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  1. Shark attack turns victim into a hunter and then an advocateRead the original story w/Photo

    34 min ago | WTOP-FM Washington

    Forty years ago, "Jaws" thrilled Al Brenneka like any other moviegoer, but he figured his chances of encountering a shark in the ocean were slim to none. In the decades since, he's come to accept his membership in the small community of shark attack survivors and changed his feelings toward the animal that bit him.

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  2. Gromfest Kids Surfing Festival Held In Ocean CityRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Dispatch

    The Annual K-Coast Gromfest Kids Surfing Festival took place Saturday, Aug. 22 in some challenging conditions for the young surfers. Significant on-shore winds and a strong south sweeping current made for some sizeable surf for the under 15-year-old contestants.

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  3. Surfer's Indonesia death shocks NSW localsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au

    A NSW surfer and father of three, who was killed in a surfing accident in Indonesia, died doing something he loved, his friends say. AUSTRALIAN surfer Ronald Stephen Schneider died around 6pm local time on Tuesday after he was slammed into rocks by a wave off the Mentawai Islands off Western Sumatra.

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  4. Brother's death inspires O.C. marathon man to create educational charityRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Wave

    ... in a Memorial Day weekend car accident on Pacific Coast Highway. At 17, they perished not far from their favorite surfing spot at Salt Creek beach. Scholarships and other memorials in their names were established in Laguna Beach, where they were ...

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  5. Handmade in the South Bay: Strand Brewing to open new brewhouseRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Easy Reader News

    The humble parking lot sandwiched between Macy's and an athletic field is getting another look as the city contemplates asking developers for proposals for the site. To promote Sunday's Catalina Classic Paddleboard Race, from Catalina Island to the Manhattan Beach pier, local paddlers gathered at the Manhattan pier Monday morning for a restaging of a classic April 1987 photo of the South Bay's then hottest surfers.

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  6. Crowds expected for Sunday's annual Blessing of the Waves at the Huntington Beach PierRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Wave

    The Rev. Christian Mondor, right, blesses the waves during the seventh annual Blessing of the Waves in Huntington Beach last year.

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  7. Joe Surf: More than just a surfer girlRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Laguna Beach Coastline Pilot

    ... more comfortable knowing my dad's been there. It's pretty cool everyone admires my dad." Robert August, 70, grew up surfing in Seal Beach and Huntington Beach before there was Hurley, Quiksilver, Rip Curl, Billabong, et. al. There wasn't a surf team ...

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  8. 5 Drone Videos You Might Have Missed This WeekRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 5 | Wireless Design & Development

    Drones are in the headlines a lot these days. But messy debates over aerospace and property legalities aside, they make for fun and surprising amateur filmmaking.

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  9. High winds causing big waves, flooding in BarrowRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    Big, wind-whipped waves were crashing onto the beach at Barrow Thursday, forcing closure of a road, the National Weather Service reported. Westerly winds were gusting at up to 50 mph, pushing waves up to the top of the beach and causing some erosion, the National Weather Service said.

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  10. Shark attack turns victim from hunter into advocateRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Log Cabin Democrat

    Forty years ago, "Jaws" thrilled Al Brenneka like any other moviegoer, but he figured his chances of encountering a shark in the ocean were slim to none. In the decades since, he's come to accept his membership in the small community of shark attack survivors and changed his feelings toward the animal that bit him.

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  11. Bing Copeland surf team to reuniteRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Easy Reader News

    To promote Sunday's Catalina Classic Paddleboard Race, from Catalina Island to the Manhattan Beach pier, local paddlers gathered at the Manhattan pier Monday morning for a restaging of a classic April 1987 photo of the South Bay's then hottest surfers. Bing Copeland modeling Body Glove's top of the line farmer john in an advertisement for the November 1969 issue of Surfer Magazine.

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  12. Billabong Books First Annual Profit in Four YearsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Sporting Goods Business

    Billabong International Ltd. reported a net profit of Australian $4.2 million in its fiscal year ended June 30, rebounding from a loss of AUS$233.7 million in the same period a year ago. Excluding significant items and discontinued businesses, EBITDA for the period was AUS$65.7 million , up 8.8 percent on the year-over-year basis.

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  13. Shark Attack Victims-Turned-Advocates Speak Out: 'You Can't Blame the Shark for What Happened to You'Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | People

    In 1976, Al Brenneka went surfing. He describes one of the waves he caught to shore at Daytona Beach, Florida, as one of the best of his life.

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  14. New York man drowns on Outer BanksRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | WCTI

    A New York businessman has drowned while swimming in the ocean while on vacation on North Carolina's Outer Banks. Multiple media outlets reported that 46-year-old Ronald J. Walls III of Henrietta, New York, was pulled from the water earlier this week.

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  15. The Unsound Surf Pro returnsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | South Shore Record

    ... signings throughout the week. The contest is sponsored by Unsound surf shop, at 359 E. Park Ave., and is the largest surfing competition in New York. It follows last year's Volcom Unsound Pro, and will again see the return of hometown favorites ...

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  16. Proposed restrictions make waves at Higgins Beach in ScarboroughRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

    The Town Council next week is slated to discuss proposed ordinance changes that would limit early morning parking and outlaw public dressing and undressing at Higgins Beach. On the surface at least, the concern is about public parking: where it should be, whether it should be metered, who should park there, and when it should be accessible.

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  17. Carowinds announces new water park, a coastal experience on the state lineRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Creative Loafing

    Carowinds tried to curb the anxiety of panicked park-goers when they announced the end of that God-awful but popular wooden roller coaster Thunder Road earlier in the year by dropping hints about newer, wetter options to be built in its place. Thunder Road is now a splinter-inducing pile of wood instead of a headache-inducing attraction and today Carowinds announced the details of its new water park, Carolina Harbor, which will reportedly have twice as many slides as the current Boomerang Bay.

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  18. Five Beaches in Rio to Visit Outside the CityRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Rio Times

    Tourists to Rio's capital often find themselves smitten by the world famous and beautiful beaches like Copacabana and Ipanema. Cariocas, however, know that equally extraordinary shores lie just outside the city.

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  19. Shark attack turns victim into a hunter and then an advocateRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Item Extra

    " Forty years ago, "Jaws" thrilled Al Brenneka like any other moviegoer, but he figured his chances of encountering a shark in the ocean were slim to none. In the decades since, he's come to accept his membership in the small community of shark attack survivors and changed his feelings toward the animal that bit him.

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  20. Pacific Surf Designsa Supertube Barreling Wave Debuts at SplashWorld Provence in the South of FranceRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Business Wire

    The Supertube itself has the distinction of being the tallest barreling surf simulator in the world. Surrounded by a full restaurant, bar and retail center, the dedicated Supertube area of the park known as the Wave Club allows new riders to learn the basics during the day and morphs into a dance club in the evening featuring various rotating DJs with American and Australian surfing performers putting on nightly shows to the delight of the crowd.

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