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Kelly Slater and Jason Andre judge John John Florence’s high-scoring heats at the 2014 Quiksilver Pro France.
Surfing is one of those sports with a steep learning curve. That’s especially true for those of us who adopted it at a later stage in life. I wish I had a surfer dad (or articles like these) when I first started surfing. It’s been quite a ride, but facing my fears out on the lineup and having conversations with some well seasoned Baja surfers has led me on the road to being decent on a surfboard… but I’ve still got a long way to go.
The 23-year-old surfer who lost parts of both arms after he was reportedly mauled by two sharks in Western Australia is a keen surfer and football player who was due to play in his football team’s grand final this weekend.
This guy couldn’t land the shark on the rocks so he jumped into the water to grab the shark and then takes it up to the beach. Call it amazing, call it insane — this recent shark-human interaction is one more in a growing trend of humans doing nonsensical things while engaging with one of most feared and misunderstood animals on the planet, let alone the ocean.
Greg Long is one of the best big wave surfers in the world, but two years ago, he suffered a “non-fatal drowning” while surfing the infamous Cortes Bank. The archival footage of Long’s rescue team bringing him back to life is harrowing enough on its own, but beating death wasn’t Long’s last battle. With two years of recovery and personal struggles behind him, Long reflects on his near-death experience and getting back in the ocean to mount an inspiring comeback.
Surf and bodyboard are dangerous sports when high tide and BIG WAVES come together in this place. A group of surfers and bodyboarders have accidents in the famous spot “LA21″ situated in Gijon-Asturias (Spain), in the north of Spain. You must be carefull in this wave if your surfing level is not very good.
A POD of killer whales have been filmed for the first time hunting and killing a TIGER SHARK. The footage, which is believed to be a world-first, was captured off the coast of Costa Rica by underwater photographer Caroline Power and British marine biologist Nicholas Bach. It shows three killer whales working as a team to force the panicked shark to the surface, wearing it down and taking opportunistic bites at its fins.
Downtime calls for serious training. John John Florence takes you through his pre-heat shorebreak routine.
Perhaps a little too harsh a punishment for an honest drop in? We’ll let you decide.
An Australian man could be detained by Indonesian police for two months without charge over a motorbike crash that killed a woman who was riding with her daughter on Monday.