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2014-06-24 12:25:20

Dorsal Fin Drop, Surfer's Swell bring new sliding thrills to Boomerang Bay! CHARLOTTE, N.C., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Carowinds, Thrill Capital of the Southeast, is excited to open two new water slides in their waterpark Boomerang Bay Friday June 20. The new slides will stand over 4 stories high and add 600+feet of sliding fun, bringing new thrills and splashes to the popular water park. They'll offer two distinctively different rides unique to Boomerang Bay. Surfer's...

2014-05-08 23:08:50

Rev'd Provision Co., which takes nutrition to the next level with its Non-GMO maca superfood bars, signs pro surfer Matt Meola of Maui to the REV’D® surf team. Newport Beach, California (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 Rev’d Provision Co. announced today that it has signed Hawaiian surf prodigy Matt Meola to its surf team. Growing up on Maui and surfing his local break Hookipa, Meola, 24, has become known as one of the most inventive aerial surfers in the world and is looking forward to...

Skyscraper-Size Waves Circulate Energy, Nutrients In Deep Ocean
2013-09-09 15:51:47

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While massive waves are a surfer’s dream, they are also fascinating to oceanographers – particularly those waves breaking deep in the ocean. These deep ocean waves play a vital role in long-term climate cycles and a new study from scientists at the University of Washington has revealed waves the height of skyscrapers circulating energy and nutrients deep below the Southern Pacific Ocean. “Climate models are really sensitive...

2011-05-27 06:50:00

STOCKTON, Calif., May 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- James Walker, team rider for the newly formed FlyBoy Division of Inland Surfer, followed up his 2010 World Wakesurf Championship in the Men's Open Surf division with a first-place finish at the 2011 Supreme West Coast Wakesurf Open last weekend (http://flyboywakesurf.com/james-walker-wins-mens-open-surf). Along with being backed by the FlyBoy Division of Inland Surfer, Walker was also sponsored by California Marine Sports, Supreme Boats,...

2011-02-08 00:11:56

A new Hawaii-created application for mobile devices connects surfing buddies via the ether so they can meet up IRL (in real life) and get live surf reports from beach, deals and discounts on surf accessories, coffee and more Honolulu, HI (PRWEB) February 6, 2011 Surfer Buddies LLC, in conjunction with Ikayzo, is proud to introduce an innovative way to access location-based surf related content including live updates from the beach, surf reports, crowd and beach conditions, hazards, shops,...

2010-12-21 14:15:00

ORANGE COUNTY, Calif., Dec. 21, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Sponsor Me has launched its highly anticipated action-sports social media site, www.sponsorme.com. Sponsorme.com is the first of its kind offering full functionality and media distribution to multiple media devices, including Apple's iPhone and iPad. The site is kicking off its web launch by giving away $100,000 of cold hard cash to amateurs, pros, action-sports film makers, kids and adults alike to post the best video and to connect and...

2010-11-29 16:00:00

SAN CLEMENTE, Calif., Nov. 29, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- SURFER Magazine is proud to announce this year's SURFER Poll Agent of Change Award to James Dunlop (Executive Director of MOF) and Charles Dunlop (CEO of Ambry Genetics), founders of the Mauli Ola Foundation (MOF). The Foundation will benefit from the proceeds of VIP table sales, and their award will be presented on December 6, 2010 at the 40th annual event. The Agent of Change Award honors organizations and individuals who are working...

2010-11-07 00:14:56

New book from champion pro surfer is a witty, entertaining, illustrated step-by-step how-to manual that turns kooks into surfing kings. Virginia Beach, VA (PRWEB) November 5, 2010 Surfing is embedded in the American psyche. We listen to surfing music, wear board shorts and occasionally wipe out "“ especially after catching one from the Big Kahuna. But only a couple of million Americans can actually, really surf. The other 328 million of us are "kooks" "“ wannabe surfers...


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attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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