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Bethany Hamilton, shark survivor, wows in surf competition

HONOLULU (AP) It's a feat that few have the bravery or physical ability to attempt: taking on one of the world's most dangerous waves while competing against the best surfers in the sport. But Bethany Hamilton, who lost her left arm to a shark at age 13, charges the waves. Now 26, she knocked the top-ranked female surfer out of the competition during the World Surf League Fiji...
Via Associated Press
June 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Shark attack survivor Fanning pursues surfing crown despite brother's death

SYDNEY -- Mick Fanning, who survived a shark attack in South Africa in July, decided to keep competing at the Pipeline Masters in Hawaii to pursue his fourth world surfing title despite learning of the death of his brother Wednesday.Before entering the water for competition, Fanning was told his 43-year-old brother, Peter, had died back in Australia.Fanning, 34, says "it's kind of...
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December 16, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Pro surfer has terrifying encounter with shark

By Jesse Reed World renowned surfer Mick Fanning stared death in the face on Sunday when a huge shark attacked him during the J-Bay Open final in South Africa. The entire thing was caught on tape, as the harrowing event occurred on live TV. Sharks are in the lineup. @Mick_Fanning is OK. The #JBayOpen Final is on STANDBY http://t.co/Kq8bZ5eIA7 http://t.co/FusEoR2EHM — #JBayOpen...
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July 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Red Bull gives wings to Brooke Thabit and hope for others with spinal cord injury

For most people, a debilitating spinal cord injury would derail their everyday life. For Brooke Thabit, it means overcoming it all by staying in the gym. The post Red Bull Gives Wings To Brooke Thabit And Hope For Others With Spinal Cord Injury appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
Via The Sports Fan Journal
December 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Laird Hamilton, Inventor

Sports The most famous big-wave surfer on the planet doesn’t just want to ride waves. He wants to ride fairways.
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August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Surfer Carlos Burle rides possibly the biggest wave ever surfed

Brazilian surfer Carlos Burle road a storm surge off the coast of Nazare, Portugal on Monday that may have been the largest wave ever surfed. According to Deadspin, early reports have estimated that the wave was somewhere in the range of 100 feet high. If that’s the case, Garrett McNamara’s record of riding a 78-foot […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Surfer twerks to warm up for event

If there remains an unfortunate segment of the blogosphere-perusing population that has yet to ever hear (or more fittingly, see) professional surfer Anastasia Ashley, that likely won’t last much longer now that a video has surfaced of her seductive warm-up routine that involves a wondrous display of twerking. Much like Australian hurdler Michelle Jenneke catapulted […]The post Pro...
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August 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Surf champ Slater to the defense

Eleven time world surfing champion Kelly Slater says he may travel to Chicago to attend the court hearing of a local surfer who police arrested this week for ... surfing. Rex Flodstrom, 40, was arrested Tuesday for catching small, freezing waves at Oak Street Beach in Chicago, a beach on Lake Michigan where city officials have decreed that surfing is illegal, myFOXchicago.com reported...
Via FOX Sports
January 20, 2012  |  Discuss

BSB: Brookes Signs With New-Look Tyco Suzuki

Australian Josh Brookes will remain with the TAS Racing team for the 2012 MCE Insurance British Superbike Championship.
Via Speed Network
November 21, 2011  |  Discuss

Martinez goes off at NY surfing event

An expletive-laden tirade ambushed surfing's richest ever event Wednesday, with Bobby Martinez disqualified for blasting officials during a publicly broadcast interview at the Quiksilver Pro New York. The outspoken Californian has been a long-time critic of the Association of Surfing Professionals' convoluted rankings system, but his profane rant -- streamed on beachside big screens...
Via FOX Sports
September 07, 2011  |  Discuss

Fantasy Surfer: Jeffreys Bay Recap

After the J Bay contest, I am in 659th place out of 15,164 active players. My line up for the contest changed a bit from my initial line up and unfortunately most of my team under performed. My team for the contest was Jordy Smith, Kelly Slater, Mick Fanning, Taylor Knox, Andy Irons, Nate Yeomans, Timmy Reyes and Dale Staples. Going into the contest, I thought this line up would...
Via The Fantasy Fix
August 05, 2010  |  Discuss

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