Monthly Archives: September 2008

Peter Troy Australian surf explorer dies

In the not so distant past the landscape of surfing was unrecognisable compared to today. Surfing is a multi-billion dollar industry which has been exported to almost every country on the planet. Exploration of new surf locations can still be … Continue reading

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Europes first artificial surfing reef begins construction

Much hyped and long awaited the artificial reef at Boscombe, Southern England is now under construction. Lets hope it works as well as anticipated. Heres what Bournemouthsurfreef.co.uk says: The Bournemouth Surf Reef in Boscombe will be one of four artificial … Continue reading

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Surfers threatened with possible court action for riding waves

Heres an article we read in the Guardian newspaper a few days ago which amazed me. OK, water safety of all beach users is important but when local authorities start to threaten police intervention on where you can or can … Continue reading

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The greatest ever surfer quotes

As surfers we are often asked to explain our surfing lifes, whether its to friends, family and in some cases the media: why do you surf, what does it feel like to be in a barrel, whats your worst ever … Continue reading

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The Life of Duke Kahanamoku

As a result of our poll “Who is the most influential surfer of all time” , we promised to provide profiles on the top 3 surfers as voted by you. Not surprisingly Duke Kahanamoku received the most votes so our … Continue reading

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Northcore products receive great reviews

Over the years Northcore products have regularly featured in magazine and website reviews with glowing write ups and the most recent additions to the range have been no exception. The most recent is the independent testing of the Northcore C-mat … Continue reading

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Byron Bay surfer has close shark encounter

John Morgan, 51, surfing yesterday afternoon between Clarks Beach and the Pass in Byron Bay NSW, was dragged through the water for about 50 metres by a shark. The shark became caught in his leash, however he managed to take … Continue reading

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Theres a great surf comp running this Sept at the world famous Fistral beach, organised by Newquay’s Jack Clinton; surfer, entrepreneur and brother of Northcore Europe team rider Lewis Clinton. Press release On the 27th & 28th Sept, Fistral Beach … Continue reading

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Brand new surf product

“Bluewater Dewax.it”. Heres a brand new surf product to the market and its one with an eco-conscience. Dewaxit is an organic based, non-toxic surf wax remover which limits the negative environmental impact which can be caused by some solvents. In … Continue reading

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Who is the most influential surfer: Poll results

Thanks to everyone who voted in our “Who is the most influential surfer of all time?” Poll. We are going to keep it running for while to see who comes in second and third (Its Laird and Gerry in the … Continue reading

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