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  • Shark attacks surfer on California's central coast

    28 December, 2014 - SHARKS: A 50-year-old man was attacked by a shark at Montaña de Oro State Park while surfing on Sunday, according to authorities. State Park Ranger Supervisor Robert Colligan said a man was surfing in the area of the sandspit shortly after 11 a.m. when an 8- to 10-foot juvenile shark swam up underneath him and grazed his surfboard and right hip and thigh with its teeth.

  • 10 Years After: Revisiting the Boxing Day tsunami

    26 December, 2014 - TSUNAMI: Today marks the 10th anniversary of one of the deadliest natural disasters in world history: a tsunami, triggered by a massive earthquake off the Indonesian coast, leaving more than 230,000 people dead in 14 countries and causing about $10 billion in damage. Countries from Indonesia to Indiato Africa's east coast were hit, leaving shocking scenes of death and destruction.

  • which when built will boast the "world's longest waves."
    Merry Christmas! The Wave: Bristol exceeds fund goal

    25 December, 2014 - WAVEPOOL: The crowdfunding campaign to build a man-made surfing lake near Bristol has exceeded its target by £70,000. Organisers needed to make £150,000 for the project, which when built will boast the "world's longest waves."

  • Can a flag save you from shark attack? Cape Town says yes

    24 December, 2014 - SHARKS: The City of Cape Town has urged beachgoers and bathers to be vigilant whilst on beaches notorious for their shark encounters. The city issued an official warning systems, called the four flag system, in order to warn bathers and surfers of the shark activity spotted on the different beaches that are being watched.

  • Sancho's contribution to 'biggest wave ever ridden' forum
    Sancho's contribution to 'biggest wave ever' debate

    23 December, 2014 - VIDEO: On Thursday December 11th, the Billabong Adventure Division went to Nazare for the biggest swell of the season so far. They met with Garret Mc Namara, Sebastian Steudner, Ross Clark Jones and their team to surf huge waves in Nazare at the infamous Praia do Norte.

  • Who's In? ASP (now WSL) lists 2015 world tour

    22 December, 2014 - ASP: The 2014 Samsung Galaxy ASP World Championship Tour season has come to a close, with Brazilian phenom Gabriel Media clinching his inaugural men’s title and Australian sensation Stephanie Gilmore claiming a sixth women’s title. The Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) will become the World Surf League (WSL) in 2015

  • Holiday Hardgoods Guide - Stuff You Need To Surf

    21 December, 2014 - PRODUCTS: The surf industry is focused on boardshorts, t-shirts and occasionally wireless speakers. But what about the core goods we need to make a daily session do-able? We're talking about hardgoods. You rely on your leash, your fins and wetsuit each session and hopefully you don't have to think about them because that means they're working properly. Yes, wireless bluetooth speakers are sexy, but they won't help you out in the water. In this article is a sampling of equipement we've had the pleasure to get to know.

  • Gabriel Medina crowned 2014 ASP World Champion

    19 December, 2014 - ASP: Gabriel Medina, 20, made history today, becoming the first Brazilian to claim the prestigious ASP World Title, besting an international field of world-class athletes on the 2014 Samsung Galaxy ASP World Championship Tour (WCT). The young Brazilian secured his remarkable world surfing crown at the final stop of the season, the Billabong Pipe Masters in Memory of Andy Irons on Oahu’s North Shore.

  • Julian Wilson wins the pipe masters
    Wilson wins Billabong Pipe Masters & Vans Triple Crown

    19 December, 2014 - ASP CT: AustralianJulian Wilson has won both the Billabong Pipe Masters in Memory of Andy Irons, and the Vans Triple Crown of Surfing after defeating World Champion elect Gabriel Medina (BRA) in the closest Pipe Final on record. The victory marks his only win of the 2014 Samsung Galaxy ASP World Championship Tour (WCT) and his second CT win of his career. He pocketed $100,000 for the event win and a bonus $50,000 for the Triple Crown series.

  • Big-wave surfing wraps up inaugural WickrX event

    18 December, 2014 - BIG-WAVE: Twelve female big-wave surfers paddled out at Mavericks on Wednesday as the culmination of a six-week, first-of-its kind production called the WickrX Super Sessions. The event was put together to raise the profile of women’s big-wave surfing. Keala Kennelly, Paige Alms, Bianca Valenti, Andrea Moller, Sarah Gerhardt and others sp

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