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17 Year Old Surfer Saves Two at Ocean Beach #Surf #SF #SanFrancisco #aloha

VIA – KTVU Posted: 12:23 p.m. Thursday, April 10, 2014 Teen surfer hailed as hero in Ocean Beach rescue KTVU and Wires SAN FRANCISCO — As crews continue to search Thursday for a 14-year-old boy who was swept out to sea at San Francisco’s Ocean Beach, a 17-year-old surfer was being hailed as a hero … Continue reading 17 Year Old Surfer Saves Two at Ocean Beach #Surf #SF #SanFrancisco #aloha

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#VIDEO: Orca encounter while surfing at Te Arai #nature #aloha #NewZealand #viral #surf #environment

    http://youtu.be/QQaTSA__Hwg Wackedcat: “A few days ago Myself and a small group of surfers were privileged to share an encounter with a pod of New Zealand’s small population of Orca “Killer Whale” it is estimated that there may only be 115 Orca in New Zealand waters. The Orca in New Zealand seem to specialize … Continue reading #VIDEO: Orca encounter while surfing at Te Arai #nature #aloha #NewZealand #viral #surf #environment

Kurt Hoffman, was bitten on the arm by a shark Saturday while kiteboarding…

Kitesurfer bitten by shark off Delray Beach – #Surf #Kite #Florida

VIA – SUN SENTINAL   Beach reopened after shark scare Swimmers urged to avoid low-visibility water March 31, 2014|By David Fleshler, Sun Sentinel The beach at John D. MacArthur Beach State Park reopened to swimming Tuesday morning, after having been closed since Saturday because of high numbers of sharks. “The presence of sharks has diminished … Continue reading Kitesurfer bitten by shark off Delray Beach – #Surf #Kite #Florida

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World’s Deadliest Beach Claims Its Latest Shark Attack Victim – #SA #Australia #Africa #travel

VIA – IB TIMES   By Mark Johanson on March 31 2014 6:57 AM Second Beach in Port St. Johns has been called the “deadliest beach in the world,” and it lived up to that reputation on Saturday when it claimed its eighth shark attack victim in five years. The likely culprit is an all-too familiar … Continue reading World’s Deadliest Beach Claims Its Latest Shark Attack Victim – #SA #Australia #Africa #travel

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License to #Surf: Durban #SA Enforces Surfing Restrictions From Overcrowded Breaks…

The future is now…   VIA – ZIGZAG EXCLUSIVES: NO CARD, NO SURF – DURBAN ENFORCES SURFING RESTRICTIONS STARTING JULY In a move that has shocked surfers, the eThekwini Municipality are set to impose surfing restrictions to combat crowded, dangerous lineups. From July this year, surfers wishing to ride at the popular North Beach and … Continue reading License to #Surf: Durban #SA Enforces Surfing Restrictions From Overcrowded Breaks…

Cape Vidal Shark and Spearfisherman

#SA Spear Fisherman Killed by Shark – #dive #fishing #australia

VIA = NINE MSN AUSTRALIA 7:23pm February 8, 2014 A 28-year-old spear fisherman is believed to have been killed by a shark off the SA coast. About noon (CDT) on Saturday, the Adelaide man was fishing with mates at the popular Goldsmith beach, south of Edithburgh on the Yorke Peninsula, when he was attacked by … Continue reading #SA Spear Fisherman Killed by Shark – #dive #fishing #australia

The attack happened at Porpoise Bay, which is near Curio Bay on the Southland coast.

#NewZealand: Surfer in serious condition after mauling by shark – #NZ #SurfReport

VIA – NZ HERALD   By Vaimoana Tapaleao 11:04 AM Saturday Feb 8, 2014 A surfer was flown to hospital last night in a serious condition after being mauled by a shark off the Southland coast. The man was bitten three times, reportedly by a great white, while he was surfing at Porpoise Bay, near … Continue reading #NewZealand: Surfer in serious condition after mauling by shark – #NZ #SurfReport