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Manly dedicated as World Surfing Reserve

Manly, Australia. March 10th 2012 – Legendary world surfing champion Kelly Slater accompanied the Governor of New South Wales, Australia, Professor Marie Bashir, at a...

Manly dedicated as World Surfing Reserve
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A surf journalism internship ... in Bali?

Wow, if you want to learn the ropes of old and new media, if you don’t mind making coffee or interviewing pro surfers, and if...

A surf journalism internship ... in Bali?
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Biggest Pipe Masters ever - Perrow wins

It was an epic event, no hype required. A 12-15 swell arrived for the first day of the waiting period, out of the NW, the...

Biggest Pipe Masters ever - Perrow wins
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Harry and the gang - 1929

From the Museum of British Surfing: Lewis Rosenberg – standing proud c1929 Added to the surf history archives on Jun 30, 2011 Around 1929 Lewis Rosenberg and a...

Harry and the gang - 1929
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TED2: A non-surfer's key to everything

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8wHGh2eRbLE

TED2: A non-surfer's key to everything
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TED1: A surfer's theory of everything

From a 2008 TED talk, still worth trying to get your head around, here’s surfer and physicist Garrett Lisi attempting to explain his controversial model...

TED1: A surfer's theory of everything
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51kg of cocaine found in Basque-bound surfboards

Less than a month after Basque police busted a drugs-ring importing cocaine to Bilbao in the form of Manolo Blahnik designer shoes, another operation has...

51kg of cocaine found in Basque-bound surfboards
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Help the EOS go online

EOS = The Encyclopedia of Surfing, a massive and brilliantly constructed book by Matt Warshaw that came out in 2003. Warshaw, a former editor of Surfer...

Help the EOS go online
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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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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
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Extra-sensory Surfboard

Spain, or more correctly, the Basque Country, seems to be overflowing with new surf technology at the moment. Recent innovations include the Pukas LED surfboard,...

Extra-sensory Surfboard
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Two New World Surfing Reserves Approved

Santa Cruz, California & Ericeira, Portugal Approved as World Surfing Reserves Storied surf zones in Northern California and Portugal join Malibu, California, and Australia’s Manly Beach as...

Two New World Surfing Reserves Approved
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Theo Jansen's Beach Beasties

Shurfing in the Noord Zee? Keep your eyes out for these unbelievable animated sculptures by Theo Jansen on the beaches of Holland.

Theo Jansen's Beach Beasties
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Lucky Shamrock

Think it’s all hype? Nah. Contest winner Benjamin Sanchis and serious Mullaghmore, signaling something special in the Emerald Isle. Photo Gary McCall It was a week...

Lucky Shamrock
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Wave Garden – the next generation wave pool?

Somewhere near Zarautz, deep in the Basque Country, José Manuel Odriozola has been tinkering in a pond. It’s a man-made pond with black plastic lining...

Wave Garden – the next generation wave pool?
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More Wave Garden

More teasing from those Basque wave gardeners. They’ve cultivated a rare strain of inland wave, it seems, but for now, no one outside the garden...

More Wave Garden