Current world surf champ John Florence lands casual backflip; video

Mar 25 11:01am Surf – GrindTV.com
The current men’s World Surf League champ John Florence is arguably the best surfer in the world. His bag of tricks on the face of a wave, in the air and even underwater are astounding. But what else would you expect from a 24-year-old who has been surfing his backyard of Pipeline since he was The post Current world surf champ John Florence lands casual backflip; video appeared first on GrindTV.com.
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(03/24) Coachella Valley Could Be Getting a Wavepool

Mar 24 10:17pm Surfline Surf News
The latest artificial surf facility is proposed for California's desert...
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(03/24) XL WNW Swell Looming for the North Shore

Mar 24 6:19pm Surfline Surf News
Outstanding week of waves for the Islands, with more out the back...
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How New Jersey winter surfing compares to Icelandic winter surfing

Mar 24 3:57pm Surf – GrindTV.com
Sam Hammer has made a living in the most amount of neoprene a surfer can put on. The New Jersey native thrives during winter and has become known throughout the greater surfing world for best-representing the hashtag #LifesBestInA5Mil. How good was Jersey the other day… #winterstormstella A post shared by Ryan Mack (@ryanmackphoto) on Mar The post How New Jersey winter surfing compares to Icelandic winter surfing appeared first on GrindTV.com.
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Guinness World Records makes a ruling on the largest wave surfed; video

Mar 23 3:05pm Surf – GrindTV.com
It may have happened back in 2011, but this week Garrett McNamara’s 78-foot Nazaré wave was officially confirmed by Guinness World Records as the largest wave ever surfed. A panel of big-wave experts and photographers analyzed the footage with Guinness World Records and named the 2011 wave the “Largest wave surfed” finally. But, as SURFER The post Guinness World Records makes a ruling on the largest wave surfed; video appeared first on GrindTV.com.
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5 of the best places to surf in Spain

Mar 21 7:00am Surf – GrindTV.com
Here are a few good reasons to plan your next surf trip to Spain — some you may have heard of and others a must-ride that may not be on your radar. The post 5 of the best places to surf in Spain appeared first on GrindTV.com.
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(03/20) Sitting In Neutral, Is El Nino About to Rev Back Up?

Mar 21 3:14am Surfline Surf News
Latest ENSO update raises chance for an El Niño return this year...
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(03/20) Interview: Owen Wright Is All Right

Mar 20 6:19am Surfline Surf News
The new World #1 makes a comeback to top them all.
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(03/18) Social Absorption: The Chatter Vacuum

Mar 19 6:16am Surfline Surf News
Beware the wrath of reason...
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Adam Sandler has a funny story about being a terrible surfer; video

Mar 17 1:54pm Surf – GrindTV.com
Lots of celebrities try their hand at surfing. It’s one of those things that celebrities do from time-to-time like a fashion trend. Comedian Adam Sandler got on that train in the early 2000s and was consistently seen giving it a go at Malibu. He was on the “Conan” show this week and talked to Conan The post Adam Sandler has a funny story about being a terrible surfer; video appeared first on GrindTV.com.
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Brazilian surfer scores first 10 of 2017 CT with a huge full rotation air; video

Mar 17 1:00pm Surf – GrindTV.com
It only took till about halfway through round two at a firing Snapper Rocks for 2017 World Surf League Championship Tour to have its first perfect 10 of the season. In round two against rookie Leonardo Fioravanti, Brazilian surfer Italo Ferreira threw up a prayer of a backside air and somehow came out riding away. The post Brazilian surfer scores first 10 of 2017 CT with a huge full rotation air; video appeared first on GrindTV.com.
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Kelly Slater might open first public wave pool in home state of Florida

Mar 16 6:20pm Surf – GrindTV.com
Kelly Slater’s home state of Florida could become the location for the very first public Kelly Slater wave pool. According to the Palm Beach Post, the Kelly Slater Wave Company has filed a zoning application with Palm Beach County for permission to build a wave park within the proposed Palm Beach Park of Commerce industrial The post Kelly Slater might open first public wave pool in home state of Florida appeared first on GrindTV.com.
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East Coast sees freezing, perfect surf from Winter Storm Stella

