Monthly Archives: March 2011

O’Neill Coldwater Classic New Zealand

Adam Melling clinched the first event of the 2011 O’Neill Cold Water Classic series at Gisborne, New Zealand today claiming the ASP six-star event in the last 30 seconds over Brazilian surfer Willian Cardoso. The final took place at The Pines in clean 1.5m … Continue reading

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Great White Shark in the North Sea!

Just the mention of sharks, especially 3 tonne ones with very pointy teeth, will send a shiver down the spine of many surfers. Knowing that you’re never alone when you paddle out is in the back of all of our … Continue reading

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Great white shark attack in NSW, Australia

The man is the second person to be attacked in the region North of Newcastle NSW, in the space of a week. Dave Pearson from Coopernook, was surfing off rocks just south of Crowdy Head about 6.45pm (AEDT) on Wednesday 23.03.11, … Continue reading

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Big-wave surfer Sion Milosky dies at Maverick’s.

Sion Milosky, from Kauai, died Wednesday during a late-afternoon session at Maverick’s. He was 35. Milosky’s death is only the second at Maverick’s involving a surfer. The other victim was renowned big-wave charger Mark Foo, also from Hawaii, who drowned after a … Continue reading

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Japan hit by Huge 8.9 earthquake and massive Tsunami

Our thoughts go out to the people of Japan after being hit by one of the largest earthquakes ever recorded there of an 8.9 magnitude. Heres the latest report from the BBC: A massive earthquake has hit the north-east of … Continue reading

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First ever Surf photograph is up for auction

The first ever picture of a surfer has been found in a photo album that dates back to 1890. The Hawaiian beach boy is photographed wearing a traditional loin cloth and shown standing in the shallows holding his rudimentary board. … Continue reading

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