Living the inland search: Sup Surfing the Great Lakes

Living the inland search: Sup Surfing the Great Lakes
If you gotta go, you GOTTA go. That’s how Ian Jacobson views his passion for surfing. Starting at the age of 14, Ian found the freedom and joy that only riding moving bodies of water can bring. That bought him to paddleboarding which brought him …
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Scientists Solve Surfing Snails Stumper
Biologists have now figured out that the surfing snails ascended from evolutionary relatives on the ocean floor. The surfboard evolved from the snails’ egg packet. ARI SHAPIRO, host: Good morning. I’m Ari Shapiro. Violet snails may be some of the best …
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Get Yourself in Surfing Shape
Most people who surf on a regular basis are strong, fit individuals in very good shape. I cannot think of any professional surfer who isn’t in top physical condition. However, surfing is a sport that requires both physical and mental strength.
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Latest Surfing News

sportSurfing helps veterans cope with PTSD
Surfing often conjures up images of freewheeling hippies, but now military veterans are turning to the waves to help them deal with the traumatic legacy of war. They say it gives them a wonderful “freeing” feeling, and helps them manage the …
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Halloween surfing contest
Halloween surfing contest Che Shayne, dressed as a robot, joins surfers in costume at Blackie’s 10th annual Halloween Surf contest in Newport Beach, Calif. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/2eZ0Muz
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Surfing Boss Envisions Olympic Stand-Up Paddling
ISA President Fernando Aguerre congratulates SUP racer, Kai Lenny (HAW), after he completes the 17km Distance Race at the 2016 Fiji ISA World SUP and Paddleboard Championship. Photo: ISA / Sean Evans (ATR) Fernando Aguerre grabs his snorkel and flippers …
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Should Surfing Be In The Olympics?

Adriano-de-Souza-joli-QAB7481.jpgShould Surfing Be In The Olympics?
Last week, Fernando Aguerre, President of the International Surfing Association, submitted a formal bid to the International Olympic Committee, trying (not for the first time) to get the sport of surfing recognized as a sanctioned event at the 2020 Tokyo …
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Drone Surfing Hawaii
This cool video comes our way via Vimeo. “The team decided to give drone surfing a try and it worked out better then we thought! This is the kinda stuff you think of when you’re a kid, something not possible. We towed David Sterman into some waves …
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Fascol Launches Surfing Scooter in New York & Los Angeles
Pomona, CA — (SBWIRE) — 12/14/2016 — Fascol has launched a new surfing scooter in pink for the little adventurer. The sturdy looking kick scooter is not only tough but is a good pick for children who like adaptable gears. The unique C-shape bumper …
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Mick Fanning wins World Surfing League event at scene of shark attack

sportMick Fanning wins World Surfing League event at scene of shark attack
Surfer triumphs at Jeffreys Bay, where he was attacked by a shark in 2015 Australian beat John John Florence in the World Surfing League final Mick Fanning has capped an extraordinary return to the scene of last year’s shark attack, winning the World …
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Surfing: Fanning moves on with life after J-Bay
Australian surfer Mick Fanning admitted he had to “move on with life” after conquering his fears and returning triumphantly to the J-Bay Open. Fanning dominated the South African event and claimed the title after edging Hawaiian John John Florence in the …
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vintage surfing
“Kids these days!” seems to be the perennial judgment of anyone over thirty of anyone a day younger. Today it’s millennials and their trigger warnings, yesterday it was slackers and their grunge music, and the day before that it was surfers, those …
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Latest Pro Surfing News

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India Robinson claims maiden surfing win
India Robinson (Jan Juc, Vic) has taken out the WSL 2015 Maxum Women’s Pro Junior – the final stop on the 2015 WSL Women’s Australasia Junior Qualifying Series (JQS) – after battling it out against Lucy Callister (Palm Beach, Qld) in tricky one foot …
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Dane Reynolds’ Pledge
But yesterday, Dane threw his own curveball by announcing that he’ll be donating all of the money he makes from the Quik Pro to charity. … If for nothing more than putting out some good karma, Dane just solidified his place on my Fantasy Surfer team.
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Who Is @kookslams?
The fact that pro surfers are following the account by itself is insane. But we were all super amped when Dane Reynolds started following us, ’cause we all love that dude and his surfing, but who doesn’t. A couple others that we were just jaw dropped …
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Latest Pro Surfing News

sportPaul Mitchell SuperGirl Pro Surfing Returns To Oceanside, California For A 3
TheFutonShop.com, an organic futon mattress manufacturer and retailer since 1976, has joined SuperGirl Pro Event and will have three booths. The Futon Shop is proud to be part of the largest female surf contest in the world. Supergirl series is an …
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Santa Cruz’s best surfers mark anniversary by taking out redwood surfboards
Sunday marks the 130th anniversary of the first documented instance of surfing in Santa Cruz, and by extension in the mainland of the Americas. To mark the occasion, some of Santa Cruz’s finest professional surfers will gather at 8 a.m. Sunday to take …
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Executive Edition is a must have
HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., July 14, 2015 — SeaLegs Wine Bar is doubling down for its second whirl at its annual celebrity “winetenders” week during the 2015 Vans US Open of Surfing being held in Surf City USA. This year, pro surfers and other action …
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Latest Pro Surfing News

sportKelly Slater named one of six wildcards for Oakley Lowers Pro
SAN CLEMENTE, CA, (April 16, 2015) — With the long-awaited return of the World Surf League (WSL) Qualifying Series (QS) at Lower Trestles – the newly minted Oakley Lowers Pro – just two weeks away, six wildcards have been named to join the list of 96 …
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Wrightsville Beach professional surf competition kicks off this weekend
The event is a two-day stand-up surf competition drawing professional surfers to the area. The Pro-Am is a fundraiser for the Wrightsville Beach Museum and features several days of activities celebrating our beach and its importance to the community.
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PREVIEWING THE DRUG AWARE MARGARET RIVER PRO
Surfline, nice job continuing to tout Fanno’s “raging effort” at Bells… Seriously?!?! The guy lost two heats according to pretty much the entire surfing world (those who surf at least). As for who will win, I can’t even vote from your selection …
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Latest Pro Surfing News

sportKelly Slater retires…sort of…but what happens to surfing when he goes?
Pro surfing began as the IPS (International Professional Surfers) in 1976, had a management change in 1982 whereupon its name was changed to the ASP (Association of Professional Surfers) and, then, this year, again under new management, shifted its …
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Moment prosurfer Mark Healey jumps overboard as Mavericks wave hits his boat
This is the thrilling moment a professional surfer jumped ship as a major wave at a California surfing spot crashed into his boat. Mark Healey, 33, was at Mavericks, a famous big wave surfing spot near Half Moon Bay, when he saw the wave coming toward …
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News Event Preview: 2015 Rip Curl Pro Bells Beach
The 2015 Rip Curl Pro Bells Beach, stop number two on the 2015 Samsung Galaxy World Surf League, kicks off on Wednesday April 1st with a waiting period that runs until April 12th. As surfing’s longest-running surf competition, the Rip Curl Pro Bells …
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