Monthly Archives: September 2009

Tsunami hits Samoa

Tsunamis triggered by a strong quake in the South Pacific have killed at least 65 people in Samoa and more than 20 in American Samoa, say reports.The Samoan authorities say at least another 145 people have been injured and whole … Continue reading

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Biggest Australian wave of 2009?

Sunshine Coast surfer Mark Visser has caught one of the biggest waves in Australia for 2009. Battling chaotic and gusty winds, along with rain, the big wave surfer rode a wave with a 36 foot face last Thursday. The waves … Continue reading

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Surfing in Cornwall?….watch for approaching fins!

The stories of big ocean predators arriving on our British shores are increasing and each one always makes headlines. We’re just not used to being conscious of a shark threat so evidence of their existance in the South West is … Continue reading

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Fanning takes Quik Pro France

28 September, 2009 : – – Seignosse, France – Mick Fanning (AUS), 28, has claimed his second consecutive ASP Dream Tour event, taking out the 2009 Quiksilver Pro France presented by Orange over fellow Finalist Bede Durbidge (AUS), 26, in … Continue reading

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Worlds first Shark sanctuary

The tiny Pacific nation of Palau in the Western pacific is creating the world’s first shark sanctuary, a biological hotspot to protect Great Hammerheads, Leopard Sharks, Oceanic Whitetip Sharks and more than 130 other species fighting extinction in the Pacific … Continue reading

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Quiksilver Pro France Day 1

Press Release: Event No. 7 of 10 on the 2009 ASP World Tour, the Quiksilver Pro France was treated to some fantastic surfing throughout the opening day of the waiting period, with the world’s best surfers letting loose in the … Continue reading

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Quiksilver Pro Hossegor kicked off today

The Quiksilver Pro France, Stop No. 7 of 10 on the 2009 ASP World Tour, in ON this morning with Round 1 of competition heading out in clean three-to-four foot (1 .5 metre) waves at Les Bourdaines. “We have some … Continue reading

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Can you surf on a horse!

I’ve heard of wakeboarders being towed along the shoreline by horses (very eco-friendly!) but this version of horse “Surfing” was new to us here at Extremehorizon. Apparently a business has been set up in Florida which takes paying customers out … Continue reading

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Patrick Swayze dies age 57

Swayze had Pancreatic cancer but passed away after fighting the disease for almost 2 years. Most girls will remember Patrick Swayze for his dancing in a certain chick flick, boys are more likely to associate him with a certain Hollywood … Continue reading

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Film Review: Bustin Down the Door

In recent years the surf film market has become like a conveyor belt churning out streams of new titles for a demanding, media savvy consumer, so its ever more the case that a surf film has to be exceptional to … Continue reading

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