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3 hrs ago | KITV-TV

Near drowning off Sandy beach

A 54-year-old body surfer is lucky to be alive Sunday after beach goers and lifeguards helped bring him to shore off Sandy Beach. A 54-year-old body surfer is lucky to be alive today after beach goers and lifeguards helped bring him to shore.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

KSBW-TV

Central coast man says shark attacked him at Manresa State Beach

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.

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Cybercast News Service

Powerful Hurricane Odile aims at Mexico's Baja

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.

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WJHG-TV Panama City

Surfing Kids Share a Common Bond

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.

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Yahoo!

Culling is the only solution: surfer

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.

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The Wave

No Easy Solution for Breakwaters

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.

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Surfing News

Delpero and Dupont are the 2014 European Longboard champions

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.

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Santa Cruz Sentinel

Haven Livingston, Just Add Water: Surf photographer Ryan Craig is shooting to win

There was never a singular, defining moment that turned Ryan "Chachi" Craig of Santa Cruz into a surf photographer. It was as if the career just sidled up next to him and gave him a push, just like a wave you're surfing might jack up behind you and send you on the ride of your life.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

County of Maui

High Surf Notification #03 - High Surf Advisory

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.

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WESH-TV

Tracking a drier Sunday

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.

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Santa Barbara Independent

Surfing: S.B. Grom Wins NSSA Division

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.

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Surfing News

World Surf League replaces the ASP World Tour

Forget the ASP World Tour. Meet the World Surf League . The Association of Surfing Professionals has announced a change in its official name.

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Cape Cod Times

Rabbi's 'spiritual playground' extends to the surf

Rabbi Hanniel Levenson had a problem. He had to teach Hebrew to a group of boys.

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Silicon Alley Insider

People Line Up To 'Surf' The Jet Blast At This Small Caribbean Airport

"It's a stupid human trick and there is nothing we can do about it," an American Airlines pilot told me as we landed Captain Nelson was talking about "fence surfing," where thrill seekers line up outside the beach-side airport to enjoy the blast of air from departing planes. , the second busiest airport in the Caribbean, is famous for its short runway used for both takeoffs and landings.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

The Honolulu Advertiser

Approaching south swell prompts high surf advisory

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.

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WGBH

Riding The 'Silver Dragon,' Surfers Tame China's 10-Foot River Waves

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.

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The Florida Times-Union

Small waves can offer entry point to surfing

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.

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Surfing News

Team Honolulu steals the 2014 Red Bull Qiantang Surfing Shoot Out

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.

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Dorsetecho.co.uk

Youngsters surfing to success thanks to new course

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.

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Yahoo!

Summer beach warning

Premier Colin Barnett has declared families, children, surfers and divers to be "unsafe" off South West beaches after shelving the Government's shark drum-line policy for at least this summer and probably beyond. The extraordinary warning in Parliament came after the Environmental Protection Authority recommended the trial policy launched last summer not be repeated because of unacceptable environmental risk.

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