Ridin' the virtual wave
Saturday 14th brought us a massive Surferdude party at the epic condition sim (by the Weatherchannel). The virtual surf contest was organised by Namiko Surf Co in cooperation with GR Boarfds, Reaction, Sport2.de and some other sponsors. 22 surfers signed up to start surfing for Lindens and other prices.
Keala Mimistrobell, creator of Namiko told SLNN that one of the main goals of her company is to create events like this.
see also blog article http://blog.mindblizzard.com/2007/03/virtual-weather.html