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Peru reopens beaches to surfers and bathers

- Surfers and bathers are allowed back on Peru's beaches despite the national lockdown remaining in place, authorities said on Tuesday.Beaches will reopen gradually under certain restrictions, such as limiting users to no more than one hour in the sea.

Surfers, sunbathers test waters as California closes Huntington Beach

Los Angeles - Sun, sand and surfers, dude: Huntington Beach would have made for a classic postcard Saturday, if it weren't for police tape blocking locals from cramming this famous California haunt amid efforts to curb the coronavirus.

Shark fears cancel elite surf competition in Australia

Sydney - An elite global surfing championship in west Australia was cancelled Wednesday after two shark attacks near the event, organisers said.

Surfer punches shark to escape attack in Australia

Sydney - A surfer punched a shark after being attacked on Australia's east coast Friday, suffering bite wounds to his legs and hands in what a witness said was like "a Mick Fanning replay".

Aussie surfer vows return to waves after 'miracle' shark escape

Sydney - Australian surf champion Mick Fanning vowed Tuesday to return to the waves after a "miracle" escape from a shark attack, as he paid tribute to courageous mate Julian Wilson for rushing to help.

Surf pro fights off S.Africa shark attack in shock TV footage

Johanesburg - An Australian surfing champion has fought off a huge shark during a competition in South Africa, escaping the terrifying scene without injury to the relief of his shocked mother who feared she had lost another son.

Wet Dreams at Philadelphia's SPACE 1026

Philadelphia - Wet Dreams is a mixed-media installation inspired by deep sea celestial voyaging, surfing, and the mysticism surrounding the ocean. Its opening reception is this Friday at SPACE 1026, a Philadelphia-based artist collective.

Photo Essay: Beautiful beaches in Florida's Panhandle Special

The beaches along the Panhandle are Florida's "best-kept secrets," according to the Travel Channel. Two of those beaches with white sand and turquoise water are featured here.

Photo Essay: Tybee Island one of five 'hidden gems' for vacation Special

Tybee Island - Travel Media Group has named Tybee Island as one of "its top 5 favorite vacation destinations for summer 2013." Find out why these travel experts are right when they say Tybee Island is among the "hidden gems" of vacation spots.

Video: Heroic beach-goers form human chain to rescue drowning boy

Napier - Heroic New Zealand beach-goers formed a human chain and rescued Joshua McQuoid, 12, from the sea. He was paddling with a group of friends when he was knocked down and dragged into the sea by a sudden strong current that submerged him in churning surf.

Maverick's surf site, Big waves Strike

Maverick's has been described as the Mount Everest of the surfing world. On Saturday, a large set caught several surfers unaware and unprepared for such a large set of waves.

Beach drownings rise in Australia, awareness campaign launched

Surf Lifesaving Australia (SLSA) has launched a new website and awareness campaign in an attempt to halt the rising number of drowning deaths from treacherous rip currents.

Hot new extreme sports: Surf down a volcano

The hot new sport is volcano boarding, created by a group of thrill seekers. This sport takes extreme sports to a hot new level.

Online Service Lets Visually Impaired Surf the Internet From Any computer, Anywhere

The tool developed at the University of Washington turns screen-reading into an Internet service that reads aloud Web text.

Software Engineer Invents 'The Sideways Bike'

This new bicycle that allows riders to stand sideways and pedal may look dangerous, but the creator says it's mesmerizing and entertaining.... and offers a "dance-like experience."

Agloco: Own The Internet

Agloco is a site helping online users get back what they deserve.

Surfing, and not the Internet

This guy is fracking insane!

Surf Rage Has Surfers Mulling Rules For The Waves

SYDNEY (dpa) - Tourists watching surfers cavorting in the surf off Australia's famous Bondi Beach often wonder how they avoid slamming into each other. The etiquette is that the surfer farthest out, or closest to the breaking part of the wave, has ...
 

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Boys playing in surf. Mumbai, India.
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Surfing at Prado Beach, Marseille, France
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Surfing on the wild west coast of Vancouver Island
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