Jacksonville Beach: sharks like surfers

A 20 year old surfer was attacked by a shark at Jacksonville Beach, North Florida, USA.

Clayton Schultz needed more than 400 stitches in his foot.

The shark tried to grab the surfer's leg.

Schultz managed to hop back on the surfboard and then another surfer helped him get back to the shore.

Tiger sharks are very often seen in the Gulf of Mexico.

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US Open of Surfing: always mythic

The Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) PRIME US Open of Surfing presented by Hurley and Nike 6.0 is just days away from kicking off its 2010 venue and with 33 ASP Dream Tour competitors in the men’s draw and the event boasting a women’s ASP 6-Star division, the highest level of professional surfing is guaranteed to unfold at South Huntington Beach Pier.

The 2010 US Open of Surfing is a marathon event that not only includes competitors from the Men’s ASP PRIME and Women’s ASP 6-Star event seeking ratings points to qualify for the prestigious ASP Dream Tour, but also holds the ASP Grade-2 US Open Junior Pro, which will showcase the nation’s finest men's and women's ASP Pro Junior talent hunting for a position of the inaugural ASP World Junior Tour.

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Harley Ingleby: a classic favorite

Longboarders from across the nation will be hanging 10 in Port Macquarie next month, with the Australian Longboard Titles to open the 2010 edition of the Country Energy Australian Surf Festival.

The longboard component, which will run from the 15-21 August, will be followed by the Australian Stand Up Paddleboard Titles (22-25 August) and the Australian Open Surfmasters (22-28 August) at the prestigious two-week festival.

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