Monthly Archives: January 2009

Want to get surf fit in 2009?

Surf Stronger- Core Training is the second surfing specific workout DVD from the guys at Surf Stronger. Core strength is the key to improved fitness and surfing ability. I’ve been giving this programme a try to help re-abilitate a back … Continue reading

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Revolutionary new surf eco-initiative: ReSurf Recycling

San Clemente, Ca based surfers Joey Santley and Steve Cox recently launched a creative new eco-initiative, called ReSurf Recycling “Founded with a mission to clean up the industry, ReSurf Recycling offers the first-ever cohesive plan to recycle all surfboards and … Continue reading

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“Waveriders: An Irish Odyssey” Surf film premieres in Santa Barbara tonight

Anyone in or around Santa Barbara, CA tonight might want to check out an awesome new surf film “Waveriders”, where it is showing on its US premiere at the International film festival. The US Première of the feature documentary `Waveriders’ … Continue reading

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How much does sand cost?

Here at Extremehorizon, we’ve watched with interest, the story of the UKs first artificial reef in Bournemouth on Englands South Coast. It was a brave decision by their council to proceed with this project as no doubt it met a … Continue reading

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Shark attacks: If in doubt punch

I’ve always admired the Australian “have a go” attitude which permeates their nations psyche and it looks as though that battling spirit also applies to surfers and their response to shark attacks. There have been three reported shark attacks in … Continue reading

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Surfer jailed after chasing the endless summer

We all know the story of Point Break, surfers robbing banks to fund an Endless Summer chasing waves around the world….well heres the real life British version. The guy was defrauding social benefits, which isn’t quite as glamorous as being … Continue reading

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Surf Culture: Our language and terminology

CAN YOU HELP? As with all sub-cultures (can surfers still be classed as a sub-culture? thats for another discussion!), a set of characteristics develop which defines the group as separate from the mainstream. The obvious ones are dress, transportation and … Continue reading

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Shark Attacks increase on US Pacific coast

There were 5 unprovoked shark attacks confirmed from the Pacific Coast of North America during 2008, which is slightly more than half of the total number of authenticated shark attacks reported during 2007. The victims were engaged in surfing (2), … Continue reading

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Wavefinder founders and investors regain control of business from parent company

Surf Industry news A team of business angels has today completed a management buyout of action sports publisher Wavefinder Limited from LiveWave Media Plc for an undisclosed sum. WavefinderLtd , who publish a range of surf and snow travel guidebooks, … Continue reading

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15ft swells forecast for Northshore

A solid 15ft WNW swell is due to hit Oahu’s Northshore today and tomorrow with potential for even bigger surf next week. So its looking promising for the Eddie big wave comp, who’s holding period runs until the end of … Continue reading

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