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Now It's Wave Rage With Tirade Over Surf Rights in Cornwall
#surfing – 'F*** off back to England you ****!' A surfer who allegedly rode another surfers wave has been racially abused on a Cornish beach by a stand-up paddle boarder (SUP) who appears to consider Cornwall another country. Longboarder Phil Brown,…
Irish Surfing Intervarsities On Achill Island This Weekend
#Surfing - Students from all over Ireland will be taking to the waves off Achill Island for this weekend's Irish Surfing Intervarsities, as the Mayo Advertiser reports. Keel Beach will be the venue for the two-day contest that kicks off…
Surf Pro Easkey Britton Relates The Shape She's In
#Surfing - Irish surfing 'game changer' Easkey Britton shares some of the secrets of her day-to-day life with the Irish Examiner's 'Shape I'm In' column this weekend. Britton - who made waves last year via a film that documented her…
Prowlers Surf Well Worth The Wait For Big Wave Riders
#Surfing - The Irish Times was on hand earlier this week to capture six daring surfers' excursion to the secret swell spot known as Prowlers. Big Wave Award contender Kurt Rist was among the group who had waited three years…
Shore Shots Surf Film Fest Returns Next Month
#Surfing - Following last year's successful inaugural event, the Shore Shots Irish Surf Film Festival is returning in 2014 to the appropriately named Light House Cinema in Dublin's Smithfield on 5-6 April. After one of the best winters on record…
Mullaghmore Surf Produces More 'Big Wave Award' Contenders
#Surfing - Cornish surfer Tom Butler is in the running for this year's Billabong XXL Big Wave Awards thanks to this stunning ride under the crest of a giant wave off Mullaghmore Head in Co Sligo earlier this month, thanks…
Funding Gives A Boost To NI's First Autism Surf Club
#Surfing - A Portrush surf school will continue its links with a programme encouraging social inclusion for people with autism thanks to a funding award from Sport Northern Ireland. As the Coleraine Times reports, the £3,750 (€4,536) award goes to…
Spider Bite Puts Irish Surfer In The Hospital
#Surfing - Champion Irish surfer Craig Butler was forced to cut a recent African waveriding trip short after falling victim to a spider bite. As the Irish Independent reports, 20-year-old Butler received a bite from a false widow spider that…
Portrush Best For Kids In NI Surf Spot Polls
#Surfing - Two popular surfing spots on Northern Ireland's north coast have been selected as the best for kids by OutdoorNI. According to the Coleraine Times, Alive Surf School in Portrush has been named 'Best Family Activity Provider' in the…
'Victory At Sea' As Surfer Cotty Awaits Biggest Wave Record Confirmation
#Surfing - Mullaghmore regular Andrew Cotton is waiting to hear if he has snagged the world record for surfing the biggest wave in recorded history. As the video above shows, Devon surfer Cotty was simply dwarfed by the giant swell…
Round Cobh Windsurf Race Returns In 2014
#Windsurfing - The Round Cobh Windsurf Race will make its return this summer as part of SailCork's 40th anniversary festivities. The revival of the famous Cork Harbour windsurfing race is listed in the provisional birthday programme for the sail training business,…
More Big Surf On The Way As 'Storm Brigid' Sweeps In
#Surfing - Just weeks after the 'black swell' that brought surfers in their hundreds to the West of Ireland's top surfing spots, Surfer Today reports that its sequel storm system is in the making over the Atlantic. Taking a more…
Cotty Gets Big Surf On Camera Off Mullaghmore
#Surfing - Devon surfer Andrew Cotton, a regular at Ireland's big wave hotspots, was spoilt for choice as the 'black swell' moved in on the coastlines of Western Europe earlier this week. But as the video above shows, he plucked…
'Black Swell' Brings Surfers In Their Hundreds To Ireland's West Coast
#Surfing - Though the recent spate of Atlantic storms have made things difficult for inshore fishermen and devastated coastal areas throughout the country, one contingent that's been welcoming the wind is the world's big wave surfing community. As The Irish…
Surfers Braced For 'Step Into The Unknown' As Solid Swell System Sweeps In
#Surfing - Though the storm surges in Lahinch may be too much even for the most experience surfer to handle, big wave chasers will no doubt be champing at the bit to tackle the monsters expected to crash Europe's western…
McCarthy Swaps Surfing For Spirituality
#Surfing - To most people he's probably best known for that iconic AIB television advert, riding the giant waves at Aileen's off the Cliffs of Moher. But to the surfing community in Ireland and beyond, John McCarthy is regarded as…

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