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#Surfing

# surfing - Thursday 21 February, 2019

Breakdancing proposed as new sport for 2024 Olympics
# Plan
# Plan

Breakdancing proposed as new sport for 2024 Olympics

Feb 21st 2019, 10:35 AM 3,207 Views 14 Comments

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) must now consider the proposal and come to a decision by December 2020.

# surfing - Friday 23 November, 2018

Surf's up! Government announces plans to open Ireland's first surfing centre of excellence
# Hang Ten
From TheJournal.ie
# Hang Ten

Surf's up! Government announces plans to open Ireland's first surfing centre of excellence

Nov 23rd 2018, 3:06 PM 28,607 Views 50 Comments

Fáilte Ireland have provided €1m in funding to open the centre on Strandhill promenade.

# surfing - Thursday 6 September, 2018

'Pushing for equality in all walks of life, starting on the waves' - World Surf League agrees to gender pay parity
# Surfing
# Surfing

'Pushing for equality in all walks of life, starting on the waves' - World Surf League agrees to gender pay parity

Sep 6th 2018, 12:39 PM 2,213 Views 4 Comments

The move comes after criticism earlier this year of a disparity between male and female surfers.

# surfing - Wednesday 18 April, 2018

Shark fears cancel elite surf competition in Australia
# Dangerous Waters
# Dangerous Waters

Shark fears cancel elite surf competition in Australia

Apr 18th 2018, 8:08 PM 19,737 Views 15 Comments

The contest was briefly suspended on Monday morning after a local surfer suffered leg injuries.

# surfing - Saturday 20 January, 2018

The Donegal man making big waves in the world of professional surfing
# Holding Your Breath
# Holding Your Breath

The Donegal man making big waves in the world of professional surfing

Jan 20th 2018, 9:30 AM 7,501 Views 8 Comments

Conor Maguire has surfed some of Europe’s biggest waves.

# surfing - Thursday 18 January, 2018

Drone rescues two Australian swimmers in world's first
# Drone Rescue
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# Drone Rescue

Drone rescues two Australian swimmers in world's first

Jan 18th 2018, 12:43 PM 21,955 Views 19 Comments

Australia is leading the use of the technology in surf lifesaving, with dozens of drones being trialled on beaches around the country.

# surfing - Tuesday 14 November, 2017

British doctor escapes Australian shark attack by 'punching it in the face'
# Close Call
From TheJournal.ie
# Close Call

British doctor escapes Australian shark attack by 'punching it in the face'

Nov 14th 2017, 8:11 AM 20,656 Views 23 Comments

25-year-old Charlie Fry was surfing in New South Wales when the attack happened.

# surfing - Saturday 22 July, 2017

Surfing and rice planting among attractions on North Korea tourism website
# DPR Korea Tour
From TheJournal.ie
# DPR Korea Tour

Surfing and rice planting among attractions on North Korea tourism website

Jul 22nd 2017, 9:00 AM 11,491 Views 35 Comments

There are strict warnings from a number of countries not to travel to the isolated Asian nation.

# surfing - Saturday 3 June, 2017

'Always respect the water': Coast Guard and RNLI issue bank holiday warning
# Swimming
From TheJournal.ie
# Swimming

'Always respect the water': Coast Guard and RNLI issue bank holiday warning

Jun 3rd 2017, 7:00 AM 6,239 Views 5 Comments

Lots of people will be enjoying Ireland’s coastline over the summer.

# surfing - Monday 17 April, 2017

'Irish guys can put it up to anyone': Surfing through life on the best waves in the world
# Winter Tides
# Winter Tides

'Irish guys can put it up to anyone': Surfing through life on the best waves in the world

Apr 17th 2017, 10:00 AM 17,899 Views 6 Comments

We spoke to Ollie O’Flaherty and Gearoid McDaid, who both appear in ‘Winter Tides’.

# surfing - Tuesday 7 March, 2017

Three-time world surf champion to return to water two years after shark attack
# Bravery
# Bravery

Three-time world surf champion to return to water two years after shark attack

Mar 7th 2017, 8:06 AM 9,932 Views 7 Comments

Mick Fanning fought off the shark during a competition back in 2015.

# surfing - Saturday 4 March, 2017

A stunning new Irish film looks at why Co Clare is a Mecca for the world's top surfers
# Between Land And Sea
From TheJournal.ie
# Between Land And Sea

A stunning new Irish film looks at why Co Clare is a Mecca for the world's top surfers

Mar 4th 2017, 8:30 PM 35,933 Views 21 Comments

And how its fulltime surfers dedicate their lives to their craft.

# surfing - Tuesday 28 February, 2017

Watch: Donegal surfer in the mix for global award after tackling this huge wave in Sligo
# Barrel Of Laughs
# Barrel Of Laughs

Watch: Donegal surfer in the mix for global award after tackling this huge wave in Sligo

Feb 28th 2017, 5:32 PM 10,069 Views 5 Comments

It’s the second time Conor Maguire has been nominated.

