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'One Epic Day of Huge Surf' Caught On Film
#SURFING - A new short film tells the story of "one epic day of huge surf" at Mullaghmore Head, as Surfer Today reports. The Northcore film 'Fathoms Left to Fall' follows some of the world's top big wave surfers as…
Irish Surfer Needs Funds to Attend Big Wave Awards
#SURFING - A young surfer from Lahinch in Co Clare is in the running for the 'biggest wave' prize in the 2012 Billabong XXL contest for his monster ride at Mullaghmore Head, The Irish Times reports. Ollie O'Flaherty, 24, is…
March's Big Waves Tease a Wild Summer of Surfing
#SURFING - Irish surf classifieds website Surfseekers.ie has compiled some stunning images from March's world-class surfing conditions. From the biggest rollers in years off Mullaghmore Head in Co Sligo to the Cliffs of Moher and even as far south as…
Surf Pro Paddles from Giant's Causeway to Scotland for Charity
Northern Irish surf pro Al Mennie took on a different challenge this month, when he paddled a surfboard from the Giant's Causeway to Scotland in the name of charity. "It will be the northernmost crossing of its type in the…
Clancy Rides Monster Donegal Wave
#WINDSURFER – Searching for the perfect conditions for a windsurfer is a key ingredient for a successful monster wave session. When 21 – year old Irish professional Mikey Clancy locked onto the possibility of it happening at his favourite reef…
Top Surfers Tackle Biggest Rollers in Years Off Mullaghmore
#SURFING - It may have been too late for the postponed Tow-In Surf Session, but the big waves at Mullaghmore Head finally picked up this week - and some of the world's top surfers were there to take advantage of…
Al Mennie's Epic Charity Paddle from Giant's Causeway
#SURFING - Northern Irish surf pro Al Mennie will be taking on a different challenge later this month, when he sets out to paddle a surfboard from the Giant's Causeway to Scotland in the name of charity. "It will be…
Stunning Video of Rip Curl Surfers 'Frozen in Time'
#SURFING - Rip Curl has posted some stunning video of Irish-Australian surfing pro Mick Fanning and his teammates captured using a Matrix-style '30 camera array'. The technique, described by Rip Curl as a "a technological world first", uses a line…
No Tow-In Surf Session for 2012
#SURFING - The second Billabong Tow-In Surf Session will not sadly run this year, following the end of the four-month waiting period yesterday. Organisers decided to postpone the invitation-only event till next winter after conditions off Mullaghmore Head in Co…
Irish 'Happy to Be a Part' of First SUP and Paddleboard Worlds
#SURFING - Team Australia proved that when it comes to watersports, they're a step above most of the competition at the inaugural ISA World Stand-Up Paddle (SUP) and Paddleboard Championships in Lima, Peru recently. The paddleboarding duo of Brad Gaul…
Video: West Coast is Winter Hotspot for Surf Pros
#SURFING - Conor Conlon of CMP has produced this wonderful video of top professional surfers taking on the Atlantic swells of the west coast this winter. Setting up his gear on the shore during a window of clean swell, Conlon…
Irish Six in Peru for SUP and Paddleboard Worlds
#SURFING - A six-strong Irish team is in Peru to compete in the inaugural World Stand-Up Paddle and Paddleboarding Championships, which commence today (19 February). The surfers have travelled at their own expense to the Peruvian capital Lima to take…
Top German Surfer Tries Ireland's Waves for Size
#SURFING - One of Germany's top surfers was in Ireland last week to sample some of Ireland's biggest waves, InsideIreland.ie reports. Sebastian Steudtner was in Sligo to films a series of online views for Tourism Ireland in Frankfurt to pique…
Surfing Novices Welcome in the Sunny Algarve
#SURFING - Rachel Collins writes in The Irish Times recently of her experiences learning to surf in Portugal's sunny Algarve. "Thousands of hardy souls follow the waves around the Irish coastline," she writes, "but for rookies sacrificing themselves to the…
Surfing's World Body to Roll Out Drug Screening
#SURFING - The world governing body for surfing is set to roll out drug screening for competitors and officials at its sanctioned events this year. As The Guardian reports, the move by the Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) comes after…
'World's Biggest Waves' Off Irish Coast?
#SURFING - One of Ireland's top surfers claims he has found the world's biggest waves off the coast of Ireland. As Irish Central reports, Portrush waverider Al Mennie says that he and surfing partner Andrew Cotton have found two waves…

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