Poverty, sickness and pure survival – just a few reasons why genuinely needy people beg on the streets for money. But as these images show, the poor in southeast Asia are increasingly being joined by wealthy Western backpackers who are begging simply to fund their trips, as quoted from Daily Mail.
This past week, Rip Curl team rider Marion Hearty was crowned the 2017 Freeride World Champion, after a successful run in the final event of the season, the Xtreme Verbier.
You may have noticed, everyone is a tough guy these days, even irie surf cats! The days of peace-loving, dharma quoting hippies are largely over.
When it comes to sports, it’s inevitable that someone’s going to get pissed. Regular athletes don’t usually become professional athletes without a whole lot of passion for their sport, and surfing is no different. Mix that passion with something that’s inherently nearly impossible to score properly and you’ve got a recipe for a boiling cauldron […]
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.
Whether you were glued to the Quik Pro webcast, on location, or simply indulged in a spot of social media voyeurism, it was hard not to notice some legit care factor from Kelly Slater, the man surfing his twenty-something season opener. The 11x World Champ appeared to be all-in.
A bodyboarder who was bitten on the bottom by a three-metre shark claims he was able to fight it off by punching it several times.
Surfers flock to Long Beach to charge the winter swells and while that may be the norm among locals, it may come as a surprise to casual observers when they catch surfers riding waves in the middle of a storm. But it’s safe to say that anyone attempting to surf for the very first time […]
Surfing will feature in the 2018 Asian Games for the first time in history
A surfer on the Gold Coast of Australia was sharing the waves with a pod of dolphins when one of them jumped from a wave and body-slammed him.