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USA Surfing named Brett Simpson head Olympic surf team coach.
Fear and panic are two separate emotions. Fear is healthy; panic is lethal.
"The Surf Riders of Hawaii" is the first known book dedicated to surfing.
At only 22 years-old, Tahitian Lea Hahn has been climbing through the ranks of surf photography with her sharp, fresh perspective.
Captain James Cook (1728-1779) and his sailing crew are credited with writing the first-ever description of wave riding before surfing was even considered a sport.
New Zealand has long had a love affair with surfing. With an extensive coastline, the country offers surfers of all levels the chance to catch a wave on an uncrowded beach.