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The Swiss Surfing Championships 2014 are coming up soon! Find out more here.

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«waveup» nennt sich ein frisch gegründeter Verein welcher sich hohe Ziele setzt. Ziele die nur mit DEINER Unterstützung erreicht werden können – das Errichten eines Surfsees in der Schweiz. «Wave up your dreams» ist ihr Motto und gleichzeitig ein Versprechen. Ihre Motivation ist die Förderung und Konsolidierung des Surfsports in der Schweiz, ihre Leidenschaft der Sport und der damit verbundene Lifestyle an und für sich!

Werde Mitglied und trage somit einen grossen Teil für ein revolutionäres Projekt in der Schweiz bei. www.waveup.ch

 

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Discount for all bookings with suddenrush for active SSA members!

Suddenrush is the leading surf travel agency in Switzerland and we're happy to announce that from now on, all active SSA members get a 3% discount on all bookings! For example, if you book a camp for 500.-, you save 15.- just by telling them that you are an active SSA member. Not sure whether your membership is active? Check out our new membercheck-tool!

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Ab zu den besten Surfspots des Atlantiks. Der neue Direktflug Zürich – Bordeaux
bringt dich innerhalb kürzester Zeit an die Top Surfspots der Atlantikküste!

  • Jeden Donnerstag und Sonntag vom 8. Mai – 19. Oktober 2014

  • Direktflug von Zürich nach Bordeaux ab CHF 99.- pro Person

  • Hin- und Rückflug inkl. Taxen

  • Kosten für Sportgerät von CHF 70.- pro Weg (nicht inkl.)

  • Mehr zu Surfen in der Region Aquitaine: www.travelhouse.ch/surfen-bordeaux

Swiss Surfing Championships 2014

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Ab zu den besten Surfspots des Atlantiks: von Bordeaux bis Biarritz in die Region Aquitaine.

Der neue Direktflug Zürich – Bordeaux bringt dich innerhalb kürzester Zeit in die
Welt-Weinhauptstadt Bordeaux und weiter an die Top Surfspots der Atlantikküste!

Günstiger Direktflug Zürich – Bordeaux:

  • Jeden Donnerstag und Sonntag vom 8. Mai – 19. Oktober 2014

  • Direktflug von Zürich nach Bordeaux ab CHF 99.- pro Person

  • Hin- und Rückflug inkl. Taxen

  • Kosten für Sportgerät von CHF 70.- pro Weg (nicht inkl.)

  • Mehr zu Surfen in der Region Aquitaine: www.travelhouse.ch/surfen-bordeaux

Informationen und Kontakt

  • Travelhouse Filialen (gehören zu Hotelplan Suisse MTCH AG)

  • Per Telefon: +41 58 569 95 03

  • Per E-Mail: direct@travelhouse.ch

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Win 1 week of surfing with SuddenRush at Cap Ferret inlcuding a flight with Helvetic Airways!

Until April 14th, you can register here and with a bit of luck, you can win a week of surfing at Cap Ferret including a return flight to Bordeaux!

The procedure is extremely simple, just register here and who knows - you might be surfing French beachbreaks very soon!

 

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Thank you all for participating and making this event such a huge success!

Official Rankings for the First Swiss Wavepool Jam 2014 (and cool movies!)

Check out the pictures in our gallery!

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Swiss Champion Luca Carlisle and standout surfer Michi Zaugg are competing at the ISA World Junior Surfing Championships in Ecuado! Check out the website and the Facebook page. Good luck to our juniors!

Ocean Film Tour 2014

The International Ocean Film Tour is coming to Switzerland soon!
Adventure, surfing, sailing, kitesurfing, marine life documentaries - all in one evening!

Thursday 10. April 2014 - Zürich - Volkshaus - 20:30 - Get your ticket now!

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We wish the 'Verein Flusswelle Luzern' (Facebook group) all the best for their project and fully support their endeavour to create a standing wave in Luzern!

 

When: 20. February 2014, 19:30-21:00

Where: La Fourmi, Lucerne

 

Here you find a description of their project (German only).

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The Swiss Surfing Association is the head organisation for all local surfing associations in Switzerland. So far, there was no such local association but now, the Romands are making an important step and want to found the first local Swiss surfing association!

The SSA fully supports this endeavour! Find out more about this project on their Facebook Group.

If by March 1st 2014, no other association claims to be the Romandie's surfing association, the SSA will recognize the 'Association Romande de Surf' as the official association of the french speaking part of Switzerland and all their members will also be members of the SSA. Good luck! 


UPDATE: no other association claimed to be the Romandie's surfing association and therefore the SSA officially recognizes the 'Association Romande de Surf'.

Surf Movies in Switzerland

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26.03. Zürich (RiffRaff)
27.03. Luzern (Bourbaki)
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Ocean Film Tour
10.04.2014, 20:00,
Volkshaus, Zürich

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Martin Müller - Holiday with a purpose   Holidays with a Purpose

Holidays with a purpose is something more than just a cool surf holiday. Its a holiday combined with giving something back to some of the poorest people on earth.
We come from one of the richest countries in the world. With very little effort we could give something back to the poorest of the poor.
This is why i started this project. As surfers we often travel to some of these 3rd world nations, we surf, we mingle, we have a great holiday and then leave again to the comforts of the west!
This year I have had 3 successful projects. The 1st one was in April of this year in Pichilemu, Chile. Where the idea is to build housing for the poor living along the coast who have lost their homes to earthquakes and small tsunamis, which hit after the earthquakes destroying hundreds of houses along the very long coastline.

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The second project we did was in the "Golden Triangle" which is north Thailand bordering with Burma and Laos. An area where still today poppies are farmed and this region produces the 2nd largest amount of heroin for the modern world market. In these jungle mountain regions there are small villages. They are the Akah people group and they are not considered as Thai or Burmese citizens and therefore do not get an education or medical treatment. The children get misused and are sold for prostitution and different forms of slavery!! We went into this very dangerous region and we saw 100s of children for dental treatment. Brought vaccinations and medicine to these remote jungle villages! What an awesome and at times scary experience.
The last project was just a week ago in Sumbawa in the area of Huu (or Lakey Peak) as most surfers would know. I worked together with Carlos from Harapan Project who takes care of all the kids in this region. Who many times sacrifice going home or schooling for the surf. For these little kids want to become professional surfers like Oney Anwar who is one of the best surfer from indo. Comes from Lakey Peak, sponsored by Ripcurl and is a professional surfer living on the Gold Coast. A dream for these kids, but for most not realistic..!! So we brought them leashes, fins, wet-shirts and board shorts along with medicine. Sponsored by the charity work of Forceline surfboards.
So all in all it has been a very successful year and a great start for "holidayswithapurpose" check it out on Facebook.

We have great plans for 2014. We are going back to Sumbawa in spring of 2014. And we will go to Rio de Janeiro Brazil where we will teach kids from the different favellas to surf, and again support them with surf equipment and surfboards sponsored by Forceline Surboards and Christian Surfers Switzerland.

If you want to get involved please contact Martin Müller, Nicolas Glaser, Eric Zbären or Daniel Paez.

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Surfari.ch has been successful for more than 8 years and brings high-quality surf gear at affordable prices to Zürich city. Now surfari.ch is expanding and will open a fashion store very close to the original surfshop! Don't miss the opening party this Friday, November 8th! The event will take place at Kasernenstr. 1 in Zürich (near Stauffacher) from 16-22h and afterwards, the party crowd will head to the Amboss Rampe! See you there!  www.surfari.ch/fashion




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