Tag: Alick Wickham

Alick Wickham, Surfer And Swimmer

Alick Wickham, Surfer And Swimmer Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Alick Wickham was truly an aquatic innovator and pioneer as an open water freestyler, a body surfer promoter, a world-record high diver, and a surfer shaper. Wickham was from Roviana Lagoon in the Solomon Islands abd was credited with shaping the first surfboard in

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How High Can You Go?

Photo of Laso Schaller courtesy of Lukas Pilz / Red Bull Courtesy from Men's Journal. Men's Journal recently reported on the record jump by Brazilian Laso Schaller who jumped from a platform above the Cascata del Salto waterfall near the Swiss-Italian border from 193 feet (58.8 meters). "He smacked the water 3.58 seconds later while traveling at 76 mph.

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A True Waterman From The Solomon Islands

Open water freestyler...body surfer promoter...world-record high diver...surfer shaper...Alick Wickham was truly an aquatic innovator and pioneer. Wickham from Roviana Lagoon in the Solomon Islands was credited with shaping the first surfboard in Australia and introducing the crawl stroke (freestyle) to Australia when he demonstrated the crawl at Bronte

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