2018 SurfAid Cup Santa Cruz raises over $34,000

On April 29, 2018, a chest-to-head-high south swell wrapping through first peak provided perfect conditions for the 3rd Annual SurfAid Cup Santa Cruz.

The tag team competition was hosted by Big Stick Surfing Association (BSSA) as part of the annual LogJam Classic and saw six teams of five compete for both the Fundraising and Surfing Cup.

Over $34,000 was raised to support SurfAid's Mother and Child Health Programs, which help provide clean water and sanitation, basic healthcare, and improved nutrition to extremely remote villages.

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How to surf and survive The Wedge

The Wedge is a freak phenomenon in which incoming waves rebound off the local jetty and double in size before crashing violently onto the sand.

Located in the outskirts of Los Angeles, Newport Beach's The Wedge is one of the most challenging waves in California, and probably one of the toughest wave riding experiences on the West Coast of the United States.

Its name says it all. This notorious wedgy surf spot mixes the main characteristics of a classic beach break, an unpredictable point break, and a pounding shore break.

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CEO of Surfing Australia joins WSL

Andrew Stark has been appointed the general manager of World Surf League (WSL) Australia and Oceania.

The Australian surfer served Surfing Australia for nine-and-a-half years, as its chief executive officer (CEO).

Today, Australia's governing body for the sport of surfing is an active organization with 28 employees, and an annual turnover of $AUD 7 million.

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Surfing at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games will take place in the ocean, not in a wave pool. The waiting period runs from July 24 to August 9.

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It's almost finals' day at Playa Llacolén. The 2018 Antofagasta Bodyboard Festival (ABF) continues in La Cupula, one of the finest boogie waves in Chile.

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Nic Rapa and Sean Silveira have taken out the second event of the 2018 Supra Boats Pro Wakeboard Tour (PWT), held at Lake Allatoona's Dallas Landing Park, in Acworth, Georgia.

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