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Holding Period Begins for the Punta de Lobos Tow-In Surf Event

The Association of Professional Towsurfers has officially announced the start of the holding period for the Chile Tow-In Surfing Championship. The event will take place...

Holding Period Begins for the Punta de Lobos Tow-In Surf Event
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Gold Coast Beaches Forum

Gold Coast City Council will be holding a ‘Bold City Future Forum’ about their beaches on Saturday 12th April from 9.30am until 12.30pm. Community members...

Gold Coast Beaches Forum
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Macaulay Duo to Make Surfing History

Surfing history will be created at next week’s Drug Aware Pro Margaret River presented by O’Neill, when, for the first time in Australia, a former...

Macaulay Duo to Make Surfing History
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SurfAid International Reaches Milestone in Malaria Free Mentawai Program

Humanitarian organization SurfAid International has completed stage two of its Malaria Free Mentawai (MFM) program, delivering mosquito nets and malaria education to 53,000 people on...

SurfAid International Reaches Milestone in Malaria Free Mentawai Program
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Surfer for Supervisor

Santa Cruz County resident Dan Young has officially filed nominations papers to run for the 2nd district county supervisor’s position in the upcoming June...

Surfer for Supervisor
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Whaling Activist Claims He Was Shot by Japanese Coastguards

Words: Justin McCurry/Guardian.co.uk Sea Shepherd activist and pro surfer Dave Rastovich, playing with a cetacean friend.” Photo by Josh Kimball The leader of an anti-whaling environmental group...

Whaling Activist Claims He Was Shot by Japanese Coastguards
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The 2008 ISA Scholarship Recipients Announced

20 junior surfers from 16 countries are the new ISA surfing ambassadors After a careful revision by the Scholarship Selection Subcommittee the ISA has announced the...

The 2008 ISA Scholarship Recipients Announced
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Surfrider Foundation Opposes Governor's Plan to Close California State Beaches

The Surfrider Foundation announced today that it is formally opposing Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger’s recent proposal to close 48 California State Parks, including several popular State...

Surfrider Foundation Opposes Governor's Plan to Close California State Beaches
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Death in a Seaside Paradise

The five friends played football, partied – and occasionally brawled. Now they’re accused of killing a surfer. La Jolla mourns and asks: Why? By Joel Sappell,...

Death in a Seaside Paradise
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Big Wave Charger Peter Davi Dies Surfing Ghost Trees

A big wave rider died Tuesday at the unforgiving surf break known as Ghost Trees, a Monterey County spot known for its fast-moving 20-foot and...

Big Wave Charger Peter Davi Dies Surfing Ghost Trees
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Cappuccino Coast

The day the Pacific was whipped up into an ocean of froth… It was as if someone had poured tons of coffee and milk into the...

Cappuccino Coast
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For Those Considering Demonstrating Against the Hawai′i Superferry

A Message from Jim Albertini and Lanny Sinkin Aloha pumehana, We come as Kupuna who have spent many years affirming our commitment to peace, justice, protection of...

For Those Considering Demonstrating Against the Hawai′i Superferry
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Global Surf Community Rises Against BA Surfboard Ban

Since British Airways (BA) announced a ban on surfboards on all flights (effective from 6th Nov), the surf community across the world has been reacting...

Global Surf Community Rises Against BA Surfboard Ban
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Kelly Slater Detained by Israeli Police

– AP – JERUSALEM – Police detained eight-time world surfing champion Kelly Slater early Saturday after a scuffle with photographers who were trying to take...

Kelly Slater Detained by Israeli Police
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Slater drops in for Gaza peace surf

Kelly Slater pushing for peace through surf realization. Photo: AP JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s shores may not have the same size waves to offer as Australia...

Slater drops in for Gaza peace surf
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SurfAid Launches Earthquake Appeal for Mentawai Islanders

Humanitarian aid organisation SurfAid International has launched an appeal to assist the 70,000 villagers of the Mentawai Island chain, off Indonesia’s West Sumatran coast, who...

SurfAid Launches Earthquake Appeal for Mentawai Islanders
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Ireland's Largest Surf Lesson Planned to Help South Africa

Fundraiser for Niall Mellon South Africa Township project Bundoran, Co. Donegal is well known for its excellent outdoor activity facilities, especially surfing and horseriding. Tullan Strand,...

Ireland's Largest Surf Lesson Planned to Help South Africa
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Hawaii Surfers Ride Alaskan Glacier Tsunami Waves

Hawaii’s McNamara and Mamala First Surfers to Ride Alaskan Glacier Tsunami Waves Hawaii tow-in surfing team Garrett McNamara and Kealii Mamala have just returned from Alaska...

Hawaii Surfers Ride Alaskan Glacier Tsunami Waves
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SurfAid and Billabong Launching Global Schools Program

Humanitarian aid organisation SurfAid International and surf company Billabong have launched a unique schools program that will have far-reaching effects around the world – alleviating...

SurfAid and Billabong Launching Global Schools Program
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'Daily Wavester's' Rick Griffin Memorial

Ever since surfer and artist Rick Griffin slid his Harley Heritage Softail motorcycle under a left-turning delivery van near Petaluma, California on August 16th of...

'Daily Wavester's' Rick Griffin Memorial
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Honolua Bay Alert!

Maui, Hawaii – Word just in from our eyes and ears on Maui that Honolua Bay is once again under threat. This time it’s plans...

Honolua Bay Alert!
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Surfshelter Passes 1,500 Surf Spot Mark

Thanks to your contributions, the Surfshelter collective continues to make progress and now boasts more than 1,500 breaks and 70 accommodation solutions throughout the world. Among...

Surfshelter Passes 1,500 Surf Spot Mark
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Eco-Surfers Making Waves in Chile

Movie Filmed by ‘Extreme Environmentalists’ Aims To Save Communities And To Humble CELCO Josh Berry first came to Chile in 2001 as an exchange student. But...

Eco-Surfers Making Waves in Chile
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Rick Griffin Art Exhibition

An exhibition entitled ‘Heart and Torch: Rick Griffin’s Transcendence’ will be displayed at the Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach from June 24 – September 30,...

Rick Griffin Art Exhibition