Jacqueline Silva: get back to the water soon, girl

Jacqueline Silva has been injured in a car accident, on the Surf Coast Highway, Australia. The Brazilian pro surfer was driving to the first day of competition at the Bells Beach Surf Classic, from Geelong to Torquay.

The 31-year-old surfer has been hit by another car driving in the opposite direction that swerved across the road.

The man driving the second car was believed to have "blacked out" before hitting Silva's car. The Victoria Police spokeswoman says both drivers were taken to Geelong Hospital with minor injuries.

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Bells Beach: the train is approaching

A special swell is arriving just in time for the 50th anniversary of the Rip Curl Pro Bells Beach, in Australia. Epic surfing conditions are predicted and the world's top surfers are ready to take on the prestigious event.

The offshore groundswell is building and there will be plenty of perfect waves until the end of the Rip Curl Pro Bells Beach.

When the Rip Curl Pro Bells Beach presented by Ford Ranger kicks off, up first will be Adrian Buchan, 28, Alejo Muniz, 21, and Raoni Monteiro, 28, in Heat 1 of Round 1.

When the Rip Curl Women’s Pro Bells Beach presented by Ford Fiesta kicks off, up first will be Chelsea Hedges, 27, Sofia Mulanovich, 27, and Rebecca Woods , 26, in Heat 1 of Round 1.

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Rodeo Flip by Jordy Smith: not for everyone

Inspired by the skateboarding and snowboarding scene, many surfers have been focusing on pulling new and nearly impossible surf moves and tricks. From old to new school and progressive surfing, the most incredible maneuvers are being cooked in the ocean's laboratory.

Surfers are innovators by excellence. In the last 15 years, many wave riders have pulled and landed impossible aerial moves and flips.

Josh Kerr is one of the surfing magicians. He could spend his life inventing and naming surf moves. Have you ever seen his "Kerrupt Flip" or "Crazy Spin"? Timmy Curran is an aerial wizard. After many tries, he finally pulls it in great style. It's the "Hail Mary". Prepare to be left speechless.

Troy Brooks is another surf plane. He flies really high, even when the waves are small. Watch his "Superman Air" and the cheering crowd. Jordy Smith knows what he is doing while riding waves. It's easier to name a high-flying rotating-flip into a reverse 360, simply as "Rodeo Flip". Watch him imitating the bodyboarder's ARS.

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