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Beau Browning said he was surfing about 50 yards from shore when a great white shark attacked. He did not suffer any injuries, his surf board was damaged WE BEGIN TONIGHT WITH A ALLEGED SHARK ATTACK ON THE CENTRAL COAST.
Hurricane Odile grew into a major storm Sunday and took aim at the resort area of Los Cabos, prompting Mexican authorities to evacuate vulnerable coastal areas and prepare shelters for up to 30,000 people. The U.S. National Hurricane Center in Miami said Odile's core was on a track to pass close to or directly over the southern end of the Baja California Peninsula late Sunday and into Monday.
Surf, sand, and sun are three things most Panama City Beach locals enjoy, but for one group, it meant a little bit more. For many, Saturday was their first time on a surf board, others were veterans out on the waves.
A veteran surfer who tried to help 2010 shark attack victim Nick Edwards says culling sharks is the "only solution" to better protect ocean users and human life should be "the number one priority". Mat Manners, a surfboard maker based in Margaret River, said the State Government's drum line trial last summer was a "bit of a joke" because it ran over summer when shark sightings were rare.
When Hurricane Marie sent powerful swells up to the boardwalk on the Long Beach peninsula last month, crews worked through the night to maintain sand berms that would halt the sea's reach into homes. The houses were saved, but the breakwater that has protected them for more than 60 years didn't escape the pummeling unscathed.
Edouard Delpero and Justine Dupont have claimed the Vieux Boucau Longboard Festival 2014, in small wave conditions, at Plage Nord, in France. They are the new European Longboard champions.
The National Weather Service has continued a HIGH SURF ADVISORY for SOUTH FACING SHORES of MAUI COUNTY, in effect until 6:00 a.m. Monday. EFFECTS: Long period forerunners from a south-southwest swell continue to build.
WHEN SHE WAS DOING HER REPORTS EARLY THIS MORNING, IT WAS A GORGEOUS SUNRISE FROM THE DAYTONA SPEEDWAY AND IT IS GOING TO BE A GORGEOUS SUNSET, AS WELL. A GREAT SET UP THROUGH THE EVENING.
Santa Barbara 9-year-old Hamilton Jacobs made a big splash in the season-opening events of the National Scholastic Surfing Association Gold Coast Conference. Hamilton was victorious in the Explorer Super Groms Division in the first two conference meets held at C Street in Ventura recently.
Forget the ASP World Tour. Meet the World Surf League . The Association of Surfing Professionals has announced a change in its official name.
Rabbi Hanniel Levenson had a problem. He had to teach Hebrew to a group of boys.
An approaching south swell has prompted weather officials to issue a high surf advisory for the south-facing shores of all islands. Forecasters expect 5- to 8-foot waves to start arriving Saturday morning.
The hottest surfing in China this week wasn't along some palm-fringed beach in the south, but on a muddy, sometimes trash-strewn river in the eastern city of Hangzhou. Surfers came from as far away as Southern California to ride the Qiantang Tidal Bore - a big river wave that forms during China's Mid-Autumn Festival, when the moon is full, and barrels upstream "The wave is so cool, because it's so unpredictable," says Jamie O'Brien, a professional surfer from Hawaii's North Shore, who won this week's 2014 Red Bull Qiantang Shoot Out.
Bob.Mack@jacksonville.com With a tropical storm moving off the coast of Florida and headed to the Carolinas, Jacksonville Beach was busy with folks enjoying the heat and heavier surf in early July. Since June, area surfers have enjoyed maybe eight days of good surf , so it was with some relief that Hurricanes Arthur, Bertha and Cristobal broke our drought with waves of salvation.
Jamie O'Brien's Team Honolulu has been crowned the 2014 Red Bull Qiantang Surfing Shoot Out champions, in China. It's one of the most extraordinary river waves in the wave.
Award-winning intervention scheme The Wave Project is celebrating a year since they set up their Dorset branch, which was established last autumn with funding from the Dorset HealthCare NHS trust. Volunteer surfers teach the children to surf and help boost their confidence, and after the course the children can join the surf club and continue to build on the skills and experiences they have gained.
Updated: Mon Sep 15, 2014 12:07 am
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