Mar 15 2:42pm Surf – GrindTV.com
Winter Storm Stella slammed the door on an early spring this week for the Eastern seaboard. The major low pressure system delivered plenty of sleet, flooding, major winds, snow and below-freezing temperatures, saying winter is here to stay just a bit longer. But with all of that, it also delivered some of the best surf The post East Coast sees freezing, perfect surf from Winter Storm Stella appeared first on GrindTV.com.
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Patagonia will sell its big-wave inflation vest, but buyers must be qualified

Mar 15 12:00pm Surf – GrindTV.com
Half a decade in the making, Patagonia is bringing their patented Personal Surf Inflation (PSI) Vest to market this spring, making it available for purchase. But the process for getting one is not as simple as walking into a store and throwing down your credit card. In the last six years, no other aspect of The post Patagonia will sell its big-wave inflation vest, but buyers must be qualified appeared first on GrindTV.com.
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How to improve your paddle technique for surfing

Mar 15 7:00am Surf – GrindTV.com
Remember the good ol’ days when you could surf for hours on end, catching one in only when it became too dark to see the incoming swells? Well, as we get older and time in the water becomes limited, our stamina is always the first thing to go. It goes without saying that most of The post How to improve your paddle technique for surfing appeared first on GrindTV.com.
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(03/14) John John's Secret Weapon for 2017

Mar 15 2:17am Surfline Surf News
Reigning world champ gets a new coach in Ross Williams...
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New book Surf Shacks looks inside the unique homes of surfers

Mar 14 2:55pm Surf – GrindTV.com
Surfers can be an eclectic bunch. At its core, surfing means many different things to different people. However, a simple love for the ocean is typically the common theme. But an ongoing passion project has found that surfers are a lot more alike than we may think. Indie surf/art media venture Indoek has been providing The post New book ‘Surf Shacks’ looks inside the unique homes of surfers appeared first on GrindTV.com.
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(03/13) Connor Cornell Wins January's Photo Challenge

Mar 14 6:19am Surfline Surf News
Dreamy, evening Outer Banks A-Frame takes top honors...
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The Surfers Diary

Mar 13 5:19pm Mushburger
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(03/13) New York Legend Drowns in Puerto Rico

Mar 13 3:14pm Surfline Surf News
Even at 58 years old, Brian Ward was a standout in overhead surf from Long Beach to Rincon...
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(03/10) Out-Smarting Sharks to Prevent Attacks

Mar 12 8:13pm Surfline Surf News
Shark Mitigation Systems (SMS) makes sonar buoys and strategic wetsuit designs...
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EXCLUSIVE: Joel Tudor reflects on the last 20 years in surfing

Mar 10 2:12pm Surf – GrindTV.com
There might not be a living surfer with more style and grace on a board than Joel Tudor. He has made a living off his ability to ride any type of surf craft in any type of wave. He has been described by The Surfer’s Journal as “the finest longboard surfer of all time.” In The post EXCLUSIVE: Joel Tudor reflects on the last 20 years in surfing appeared first on GrindTV.com.
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5 of the best South Pacific surf getaways

Mar 10 7:00am Surf – GrindTV.com
When you think “Pacific Ocean and wintertime surf swells,” the next thought usually is “Hawaii.” Indeed, that North Pacific island archipelago gets all of the spotlight and is blessed with a whole lot of swell spinning off Japan and heading westward to California. But is Hawaii the only place that fires all winter? What about The post 5 of the best South Pacific surf getaways appeared first on GrindTV.com.
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(03/09) Chris Bertish Just Paddled Across the Atlantic...Alone

Mar 10 12:18am Surfline Surf News
Three months, 4,500 nautical miles, and one HUGE world record...
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(03/09) 6 Sharks, 1 Month, 10 Miles Apart

Mar 9 9:14pm Surfline Surf News
Southern California sees a high-frequency run of shark sightings...
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Lay days on Oahu with surf photographer Magi Kernan; gallery

Mar 9 8:03pm Surf – GrindTV.com
Magdalena Kernan (@magsymooo), is a woman with many interests. She is a law student, a philanthropist, a photographer, and a lover of action sports. She’s a multifaceted photographer, shooting everything from snowboarding to weddings to lifestyle shots. Her work blends the fun that fuels our love for sport, with the strength and femininity seen in The post Lay days on Oahu with surf photographer Magi Kernan; gallery appeared first on GrindTV.com.
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Surfer is body-slammed by a dolphin in Australian surf; video

