Archive for November, 2012

Stand Up World Tour Stop #4 in Brazil is now underway in Ubatuba

Thursday 29 November

Stand Up World Tour now live today from Ubatuba, Brazil

The Stand Up World Tour is once again back in Brazil this week for Stop 4, as the World’s best congregate once again to do battle at the beautiful Itamambuca Beach in Ubatuba. The action is already underway and being streamed live with the Trials now in the water.
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C4 Waterman’s Black Friday SALE is Back! SUPs starting at $350 only on 11/23

BOARDS | PADDLES | ACCESSORIES | APPAREL

November 23rd 2012
BLACK FRIDAY

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Boosted Boards Electric Longboard Skateboard – The lightest electric vehicle “almost” available

boosted-boards-19 Sho Takahashi and the Boosted Board prototype

I saw the kickstarter campaign for Boosted Boards on a friend’s Facebook page in late September and was blown away. I used to have an Altered Electric MX800 skateboard and really liked it however the weight really deterred me from using it. The board had very good acceleration and power but in order to compensate for that it weighed around 60 pounds. I don’t even like to carry standup boards that weigh more than 30 pounds, much less a skateboard that weighs 60 pounds. Needless to say, I rode it a lot in the beginning with my son and eventually stopped riding it. That’s why I got so excited when I saw the campaign for Boosted Boards on kick starter. It was like nothing I had seen before and if I had to imagine how good an electric skateboard could be, this would be it. Continue reading ‘Boosted Boards Electric Longboard Skateboard – The lightest electric vehicle “almost” available’

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Destination for the Location X is announced

Thursday 8 November

British Virgin Islands announced as this year’s Location X

The British Virgin Islands has been named as the destination for the 2012 Location X. After a flurry of interest online and hundreds of voters sharing their wishes and favorite destinations from all over the globe, the decision has been taken for this beautiful chain of islands in the Caribbean to host this unique event featuring the World’s Top 16 athletes plus 2 wildcards.
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