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Marty Reddering, a longtime volunteer with the National Sea Rescue Institute, was at home on Friday afternoon when he heard the emergency siren sound and rushed down to the the aptly named Lookout Beach to respond. It wasn’t till he arrived he arrived at the NRSI station that he found out there had been a shark attack — and not until a few minutes later that the victim was his son Dylan, who he knew had been out surfing at the time.
A massive storm in the southern Indian Ocean will set up the largest swell of the year, thus far, for West Australia and Indonesia later this week and this weekend. This will likely be one of the largest swells of the past several years for both regions as well.
For many residents of China’s southern town of Yulin, the peak of summer is the perfect time to get together with family and friends — and consume copious amounts of dog meat.
The International Surfing Association (ISA) has welcomed the decision by Tokyo 2020 to place Surfing on the shortlist of additional events for inclusion on the Sports Programme at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
Sixty-six stoked surfers on Saturday set a Guinness world record for the most people riding a single board at once. Surf champions and local heroes were among those who hung loose on a custom built, 42-foot board off Huntington Beach in California.
Current No. 10 in the world rankings Jeremy Flores yesterday suffered a head-on collision with the reef, far from help in remote Indonesia. Jeremy took to Instagram to share his unfortunate encounter with a vicious Indian Ocean reef. Here’s what he had to say:
Billabong has been named both Mens and Womens “Brand of the Year” for the second successive year at the Australian Surf Industry Awards held on Gold Coast, Australia, on 11 June 2015. And following that, the brand also took out the inaugural award for “Swimwear Brand of the Year”, along with “Marketing Campaign of the Year” for both Mens and Womens.
Two teenagers were mauled in separate shark attacks on the same stretch of North Carolina beach Sunday, both suffering life-threatening injuries, local officials said.
Transworld released their most recent Exposure-Meter, rating how professional surfers rank against one another in the publicity department. Hawaiian hellraiser John John Florence topped the charts this round, over fellow Americans Dane Reynolds (3rd) and Kolohe Andino (2nd).