There are certain waves that, on very select times of year, get absolutely massive. And as the size goes up, so does the risk. At the right spot on the calendar, these are the deadliest waves on the planet. Timing is important if you want to find them, and critical if you want to survive.
Kelly Slater, has sparked controversy by calling for a shark cull around the Indian Ocean island of Reunion after the 20th shark attack since 2011 occurred earlier this week and killed a bodyboarder.
Dane Reynolds is currently being held in “jail” in Lisbon International airport for the last two days, according to filmer and longtime accomplice Jason ‘Mini’ Blanchard.
Reunion has become a shark attack hot-spot, with 20 incidents since 2011 – eight of which have been fatal. In 2015 alone, there were four attacks in six months, two of which were fatal.
Charles Rodrigues, Stepfather and Coach to WSL Champion Gabriel Medina, has been suspended from attending WSL events, following an incident involving League officials in Portugal last season.
A boat trip is something that every surfer wants to do. It’s a sort of rite of passage for anyone that dreams of perfect, empty waves with nothing but a few friends and crystal clear water. There’s just something about the idea of a bunch of friends cruising up to a perfect wave, surfing all day, then retiring for a sunset aboard a gently rocking vessel, beers in hand and sunburns galore. But before you start planning, there are a few spots you need to know about.
You know the music, that abrupt cello and haunting clarinet. It conjures images of a monster waiting in the deep. It’s the musical theme from the film Jaws. This movie has been responsible for a good portion of the shark craze that has gripped people for decades now. Based on a string of shark attacks […]
Last week history was made on Maresias’ Beach in Sao Paulo, as 2014 World Surfing Champion Gabriel Medina opened his new Institute of Surf – the first of its kind. Alongside his parents, Charles and Simone, Gabriel unveiled the entire Institute to the press and then to his sponsors, explaining that this was the first […]
A baby dolphin has died after it was mobbed by tourists looking to take selfies with it, Channel News Asia reported.
Owen Wright will make his return to competitive surfing from a brain injury at next month’s event at Merewether despite doubts over the timeframe for his comeback.