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Slater wins, Teahupoo reigns supreme

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cs0IJxOVbDs It was the best surf the ASP’s Teahupoo, Tahiti contest has seen in at least five years, though most people say … ever. Peaking at 15-18ft...

Slater wins, Teahupoo reigns supreme
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Madeira - new threat to world class wave

Paul do Mar, Madeira. This area is unique to the surfing world and its now under threat, again, from an unnecessary sea wall. Photo is...

Madeira - new threat to world class wave
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Pro-shark Pangeaseed

Here’s something we should all be propagandizing about – the depletion of sharks in the food chain. Sure, no one wants to be eaten by...

Pro-shark Pangeaseed
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Al Gore's Back ...

More inconvenience for those who suckle on the teet of doubt. ‘Nah, there’s nothing wrong with the way we treat the planet.’ ‘Hey, he drives an SUV!’ ‘Conspiracy!’ ‘Whatever,...

Al Gore's Back ...
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Port Eliot Lit Fest welcomes Jamie Brisick

Port Eliot Festival is delighted to announce the addition of Jamie Brisick to this year’s festival, which takes place from 21-24 July in the spectacular...

Port Eliot Lit Fest welcomes Jamie Brisick
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Fukushima Kamikaze Mission

Actor, musician and Japanese surf champion Claude Maki’s slideshow of a recent trip into the Fukushima radioactive zone a month or so after the Japanese...

Fukushima Kamikaze Mission
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Andy Irons toxicology report - family's statement

Following the release of the toxicology report into the death of Andy Irons who died in a Dallas hotel room in November 2010, Irons’ family...

Andy Irons toxicology report - family's statement
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Crew-tastic - Nike's Chosen Ones film comp

Here’s one from the ever expanding Nike-surf Nexus. They want you and ‘your crew’ to submit a film. If you win, you all get free trips,...

Crew-tastic - Nike's Chosen Ones film comp
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Surfilm Festibal 2011

If you’re anywhere near the Northern Hemisphere, or even if you’re not, we suggest you start heading over to this beautiful, radical, surf-filled city on...

Surfilm Festibal 2011
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Bells Beach 50th – Parkinson feels the Magic

The wave gods smiled on this year’s annual Easter surf bonanza at Bells Beach in Victoria, Australia. At fifty years-old, Rip Curl’s WCT event in...

Bells Beach 50th – Parkinson feels the Magic
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Save Crab Island - Write a letter now!

Hard to believe they want to destroy this. Write a (real) letter to the minister now and Crab Island may survive. Photo: Mickey Smith This just...

Save Crab Island - Write a letter now!
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Patagonia's new ambassador - Dan Ross

A press release just in – all about a stylish, powerful surfer and a company we like. Patagonia Inc., the enviro-minded apparel company, is pleased...

Patagonia's new ambassador - Dan Ross
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Cold Pro Festival 2011

Some more frantic, fantastic Irish heavy wavery. Fergal Smith and Tom Lowe all over the place, but mostly behind thick curtains. This is actually an ad for...

Cold Pro Festival 2011
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The Tsunami at Sea and from the Air

This is what the tsunami looked like to crew on the bridge of a Japanese coastguard vessel. Hard to tell the scale but you get an...

The Tsunami at Sea and from the Air
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Sion Milosky RIP

Sion Milosky 1976-2011 While we battle to get a handle on the mega tragedy in Japan, this news of a single death in the worldwide surfing...

Sion Milosky RIP
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Japan: How to Help

As the catastrophic events in Japan continue to morph following the earthquake and tsunami of March 10th, and now the ongoing nuclear horror, it’s hard...

Japan: How to Help
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Join the largest beach-clean on Earth

It’s all about getting rid of this from our beaches, rivers and waterways – oh, and our lifestyle. The largest eco-citizens’ rally in Europe: 24th, 25th,...

Join the largest beach-clean on Earth
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The Navigator - A Polynesian Guide

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wWt5sQiYv0Q From the 1983 PBS film The Navigators: Pathfinders of the Pacific. We were recently alerted (thanks Kurungabaa) to the passing of this great man, Mau Piailug,...

The Navigator - A Polynesian Guide
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The Surfer and the Golden Gate Jumper

Big jump … A surfer at Fort Point, San Francisco (above, on a flat day) helped the kid after he leaped from the bridge. Here’s the...

The Surfer and the Golden Gate Jumper
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Tsunami Warning info

Tsunami energy map. Via NOAA’s West Coast and Alaska Tsunami Warning Center. Some info from the US NOAA tsunami warning centre. For latest warnings go here. For...

Tsunami Warning info