Quantcast
Last updated on April 20, 2014 at 21:20 EDT

Latest Surfing Stories

2012-08-30 14:23:42

Surfing Dogs Attempt World Records at Canine Surf Competition RANCHO SANTA FE, Calif., Aug. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With beach season nearing its close, west-coast canines have one major event to make the summer feel complete - Helen Woodward Animal Center's 7(th) Annual Surf Dog Surf-A-Thon, held at Dog Beach in Del Mar, sponsored by Iams. This year, pups aren't only aiming at "paw-sonal" glory. Event organizers are setting out to secure two world records and, with...

2012-08-08 10:22:52

COCOA BEACH, Fla., Aug. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The first-of-its-kind surfing program started as a partnership between Special Olympics Florida and Ron Jon Surf Shop is entering its third year of successful competition. Ron Jon Surf Shop is now the official statewide sponsor of the Special Olympics Surfing Program. The Special Olympics-sanctioned surfing program, the first of its kind in the world, began in June of 2010 with a group of eight Special Olympics athletes in Cocoa Beach. Since...

2012-08-02 06:22:03

LOUDON, Tenn., Aug. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Malibu Boats, the global leader in state-of-the-art watersports towboats, is celebrating its 30(th) anniversary by offering three special edition boats on display for the first time at the Malibu Open in Milwaukee, Wis. this weekend. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120802/CL50767 ) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120713/CL39799LOGO ) The three anniversary editions are the Response TXi, a record-setting ski boat, the...

2012-07-18 02:24:52

CULVER CITY, Calif., July 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- 3net, the joint venture 24/7 3D network from Sony, Discovery and IMAX - will bring viewers an adventure beyond the extreme next month with the world premiere of the groundbreaking new 3net original series STORM SURFERS, Sunday, August 19 (9PM ET/PT). The series follows surfing legends, best friends and larger-than-life personalities Ross Clarke-Jones - an Australian Surfing Hall of Fame inductee - and two-time surfing World Champion Tom...

2012-07-17 10:23:38

PLAYA COLORADO, Nicaragua, July 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Nicaragua, home this week to the ISA World Masters Surfing Championships, is quickly winning the hearts of the world's best surfers. Former world champion Sunny Garcia, who won his morning heat yesterday, told The Nicaragua Dispatch that he has surfed extensively in Costa Rica, but that after one day of surfing in Nicaragua, he likes Nicaragua better. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120717/LA41821) "The country is...

2012-07-13 06:22:20

LOUDON, Tenn., July 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Malibu Boats, the global leader in state-of-the-art water sports towboats, has designed a break-through wakesurfing innovation, Surf Gate (patent pending), which promises to revolutionize the sport. Malibu is unveiling the new wave-making feature at the Red Bull Wake Open in Tampa, Fla., this weekend. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120713/CL39799LOGO ) "From now on, every time you drain your sacs for thirty minutes just to switch...

2012-07-12 02:24:27

WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH, N.C., July 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- One of the world's 20 best surf towns (National Geographic, 2012) will host Surf Gala 2012 and Surfers Healing, an international surf camp for children with autism, Aug. 19-20. Sunday, Aug. 19, Surf Gala 2012 will be hosted by widely acclaimed Port Land Grille. Owners Anne Steketee and husband Chef Shawn Wellersdick will prepare a magnificent multi-course dinner, with an evening of live music, video clips, and silent auction. Diners...

2012-07-09 10:22:37

CENTRAL COAST, Calif., July 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Central Coast McDonald's restaurants announce the "Catch the Waves with Lakey Peterson" Sweepstakes. The giveaway is in honor of local surfer and celebrity Lakey Peterson who is ranked among the top 10 female surfers in the world. Guests who visit participating restaurants from July 9( )through July 22 can enter their name for a chance to win a brand new, customized Channel Islands surfboard, a 2-night stay in Huntington Beach to watch the...

2012-06-13 02:25:48

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn., June 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The new book called Do NOT Invent Buggy Whips by award-winning and Amazon best-selling author Ken Thurber has been notified that it was named Runner Up in the How to category at the 2012 Beach Book festival. Submitted works are judged for general excellence, particularly their potential to be an engaging beach read this summer season. The Beach Book Festival annually spotlights the hottest reads of the summer. The authors will be honored at a...

2012-06-11 14:21:37

IRVINE, Calif., June 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Ubiquity Studios is broadcasting The Surfrider Foundation's, International Surfing Day web-a-thon live from its Transmedia studios in Irvine, CA June 20, 2012 sponsored in part by TransWorld SURF and SME. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120611/LA22428) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120328/LA78436LOGO-b) Influenced by the Muscular Dystrophy telethons popularized in the 60s, 70s and 80s, the ISD web-a-thon will feature...