Tagged: France

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Vincent Duvignac; Springtime Harvest

Here, we get Vinny in a wet, earthy blend of slashes, tubes and tail-high hucks. Peep the layback at 1:48 and the casual head-hang at 2:30. Vincent Duvignac knows his way around a tasting...

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September Amour in France

Gabby’s first wave is pure progression, Owen’s amazingly nimble for a storm trooper, Wilko’s backhand is top five, and how Mason continually slaloms the rock graveyard is one of surfing’s great wonders! Gabby’s first...

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Meanwhile, at the other French sandbank…

Before day one of the Quiksilver Pro, France kicked off, numerous surfers paddled through the fog to warm up on the bank directly in front of the judges tower.  Because of said fog, event...

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Observations from day 3 of France

Whether he’s using it as an excuse or not, the king announced that he’ll be skipping Portugal and focusing on Pipe… unless the forecast for Portugal looks the best it’s ever been. The judges...

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Marc Lacomare, your soul and mine

It’s a nice break from the typically electro heavy edits that come out of Europe.  Here we get the Hossegor local displacing and keeping water in the right place at France’s most famous beachie....

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Benjamin Sanchis and pals, swell of the year in Hossegor

It’s a rare occurrence that Hossegor gets this good.  Obviously the South of France is home to some of the world’s best sand-bottom caves, but this day last winter was especially amazing. Benjamin Sanchis and some local pals were in the...