Saturday, October 16, 2010

West of Ireland Open Scores

pictures courtesy of Colleen Brennan and Lissa Pinion, Scores courtesy of Bobbi Laval

1st Alexia Marais 12.16667
2nd Donni Dibou 12.00000
3rd Ceedi Doghouse 9.166667
4th Adrien Roxley 7.666667
5th Kim Henig 7.500000

Heat 1:
Rick Galli 3.666667
Fonda Fugue 12.33333*
Alexia Marais 12.50000*

Heat 2:
Avidward Flagon 8.166667*
Buck Ghostraven 4.666667
Adrien Roxley 11.33333*

Heat 3:
Kim Henig 11.66667*
OldSurferDude Danitz 7.500000**
Jayden Domenici 11.50000*

Heat 4:
Cymindra Descha 8.833333*
Lourinho Nizna 7.666667**
Ceedi Doghouse 8.500000*

Heat 5:
Dane Kutenai 6.166667
Van Valeeva 11.00000*
Donni Dibou 11.50000*
Abel Halderman NS/Worked as Staff
CordZiZ Fallen NS

Staff: Bobbi Laval, WickedV Carver, Cloudy Mikado, Maldrul Morris, Abel Halderman
* moves on to surf in the West of Ireland Pro Surf Comp to be held Saturday, Oct 23
** Wild Cards move on to surf in the West of Ireland Pro Surf Comp to be held Saturday, Oct 23

Friday, October 15, 2010

West of Ireland Open Heat Draws

as posted on SLSA forum and in-world notice

SLSA West of Ireland Open Heat Draw - Saturday, October 16th

Rick Galli (Red)
Fonda Fugue (Blue)
Alexia Marais (Green)

Avidward Flagon (Red)
Buck Ghostraven (Blue)
Adrien Roxley (Green)

Kim Henig (Red)
OldSurferDude Danitz (Blue)
Jayden Domenici (Green)

Cymindra Deschanel (Red)
Lourinho Nizna (Blue)
Ceedi Doghouse (Green)

Dane Kutenai (Red)
Van Valeeva (Blue)
Donni Dibou (Green)
CordZiZ Fallen (Purple)

Gool luck everyone!!
- The competition starts at 11am SLT sharp;
- It will be a shortboard competition, and all SSi shortboard with 5.1, 5.2 and 5.2dlg script are allowed (creator of boards: Heather Goodlife or Sebastian Saramago)
- The competition will take place at Bundoran Reef:,
and the spectator stands will be at West of Ireland:
- Best two from each heat are qualified for the next week Pro competition on October 23rd;
- Best two from the Open competition of those who are not qualified get wild cards and are invited to surf in the Pro competition on October 23rd;
- Number 1's from each heat will meet in the final heat held after heat 5;
- Each competitor will surf 3 waves in a heat. Scores for 2 best waves will determine their heat score.

Kantbe Wednesday Sometimes

submitted by Kantbe Thursday

The Second Life Surfing Association (SLSA) Big Wednesday Surfing Comp Classes have been pretty darned popular. So popular, in fact, that some are having to be held on different days. It has been suggested by someone (who shall remain anonymous) that they now be called the SLSA Big Kantbe Wednesday Surfing Comp Classes.

For those of you who haven't heard about them, Mick Lunasea has been having classes at the SLSA's sim, Archipelago, to help people know what to expect before and during competitions. Mick's classes usually take about 1.5 hours and answers those universal questions like:

How the heck do I find out when and where competitions are held?
You mean I have to register? How do I do that?
I have to PRACTICE? What should I do?
GEESUS! There are judges? I didn't do anything wrong! What are they for?
What else do you guys do during a competition?

Wow! All this and it's free. The SLSA only asks that if you find the class or any activities at Archipelago valuable or fun that you toss a Linden or two into the donation bins on the beach. I think they mean Linden dollars, but I've not been able to confirm that yet.

If you're interested in these classes and other activities of the SLSA, keep an eye out for notices, forum posts, Upcoming Events on the SLSA's website. Heck, you can even do an inworld Events Search for SLSA.

Thursday, October 14, 2010

Fashion Feature: Teatime Bikini Light Blue with Wrap

That special someone will want to wrap you up and take you home in this Teatime light blue bikini with wrap!

