Tag Archives: surfing

  • Pod of Dolphins Interrupts Surfing Competition (Video)

    Pod of Dolphins Interrupts Surfing Competition (Video)

    I’ve seen sporting events get interrupted by all kinds of animals. I’ve seen games halted by squirrels, cows, seagulls, cats, foxes, and even European pine martens, which apparently are related to weasels and badgers. Until today, though, I had never seen a sporting event interrupted by dolphins. The sporting event in question? A surfing competition, obviously. […]

  • Giants Fan Falls On Her Rear in McCovey Cove (Video)

    Giants Fan Falls On Her Rear in McCovey Cove (Video)

    Sure, the San Francisco Giants may have won two of the past three World Series titles, but I’d still argue that sometimes the action going on outside the confines of AT&T Park is much more interesting than what’s taking place inside the ballpark. Much of that has to do with what we see happening out […]

  • Aussie Surfer Learns the Hard Way to Stay the Hell Away From Whales (Video)

    Aussie Surfer Learns the Hard Way to Stay the Hell Away From Whales (Video)

    Usually, when you think about all the dangers that lurk in the ocean for surfers, you’re thinking sharks. Then, after sharks, you think, maybe really big jellyfish, or possibly a deranged sea lion. You do not usually think of whales. After all, they’re mammals, we’re mammals—you’d think there would be some kind of mutual understanding […]

  • 27 Ridiculously Awesome Surfing GIFs

    27 Ridiculously Awesome Surfing GIFs

    Chances are you have been in full-on summer mode for several weeks now, with the shorts and hats and coolers full of beer and outdoor drunkenness. But technically, according to science, summer doesn’t begin until tomorrow at 1:04 AM ET. So today, I thought what better way than to celebrate the official, science-approved start of summer than […]

  • Alana Blanchard: 2013 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue Photos & Video

    Alana Blanchard: 2013 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue Photos & Video

    Alana Blanchard has spent much of her life riding the waves in a sexy swimsuit, and she’s looked awfully good doing so.  The people at Sports Illustrated seem to agree, as they included the 22-year-old surfer in the 2013 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue, which hit newsstands earlier this week. In addition to a variety of […]

  • Surfer Garrett McNamara Rides Record-Breaking 100-Foot Wave (Video)

    Surfer Garrett McNamara Rides Record-Breaking 100-Foot Wave (Video)

    One year ago we told you about surfer Garrett McNamara’s record-breaking ride, which saw him tame a 78-foot wave off the coast of Nazaré, Portugal.  Well, according to reports, it appears as though that record has been broken. As for the new record holder, that would be none other than Garrett McNamara himself, who broke his […]