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Rip Curl | Testing the Flashbomb Fusion

WSO community putting the wetsuit through its paces (and a few waves)

Is Natural Rubber as Good as Neoprene?

A breakdown of natural rubber wetsuits and their reduced impact on our planet.

WSO Greener Choice

A breakdown of the project, our four chosen primary sustain categories and their relevance within the watersports industry.

Surfer on Beach

5 Ways to Surf More Sustainably

Worried about the damage you're doing to the planet? Here are 5 ways that you can be more sustainable on your next surfing trip.

Billabong Graphene Recycler Wetsuits

Graphene enhances overall heat conductivity, whilst ensuring flexibility and all-round durability.

5 Reasons to Invest in a Paddle Board

Choosing a SUP is a tricky business. To help, here are 5 reasons to invest in a more premium paddle board.

3 Reasons to Invest in a Better Bodyboard

The choice is endless. To help, here are our top tips to invest in a better bodyboard.

WSO+ Wetsuit Repair | In partnership with Bodyline

Giving new life to old rubber

Underwater worlds | In conversation with Katie Maggs

Brought to you by WSO in collaboration with Orca

The Rip Curl Flashbomb Fusion

The recent rubber offering from the Aussie stalwarts, packed full of features to keep you out there.

Wallien | Calling all water women

We want you to join our Wallien wear test!

Kurs Sudwest | In conversation with Lukas Borchers

Brought to you by WSO, the film

Rachel swimming in Loch Lomond

Top Tips From An Open Water Swimmer

We caught up with avid outdoor swimmer, and English Channel relay swimmer Rachel Harris.

The Gul Response FX Wetsuit Test

Emily Currie and Patrick Langdon-Dark put the Gul Repsonse FX Wetsuit through its paces.

Our August Trip Special

Our top new arrivals this month, plus some summer inspiration from the WSO crew.

A Beginner's Guide to Sailing Cadet Week

A rundown of what to expect at this year's sailing Cadet Week. With tips on how to join, what to look out for, and what to wear.

Our Top 3 Picks from the JOBE Summer Lineup

Unsure on what watersports gear to get this summer? To lend a hand, we've got together our top picks from the JOBE lineup.

Kitesurfer in black and white

Mystic's Summer Line Up

Find out what's fresh off the press for Spring/Summer 2023

Person paddle boarding

Which type of SUP board is best for beginners?

The ultimate guide for those learning to SUP

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