Jeremy Johnston: sponsors will contact him

The 2010 East Coast Scholastic Surfing Championships concluded today in 3-5’ surf at New Smyrna Beach Inlet with Jeremy Johnston taking the Open Shortboard title and UNCW taking home the Tag Team title.

Facing a solid contingent of East Coast’s finest, “JJ” pulled out a close heat win to claim the $1,250 first place Open Shortboard prize. Facing Liam Michelbrink, Michael Powell and Sebastian Moreno in the final, Jeremy demonstrated his local knowledge of the peaky conditions with two solid scores to secure another East Coast win.

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Kelly Slater: goodbye surfing, hello golfing

Nine-time ASP World Champion, Kelly Slater, 38 years, will quit surfing after the 2010 Rip Curl Pro Bells Beach, in Australia.


The surfing legend from Cocoa Beach, Florida, USA, has decided to dedicate his full-time schedule to professional golfing.

Kelly Slater is a very well known VIP in the world's top golf greens and has been training alongside with PGA Tour professional golfers.

The pro surfer has told SurferToday.com that he plans to move to Algarve, Portugal, where there are plenty of paparazzi-free world class golf camps.

Aliens: they've invaded our beaches'

Today clean water campaigners Surfers Against Sewage (SAS) are launching a new campaign after witnessing UFOs invading UK beaches. SAS’s UFOs campaign of course refers to Unidentified Floating Objects! The new campaign calls on the public to help identify persistent marine litter and allows them to upload their own UFOs, in the hope that SAS can trace the polluters and change their damaging industrial practices.

SAS have captured 2 types of mysterious UFO and are calling on the public’s expertise to help identify what they are used for, by whom and where. Armed with this information SAS will be able to trace the polluter and work with them to prevent these UFO invading our beaches in future. Please email your identification ideas to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

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