It's on. The World Surf League (WSL) has raised the green flag. There's a projected 20-foot-plus swell heading towards the Chilean big wave break. And it's one of the biggest in a long time.
"The swell we've been tracking from Antarctica has intensified and we've called the Quiksilver Ceremonial in Punta de Lobos on for a Thursday start. We're very excited to kick off the 2015/2016 season in such style at an iconic venue with an incredible competitive field," underlines Peter Mel, Big Wave Commissioner at WSL.
The invitation-only big wave surfing event returns to Australia, with 16 fearless chargers ready to tackle the natural adversities of Cape Solander from 5th May to 1st August.
"Pound for pound, Cape Fear is the heaviest and most dangerous wave in the world. The last few winters have been slow to say the least. We are definitely overdue for a massive swell. With a bit of luck 2015 will dish up the biggest Red Bull Cape Fear event ever!" says Mark Mathews, big wave surfer and event organizer.
Sometimes, having a GoPro camera is not enough. There are multiple accessories that can dramatically change the quality of our videos and that open way to fresh new perspectives, from the surfer's point of view or simply down from surfboard level.
Simultaneously, we often feel we're missing small accessories, either because they deteriorate with use or because they will increase the longevity of the cameras. Those headaches are over; we've listed all the mounts and accessories that may be useful to modern GoPro surfers.
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