Surfing Santas ride waves along Florida’s Space Coast

U.S. 12/25/19, 11:12

Who needs a sleigh when you've got a surf board? Some 600 surfers dressed as Santa chose surfboards instead of sleighs on Tuesday during an annual Christmas Eve surfing fundraiser in Cocoa Beach, Florida. Almost 10,000 spectators also turned out for the 10th Annual Surfing Santas event along Florida's Space Coast. Thousands turned ...

Seven-time surf champ Gilmore upset in Gold Coast QFs

Sports 04/05/19, 20:18

Seven-time world champion Stephanie Gilmore has lost her quarterfinal to 17-year-old Florida surfer Caroline Marks in the World Surf League season opener.Marks surprised the big crowd on Duranbah Beach on Saturday with 8.33 and 8.47 point scores while the Australian could only manage 7.17 and 1.60.It was the second major ...

Riding the wave: Surfers grow up in touching documentary

Sports 03/14/19, 03:14

The day surfing lost one of its most beloved rabble-rousers was the day it rediscovered its soul.That's one of the many takeaways from "Momentum Generation," a beautifully melancholy documentary that is, at its core, about surfers, but speaks every bit as fluently about friendship, loyalty and the price people are ...

With Olympics looming, surf star captures a bigger prize

Sports 12/03/18, 10:36

If Australia's Stephanie Gilmore captures the gold medal when surfing makes its Olympic debut two years from now, it might not be her most meaningful win.Gilmore, who is talked about as possibly the greatest athlete of all time in her sport, takes pride in being on the ground floor in ...

Riding a wave: Surfer makes name with videos over contests

Sports 10/05/18, 03:26

The 29-year-old surfer from Hawaii doesn't participate in a lot of contests. Not really his thing.Matt Meola's a soulful sort of surfer who likes to fish , hunt , wants to design fishing lures using his hair and is raising a deer. That's right, a deer named Doe-nut .He's backed ...

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