ride the big one? Surf Snowdonia artificial surf park opens in Wales

10 years in the making, Surf Snowdonia is the first Wavegarden surfing lagoon to be opened to the public. The £12 million (US$19 million) facility …