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Sea dogs take the lead at unique US surf competition

Huntington Beach - Dogs big and small, and some in tandem with their owners, braved the large swell that greeted them at a surfing competition with a difference in California.

Acapulco's surfers seek to escape crime wave

Acapulco - Luis Rey Hernandez feels safe and happy when he's on his surfboard, riding waves off the shores of Acapulco.

Is it time for a 'digital detox'?

London - Are some of us spending too much time online? Is taking a little bit of time for a 'digital detox' good for our health? A new survey suggests a sizable number of people opt to do this, whereas others suffer the ill-effects of too much 'net time.

World surf contest coming to Costa Rica's Zika hotspot

Jac - Next month, international surfers converging on a popular Costa Rican beach for the World Surfing Games will be facing more than big waves and tough competition -- the zone is also a Zika hotspot.

Chilean surfing star on quest to save hometown coast

El Valle - Ramon Navarro is one of the world's top big-wave surfers, but this fisherman's son still has a place in his heart for the spot where he learned his trade -- a stretch of Chilean coastline he is now fighting to save.

Arctic Circle proves a unlikely surfing hotspot

Saupstad - More than a thousand surfers come each year to the Arctic waters in northern Norway, even during winter, when the conditions provide extreme sports enthusiasts with a unique experience.

Here is what surfing on a moving train looks like

Pasha Bumchik is an 18-year-old vlogger from Russia and he has uploaded a video showing what it is like to surf on top of a moving train.

Annual dog surfing competition takes place in California

Dogs of all shapes and sizes met on a beach in California last weekend, to fight it out for first place in the Unleashed by Petco Surf Dog Competition.

Op-Ed: Surfing waves for Special Olympics Florida Special

Polynesian surfing has been practiced for over a thousand years. Westerners first caught a glimpse of surfing in 1767 off the coast of Tahiti when the British Royal Navy’s crew of the HMS Dolphin visited the island.

Surfers fight to stop coastal highway project in Peru

- Gnarly scenes have been unfolding at Peru's famed La Pampilla beach, where riot police have clashed with surfers fighting to stop a coastal highway project they say will ruin their world-class waves.

Surfer Greg Long heads back to the swells for ‘Big Wave Hellmen' Special

For the three-part X-Games series, the championship big wave adventure surfer joined four of his contemporaries in documenting their pursuit of the biggest waves on Planet Earth. The project offered Long a chance to reflect on his life and career.

World Of X Games showcases the Billabong Pro Tahiti surfing tour

This weekend, catch daring drops and high-scoring rides from stop number 7 of the 2014 ASP World Championship Tour on ABC-TV's World of X Games.

Hawaii braces for massive waves triggered by 'super swell'

Forecasters are predicting waves of up to 50 feet in height to lash the shores of the Hawaiian islands this week, due to a "giant northwest swell."

Hawaii's surf season begins

November marks the beginning of Hawaii's surfing season. If you're a surfer at heart, now is the time of the year to go to Hawaii and live your passions.

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.

Paralyzed woman finds a way to experience surfing

Being paralyzed strips away many sporting activities that people may wish to take part in, but will never be able to. With a helping hand, a paralyzed woman discovers a way to surf the roaring waves.

Interview with Tom Curren: 'In Plain View' Special

Three-time world champion surfer and musician Tom Curren chatted via telephone on April 1, 2013, with Digital Journal about his new album “In Plain View,” which is expected to be released tomorrow.

Surfing Internet for long periods can cause withdrawal symptoms

Scientists at Swansea and Milan Universities say that a recent study shows that people who use the Internet for long sessions can suffer withdrawal symptoms similar to those experienced by drug abusers.

Review: ‘Chasing Mavericks’ is visually inspiring Special

‘Chasing Mavericks’ is based on the true story of surfing icon Jay Moriarity, who rode a gigantic mythical wave in his teens.

Surfer Healing helping autistic kids this weekend in Toronto Special

Toronto - This weekend a charity born from a father's frustration and anger will be at Woodbine Beach in Toronto helping families dealing with autism. Aloha Toronto is hosting a Surfers Healing camp this weekend for kids with autism.

Two goats go surfing in Orange County

San Onofre - Imagine the scene, relaxing on the beach, on a hot, summers day, minding your own business and you suddenly spot something in the water, but it's not a shark. No, it's two goats riding the waves.

Video: Surfers catch giant waves of foam in Australia

Lorne - One minute a few surfers in Australia were looking forward to catching a wave, the next they were swallowed up in the world's largest bubble bath.

Review: Capitola, Ca. get away from the madding crowd Special

Capitola, California has beautiful beaches, great hotels, beautiful beaches, fine dining, and beautiful beaches. Did I mention the beaches?

Op-Ed: Pro surfer riding 78-foot wave officially in Guinness record book

5/12/2012 Five months to make it official, Guinness finally announces an American surfers new world record for riding the highest wave.

Who's the strongest of them all? The battle of Aussie's fittest Special

Gold Coast - While the Northern Hemisphere has submerged itself in thick winter jackets, life in the Southern Hemisphere is revolving around bikinis and sunscreen. And if you live in Australia and are a sports fanatic: The Iron Man / Woman Series.

Video of surfing goat becomes Internet hit

Pismo Beach - A video of a surfing goat has become an international hit after being picked up by the Today Show and other media outlets around the globe. The footage shows Goatee, a one-year-old goat, learning to surf at California's Grover Beach.

American surfer rides a world record 90-foot wave

Going viral is an amazing video capturing Hawaiian big wave rider Garrett McNamara breaking the world record in Portugal mid October for the largest wave ever surfed.

Op-Ed: Bethany Hamilton – soul surfing on ‘Breakfast’ news

Lihue - If you’ve had enough of slasher films, murky dramas, and gruesome fables that degrade the human spirit, check out a new film about a real life heroine.

Shark jumping over surfer caught on video

New Smyrna Beach - Sharks patrolling the waters off the Florida coast is not an uncommon sight but seeing a shark jump a surfer is a first for an Orlando photographer who was filming an action video of another surfer when he heard a voice exclaim "Dude, did you see that?"

Talented musicians 'Make Tracks' to promote Australia Special

The 'Making Tracks' project has taken eight talented musicians to some of Australia's iconic destinations to make location-inspired music. It is hoped the music will help travellers connect with Australia in a more spiritual way.
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An example of online education
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Bruce Irons surfing with flares attached to his board
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Gabriel Medina commands the waves as Teahupo'o delivers 12-to-15 plus flawless surf on the final day of the Billabong Pro Tahiti.
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A man about to surf
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Special Olympics Florida
Special Olympics Florida
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Brett Jenkins with Beginning Surfers at Jensen Beach
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Severn Bore near Over Bridge, Gloucester An amazing sight and sound. The river goes from low tide to almost high tide in seconds, and the water continues to power upstream, literally flowing in the wrong direction, for some time after. Awesome!
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Surfing at Prado Beach, Marseille, France
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A teen surfing on the Net with a notebook PC
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A man using notebook computer
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A packed Chinese Internet cafe
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A surfer negotiates a steep take-off on a big winter day in California while his friend watches.
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Crazy people surfing the front wave of the Severn Bore. Distance records have been broken numerous times on the bore with the record changing hands numerous times between various people most notably Steve King and Dave Lawson, both covering in excess of 5 miles on a surfboard
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An aerial shot showing surfers getting ready for the next big wave.
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Special Olympics Florida
Special Olympics Florida
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Connected to a Wi-Fi hotspot
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Surf's up in East Runton
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File photo of surf board and leash.
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