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Some surf camps are great, some good, others are just plain grotty. mpora.com give us nine of the best camps that can give you a surf trip of a lifetime, here we go:
Kelly Slater has announced the name of his new ready-to-wear brand, Outerknown. Product will hit stores next Fall, 2015, with collections for both men and women.
A man has died following a shark attack at Byron Bay on the New South Wales far north coast, paramedics say. A NSW Ambulance spokeswoman said the man, believed to be aged in his 40s, died on Clarkes Beach just after 11am.
The Town of Kure Beach is now home to the newest surfing world record holder! Ben Shaw started riding waves on Saturday morning at 6:34. He kept riding throughout the night, until shortly after 2 p.m. Sunday. In total, the Kure Beach native spent more than 29 consecutive hours on his board in the water.
Regardless, surfers flock to these deadly waves in droves. It’s the rush, the danger, and the sheer joy one gets from flying down the face of an incredibly large mountain of water that keep us coming back for more despite the odds—albeit minuscule—of that being that fateful last ride.Here’s 5 of surfing’s deadliest surf spots:
Laird Hamilton, a legendary big-wave surfer, made headlines Wednesday by helping to rescue a surfer in distress in enormous surf at Surfrider State Beach in Malibu. But it’s what Hamilton did Tuesday evening that has captured the attention of surfers monitoring highlights during a powerful swell generated by Hurricane Marie, off Mexico about 1,000 miles away.
In many spots around the world, the dreaded drop-in can end in fistfights and sometimes worse. It’s important to observe the correct etiquette while you’re out there surfing, otherwise things will just descend in to total chaos.
It is true that today’s broad surfing community possesses variable – and sometimes questionable – understanding of surfing etiquette. Add in a few individuals suffering from a sense of entitlement and a few others who simply demonstrate a lack of common courtesy or respect for their fellow enthusiasts, and we have a recipe for a potential bummer of a surf session.
Due to the unpredictable nature of the environment we frolic in daily, surfers are getting injured all the time – including the professionals. During the Teahupo’o trials this past week, a ghastly wipeout forced Kevin Bourez into the reef headfirst. Following surgical treatment of head fractures and facial lacerations, he is now in a stable condition and on the road to recovery. While you shouldn’t let incidences like the above scare you, we thought it prudent to have a look at the various setbacks endured by some of our favourite surfing stars, how they recovered and what (not) to do if faced with a similar situation.