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Meet Yaya, the Surfing Mermaid of Cuba

This is a sweet mini-doc about Yaya, one of the first women to surf in Cuba, who also happens to be the National Dolphin Trainer. Not a bad claim to fame in our eyes.

Cuba has a small, but growing surf community that was born out of DIY roots. Yaya is only one of three women in the entire country who surfs—something she’s excited to help change as she spread her love for the sport in her home city of Havana. She told filmmaker Dean Saffron it’s not about ability as much as the roots we all love.

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This is What A 10-Point Score In Surfing Looks Like
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This is What A 10-Point Score In Surfing Looks Like

This is What A 10-Point Score In Surfing Looks Like

The 2017 Billabong Pro has been firing in Tahiti all weekend. In the first heat of the quarterfinal between Gabriel Medina and Owen Wright, Medina pulled into what looked like an impossible wave, but somehow managed to escape the frothing white wall and then continue slashing turns on the wave. Needless to say, the judges were impressed and awarded him those coveted 10’s across the board. Medina made it all the way to the finals, where Julian Wilson’s simply beautiful surfing won

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Stephanie Gilmore and Dave Rastovich Share a Perfect Wave in Mexico
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Stephanie Gilmore and Dave Rastovich Share a Perfect Wave in Mexico

Stephanie Gilmore and Dave Rastovich Share a Perfect Wave in Mexico

Aside from capturing epic surfing, was all about exploring the complex creatures that surfers are; watching a younger generation progress and push their limits alongside their idols. Own Proximity Today In this segment from the movie, Stephanie Gilmore and Dave Rastovich ventured to the coast of Mexico and shared set after set of perfect waves on this beautiful point break. It’s like watching a perfectly choreographed dance on the water, except the two are simply surfing their hearts

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John John Florence Wins Andy Irons Most Committed Performance Award
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John John Florence Wins Andy Irons Most Committed Performance Award

John John Florence Wins Andy Irons Most Committed Performance Award

The past weekend saw Julian Wilson take home the top spot at the Billabong Tahiti Pro. Wilson took down Brazilian Gabriel Medina in a tight final heat. That wasn't the only piece of hardware to be handed out this weekend, however, the Andy Irons Most Committed Performance Award has been given to the surfer who puts the most on the line when it matters most. The award has been given out every year since Andy's death in 2011. Past winners include Jeremy Flores, CJ Hobgood, and Kelly Slater.