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Archive: Jan 2016

Historic surf season in January

Regular contributor of Waves, Brazilian portal specialized in surf, the owner of Hawaii Eco Divers, Ricardo Taveira, had an article published this week. Tthe surfer and professional diver commented about the great surf season in Hawaii during the month of January, with focusing on the swell that arrived in the archipelago on February 27, with the…

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January 30, 2016

The bay closed out

Last weekend had a lot of action in the surf world in in Hawaii, since the biggest swell of the last years hit the islands. On Friday, January 15, the waves were large enough for the  “Eddie Aikau” championship be considered. It is the most famous big waves championship in the world. The sea was rising too fast, with the first series with 20 Hawaiian feet coming at 8 o’clock. The organizers of the event only go ahead with the championship if the weather is in perfect condition and on that day it was cloudy and rainy. According to forecasts, strong waves came in the morning and we could see sets of 20 Hawaiian legitimate feet around 10 am. At 11 am the first series of 25 feet came, closing the whole bay. The swell lasted six hours, making the bay close constantly. The conditions were…

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January 24, 2016

Brazil’s top surfers train apnea with Hawaii Eco Divers

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]Apnea instructor and diver Ricardo Taveira, from Hawaii Eco Divers, trained apnea with two of the best Brazilian surfers in the world circuit: Filipe Toledo and Adriano de Souza. The training was done separately with the two athletes during the first week of December. Toledo’s family also participated. Most of the training was theoretical information about the physiology of apnea and breathing exercises to help with the mental control during the practice of the techniques. In addition to the exercises to expand and strengthen the respiratory muscles, they also trained static and dynamic apnea and apnea in stress, raising the level of anxiety of athletes through simulations of wipe outs. Both athletes showed total focus during the training and are fully prepared mentally and physically for the Pipe Master Finalie, which is happening right now at Pipeline, on the…

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January 22, 2016

See paradise from the sky

Highly recommended for anyone visiting Hawaii, helicopter tours guarantee a privileged perspective of the archipelago’s islands. Some rides explore only one island and some explore more than one. To see the active volcanoes of the Big Island, for example, it is an incomparable view! Learn more about the most popular tours on each island: Oahu

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January 17, 2016