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Rant - Surf Trip.

Am setting off for a surf trip up north am going to take the Bike and try and do an all under ya own steam journey.
Anyone got any sugestions where to get droped How far North?
And where is No go for bears Etc.

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A man is in a "critical condition" after being attacked by a shark at Fish Hoek beach, near Cape Town, according to the NSRI.

"Just after midday, we received a report that an adult male had been bitten by a shark," said spokesperson Craig Lambinon.

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The world's best surfers stormed the beaches of Lower Trestles at San Onofre State Beach from Sunday, September 18, through Saturday, September 24, for the Hurley Pro surf competition. Competing for the Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) World Title, surfers ripped it up all week long, inspiring fellow competitors and surf enthusiasts alike.

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In the early 1970s, Dagfinn Kvale, who was the pastor of San Francisco’s Norwegian Seaman’s Church, took a few visiting sailors to the outer edge of Golden Gate Park to view a piece of history connected to a Norwegian national hero.

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Cyrus Sutton is the Creative Director/Filmmaker at the ever-popular Korduroy.tv. Although his surfing speaks for itself, it’s been his filmmaking that grabbed the attention of the masses. Sutton received an Emmy award for The Next Wave: A Tsunami Relief Story in 2005, and has worked on Riding Waves, Tom’s Creation Plantation, and most recently, Under the Sun.

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Big wave specialist Jeff Rowley charged into Australia’s history on September 15 by riding an estimated 50-foot wave. Rowley’s wave has been accepted into the Australian Oakley Big Wave Awards as well as entered into the XXL Global Big Wave Awards biggest wave category.

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Now that it is actually happening, the new ASP World Title Race’s flaws are becoming more apparent. The ASP needed a change, yet what is the point of bringing kids on Tour halfway through the year when they won’t even be close to competing for a World Title?

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Remember that so-bad-it's-almost-good movie from last summer where crowds of scantily-clad spring breakers were viciously attacked by a swarm of piranhas at Lake Victoria?

Fiction quickly turned to a horrifying reality (though not nearly as horrifying as in "Piranha 3-D") for around 100 beach goers in Brazil last weekend, Breitbart reported.

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This nutso slab sits three kilometers outside of Rio's Barra beach. Originally called "Cartao Postal" (Postcard), this mutant (that sometimes breaks over exposed rock) is now known as "Gardenal Slab" and has been braved by bodyboarders for a while.

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Jen Smith is a tal­ented surfer raised in San Diego, CA. Brought up by sup­port­ive par­ents, Jen has lived an ideal South­ern Cal­i­for­nia beach lifestyle. But it was her hard work and abil­ity that helped her earn sev­eral long­board world titles. We spoke with Jen to learn more.

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Rant - Oh Hilary

Right place right time (friends 30th Bday at location Fiesta Turtle, Cabo-ish). Swell filled in over the weekend maxing sunday with 8-10ft bombs rolling through the points on 10 wave sets. Empty rights that just never stopped... beyond Stoked!

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