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The Unexpected Backstory Of The Japanese Surfer Who Spent The Night At Sea

The Unexpected Backstory Of The Japanese Surfer Who Spent The Night At Sea

Last week we brought the story of a Japanese surfer who was rescued after spending a night drifting 6km off the coast of Australia on his surfboard. There wasn’t much information on the story available at the time, and the brief report raised more questions than it answered. In particular how did the surfer end […]

The Best Features of 2016

The Best Features of 2016

From Britain’s rarest waves, to a giant paddle session in the Canaries it has without doubt been a damn fine year for surf and one of which we have been proud to bring you the incredible¬†stories from across the globe. Without further ado here is the very best of our features from the site over […]

The Fearless Surfers of Fukushima

The Fearless Surfers of Fukushima

Reports have emerged that Japanese surfers are continuing to surf on a beach in the radioactive exclusion zone near the site of the Fukushima nuclear disaster. Once a popular surf spot, Tairatoyoma beach, has been subject to radioactivity warnings since the nuclear reactor at Fukushima was destroyed by a tsunami, which was caused by a […]