Surfers practice aerials w/skateboards - Red Bull Project Air

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The Red Bull surf team's first aerial training session on the newly built skateboard bowl. Jordy Smith, Michel Bourez, Mick Fanning and Sally Fitzgibbons all tried adapting to the new board and skate deck - much different from a surf board and wave - and after a while it proved as a perfect training ground for aerials in the water. Borrowing training concepts first proto-typed by snowboarder Shaun White during Project X, the best of the best, including two-time and reigning Men's World Champion Mick Fanning, Women's World Champion Sofia Mulanovich, Junior World Champions Julian Wilson and Sally Fitzgibbons, along with international stars Jordy Smith and Michel Bourez will be expanding, honing and refining their aerial repertoires with the assistance of professional coaches, pro skateboarders and the use of gymnastic facilities. The star of the show is not any one of the surfers, but a custom-built skateboard bowl tailored specifically to surf style moves with right and left breaking ramps that are exposed to

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