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David Blaine

INCREDIBLE VIDEO: How I held my breath for 17 min #SurfReport #Magic #TedTalks

Fing incredible:     http://www.ted.com In this highly personal talk from TEDMED, magician and stuntman David Blaine describes what it took to hold his breath underwater for 17 minutes — a world record (only two minutes shorter than this entire talk!) — and what his often death-defying work means to him. Warning: do NOT try … Continue reading INCREDIBLE VIDEO: How I held my breath for 17 min #SurfReport #Magic #TedTalks

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Huntington Beach’s final bill after surf event disturbance: $30,800

  VIA LA TIMES   By Anthony Clark CarpioAugust 19, 2013, 7:26 a.m. Huntington Beach spent $30,800 to repair damage caused by a disturbance following the U.S. Open of Surfing but will not have to reimburse neighboring police for their help, city officials said. The city spent about $17,000 on Huntington Beach police overtime, and … Continue reading Huntington Beach’s final bill after surf event disturbance: $30,800

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Photographer Captures Waves of Trash in Indonesia #SurfReport #Photography #Environment

  ARGGGHHH!!!   VIA – HUFF POST The Huffington Post  |  By Gabriela Aoun   |  Posted: 08/10/13 EDT  |  Updated: 08/13/13 EDT Waves for days. Trash for eternity. That’s what photographer Zak Noyle discovered on a recent trip to Java, Indonesia. The waves of Java, always known for being pristine and barreling, were now rolling swells of … Continue reading Photographer Captures Waves of Trash in Indonesia #SurfReport #Photography #Environment

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2013 Ocean Art Underwater Photo Competition Announced; over $75,000 in Prizes Will Be Awarded #Photography #SurfReport

VIA PR WEB   The Underwater Photography Guide is pleased to announce that the prestigious Ocean Art Underwater Photo Competition 2013 will be accepting images between August 6 and November 10, 2013. “Ocean Art is a prestigious competition for underwater photographers,” says Martin Edge, one of 4 contest judges and author of the most respected … Continue reading 2013 Ocean Art Underwater Photo Competition Announced; over $75,000 in Prizes Will Be Awarded #Photography #SurfReport

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Maui Shark Attack Victim Speaks; Hawaii Attacks May Be Related To Tropical Storm Flossie #Aloha #SurfReport

  VIA – HUFF POST Posted: 08/05/2013 1:44 pm EDT Two separate serious shark attacks off the coast of Oahu and Maui in Hawaii last week have closed beaches and terrified swimmers. The victims of both attacks are recovering, and each recently described the scary incidents to local news media. The first attack, on July … Continue reading Maui Shark Attack Victim Speaks; Hawaii Attacks May Be Related To Tropical Storm Flossie #Aloha #SurfReport

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Rare North Pacific Right Whale Seen for the First Time in 62 Years

By Paul Ciampanelli Jun 21st 2013 A North Pacific right whale was seen off the coast of British Columbia, Canada, last week, marking the first time humans have seen one of the species in over 60 years, and the seventh time in a century, according to British Columbia’s The Province.   Right whales were plentiful … Continue reading Rare North Pacific Right Whale Seen for the First Time in 62 Years