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WAW Handplanes is proud to present

Whomp Off Australia 2017

It's back! The annual coming together of Australia's bodysurfing crews, to whomp it out in an all out bodysurfing exhibition.

Come join us at McCauley beach, NSW, on the weekend of 9/10 September 2017. Events start from 0800 Saturday and run all day.

 

Whomp OFF australia is proudly supported by

 
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Watch the 2016 highlights here:

 

Features

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Sunday Life Magazine

August 2017

Sydney Morning Herald's Sunday Life Magazine has featured our Moontail Wedge handplane in their 2017 Fathers Day gift guide.

 

   

 
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Bodysurfing cape fear

 

Meet: The Bodysurfers of Cape fear

August 2017

With the help of our main man Nicholas Brbot, we have landed a great feature on the prestigious Magicseaweed website. Written by Nick himself, he describes our crew who bodysurf the infamous cape fear - all the How's, Do's, Dont's and Why's. Check it out!

 
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The Good weekend Magazine

January 2017, Sydney Morning Heralds' Good weekend magazine featured our Wedge Fish handplane under their summer shop guide. Yew!

 

 
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2016 Tracks Ride Guide

As part of Tracks Annual our handplanes are featured in their 2016 Ride Guide. A great feature in an iconic surfing magazine. Great to see handplanes and bodysurfing in general gaining such great exposure. 

 

 
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A bodysurfers guide: when to use a handplane

A great write up by one of our sponsored athletes Thomas Leitch. Check it out.

www.theinertia.com

 
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2017 Hot 100

Our Arrow Fish Handplane was featured as No.4 in Gourmet Travellers 2017 Top 100 trends of the moment.

I guess this makes us a Gourmet brand. Yew!

 

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Australias No.1 surf forecasting website

Coastalwatch has been a great supporter of us and bodysurfing in general with multiple features. Check them out below:

Bodysurfing: The next sport in the olympics

The Bodysurfers who took on Sydneys super swell

How to bodysurf and get barrelled on a crazy slab wave

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PLane & Simple. Handplanes and bodysurfing

Another great write up by our sponsored athlete Thomas Leitch. 

www.driftsurfing.eu