The waves off the coast of Hermanus in South Africa can sometimes reach 30-feet tall, making it a popular, particularly those practicing for the Dungens surfing contest, grindtv.com reported.
A 15-year-old competitive surfer was bitten twice by the same shark this weekend while surfing New Smyrna Beach in east-central Florida.
German experts who ordered post-mortems on 13 dead whales say that the animal’s stomachs and intestines were full of plastic. The 13 dead bodies were washed up on the beach near the German town of Toenning in Schleswig-Holstein
It’s the stuff of every card owner’s nightmares, but the grim reality is millions of dollars are skimmed from ATMs by fraudsters around the world every year. The regional head for Bali and Nusa Tenggara OJK (Financial Services Authority) is warning the public against the dangers of ATM fraud in Bali, especially in ATMs 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.
Rip currents—they’re the most common way beachgoers get in trouble when taking a dip in the ocean. Every year, swimmers and bathers needlessly perish at the hands of these swift-moving currents of water.
On the other-side of the world from Trump’s proposed wall between the USA and Mexico (yeah, that’s a real thing) his Ireland-based firm that runs beach-side Doonbeg Golf Resort in County Clare, is seeking planning permission to dump large boulders on Doughmore beach, creating a wall they hope will prevent erosion of the golf course there. The reverb from that sea wall could end up spoiling one of the best beach breaks in County Clare.
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.
The whole precarious act of trying to balance on a board is a form of occupational therapy for the left and right hand side of their brain while also developing their sense of body and place, as this can be problematic.
They have me surrounded. There’s nowhere to go. No right move to make. I’m stuck in the worst gridlock of my life on a motorbike, choking on exhaust, wearing flip-flops, and sporting a cherry Channel Islands thruster racked up alongside my scooter. Throngs of Balinese locals try to push past me without catching a fin or […]