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A very close Familly member Died at 12pm Today.
The man Taught me to surf starting at 7yrs old on the cornish beaches in England, on pieces of ply wood with the front turned up.
I will paddle out first thing tommorrow and will give him a moment of silence from 8am so if your out even if you dont know him please give a moment for a Surfer who changed my life.

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Go to see Super Natural from Powerlines Productions!

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Tetsuhiko writes: How much would you sacrifice to keep surfing? Lord knows, wave riding demands certain sacrifices, but would you knowingly compromise your health to get in the water every day? How about your children’s health?

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a pod of four dolphins swam right around me yesterday. waves were fun too

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Rant - Cyclops Shark

Gnarly.

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The weird case of San Franciscans who didn't know where they lived is about to be settled. It has only taken 3 1/2 years and legislation by Supervisor Carmen Chu.

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Ever since the very old problem of piracy began cropping up off the shores of Somalia, tech geeks have offered ever more advanced ways of foiling the sea brigands. Ship owners can now fend off hijackings with puke-inducing chemical sprays, ear-splitting sonic blasters and anti-pirate lasers.

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Kent writes: 1. Getting out there is the hardest part. There are always a million reasons not to do something. These justifications of inaction are very easy to find – especially when the conditions are not immediately inviting. The reality is, there are always hassle factors and rewards involved in every pursuit. It’s all a matter of what to focus on.

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The death toll from torrential rains in Central America over the past week has jumped to 74 over the past 24 hours, with a further 20 lives lost in El Salvador, authorities said on Sunday. A tropical depression that swept in from the Pacific on Wednesday caused mudslides, chaos on roads and forced thousands of people to abandon their homes.

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Waves arrive from all angles as north and south swells greet west coast

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For your amusement (modest that it may be)...

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Daniel writes: Last Friday started like any other here in Florida. I woke up early, and I got my board, lunch and coffee together and headed out for the inlet.

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The Santa Cruz tow surfers who were fined $500 in March for using a jet ski out of bounds at Moss Landing had their fine increased to $2,500 Wednesday.

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration sent a uniformed officer to surfer Jeff Martin's Santa Cruz house to give him notice of the increased fine and tell him he had 30 days to fight it.

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