Mar 9 7:10pm Surf – GrindTV.com
A surfer on the Gold Coast of Australia was sharing the waves with a pod of dolphins when one of them jumped from a wave and body-slammed him. “Oh, it just hit that guy,” said a man who was videotaping the scene. That guy was surfer Sam Yoon, who was sitting on his surfboard awaiting The post Surfer is body-slammed by a dolphin in Australian surf; video appeared first on GrindTV.com.
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(03/08) Meandering Mediterranean Low Sends Surf to Africa, Israel

Mar 9 1:20am Surfline Surf News
Low slowly tracks east towards Israel, continues to produce surf through weekend...
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Mikey Wright lands worlds first surfing McTwist caught on video

Mar 8 3:15pm Surf – GrindTV.com
Australian pro surfer Mikey Wright (brother of Championship Tour surfers Tyler and Owen Wright) just threw down a serious hammer in the progression of surfing airs: the world’s first surfing McTwist caught on video. Mctwist? @mikeywright1 A post shared by Wade Carroll (@wadeecarroll) on Mar 7, 2017 at 1:03pm PST The post was originally from The post Mikey Wright lands world’s first surfing McTwist caught on video appeared first on GrindTV.com.
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(03/07) Surfers Take on the Sharks

Mar 7 10:12pm Surfline Surf News
Brothers behind Rareform recycled bag company featured on ABC's Shark Tank ...
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(03/07) East Oz Pumps a Week Too Soon, Once Again

Mar 7 6:17pm Surfline Surf News
Feast before the feast (or famine?) as solid southerly swell hits before Snapper event...
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Proposed Puerto Rico surfing ban legislation turned down

Mar 7 2:51pm Surf – GrindTV.com
A proposed piece of legislation in Puerto Rico that would have banned surfing in larger waves would have been comical if it had not been close to a reality at the end of February. Surfers were blindsided and taken aback by the proposed House Bill 20, which would have given law enforcement the right to The post Proposed Puerto Rico surfing ban legislation turned down appeared first on GrindTV.com.
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(03/07) Owen Wright Accepts Wildcard for 2017 WCT

Mar 7 4:12am Surfline Surf News
Goofyfoot returns to competition at Quik Pro...
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Mick Fanning officially back in the 2017 WCT world title race

Mar 6 4:53pm Surf – GrindTV.com
After spending 2016 as a part-time Championship Tour (WCT) competitor, three-time WSL world champion Mick Fanning announced Monday that he will be returning to full-time competition on the 2017 WSL Championship Tour. “I’ve decided to come back to competition full time and do the Tour this season,” Fanning told the World Surf League. “I’m excited The post Mick Fanning officially back in the 2017 WCT world title race appeared first on GrindTV.com.
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(03/04) Spring Is in the Air - Will There Be Waves?

Mar 5 9:14pm Surfline Surf News
Delving into the surf prospects for the US West Coast and Hawaii over the coming months...
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Pro surfer Dion Agius survives devastating cyclone on Mozambique, starts fundraiser

Mar 3 3:22pm Surf – GrindTV.com
Midway through February, Cyclone Dineo slammed into the island nation of Mozambique off the East Coast of Africa. It caused millions of dollars in damage, destroyed hundreds and possibly thousands of buildings and killed 7 people. Australian pro surfer Dion Agius was on the island for a surf trip when Dineo hit. Agius and his The post Pro surfer Dion Agius survives devastating cyclone on Mozambique, starts fundraiser appeared first on GrindTV.com.
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Kelly Slater hints that he may be building a lefthand wave

Mar 3 12:07pm Surf – GrindTV.com
It’s been a little over a year since Kelly Slater first unveiled his revolutionary wave pool to the world. Since then it’s been the ire of much desire and speculation. RELATED: Kelly Slater gives an inside perspective of his wave pool He’s given us a recent inside perspective from the greenroom, has run a golden The post Kelly Slater hints that he may be building a lefthand wave appeared first on GrindTV.com.
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Francisco Porcellas huge wave at Nazar is even more terrifying in black and white

Mar 2 6:07pm Surf – GrindTV.com
The spray is starting to settle in the big-wave surfing world from a wild week at Nazaré in Portugal. And what a week it was. RELATED: Surfers charge massive waves as big-wave spot Nazaré lights up Francisco Porcella’s “bomb heard ’round the world” is certainly the standout from the deepwater break. It’s easily a frontrunner The post Francisco Porcella’s huge wave at Nazaré is even more terrifying in black and white appeared first on GrindTV.com.
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(03/02) 143 Million Gallons of Sewage Spilled in Tijuana River

