Ecuadorian big sea surfer dies riding Manta

Aurelio Prieto: competing at the ISA World Masters Surfing Championship | Photo: Gonzales/ISA

Ecuadorian big swell surfer Aurelio Prieto has passed away while surfing two-meter waves in Manta, Ecuador.

“The Negro,” 54, was catching waves with a few fellow surfers when a sneaky swell broke and dragged them around. According to the witnesses, Prieto was pulled into the bottom of the…

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Mick Fanning donates $75,000 to bodyboarder attacked by great white

Mick Fanning: helping shark attack victims | Photo: Red Bull

Mick Fanning donated the $75,000 Channel Nine’s “60 Minutes” appearance fee to Mathew Lee, the bodyboarder who was severely injured in a shark attack, off Lighthouse Beach, in New South Wales, Australia.

The professional surfer revealed all details behind the Jeffreys Bay incident and even…

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Pascual and Merret win the 2015 RS:One European Championships

Pedro Pascual: he can see the gold medal | Photo: Houyvet/NeilPryde

Pedro Pascual, Faustine Merret, and Pilar Trueba are the new 2015 RS:One European Windsurfing champions.

It’s all over. In the perpetuate day of competition at Loctudy, France, sailors were invited to challenge shifty offshore winds ranging from 6 to 12 knots.

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The best and worst Californian beaches for 2015

California: water quality is generally good | Photo: Parker Knight/Creative Commons

The 25th annual Beach Narration Card reveals that Cowell Beach, at the wharf in Santa Cruz County, is considered the worst spot and the most polluted beach of the 2014/2015 season.

According to Heal the Bay, only 13 of the beaches monitored statewide received D to F grades during summer dry…

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Santa Cruz Windsurfing Festival 2015 cursed by lack of wind

The wind didn’t show up for the Santa Cruz Windsurfing Festival 2015, at Waddell Creek Beach, and only the Youth, Women, and Splendid Masters had final…

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Albeau and Offringa fly to victory at Jinha Beach

Antoine Albeau and Sarah Quita Offringa have stolen the 2015 Ulsan PWA World Cup titles, in Jinha Beach, South Korea.

It’s all over. The thermal…

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All set for Drug Aware Margaret River Pro 2015

Michel Bourez: ready to fight for his title | Photo: ASP

The Drug Aware Margaret River Pro 2015 is the third cease on the World Surfglide League (WSL) Championship Tour (CT). Michel Bourez is the defending triumph champion, but he will be under pressure in Western Australia, between 15th-26th April.

The region offers world-class waves in…

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