Day: April 5, 2022

5 Silver Linings of Spring Surfing
Surfing California

5 Silver Linings of Spring Surfing

Spring might be my least favorite season for surfing, but there are plenty of redeeming qualities. Photo: Skyler Fitzmaurice. Spring is probably my least favorite season for surfing in Northern California. The wind blows strong and often from the northwest, the surf size starts to trend downwards, foggy days become the norm, and to cap […]

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Surf club rides the winter waves on Lake Ontario | Cornell Chronicle
Surfing California

Surf club rides the winter waves on Lake Ontario | Cornell Chronicle

The day before their trip, they look at weather maps. They check the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Great Lakes Coastal Forecasting System. They are hoping for a good wind storm, maybe even hurricane conditions. They aren’t students studying meteorology or atmospheric science. They members of the Cornell Surf Club. And they are looking for […]

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Janet MacPherson, a Kind of First Wave Feminist in Surfing, Dies at 84
Surfing Hawaii

Janet MacPherson, a Kind of First Wave Feminist in Surfing, Dies at 84

“Only the burliest men could handle the big hardwood surfboards of the first half of the 20th century,” he said. But by the time Ms. MacPherson was a teenager, some board makers were trying different materials and more manageable designs. “So Janet was in the right place to benefit from shorter, lighter surfboards,” he noted. […]

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Legislation on license plates for noted Hawaii surfers advances
Surfing Hawaii

Legislation on license plates for noted Hawaii surfers advances

Mahalo for supporting Honolulu Star-Advertiser. Enjoy this free story! A resolution encouraging all Hawaii counties to create a special motor vehicle license plate to commemorate surfing champion Carissa Kainani Moore, 29, was heard and passed Thursday by the Senate Committee on Government Operations. SCR 20 applauds the many accomplishments that have made the young Hawaiian’s […]

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