Sharky shark sharks. The source of so much controversy these days and so misunderstood! Sparked by an unprecedented run of fatal attacks off the coast of Reunion Island and Western Australia both starting in 2011, the introduction of new shark culling policies continue to make headlines as they’re continually denounced by animal-rights activists, especially in Australia, less so in Reunion Island where local inhabitants have been more in support of action.
A tourist who was filmed trying to take a selfie with a shark on a Brazilian beach has been slapped with a £5,000 fine, it was reported on Wednesday.
The United States has come out on top at the 2017 International Rip Curl GromSearch Final presented by Coconuts Hotel, with two San Clemente locals taking the top prizes.
16 of the world’s best junior surfers have just converged on the tiny beachside town of Maresias, Brazil. Home to both 2014 World Champion Gabriel Medina and the Pupo family (Miguel and Samuel), the area prides itself on a lifestyle surrounding surf, sun and an ability to produce Brazil’s best talent in the water.
Right now, the world’s best juniors are getting ready to compete for the 2017 Rip Curl GromSearch International Final presented by Coconuts Hotel, at Maresias Beach in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
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 […]
On January 19th, 2015, Ricardo dos Santos was shot in the back by a military police officer named Paulo Mota Brentano. He died in hospital the next day. After nearly a year of waiting, Brentano has just been sentenced to 22 years in prison by a Brazilian court.
John John Florence has blitzed his way to victory at the Oi Rio Pro in four-to-six-foot surf at Postinho. Florence beat Jack Freestone in front of a capacity crowd that saw Brazil’s Adriano de Souza and event favorite Gabriel Medina defeated.
This beast that they will ride is called a tidal bore, a wave that flows in from the ocean and propagates to dozens of rivers around the world. Along the Amazon, one of the strongest bore tides brings big waves that travel for miles and seem to last forever, perfect for a long ride.
Local surfer Samuel Pupo (BRA) and Leilani McGonagle (CRI) have been crowned Rip Curl GromSearch International champions over Kei Kobayashi(USA) and Australian Jaleesa Vincent in fantastic conditions at Maresias Beach, Sao Paulo, Brazil on the weekend.