# surfing - Tuesday 21 February, 2017

WIN: A weekend surf adventure for two - and a brand-new MINI Countryman for the drive
# Sponsored By Mini
From TheJournal.ie
# Sponsored By Mini

WIN: A weekend surf adventure for two - and a brand-new MINI Countryman for the drive

Feb 21st 2017, 10:50 AM 11,455 Views 9 Comments

We’re giving you a free trip, surf lessons – and the lend of a new MINI Countryman to get there and back.

# surfing - Thursday 4 August, 2016

Surfing, skateboarding and baseball among the new sports added to the Olympics
# Introducing...
# Introducing...

Surfing, skateboarding and baseball among the new sports added to the Olympics

Aug 4th 2016, 11:11 AM 3,529 Views 15 Comments

They will be brought in for the 2020 Games after the International Olympic Committee announced the news today.

# surfing - Monday 18 January, 2016

Australian beach evacuated after '23 foot shark' is spotted
# Marino Rocks
From TheJournal.ie
# Marino Rocks

Australian beach evacuated after '23 foot shark' is spotted

Jan 18th 2016, 3:56 PM 44,677 Views 48 Comments

“It’s the biggest I’ve ever seen … the photo really doesn’t do it justice.”

# surfing - Thursday 17 December, 2015

Top surfer Mick Fanning learns of brother's death during title chase
# RIP
# RIP

Top surfer Mick Fanning learns of brother's death during title chase

Dec 17th 2015, 12:00 PM 21,598 Views 19 Comments

As he chases a fourth world title, Mick Fanning dealt with the death of his brother on Wednesday.

# surfing - Saturday 12 September, 2015

How I went from 9-to-5 accountant to these South American waves for my office
# Opinion
From TheJournal.ie
# Opinion

How I went from 9-to-5 accountant to these South American waves for my office

Sep 12th 2015, 7:30 PM 848 Views 16 Comments

Richy O’Carroll didn’t want to have any regrets – so he decided to set sail for Peru.

# surfing - Wednesday 19 August, 2015

This beautiful footage perfectly captures what surfing in Ireland is all about
# Winter Is Coming
# Winter Is Coming

This beautiful footage perfectly captures what surfing in Ireland is all about

Aug 19th 2015, 9:00 PM 23,084 Views 11 Comments

Minus the numb fingers.

# surfing - Wednesday 12 August, 2015

Island at centre of MH370 find is hounded by sharks
# Swimming Ban
From TheJournal.ie
# Swimming Ban

Island at centre of MH370 find is hounded by sharks

Aug 12th 2015, 6:52 PM 31,020 Views 25 Comments

At least 18 people have been attacked and seven have been killed since 2011.

# surfing - Tuesday 21 July, 2015

'Thanks for not eating me': Shark survivor surfer hails 'warrior' mate who came to his rescue
# Lucky Escape
From TheJournal.ie
# Lucky Escape

'Thanks for not eating me': Shark survivor surfer hails 'warrior' mate who came to his rescue

Jul 21st 2015, 9:05 AM 20,699 Views 15 Comments

The 34-year-old three-time world champion fought off a large shark during the final heat of a world tour event at Jeffreys Bay in South Africa’s Eastern Cape province on Sunday.

# surfing - Sunday 19 July, 2015

Jaw-dropping scene as pro surfer fends off shark during competition
# Get Out Of The Water!
# Get Out Of The Water!

Jaw-dropping scene as pro surfer fends off shark during competition

Jul 19th 2015, 2:57 PM 16,389 Views 6 Comments

“I just saw fins. I was waiting for the teeth.”

# surfing - Monday 27 April, 2015

Like surfing? Like wearing a sharp suit? Now you can do both at the same time
# Lookin' Slick
From TheJournal.ie
# Lookin' Slick

Like surfing? Like wearing a sharp suit? Now you can do both at the same time

Apr 27th 2015, 3:30 PM 14,892 Views 11 Comments

When business and surfing collide…

# surfing - Monday 13 April, 2015

Hundreds pay tribute to 13-year-old surfing champion killed by shark
# RIP
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# RIP

Hundreds pay tribute to 13-year-old surfing champion killed by shark

Apr 13th 2015, 9:08 PM 45,926 Views 24 Comments

This was the seventh fatal attack since 2011.

# surfing - Monday 9 February, 2015

Surfer dies after losing both legs in shark attack
# Australia
From TheJournal.ie
# Australia

Surfer dies after losing both legs in shark attack

Feb 9th 2015, 9:06 AM 30,181 Views 31 Comments

The shark “came from nowhere” between a group of surfers.

# surfing - Tuesday 4 November, 2014

Surfers in super slow-motion is the most hypnotic thing you'll see today
# On The Waves
From TheJournal.ie
# On The Waves

Surfers in super slow-motion is the most hypnotic thing you'll see today

Nov 4th 2014, 3:00 PM 12,855 Views 7 Comments

The filmmaker shot the footage at 1000 frames per second.