Mar 2 5:23pm Surfline Surf News
And the toxic runoff then flowed into the ocean around San Diego...
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One of Puerto Ricos top surfers weighs in on the countrys proposed surfing ban

Mar 2 3:32pm Surf – GrindTV.com
According to news outlet El Nuevo Día, a recent bill proposed by House of Representatives President Carlos “Johnny” Méndez would give law enforcement officials the authority to fine, evict and even possibly arrest anyone going into the ocean when weather conditions are deemed to be dangerous. RELATED: Puerto Rico in battle to save premier surf The post One of Puerto Rico’s top surfers weighs in on the country’s proposed surfing ban appeared first on GrindTV.com.
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Make SoCal your #vanlife winter home

Mar 2 9:00am Surf – GrindTV.com
If you live in a van, Southern California gives you the best of both worlds in the winter: easy access to the slopes and the surf. The post Make SoCal your #vanlife winter home appeared first on GrindTV.com.
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Big-wave surfer Pedro Scooby Vianna suffers head injury during Nazar paddle session

Mar 1 1:24pm Surf – GrindTV.com
Brazilian big-wave surfer Pedro “Scooby” Vianna was arguably one of the standouts on the giant tow-in session that went down Tuesday, Feb. 28 at the famed Nazarè. Nazaré pumping! 💀💣 @canaloff @pedroscooby #braziliannuts A post shared by André Callado (@andrecallado) on Feb 28, 2017 at 2:08pm PST At one point on Tuesday, Scooby needed to The post Big-wave surfer Pedro ‘Scooby’ Vianna suffers head injury during Nazaré paddle session appeared first on GrindTV.com.
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(02/28) 'The Big Ugly': Tuesday at Nazare

Mar 1 2:15am Surfline Surf News
Breaking down the biggest Atlantic swell of the year...
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Surfers charge massive waves as big-wave spot Nazar lights up

Feb 28 7:40pm Surf – GrindTV.com
Big-wave surfing is all about being at the right place, at precisely the right time. On Tuesday, the infamous big-wave spot Nazaré showed its teeth, and a handful of hard-charging big-wave surfers were there … and they were on it. The crew that was there took to Instagram to share with us some of the The post Surfers charge massive waves as big-wave spot Nazaré lights up appeared first on GrindTV.com.
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2017 Beach N Boards Fest

Feb 28 7:00pm Surf Guru RSS Surf News
Ron Jon Beach ‘N Boards Fest is the nation’s premiere active lifestyle Spring Break destination. With live music and almost every type of boarding sport under the sun, Cocoa Beach and the Beach ‘N Boards Fest are the place to be this spring! More info at http://beachnboardsfest.com/ 2017 Event Schedule *Event times subject to change due to waves and weather. Thursday, March 9th Ron Jon/Vans Surf Competition- 7:30am-4:00pm Friday, March 10th Ron ...
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Surfers Grant Baker and Paige Alms claim 2016/2017 Big Wave Tour world titles

Feb 28 3:18pm Surf – GrindTV.com
With the end of the 2016/2017 Big Wave Tour (BWT) today, big-wave surfers Grant “Twiggy” Baker and Paige Alms have been crowned world champions. RELATED: Surfer aims to catch the biggest wave he can in a quest for clean water on Maui In doing so, Baker wins his second BWT title while Alms becomes the The post Surfers Grant Baker and Paige Alms claim 2016/2017 Big Wave Tour world titles appeared first on GrindTV.com.
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(02/28) Prepping for (Potentially) 100-Foot Nazar

Feb 28 7:16am Surfline Surf News
Jamie Mitchell on the eve of the Atlantic's biggest swell this winter...
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Kelly Slater gives an inside perspective of his wave pool; video

Feb 27 2:03pm Surf – GrindTV.com
On Sunday, following a week in which he ignited a passionate online debate after suggesting there was a need for a shark cull on Reunion Island, Kelly Slater and GoPro released something slightly less controversial: A first-hand perspective of Slater getting barrelled at his legendary wave pool. The clip clocks in at just under two The post Kelly Slater gives an inside perspective of his wave pool; video appeared first on GrindTV.com.
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(02/26) Biggest Swell of the Winter for Europe?

