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TECNIQ, Ian Walsh, and Red Bull Develop Innovative Foam-Based Big Wave Life Vest and Wetsuit

Ian Walsh has experienced situations while big wave surfing that most mortals could never dream of. On more occasions than he would care to recall, the zipper on Walsh’s protective life vest failed due to the force of a bad wipeout in big waves. Quite literally busting open from end-to-end, his life vest left him nearly defenseless and scrambling for survival. As Walsh explains, “I hit the water so hard on one wave that the life jacket I had on […]