Eyes:             Madesigns promise eyes brown pale
                      Eyelashes 3 rendevous redgrave
Hair:               Dakota hibiscus hair
Shape:            Alady victoria secret model shape bikini model
Skin:               Chaisuku Elaine why-colors tan
Accessories:    Engraved ID bracelet silver
                       Amanda silver bracelet watch
                       Kriscar earring white
Bikini:              Indianprincess Teatime bikini lt blue with wrap
Location:         Archipelago
Photographer:  Tauri Tigerpaw

Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Tauri's Tidbits and Sticky Situations #7

We were recently having a convo about Second Life (SL) situations and talking about SL etiquette - is there such a thing? You know, the kinds of things you run into in SL and are not sure of the proper way to handle. We'll be periodically posting these dilemmas and looking for genuinely constuctive feedback on your opinion. If you have a comment or a dilemma of your own, let us know and we'll add it to the list!


If your parter is on vacation for a week and logs in world and doesn't contact you for 2 days, should you consider this a bad sign? And how do you split up your SL goods in the event you un-partner, if you have goods that you purchased together?

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

The Pursuit of Perfection

submitted by Arjuna Bombastic

“I surf for the speed … the thrill ... the excitement … its all so addictive” whispered Fonda Fogue between breaks. The next big thing to hit SL Surfing, Fonda was showing me how to navigate through the sexy, slender half pipes of Bonduran Beach, warm and golden from the dancing hues of a glorious sunrise, West of Ireland.

Paddling out to approach the waves, my mind begins to phase shift.

There she is in all her glory, breaking the calm of a rippleless surface, unrestricted power coursing towards the sandy beaches where she finally lays to rest. My heart begins to pound as I get closer. The carnal need and seduction of taming her, of creating my dance upon her breaks … intoxicating.

I hit the surf and ride out. Each break, I get to know her better. She is different from the rest. She is special.

And so begins the relentless pursuit, wave after wave, for that ultimate ride. Understanding her, how she responds to my touch, controlling my movements, synching my every living fiber to resonate perfectly with her vibrations, allowing me to harness her energy, to manipulate her form, to make her sing to my command as we perform together the dance of a thousand dances, my personal Masterpiece.

I have to have her, I have to make her mine.

We are all here for various reasons. Enjoying the calm beauty of the beaches, goofing around with friends and loved ones, creative self expression limited only by what the wave chooses to share with us, moments of solitude where we can listen to ourselves think against the sound of crashing of waves across rocky breakwaters, just to name a few.

Surfing is a personal experience.

For many, just like myself, there is a need for that addictive sweet emotion of triumph and conquest when we shake our booty jiving, cutting, shredding and carving to our own special tune upon a living, breathing dance floor with a mind of her own. The world fades to black leaving only us and the wave … The perfect ride.

Our dreams, Our imaginations, is Our reality.

My name is Juna, the baby of Team SurfWatch, and I look forward to sharing my thoughts and experiences along this trip of a journey that is SL Surfing with you.

Enjoy the pursuit of your personal experience and perfection.

Selamat Jalan,

Backpack with Free Surf Goodies!

Pick up your free backpack of free surfing goodies!  And if you have friends that have never tried Second Life (SL) surfing, bring them with you to pick up a pack or contact Tauri Tigerpaw and she'll get one to them!  Wear it, open it and use the cool stuff inside donated by the Second Life Surfing Association (SLSA), Monkey Cove, Boracay Island, Tsunami Beach, Hoodoo Surf, Island Sea Dreams and SurfWatch!  Find a pack you can buy for 0L at the SLSA sim at Archipelago, Monkey Cove, Tsunami Beach, Hoodoo Surf Superstore, and SurfWatch Shop at Southend, Goombah Estates!

Monday, October 11, 2010

Mari's Mailbag: Nature Dreams

submitted by Marianna Monentes

 I wanted to tell you about this exceptional sim that I have been going to recently. It's a place to totally unwind. Nature Dreams sim has native plants and spectacular daisy meadows. You will also see many refreshing waterfalls where you can dance or go inside the cave and be a little more intimate.  The trees are exceptionally colorful, vivid and stiking.  Add underwater explorations to your trip and enjoy colorful fish and underwater ambiance.

What I love most is the feeling of spiritualness one gets when visiting. They have chosen an excellent music stream that blends exquisitely with the nature that surrounds you.  Stop by and enjoy some peace.