# surfing - Sunday 2 November, 2014

Guy decides it would be a good idea to surf a whale carcass surrounded by hungry sharks
# Idiot
From The Daily Edge
# Idiot

Guy decides it would be a good idea to surf a whale carcass surrounded by hungry sharks

Nov 2nd 2014, 10:24 AM 5,342 Views 4 Comments

Get him the Darwin Award.

# surfing - Monday 29 September, 2014

Everything you need to know about winter surfing in Ireland, you brave soul
# Fitness
# Fitness

Everything you need to know about winter surfing in Ireland, you brave soul

Sep 29th 2014, 8:20 AM 7,931 Views 3 Comments

‘Basically you can get every season in one day…except for summer.’

# surfing - Wednesday 23 July, 2014

Family of Stuart Butler 'full of hope' their son will be returned to them
# Byron Bay
From TheJournal.ie
# Byron Bay

Family of Stuart Butler 'full of hope' their son will be returned to them

Jul 23rd 2014, 9:02 AM 11,481 Views 1 Comment

Police in Byron Bay say they are now searching for the body of the 20-year-old Dublin man.

# surfing - Tuesday 22 July, 2014

'The waves didn't seem huge... But we couldn't paddle against it'
# Byron Bay
From TheJournal.ie
# Byron Bay

'The waves didn't seem huge... But we couldn't paddle against it'

Jul 22nd 2014, 8:14 PM 20,342 Views 5 Comments

Friends of Stuart Butler describe getting into trouble before the Irish surfer disappeared.

# surfing - Sunday 20 July, 2014

Irish surfer goes missing in the waters off Byron Bay in Australia
# Missing
From TheJournal.ie
# Missing

Irish surfer goes missing in the waters off Byron Bay in Australia

Jul 20th 2014, 10:41 PM 26,715 Views 9 Comments

The man was surfing with two friends who were rescued.

# surfing - Thursday 10 July, 2014

A Meathman made this incredible short surfing film to make you all insanely jealous
# A Letter To Home
# A Letter To Home

A Meathman made this incredible short surfing film to make you all insanely jealous

Jul 10th 2014, 1:45 PM 5,831 Views 4 Comments

Take 17 minutes to immerse yourself in Maxie Hill’s wonderful postcard.

# surfing - Thursday 29 May, 2014

Sports you should definitely try this summer… surfing
# Hang 10
# Hang 10

Sports you should definitely try this summer… surfing

May 29th 2014, 1:48 PM 2,952 Views 3 Comments

We’re surfing Ballybunion.

# surfing - Monday 28 April, 2014

Cute little lamb tries to surf on sheep's back, fails miserably
# Cowabunga
From The Daily Edge
# Cowabunga

Cute little lamb tries to surf on sheep's back, fails miserably

Apr 28th 2014, 4:40 PM 1,986 Views 0 Comments

Totally NOT TUBULAR, dude.

# surfing - Monday 6 January, 2014

Stormy weather makes for spectacular surfing in Mullaghmore
# Weather
# Weather

Stormy weather makes for spectacular surfing in Mullaghmore

Jan 6th 2014, 3:14 PM 6,034 Views 3 Comments

Not everybody is sick and tired of the high winds.

# surfing - Sunday 17 November, 2013

Sports film of the week: Hawaiian -- The Legend Of Eddie Aikau
# Reel Stories
# Reel Stories

Sports film of the week: Hawaiian -- The Legend Of Eddie Aikau

Nov 17th 2013, 9:30 PM 3,628 Views 2 Comments

If you’ve never heard the story of Eddie Aikau, now is a good time to start.

# surfing - Tuesday 29 October, 2013

Monster Nazare waves deliver another potential world record
# Whoa
# Whoa

Monster Nazare waves deliver another potential world record

Oct 29th 2013, 1:00 PM 30,232 Views 9 Comments

Carlos Burle yesterday surfed a wave believed to be 100 feet from trough to crest.

# surfing - Friday 20 September, 2013

Watch this man propose to his girlfriend... while wakeboarding
# Making Waves
From The Daily Edge
# Making Waves

Watch this man propose to his girlfriend... while wakeboarding

Sep 20th 2013, 6:00 PM 1,313 Views 0 Comments

She said KERSPLOOSH.

# surfing - Tuesday 17 September, 2013

Want an adventure? Try climbing Croagh Patrick, surfing Mullaghmore and horse-riding at Castle Leslie
# Tourism
From TheJournal.ie
# Tourism

Want an adventure? Try climbing Croagh Patrick, surfing Mullaghmore and horse-riding at Castle Leslie

Sep 17th 2013, 9:42 PM 12,836 Views 28 Comments

That’s what the Lonely Planet guide would tell you to do in Ireland, anyway.

# surfing - Sunday 8 September, 2013

Sun, sand, surf and radiation in the shadow of Fukushima
# Japan
From TheJournal.ie
# Japan

Sun, sand, surf and radiation in the shadow of Fukushima

Sep 8th 2013, 8:15 AM 6,898 Views 12 Comments

As news broke this week of toxic water leaking from the plant, surfers say they are worried – but not enough to stay out of the waves there.

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