Surfing

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TV tonight: a radical surf documentary from the man behind Fyre and Tiger King
The opening episode of a six-part series about Garrett McNamara. Plus: Young Rock features a flashforward to a 2032 presidential run. Here’s what to watch this evening

Hollie Richardson, Ali Catterall, Phil Harrison, Hannah J Davies and Simon Wardell

12, Nov, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Choppy seas ahead for surfer Kelly Slater and other stars unvaccinated against Covid-19 | Kieran Pender
In sports notable for globe-trotting, Australia’s entry requirements make for a significant competitive liability

Kieran Pender

08, Nov, 2021 @4:30 PM

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Tom Morey: inventor of the Boogie Board wanted everyone to experience the ocean
Surfer and tinkerer died aged 86 after a lifetime of dreaming up quirky creations

Vivian Ho

23, Oct, 2021 @7:30 AM

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My impulse to surf with strangers from the internet was a social experiment gone very right
Lonely after returning to Australia during the pandemic, an ad posted on Gumtree became a perfect welcome mat

Sarah Doyle

20, Oct, 2021 @4:30 PM

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Doctor’s ‘brilliant’ new first aid technique can stem blood loss after shark attack
Described by another expert as a ‘fantastic life-saving idea’, the simple procedure could save lives by stopping catastrophic blood loss from shark bites

Royce Kurmelovs

23, Sep, 2021 @5:31 PM

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Sports quiz of the week: US Open, Champions League and Ryder Cup
Who won young? Who watched back? Who was unlucky to lose?

Paul Campbell

17, Sep, 2021 @12:40 PM

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How the professional surfing tour looks to ride the Olympic wave
The World Surfing League’s attempt to capitalize on a post-Olympic swell of fan interest has not been without controversy

Karim Zidan

17, Sep, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Stephanie Gilmore poised to pass Layne Beachley and become women’s surfing ‘GOAT’ at Lower Trestles
Whatever happens at the WSL finals event in California, the fierce and graceful Gilmore is already the greatest, Beachley reckons

Mike Hytner

08, Sep, 2021 @5:30 PM

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Highs, lows and burritos: the Guardian’s standout Tokyo moments
Elaine Thompson-Herah was a star, the new sports shone and the hosts were friendly, despite not being able to attend

Guardian writers

09, Aug, 2021 @7:00 PM

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Carissa Moore and Italo Ferreira claim surfing’s first Olympic gold medals
Brazil’s Italo Ferreira claimed the sport’s first ever Olympic gold medal and Carissa Moore of the US duly followed suit in the women’s competition

Mike Hytner

27, Jul, 2021 @9:11 AM

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From devastating injury to Olympic medal, Australia’s Owen Wright makes surfing history
Australian surfer had to learn to walk – and surf – again five and a half years ago. Now he has a bronze medal in the sport’s Olympic debut

Kieran Pender in Tokyo

27, Jul, 2021 @8:55 AM

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Surfing glides gracefully into Olympics as Igarashi comes home
The sport is making its Games debut and features a home surfer whose father rode the waves off the Olympic beach in the 1960s

Andy Bull at Tsurigasaki Surfing Beach

25, Jul, 2021 @1:17 PM

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