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Guam surfing group to dedicate event in surfer's memory

A Guam surfing and bodyboarding organization is planning to dedicate an upcoming annual competition to a local surfer who died after being pulled from...

AP PHOTOS: Israeli surfers take to the sea after nightfall

When the sun goes down, surf's up in the southern Israeli city of Ashdod, where dozens participated this week in the city's second annual night...

Brazilian professional surfer Santos dies after being shot

A Brazilian professional surfer has died after being shot outside his beach home by an off‑duty police officer. Investigator Marcelo Arruda says...

Surfing world title battle resumes

Gabriel Medina could become the first Brazilian man to be crowned world surfing champion in Hawaii on Friday, upsetting the plans of multiple champions...

Praia do Norte

A surfer rides a wave off Praia do Norte in Nazare, central Portugal

Paddling up river

Participants ride stand up paddle boards on the Seine river in Paris

400 paddle board enthusiasts cross Paris on the Seine

400 competing paddle board enthusiasts braced a chilly Sunday morning on the Seine for a race spanning more than 10km from the National Library of France...

Santa Claus surfing near Genoa

A man dressed as Santa Claus rides a wave with a stand up paddle (SUP) on November 18, 2014 in Varazze, near Genoa, as the bad weather created good surfing conditions in Mediterranean. Duration: 00:39

S. Africa trials high-tech solution to shark attack threat

To counter the threat posed by sharks to surfers off South Africa's coast, a high‑tech solution is currently on trial near Cape Town. Duration:...