May 13, 2022

Heavy Water Surf signs production and development agreement with Surfline

The partnership will develop new digital series and stories that highlight the big wave community.

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., April 6, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — SurflineWavetrak Inc. today announced an initial production and development agreement with new big wave surfing association, Heavy Water Surf LLC. Founded by Jamie Mitchell – a winner of the XXL Biggest Paddle Award and 10 times Molokai to Oahu’s world paddleboard champion – and entrepreneur Zack PorterHeavy Water Surf is a collective of top international big wave riders who actively participate with Surfline to develop several big wave projects, including live and on-demand video for Surfline’s apps and social media.

“We formed Heavy Water Surf to increase the awareness and visibility of big wave surfing, and this partnership is a critical step in the evolution of the sport,” Mitchell said. “Surfline forecasting has been central to big wave surfing for decades, helping it grow into what it is today. Pairing the world’s best heavy water surfers with Surfline to tell our stories to an audience world will be transformative for the big wave community.”

This new Heavy Water Surf/Surfline collaboration will provide comprehensive year-round content opportunities around big-wave surfing happening in both hemispheres – streamed live or via dynamic, original video produced by some of the filmmakers. the most respected in surfing. A wide range of topics includes: highlights from the most epic sessions; exploration of new big wave spots; compelling character studies; and in-depth reviews of big wave training, safety, surfboard design and science.

“Big wave surfing has always played a special role in surf culture,” says Kyle Laughlin, CEO of Surfline/Wavetrak. “Through our partnership with Heavy Water Surf, we plan to honor the big wave community and recognize the skill, commitment and courage required to ride the most dangerous waves on the planet.”

About Surfline

Surfline/Wavetrak, Inc. provides live and forecast ocean wave, wind and weather information; editorial content; and other services to consumers, businesses and government agencies worldwide. Based at Huntington Beach, California, with outposts around the world, Surfline/Wavetrak, Inc. enables its customers to pursue cutting-edge surf, sea and fishing experiences through premium subscription services across web and mobile platforms. In addition to paid subscriptions, the company offers a wide range of marketing and advertising services designed to reach and connect with users of surfline.com, magicseaweed.com, bouoyweather.com and fishtrack.com.

About Heavy Water Surfing

Heavy Water Surf is a content developer that creates media and partnerships that increase the visibility and importance of the global big wave surfing community.

SOURCE Surf line