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Mick Fanning

Pro Surfer Learned His Brother Died Right Before Major Competition

The Huffington Post | Chloe Fox | Posted 12.16.2015 | Sports

SYDNEY (AP) - Mick Fanning, who survived a shark attack in South Africa in July, decided to keep competing at the Pipeline Masters in Hawaii to pursue...

Pro Surfer's Mom Shuts Down KFC's 'Disrespectful' Shark Attack Ad

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 10.22.2015 | Sports

When a mom says enough is enough, people listen. Especially when she's the mother of Mick Fanning, the famed surfer who had a terrifying run-in with a...

What Surfing Can Teach You About Overcoming Adversity

The Huffington Post | Landess Kearns | Posted 08.20.2015 | Healthy Living

Surfing is frequently associated with long-haired goofballs on an endless search for the perfect wave. But as counterintuitive as it sounds, surfing i...

Shark Attack Survivor Mick Fanning Is The Picture Of Gratitude

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 07.20.2015 | Sports

A pro surfer who was attacked by sharks Sunday could offer nothing but thanks for those present. Australian Mick Fanning, the pro who fought off the s...

Pro Surfer Fights Off Shark During Competition

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 07.20.2015 | Sports

Shark! Officials in South Africa called off a surfing competition on Sunday after a shark attacked one of the surfers on live television at the start...

How One Editor Quit His Magazine And Became Its Biggest Competitor

The Huffington Post | James Cave | Posted 06.27.2014 | Healthy Living

In 2010, when Zach Weisberg was the web editor for Surfer Magazine, print publications still struggled to understand how the Internet could play into ...

The Hottest Surfers Of 2013

Posted 08.04.2014 | Sports

From world records to posterior pictures to inspiring stories of love and age, it was a big year in surfing. Below, the 7 biggest, hottest, most news-...

Confronting Bigotry in Surfing

Zach Weisberg | Posted 09.13.2011 | Sports
Zach Weisberg

While surfing (like most sports) can be a transcendent unifier, it has also developed an astoundingly ironic and nuanced culture. To a large extent, surf culture thrives on divisiveness.