Monthly Archives: February 2008

Investigation of Peter Davi’s death

From time to time we receive press releases and snippets of info and this one looked as though it was worth sharing. Its a magazine article focused upon big wave riders and the tragic death of one of the tribe, … Continue reading

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Earthquake hits Lincolnshire

I was awoken this morning with no idea of the time, by my house shaking. This isn’t too common in the UK, but after similar experiences in California and Indo, I recognised it as an earthquake and went back to … Continue reading

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Extremehorizon website update

Theres been a lot of subtle changes going on recently on the Extremehorizon surf shop website. One of the most noticable is the re-formatting of the layout. Its not too exiting I guess but it makes the site easier to … Continue reading

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French entry to Billabong XXL

This wave in SW France is called Belharra and it doesn’t go off in a big way too often but when it does it can be massive. Just check the awesome shot here which was taken 02nd jan 08 and … Continue reading

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Hydro Foil Surfing

I was lucky enough to meet and interview Dave Kalama a while back. He’s a really sound bloke who told me about a couple of things which have remained with me. Firstly he mentioned that his Grandmother was from England … Continue reading

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The Wedge

I’ll never get tired of watching this mad wave when its on. Check out the loco surfers showing the spongers who’s got the bigger cajones!

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The ultimate tidal bore ride!

There are tidal bores the world over including our very own on the River Severn, but compared to this Bore in Brazil it looks a little tame. The phenomenon is a wave that forms at the head of the incoming … Continue reading

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Will the Eddie Go?

Waimea Bay – With just 17 days of the three-month holding period for the Quiksilver Big Wave Invitational In Memory of Eddie Aikau remaining, the Pacific Ocean is bouncing back to life. A final flurry of big-wave action has begun … Continue reading

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Surfing Blog on the Times website

British newspapers wouldn’t be the first place I’d start looking for surf related info and discussion, let alone “The Times” newspaper, one of the UK’s longest running “broadsheets” and universal symbol of all things traditionally British. So to find a … Continue reading

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Irish waves and local surfers nominated for XXL big wave awards

Surfersvillage Global Surf News, 11 February, 2008 : – – The tow-surfing pair of Duncan Scott (Newquay, Cornwall) and Alistair Mennie (Portrush, Northern Ireland) has further highlighted the magnitude of giant, surfable waves breaking off the British Isles’ coastlines, with … Continue reading

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