Day: April 13, 2022

Great Outdoors: Spring Weather Draws People to North Shore – Fox21Online
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Great Outdoors: Spring Weather Draws People to North Shore – Fox21Online

With the Spring Weather Here to Stay, People are Heading Out to Enjoy the Views on The North Shore April 13, 2022 -Minnesota North Shore With the spring weather returning to the Northland, some folks are eager to once again get out and enjoy the natural beauty of the North Shore. Rick Pelky, of Brainard, […]

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This 50-year-old metro Phoenix water park sold for  million. What’s next for Big Surf
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This 50-year-old metro Phoenix water park sold for $39 million. What’s next for Big Surf

The Tempe water park that was home to Big Surf for 50 years has been sold to a real estate company. After the water park’s equipment was auctioned off in February, it became clear that Big Surf did not intend to stay in business. Big Surf, which is believed to have been home to the […]

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‘Cowabunga’: Catch a wave with alumnus surfing game ‘The Endless Summer’
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‘Cowabunga’: Catch a wave with alumnus surfing game ‘The Endless Summer’

Courtesy of Ed Marx “The Endless Summer: Search for Surf” embodies a lifetime love of surfing for SDSU alumnus Ed Marx and offers many avenues for players to live out their surfing fantasies and have an “endless summer.” by Owen Pratt, Staff WriterApril 13, 2022 For many San Diego residents, surfing is seen as an […]

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Honolua Bay: the mechanics of the famous Maui point break
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Honolua Bay: the mechanics of the famous Maui point break

Honolua Bay is home to a hollow, powerful, long, multi-section wave, making it one of Hawaii’s most epic surf breaks. Australian surfing legend and four-time world champion Mark Richards once named it “the ultimate wave – the best wave in the world.” No wonder Honolua Bay has been the chosen site for several men’s and […]

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Vans Duct Tape Invitational Teams Up with Mexi Log Fest in Sayulita, Mexico April 20th
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Vans Duct Tape Invitational Teams Up with Mexi Log Fest in Sayulita, Mexico April 20th

Lola Mignot, calls Sayulita home, and she’ll be there, doing the above, all event long. Photo: Vans. Since the recent hoopla over the WSL Longboard Tour that resulted in Joel Tudor’s suspension, there have been a surprising number of longboard events announced, and not just by the WSL. Vans also just released their own three-stop […]

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The 7 Best Beaches in Mexico, for Every Kind of Beachgoer
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The 7 Best Beaches in Mexico, for Every Kind of Beachgoer

MEXICO HAS mighty swells for surfing and placid bays with barely a ripple, beaches backed by ancient ruins and shores packed with modern resort towers. There are mangroves, cliffs and stretches of sugar-white sand, beaches for fishing and snorkeling and kicking back in a hammock. The country has nearly 5,800 miles of coastline, most of […]

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Do surf event organizers have a responsibility to plan for inclusivity?
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Do surf event organizers have a responsibility to plan for inclusivity?

Inclusivity and equality don’t just happen, they require careful planning. Surf event organizers have a chance to make big changes with simple steps. Equality isn’t something that’s gifted, it’s achieved by recognizing issues and working hard to make positive change — like addressing the disparity of gender pay in surfing. The World Surfing League has […]

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