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For surfers , countering President Donald Trump's plan to slash federal...
ENCINITAS — The Surfing Madonna Oceans Project's inaugural Encinitas Half...
Competition can take some of the fun out of surfing . The early '60s were...
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Mangaluru: Promising young surfer from the city, Tanvi Jagadish, is set to represent the country in the surfing event at the Writsville beach in North Carolina, USA. Tanvi, a first year pre-university student at...
This week, a group of surfers will hit the beach in Florianópolis, Brazil, for what's known amongst participants as “gay surf camp.” This year's retreat may be the most important yet—and the reason has...
Big-time surfing will hit Port ELizabeth over the next few weeks, with junior and professional events set to take centrestage. After a few minor hits of interest in the surfing world, including the Billabong Grom Games...
2017 Vans Warped Tour®, Presented by Journeys® Lineup Revealed... Tour kicks off June 16, 2017, in Seattle, celebrating its 23rd year on the road. Check out info on the bands and tour dates... Las Vegas, NV, March...
Beachy beats: The sounds of surf and garage rock rattled the walls of the Red Museum last week, courtesy of Boy Romeo. The three-piece band warmed a crowd of about 50 people bobbing their heads along to the music. With...
He and mate Sam Schumacher, a surfing instructor who studied aerospace engineering, have helped build Fluro Friday into a global phenomenon that's spread to more than 100 beaches in over 20 countries. Trebilco says...
There comes a time in any serious relationship when your significant other will want to go on a surf trip with you. They can only hear about your escapades to Costa Rica, Hawaii, or Indonesia so many times before...
Ocean currents are channelled through the Nazaré Canyon, which is three miles deep in places, before surging on to the Praia do Norte coast. Garrett McNamara set the official world record in 2011, surfing a wave that...
IN FORM: Elin Tawharu won the open women's title at Whangamata on Sunday. PHOTO: NZ Surf Photography. Raglan's talent-laden Point Boardriders Club conquered allcomers at the inaugural Hurley New Zealand Club...
The discovery of a new surf spot allows a lucky board rider to commune with nature unfettered. Yet the inevitable influx of surfing hordes can also spur a burst of economic growth, according to new research. A survey of...

Board sports

Andy McKay first met World Surf League Tour Director Brian Robbins at a restaurant bar in Costa Rica. Over beers, McKay bent Robbins' ear. The Pismo Beach business owner asked Robbins, in so many words: Why do my...
He said the surfers ' code signs, which are used extensively at other surf beaches in WA and around Australia, clearly outline the rules of surfing to help reduce violent confrontations in the waves. The club...
Brad Gerlach weighs in on a few controversial moments from the Quik Pro Gold Coast...
The latest artificial surf facility is proposed for California's desert...

Surfing

The Pismo Beach business owner asked Robbins, in so many words: Why do my nephew Austin Neumann, a rookie surfer trying to turn his passion into a career, and I have to travel so far to compete in a World Surf League...
There aren't many things on this earth quite as sad as a dirty cardboard box crammed to the brim with half-dead puppies. I know because I found one on an annual sojourn to Baja. It's not an uncommon thing–a...
It has been nearly nine decades since the American businessman Harvey Firestone discovered the pristine stretch of South Florida sand that would become the ......
I expect surf heights to remain in the head-high range with semi-bumpy lines from a southeasterly breeze. Bob Freeman is a Cocoa Beach resident and surfer since 1966. He's a 14-time winner of the NKF's Labor Day...

Bodyboarding

Some used low-density foam, while others relied on wood or a repurposed foam bodyboard . Some models were smaller — the size of a pair of textbooks laid side by side — while others sprawled across two folding...
Sueco de 52 anos ter-se-á sentido mal e foi arrastado pelas ondas até à arriba. Por João Carlos Rodrigues|19:56. partilhe; 0; 0; +. 0; 0. Um homem de 52 anos perdeu este sábado a vida nas ondas da Ericeira quando...
Ryan Teasdale was last seen at Riley Park on Thursday wearing only board shorts, with his blue body-board . “The family of the boy have been informed, and the family ask that their privacy be respected and we're...
Teasdale went missing from Riley Park on Thursday wearing only board shorts, with his blue bodyboard . Superintendent Zoran Dzevlan told reporters on Friday morning that police held strong fears the boy may have been...

Kiteboarding

glasnevinz posted a photo: Kitesurfers off Seatoun Beach....
glasnevinz posted a photo: One kitesurfer reaches Seatoun Beach while another remains at sea....
glasnevinz posted a photo: Five kitesurfers off Seatoun Beach....
glasnevinz posted a photo: Kitesurfing at Seatoun Beach....

Skimboarding

LAS VEGAS, NV / ACCESSWIRE / March 16, 2017 / With frothing waves crashing on sandy shores, blissfully sunny weather, and a mystique captured for eternity ......
... as he revealed the inclusion of such events as “Galaw na Ogogaw” (Children's Games), Zumbangus, Search for “Mistisang Bangus” Gay Beauty Pageant, sand sculpture, amateur boxing, skim boarding ,...
We just kept going traveling, exploring and skimboarding in the 2016 season,"Daniel Prieß told SurferToday. The German edit keeps skimboarding's most rebellious discipline aligned with the experimentalism and...
Mati City Local Economic Investments and Promotions Officer Tanya Rabat-Tan said for this year's VDFS, they plan to incorporate a bigger national skimboarding competition along with Frisbee and volleyball contests....

Stand Up Paddle

HALF MOON BAY, Calif. (KTVU) - A man from South Africa with Bay Area ties became the first person to make a 4,000 mile journey that took over three months to cross the Atlantic Ocean, and he did it in a stand-up paddle...
ATHLETES and yoga-lovers are standing up for fitness fun, enjoying workouts atop a paddleboard surrounded by sun, sea and surf....
Chris Bertish set a monumental record last week by completing the first ever transatlantic crossing on a paddleboard after 93 days alone at sea. But while his 6500km (4050 mile) voyage is clearly an extraordinary...
Steve Adler was at the head of the pack during a stand-up paddle race off San Pedro, when he suddenly paddled toward the beach, away from the finish line....

Windsurfing

Coastguard officers, both Poole RNLI lifeboats and the helicopter was launched to search the area for the owners of the equipment. The equipment included a white 3.5m long sail board with an orange, blue and clear 5.7m...
On Monday, MVIC announced that hand-launched craft — canoes, kayaks, rafts, windsurfing boards, sailboards, paddleboards, float tubes and inner tubes — are welcome. Motorized craft, especially those that can harbor...
A wind gust is a sudden, abrupt, and brief increase in the speed and direction of the wind. The phenomenon is immediately followed by a lull. Wind gusts have a duration of less than 20 seconds and are often caused by...
Raised on the water, Baxter began competing in windsurfing and surfing events at age eight. At 14, he became the youngest person to ever windsurf Maui's infamous Jaws break. Baxter shifted his focus to standup...