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Papa-he-nalu, planches de surf, surfbretter, サーフボード, tablas de surf; call them what you will, it really doesn’t matter: WE LOVE SURFBOARDS. What’s more, wave riding is our passion. So, no matter whether it’s on a mat, your belly, or with a hand...
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Performance & 2D:4D

Could prenatal hormone levels influence surfing prowess? The relative length of your second digit (i.e. index finger, 2D) to that of your fourth (ring finger, 4D) expressed as a fraction is known as the digit ratio or 2D:4D. This ratio has been demonstrated to...
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Surf Science Snapshot!

Short & stocky or tall & thin … MR standing tall at Off the Wall 1976Although the evidence is limited, Mendez-Villanueva and Bishop (1) find, in their comprehensive review of the literature, that competitive surfers seem to be shorter and lighter than...
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Paddling Around!

Are we really paddling that much? In a study performed at the Sports Performance Research Institute at Auckland Technical University by Farley et al. (1) twelve nationally ranked NZ surfers were equipped with heart rate (HR) monitoring devices, global positioning...
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Surfer’s Academy Unleashed!

The Surfer’s Academy! – Trailer series from The EASD on Vimeo. The Surfer’s Academy! – Trailer series from The EASD on Vimeo. SURFER’S ACADEMY, Saturday 13th September 2014 The Glasshouse, Sligo, North-West Coast Ireland Wow … So...
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Last chance to submit your research!

The revised deadline of the 1st August 2014 is looming for research abstract submission! You’d better get your skates on if you want to present your research in Ireland at this year’s Conference. We will accept abstract submissions up to midnight on the...
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Introducing the “Masterclass in Surfing Medicine”

The 3rd Annual Conference in Surfing Medicine (The Glasshouse, Sligo, Ireland, 9th-13th September 2014) sees the introduction of the Masterclass. You’ll have the possibility to participate in two (2) different Masterclasses, one during the afternoon of the 10th...

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