Challenging fear at Sydney's premium slab

When Captain James Cook first landed at Botany Bay, in 1770, he didn't imagine that the deadly break that hides inside it took almost 200 years to discover.

Cook first landed at Kurnell, on the southern banks of Botany Bay, on the 29th April 1770, when navigating his way around Australia on his HMS Endeavour.

The explorer's landing marked the beginning of Britain's interest in Australia. The interest in surfing would only emerge in December, 1914, when the legendary Hawaiian Olympic champion, Duke Kahanamoku, introduced the sport in the country.

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Margaret River and the magical swells of the Indian Ocean

Margaret River is a magical place touched by the Indian Ocean. In other words, meet the town known for its premium surf and wine.

In Western Australia, you always seem to feel the power of the elements and, for nearly 40 years, surfers and travelers have crossed the country and the world to take on the world-class waves of Margaret River.

You know you're in surfers' heaven, when over 75 top class surf breaks spread over 80 miles (130 kilometers) of pristine coastline from Cape Naturaliste to Cape Leeuwin.

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Surfing in Malta: the beauty of the unexpected

In one of the smallest nations in the world, you'll find uncrowded line-ups and perfect waves under sunny blue skies. Welcome to the Mediterranean swells of Malta.

La Valletta is the capital of Malta. It is also the smallest capital of the European Union. In this sunny state, there are two official languages: Maltese and English.

But if you ask a local citizen for the nearest surf spots, he might tell you that surfers are only spotted once in a while, despite the multiple reef and beach breaks that can be found throughout the country.

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August 3, 2016, was a day that surfers should never forget. For the first time in its long history, surfing was confirmed in the Olympic Games.

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When you're getting into kiteboarding and buying gear, you're investing in your physical and mental health. So, is kitesurfing an expensive hobby? What is the cost of entry into the sport?

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Is your bodyboard heavier than you think it should be? Are you unsure whether there's water in your boogie board? Here's how to check if you're board is soaked.

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Brad Domke calls Cylinders his home. He's been riding it for more than a decade. But you've never seen him in board transfers like these.

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The Wakesurf Edge Pro Shaper promises the biggest and longest wake wave in the world.

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