Maybe some of you have read about Japanese Surfer Rescued After Spending 16 Hours at Sea on Surfboard. Some of people might be think what was old mate doing six kilometres out to sea? The surf that day was tiny, there’s no way a current could drag him that far. Our friend Stu Nettle from […]
He believed to have spent more than 16 hours lost in the ocean on Friday night, after he paddled out past the waves to avoid the large sets and was caught in a current.
Initial efforts to reach the victims were hampered by large waves, although rescuers later managed to retrieve the bodies, he said.
A surfer has been killed in a shark attack in Australia. Japanese national Tadashi Nakahara, 41, died Monday morning from massive blood loss after a shark severed both of his legs at Shelley Beach, near Lennox Head, in northern New South Wales. Detective Inspector Cameron Lyndsay told ABC that he died despite the heroic efforts of fellow surfers to save him.
A body believed to be that of a Japanese diver who went missing with six others off Bali a month ago has been found far from where she disappeared, Indonesian police said Monday.
Distraught relatives of seven Japanese divers who went missing near Bali three days ago arrived on the Indonesian resort island Monday as the search resumed in bad weather.
Japanese travelers used to flock in droves to Bali, a favorite holiday destination especially for newlyweds, but their numbers have dwindled since 2011. But now, according to the Bali Tourism Agency, things have picked up and Japanese tourists are slowly but surely increasing again.
Each year, Bali is the host of a pro surfing competition JPSA and this year it is called “Garuda Indonesia Travel Scene Pro” on the black sandy beach of Keramas on the east coast of Bali.
Concerned over the drop in Japanese tourists in the past four years, the Bali administration will cooperate with national airline Garuda Indonesia to hold a promotion event in Osaka.
A Bali court sentenced a Japanese woman to six months in prison on Wednesday for possession of 25 grams of marijuana. The ruling against Tomoyo Sugiyama, 39, a professional surfer, by the Denpasar District Court was lighter than the nine months sought by prosecutors.