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Brazilian World Champ Gabriel Medina has been with his shaper, Johnny Cabianca of Pukas Surfboards, since 2008. A lot has changed since the two first began working together: There’s Medina’s World Title, but also his physical growth and evolving needs from his gear. Cabianca carved out some time to talk about what the journey with Medina has been like.
Competing for her home surf club, Culburra Boardriders from southern NSW, Tyler Wright (AUS) washed up on the rocks during the Australian Boardriders Battle. She in stable condition but taken to the hospital for precautionary checks.
The man responsible for the killing of Ricardo dos Santos has claimed he was acting in self-defence when he shot the Brazilian surfer three times on Monday morning.
It is with very heavy hearts that we inform you that Ricardo Dos Santos has passed away at the age of 24 in a Brazilian hospital. After sustaining multiple gunshot wounds at Praia da Guarda do Embau, near Palhoca, yesterday, Ricardo remained in critical condition at a hospital in Brazil. Conflicting reports started emerging regarding the specifics of the incident, but the fact remained that yesterday morning, Dos Santos was shot three times in the chest and stomach by another man.
Brazilian professional surfer Ricardo Dos Santos has been shot three times on a Brazilian beach in Florianopolis. Details are unconfirmed, but according to Filipe Toledo’s Instagram, it happened while Ricardo attempted to stop the use of narcotics on a public beach. And, that the subject responsible for the shooting is a military police officer.
The Canberra government has alerted Australians travelling to Indonesia to exercise a high level of caution following new US warnings about potential terrorist attacks.
The Department of Foreign Affairs travel advisory was advising on Wednesday (Jan 7) “a high degree of caution in Indonesia, including Bali, at this time due to the high threat of terrorist attack” and to reconsider the need to travel.
Thousands of Australians holiday in Indonesia during the southern summer months of December, January and February. “We continue to receive information that indicates that terrorists may be planning attacks in Indonesia, which could take place at any time,” the online advisory said.
The US embassy in Jakarta on Saturday warned of threats against US-associated hotels and banks in Indonesia’s second-biggest city Surabaya. “You should exercise particular caution around locations that have a low level of protective security and avoid places known to be possible terrorist targets,” the latest travel advice said.
“Australia is monitoring this situation very closely,” Foreign Minister Julie Bishop told reporters late Tuesday.
Some 88 Australians were among 202 people killed in the Bali nightclub bombings on Oct 12, 2002.
Indonesia has waged a crackdown on extremist groups over the past decade following attacks against Western targets. But in recent months authorities have raised concerns that a wave of potential militant sympathisers is emerging from the world’s most populous Muslim nation.
The holiday season is upon us, which signifies two very important things.
Foremost, it means that it’s the season to spend time with your most beloved friends and family (and in-laws, I guess). Secondly, it’s time to shower the aforementioned loved ones (and in-laws, I guess) with lavish gifts because customs and tradition make strange acts of kindness wildly acceptable. You probably don’t need much help in figuring out the logistics of how to spend time. So let’s help you spend money.
Every surfer should go to Hawaii. It’s the birthplace of modern surfing and has amazing waves and incredible history.
However, if you do go, there’s a few rules that need to be adhered to. Sometimes it’s easier to know what not to do, so here are the 10 Hawaiian Anti-Commandments. Mpora.com created a list Things You Shouldn’t Do When You Go On A Surf Trip To Hawaii.
Read carefully, then book your flights.
Earlier this year, surfing champion Kelly Slater chose not to renew his sponsorship contract with Quiksilver, after over two decades as the face of the troubled surfwear giant. Instead, he called up designer and fellow surfer John Moore (who was, this year, named American GQ Best New Menswear Designer for his surf lifestyle label M.Nii) to help him put his long held ambitions of launching his own brand into action.