Press of Atlantic City: Surfing


Can Kelly Slater’s artificial waves be the future of surfing?: Sports extra

LOS ANGELES — Surfers had never seen a spot like it: head-high waves unfurling like wrapping paper in pristine, tapering cylinders for more than a quarter-mile, with not a soul out to catch them.

Cape May restaurant has unique role in new movie

Timing really is everything in life.

10-year-old Linwood surfer already making waves

Host Steve Harvey and the officials of NBC's "Little Big Shots" have profiled young singers, piano players, basketball players and even an animal hypnotist.

State's best surfers brave chilly waters to compete in Asbury Park

In the 1960s, when surfers first donned Scuba wetsuits to surf in the winter, the sessions were short, the suits cumbersome and the surfing somewhat awkward.

Australians capture first men's, women's World Surf League event of year

Australians Matt Wilkinson and Tyler Wright emerged victorious today, claiming the Quiksilver and Roxy Pro Gold Coast titles respectively, in clean three-to-four foot (1 metre) waves at Snapper Rocks in Queensland, Australia.

Wildwood Crest's Maddie Peterson finishes fourth in Florida surfing contest

Wildwood Crest native Maddie Peterson finished in fourth place at the World Surf League Ron Jon Vans Women's Junior Pro in Cocoa Beach, Florida, on Sunday.

Surfers get once-in-a-lifetime 60 foot swells off Hawaii

HALIEWA, Hawaii — There are two sayings that come along with the Eddie Aikau big-wave surfing invitational: "The bay calls the day" and "Eddie would go."

50-foot swells mean rare surfing meet is a go in Hawaii

HALIEWA, Hawaii — After days of massive waves in Hawaii, some reaching 50 feet high and washing over roads and homes, organizers gave the nod Thursday morning to begin the Eddie Aikau big-wave surfing competition.

Local overcomes wipeput to win Mavericks big-wave surfing contest

HALF MOON BAY, Calif. — Northern Californian Nic Lamb won the prestigious big-wave surfing contest known as the Titans of Mavericks on Friday.

Hawaii’s big wave surf competition called off

HALEIWA, Hawaii — Hawaii’s big wave surf competition was called off early Wednesday when the 40-foot swells predicted failed to materialize, event spokeswoman Jodi Wilmott said.

Women want spot in Calif. big-wave competition

SAN FRANCISCO - It was the first set of the day at Mavericks - a rock-studded, once-secret surf spot 20 miles south of San Francisco - and Andrea M�ller was out charging big waves with a dozen other women when her surfboard hit her in the cheek under her left eye.

Ocean City, Mainland finish well in Northeast surfing championships

The Ocean City High School surfing team remained one of New Jersey's top clubs, while Manasquan continued its recent dominance at the National Scholastic Surfing Association Northeast Conference Surfing Championships in Spring Lake on Oct. 25.

Weinberg: Surfers gather to honor memory of fallen firefighter

Surfers have a special way of remembering those who have ridden their last wave.

Ventnor surfer rides beyond reach of local waves

She's known locally as the girl who beats the boys.

Watch daredevil Robbie Maddison ride his motorcycle on the ocean

SAN DIEGO — Although daredevil Robbie Maddison has done plenty of crazy stunts, people thought he’d really lost it when he proposed riding his motorcycle on water.

Surfers paddle out one last time for Borek fest

AVALON — Thomas and Michele Williams came because of childhood memories. Jordan Regalbuto came because of a personal connection. Steve Scattaglia came because it’s what he’s done for the last 25 years.

Women own the waves in LBI surfing celebration, competition

BEACH HAVEN - Some rode tiny shortboards. Others used wide longboards. Some have had a career surfing pro events, others only ride for summertime enjoyment. There were college students, business owners, artists, junior high schoolers, and teachers.

VIDEO: Watch pro surfer survive shark attack during competition

JOHANNESBURG — Knocked off his board by an attacking shark, a surfer punched the creature before escaping unharmed during the televised finals of a world surfing competition in South Africa on Sunday.

More than 50 participate in 22.5-mile Paddle for a Cause around Absecon Island

ATLANTIC CITY — Paddleboarders Brian Pasternak and Jason Chew both thought water conditions were difficult most of the way around Absecon Island during the 22.5-mile Paddle for a Cause on Saturday.

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