Taj Burrow and Mark Mathews: a crazy stunt at The Right

Taj Burrow has been towed into The Right and photographed by big wave charger Mark Mathews. Both in the same wave. But was it a good idea?

The goal was quite simple: get two experienced riders on the same dangerous wave, and shoot the perfect photo. Simple? Well, it certainly depends on how things end up.

With the camera in hand, Mathews had a tough task. He would have to follow Taj's surf line across the thick wall of water, in order to get the historic shot.

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India: surfing is growing here

India held the first ever International Surfing Association (ISA) Level 1 Surf Instructor course, in Mahabalipuram.

A total of 23 participants - 21 from India and two from Sri Lanka - had a chance to learn the theory and put their knowledge into practice, during the five-day program.

The professional training and week long qualification workshop was organized by the Surfing Federation of India (SFI).

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Wipeouts: learn how to fail

The European Association of Surfing Doctors (EASD) will promote a surf health symposium open to all surfers, at The Glasshouse, in Sligo, Ireland, on the 13th September, 2014.

"The Surfer's Academy" is all about giving back to the surfing community. Surf doctors want to share knowledge and tips on how to stay healthy into your twilight years.

The event will take place during the 3rd Annual EASD Conference, which will focus on "Taking Surfing Medicine to Extremes," between 9th-13th September, in Sligo, a surf town located west coast of Ireland.

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