Posts Tagged ‘longboard’

Old School Tandem Surfing Contest

Tuesday, December 28th, 2010


Tandem surfing was all the rage back in the 1960s. The Hawaiian and California surf scene was all about getting two people on one surfboard. Many Hollywood movies were made during that decade highlighting the popularity of the sport. Fast-forward a decade or two and tandem surfing all but fell out of the spotlight. Well, today it is making a strong comeback with new competitions sprouting up all the time. Enjoy this old school video of the 1966 Makaha Tandem Surfing Contest. You just have to love old school surf videos!

Rent A Surfboard For Your Surf Trip

Friday, October 29th, 2010
Travelling with a surfboard has never been easy. It’s expensive and you might get two pieces of a surfboard in the end. That’s why Philippe Joubert started a This website offers unique services for surfers who travel. You can reserve in advance a quality surfboard, longboard or SUP for your chosen destination.


Renting a surfboard has never been easier while you travel

Renting a surfboard has never been easier while you travel


Surfers simply have to choose from the list of boards available in the destination, reserve the actual board you want to ride then pick it from the hire centre when you arrive, or even have it delivered in your hotel. There are no extra costs compared to hiring on site. is already present in Australia, Brazil, Central America, Hawaii, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Europe, Caribbean islands, North Africa and new destinations are opened every week.


You can check it, HERE. Source: SurferToday

Skateboarding World Speed Record Set

Monday, October 4th, 2010


Mischo Erban shattered his own IGSA Downhill Skateboarding World Speed Record when he reached a speed of 130.08 km/h (80.83 mph) at a secret location in Colorado. This represents an astonishing increase of 13% over his previous record of 113.02 km/h (70.23 mph).


27-year old Erban, who lives in Vernon, BC, Canada rode a longboard using a stand up, head forward, arms back, tuck position to achieve the record. He was wearing a leather suit, gloves and a full-face protective helmet. Erban’s record was set entirely using gravity with no motorized assistance.

Tale Of The Seven Seas

Sunday, March 14th, 2010



Sit back, relax and enjoy one of the greatest surf movies ever made. It’s awesome, totally awesome. This rare 80’s movie has great audio tracks, wonderful narration and amazing footage of some really big wave surfing. Some have described this film as the most spectacular surfing adventure ever filmed.

What A Pretty Board

Tuesday, February 16th, 2010

Check out our very first skate listing. We’re proud to offer this really pretty board on BoardJoy. For more awesome boards please visit


What a pretty skateboard

What a pretty skateboard

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