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30 July, 2014 - WATER-SAFETY: Due to the increased demand for Surfing NSW’s free CPR and board rescue course, Surfers Rescue 24/7, the organisation has decided to release a schedule of dates where the public can participate in the nationally accredited three-hour course.
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30 July, 2014 - ASP WCT: Stop No. 6 of 10 on the 2014 Samsung Galaxy ASP Women’s World Championship Tour (WCT), the Vans US Open of Surfing ran through Rounds 2 and 3 in peaky two-to-four foot surf at Huntington Beach. The field of 18 was narrowed to 12, with top ASP World Title threats advancing directly to the Quarterfinals. Malia Manuel current World No. 5, commanded Rounds 2 and 3 after an opening-day stumble, collecting the day’s highest scores.
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30 July, 2014 - Police in Southern California have arrested a 16-year-old boy who made a threat on social media against this weekend's U.S. Open of Surfing. Huntington Beach police said Saturday that the teenager was arrested Friday evening at his home in Huntington Beach and booked on suspicion of making a terrorist threat. He is not being identified because he is a minor.
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30 July, 2014 - TEAM: “Gallo viejo con el ala mata”. (Roughly translated: The old rooster can still kill you.) There’s no better expression than this to explain what happened in the 2014 Olympus National Surfing Circuit, which saw the surfer from Limón, Gilbert Brown, crowned champion once again. The Reef Finals were played out in Playa Hermosa, Jacó ths past weekend, and ended with a dramatic finale of the sort we’re used to with this national tour. Last year, when he had to give up the crown, Brown vowed he would reclaim it.
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30 July, 2014 - SURF TRAVEL: Thirtyfour tourists were threatened and evacuated by Maldives security authorities on the Maldives holiday island of Kaafu Thulusdhoo. Thirty Israeli tourists, and four of other nationalities, agreed to be evacuated.
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30 July, 2014 - INDUSTRY: The Cage #22 is an exclusive installation co-developed by Haydenshapes Surfboards and Alexander Wang currently on display at the flagship Alexander Wang store located at 103 Grand St, New York. The installation stemmed from the idea of developing a high-end surfboard as a visual art piece for the Cage, while maintaining a superior level of innovation, performance and authenticity. The installation features five marble print surfboards, exclusively co-developed by Wang and Haydenshapes for this limited series.
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30 July, 2014 - CONTESTS: Excitement is building in classrooms and playgrounds across WA as the 2014 SunSmart WA School Surfing Titles approaches a start. Kicking off regionally next Monday and traveling around the state for two weeks before culminating with the State Final at Trigg Beach on Friday August 22nd.
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30 July, 2014 - BOOKS: Switch-Foot II is the sequel to the much sought after 'Switch-Foot: Surfing, Art & Music'. The sequel book has achieved cult status since it's release in 2005, making it a must have collectable item for many surfers. From the success of the first book Australian author Andrew Crockett was able to put together another coffee table book, this one twice as big as the first; at 368 pages, with over 90 contributors and 1000 unique images - most of them vintage.
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30 July, 2014 - CULTURE: This year marks the 50th anniversary of The Endless Summer's theatrical release, which inspired a generation of surfers to begin traveling the world in search of the perfect wave. SHACC is exhibiting their Endless Summer collection consisting of over 100 items including the original photo used to create the iconic poster image, drawings, Robert's passport and matching trunks and jacket, Bruce's cameras, and lots more.
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30 July, 2014 - JSA: The surfing beach of “Makka” in the community of Southaven, Yallahs in St. Thomas, was the epicenter of the Caribbean’s surfing community as it played host to the 2014 Makka Pro. Jamaican junior phenomenon, Elishama “Shama” Beckford, thrilled the thousands of spectators as he surfed his way to victory in both the junior and open divisions and earning for himself $150,000.00 JMD in the process. As usual the waves were excellent for the two day championships

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