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Surfers Impact Thousands With Autism

Lisa Masters | Posted 06.25.2014 | Impact
Lisa Masters

Last year, I attended a "Surfers for Autism" event at Ponce Inlet, Florida with my son. We did not register in time but went anyway so that my son could have a fun day at the beach with his friends. The event was huge.

This Teen Has Surfed 1,000 Days In A Row (And Counting!)

The Huffington Post | Clarke Reilly | Posted 04.23.2014 | Teen

You might say Meg Roh is obsessed with surfing. The 15-year-old from Southern California has hit the waves every day for almost three years, rain or s...

13-Year-Old Surfing Prodigy Will Make Your Jaw Drop

Posted 04.09.2014 | Teen

You could say that Noah Beschen was destined to take an interest in surfing: His dad is legendary surfer Shane Beschen and he grew up on the North Sho...

17 Signs You're Actually Addicted To The Ocean

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 01.27.2014 | Travel

The ocean -- or any brilliant, large body of water -- is a powerful and beautiful thing. It gives you special moments that nothing else in the world c...

Grant Baker Wins Mavericks Surf Competition (PHOTOS)

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 01.24.2014 | Sports

HALF MOON BAY, Calif. (AP) — The Mavericks surf competition off the Northern California coast delivered massive waves, and in the end South Africa's...

Gorgeous Video Shows Why An Entire State Is Obsessed With One Wave

Posted 01.23.2014 | Green

The state of Hawaii has a lot going for it in terms of natural beauty, but its biggest pride and joy may just be the massive wave known as Banzai Pipe...

The Hottest Surfers Of 2013

Posted 12.26.2013 | 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-...

Real Life Version Of 'Blue Crush' Is Hawaii's Biggest Party Of The Year (VIDEO)

Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel

If you're anything like us, you watch "Blue Crush" anytime it's on television and each time, you think one of the following things: 1. No one real...

World's Best Surfers Fight GMOs in Hawaii Protest

Zach Weisberg | Posted 02.17.2014 | Hawaii
Zach Weisberg

It's not often professional surfers talk passionately into microphones and in front of cameras about social and environmental issues. But the issue of genetically modified organisms in Hawaii clearly has struck a chord.

Twerking Surfer Chick Turns Heads Again In New Video... Is She A Genius?

Posted 10.29.2013 | Women

Anastasia Ashley is an impressive professional surfer -- she was runner-up at this year's Pipeline Women's Pro -- but, these days, it seems like she i...

My Favorite 'Encyclopedia of Surfing' Entries

Justin Housman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Hawaii
Justin Housman

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The Eternal Conceptual: John Bauer's Practice

Bettina Gilois | Posted 11.19.2013 | Arts
Bettina Gilois

John Bauer grew up immersed in the primal, face to face with the concept of the infinite, as a surfer raised in the beach culture of La Jolla, in Southern California. To hear him describe his experience of the ocean is to glimpse the conceptual existentialism in his work.

Happy Monday!

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 07.09.2013 | Travel

Fourth of July has come and gone, and another long weekend is behind us. Maybe you're grateful for the office airconditioning, but we'll bet you'r...

Surfers Walk in Martin's Beach Access Trial

Zach Weisberg | Posted 04.13.2013 | Sports
Zach Weisberg

Thursday, in a modest courthouse in Redwood City, California, five surfers faced up to a year of jail time and thousand dollar fines for the simple act of surfing on the hotly contested San Mateo property known as Martin's Beach.

Chasing Mavericks Tells the True Story of a Surfing Legend

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 12.30.2012 | Entertainment
Jackie K. Cooper

Weston is perfectly cast as Moriarity. He can project just the right amount of innocence and wide-eyed enthusiasm necessary for the role without coming across as dumb or silly. He also seems perfectly capable of fulfilling the physical requirements of the role.

Surfing Heals: Autism Group Takes Kids Riding The Waves

Keith Brown | Posted 11.12.2012 | Parents
Keith Brown

Two more runs and it's time to come in. My boy gets a trophy, which sits on his dresser as I write this. "I can't believe I was surfing today,'' my son said. "It was awesome!''

Making Peace With the Oceans

Francesca Koe | Posted 08.25.2012 | Green
Francesca Koe

Our oceans are the heart of this planet. They provide all of humanity with the very essentials necessary for life. Ranging from the food we eat to the air we breathe, we all depend on the oceans to generate what we need to simply survive.

Sharks And Sunscreen: How You Can Live And Look Like A Surfing Roxy Girl

The Huffington Post | Christina Anderson | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

Kelia Moniz and Monyca Byrne-Wickey have the best lives ever. They live in Hawaii, surf professionally and are Roxy Surf Team Riders, the first line d...

Surfer Claims He Saw A Shark At Competition 100 Miles From Recent Shark Attack

AP | By JASON DEAREN | Posted 01.01.2012 | Green

SAN FRANCISCO -- A professional surfer competing in a contest Tuesday in the cold waters of San Francisco's Ocean Beach left the waves before the end ...

Supermodel Carolyn Murphy on Travel Hits and Misses

Stacie Krajchir | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Stacie Krajchir

After years of globe trekking, shooting successful modeling campaigns for Missoni, Versace, Estee Lauder and Tiffany & Co., these days Carolyn Murphy is living a more grounded life right at home.

Pro Surfer Stephanie Gilmore on Travel Hits and Misses

Stacie Krajchir | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Stacie Krajchir

Gilmore is a comfortable soul with a sprinkle of surprise. She's impressive, inspiring and set for some serious global domination. I grabbed her for a quick interview to get the lowdown.

Surfer Dude Health Hazards -- Just When You Thought It Was Safe To...

Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D.

The waves are likely to get a lot more populated in the coming weeks, and moments of exuberance and bliss along the coastline can be ruined by heath hazard.

Mexico Tries To Evacuate Thousands Ahead Of Jimena

AP | MARK STEVENSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

LOS CABOS, Mexico — Heavy winds, battering waves and intense rain pummeled residents and tourists in this vacation resort as dangerous Hurricane...