For many years, the computer culture was seen as the antithesis of a healthy, outdoor, sporting lifestyle. Moreover, it seemed contradictory to use information technology to represent a sport that for many symbolised getting away from society. However, as the digital revolution proved unstoppable and its many benefits became increasingly apparent, surfers eventually discovered how multimedia applications could also serve their needs.
Live surf cams Edit
Surf forecasting Edit
Surf forecasting is a new branch of meteorology developed by tech savvy surfers, who have drawn on numerical weather prediction] to assess surf conditions. Almost all of these sites rely on the NOAA's free distribution of NWW3 data to produce their forecasts.
3D design Edit
- Tubing wave, using SketchUp, can be downloaded into Google Earth.
- Surfboard, using SketchUp
- Surfboard, available in various formats.