Feb 26 2:13pm Surfline Surf News
Seas of 60 feet just recorded within North Atlantic storm; Mega swell en route to Europe.
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(02/26) Social Absorption: Guilty Pleasures

Feb 26 1:19pm Surfline Surf News
We'll keep your secret, even if you don't keep ours.
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(02/24) Lunada Bay Boys Lawsuit Denied Class-Action Status

Feb 24 9:15pm Surfline Surf News
Judge disagrees that the surf gang is liable for harassing thousands of surfers...
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Judge denies class-action status of lawsuit against Lunada Bay Boys

Feb 24 5:05pm Surf – GrindTV.com
The class-action status of the lawsuit against the Lunada Bay Boys was denied by a judge earlier this week on Tuesday. According to The Los Angeles Times, U.S. District Judge James Otero rejected the motion for class-action status that would have allowed anyone who alleged to be victims of the Lunada Bay Boys to join The post Judge denies class-action status of lawsuit against Lunada Bay Boys appeared first on GrindTV.com.
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(02/24) Sharks, Slater, and Culls...Oh My.

Feb 23 9:17pm Surfline Surf News
After another fatal attack on Reunion Island, Kelly Slater and Mike Coots weigh in on the culling debate...
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Chris Burkard starts Kickstarter campaign to fund world tour of new movie Under an Arctic Sky

Feb 23 3:40pm Surf – GrindTV.com
Leave it to Mr. Chris Burkard to further his digital prowess as one of the biggest adventure photographers in the world. Today, Burkard announced a Kickstarter campaign to fund the world tour premiere for his new movie “Under an Arctic Sky”. And the pledge rewards are pretty creative. Burkard said in an Instagram post today The post Chris Burkard starts Kickstarter campaign to fund world tour of new movie ‘Under an Arctic Sky’ appeared first on GrindTV.com.
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Kelly Slater calls for the culling of sharks off Reunion Island after another death

Feb 23 1:56pm Surf – GrindTV.com
After the 20th shark attack off Reunion Island since 2011 occurred earlier this week, the world’s greatest surfer made a comment that “there needs to be a serious cull on Reunion and it should happen everyday.” RELATED: Bodyboarder killed in shark attack after warning signs were vandalized Reunion Island’s own Jeremy Flores posted a tribute The post Kelly Slater calls for the culling of sharks off Reunion Island after another death appeared first on GrindTV.com.
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Great white shark approaches surfer waiting for a wave; video

Feb 23 1:29pm Surf – GrindTV.com
As part of a five-year, $16 million Shark Management Strategy, Australian officials in New South Wales are testing the viability of using drones as spotters for dangerous great white sharks. The NSW Department of Primary Industries just released a video showing the various sea creatures captured in aerial footage at Lighthouse Beach in Ballina, an The post Great white shark approaches surfer waiting for a wave; video appeared first on GrindTV.com.
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The real truth about being a surf instructor

Feb 23 7:00am Surf – GrindTV.com
What lies behind the thick sunscreen and sunglasses of your average surf instructor? Is this the perfect career setup for a surfer — or mundane, low-paid employment for those who can’t do any better? Do they do it for the love of the ocean — or for the fleeting affections of a Swedish backpacker? RELATED: The post The real truth about being a surf instructor appeared first on GrindTV.com.
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Surfer aims to catch the biggest wave he can in a quest for clean water on Maui

Feb 22 6:00pm Surf – GrindTV.com
Torsten Durkan, a big-wave surfer on Maui, has taken charitable fundraising to an extreme, setting it against the backdrop of one of the world’s most dangerous waves: Pe’ahi, or Jaws. “I was doing a cycling race on Maui last year and one of my dad’s friends was raising money for every minute he did the The post Surfer aims to catch the biggest wave he can in a quest for clean water on Maui appeared first on GrindTV.com.
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Update: Pro surfer Dane Reynolds released after 2 days of detainment in Portugal

Feb 22 4:30pm Surf – GrindTV.com
Earlier today we reported professional surfer Dane Reynolds had been detained for the last two days in Portugal’s Lisbon International Airport. RELATED: Pro surfer Dane Reynolds detained at Lisbon International Airport According to an Instagram post from SURFER (who has been with Reynolds on this trip), Reynolds has just been released by Portuguese immigration authorities. The post Update: Pro surfer Dane Reynolds released after 2 days of detainment in Portugal appeared first on GrindTV.com.
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