Monthly Archives: December 2008

Surfing Cold Turkey-can you live without waves?

Its the end of 2008 and the time of year may be making me a little reflective but added to the fact that I’ve not been able to surf now for almost 2 months has provoked a few thoughts. A … Continue reading

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Santa spotted surfing in California

Santa has been spotted recently surfing at Pismo Pier California… the video footage below is actual proof. Or is it?… although I do of course believe in Santa (Who couldnt after watching Miracle on 34th Street!) I might have my … Continue reading

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WARNING: Con-man impersonates Ace Cool in London

Con-man impersonates Ace Cool in London We noticed and was intrigued by the story below which relates to a conman using big wave surfer Alec “Ace Cool” Cooke as a front for a scam. It makes a change from receiving … Continue reading

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Extremehorizon surf photo comp

We have a winner of our surf photo comp!! First off thankyou to everyone who submitted their pics…there were some really nice shots, but there can only be one winner and that is Pete Furness of Aberdeen who took this … Continue reading

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Surf DVD review: SURF STRONGER

To avoid injury, stay safe and to be able to perform at your best in the water its essential to keep up your fitness levels especially at this time of year when Northern Hemisphere seas are cold. Also during winter … Continue reading

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Waiting period for Quiksilver in Memory of Eddie Aikau begins

The official opening ceremony for The Quiksilver in Memory of Eddie Aikau “The Eddie”, at Waimea Bay, big wave contest, on the North Shore of Oahu kicked off yesterday. This year’s invited surfers, including Kelly Slater, Bruce Irons, Andy Irons, … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Bluffers Guide to Surfing

To an outsider, the world of a surfer must appear a strange one, we have our own language, we sometimes risk losing life, limb, relationships, jobs and more just to ride a wave that is gone in the blink of … Continue reading

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Big wave surf in the Orkney Islands

Check out the latest Northcore Boardriders blog entry below on their trip to the Orkney Islands: “Big waves, unsurfed/undiscovered locations, huge swell windows, vast ocean fetch, endless variety of set ups, constant waves….its like a mini-Hawaii, so who wouldn’t want … Continue reading

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