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From The42 Breakdancing proposed as new sport for 2024 Olympics Plan

Breakdancing proposed as new sport for 2024 Olympics

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) must now consider the proposal and come to a decision by December 2020.

From TheJournal.ie Surf's up! Government announces plans to open Ireland's first surfing centre of excellence Hang Ten

Surf's up! Government announces plans to open Ireland's first surfing centre of excellence

Fáilte Ireland have provided €1m in funding to open the centre on Strandhill promenade.

From The42 'Pushing for equality in all walks of life, starting on the waves' - World Surf League agrees to gender pay parity Surfing

'Pushing for equality in all walks of life, starting on the waves' - World Surf League agrees to gender pay parity

The move comes after criticism earlier this year of a disparity between male and female surfers.

From The42 Shark fears cancel elite surf competition in Australia Dangerous Waters

Shark fears cancel elite surf competition in Australia

The contest was briefly suspended on Monday morning after a local surfer suffered leg injuries.

From The42 The Donegal man making big waves in the world of professional surfing Holding Your Breath

The Donegal man making big waves in the world of professional surfing

Conor Maguire has surfed some of Europe’s biggest waves.

From TheJournal.ie Drone rescues two Australian swimmers in world's first Drone Rescue

Drone rescues two Australian swimmers in world's first

Australia is leading the use of the technology in surf lifesaving, with dozens of drones being trialled on beaches around the country.

From TheJournal.ie British doctor escapes Australian shark attack by 'punching it in the face' Close Call

British doctor escapes Australian shark attack by 'punching it in the face'

25-year-old Charlie Fry was surfing in New South Wales when the attack happened.

From TheJournal.ie Surfing and rice planting among attractions on North Korea tourism website DPR Korea Tour

Surfing and rice planting among attractions on North Korea tourism website

There are strict warnings from a number of countries not to travel to the isolated Asian nation.

From TheJournal.ie 'Always respect the water': Coast Guard and RNLI issue bank holiday warning Swimming

'Always respect the water': Coast Guard and RNLI issue bank holiday warning

Lots of people will be enjoying Ireland’s coastline over the summer.

From The42 'Irish guys can put it up to anyone': Surfing through life on the best waves in the world Winter Tides This post contains videos

'Irish guys can put it up to anyone': Surfing through life on the best waves in the world

We spoke to Ollie O’Flaherty and Gearoid McDaid, who both appear in ‘Winter Tides’.

From The42 Three-time world surf champion to return to water two years after shark attack Bravery This post contains videos

Three-time world surf champion to return to water two years after shark attack

Mick Fanning fought off the shark during a competition back in 2015.

From TheJournal.ie A stunning new Irish film looks at why Co Clare is a Mecca for the world's top surfers Between Land And Sea This post contains videos

A stunning new Irish film looks at why Co Clare is a Mecca for the world's top surfers

And how its fulltime surfers dedicate their lives to their craft.

From The42 Watch: Donegal surfer in the mix for global award after tackling this huge wave in Sligo Barrel Of Laughs This post contains videos

Watch: Donegal surfer in the mix for global award after tackling this huge wave in Sligo

It’s the second time Conor Maguire has been nominated.

From TheJournal.ie WIN: A weekend surf adventure for two - and a brand-new MINI Countryman for the drive Sponsored By Mini

WIN: A weekend surf adventure for two - and a brand-new MINI Countryman for the drive

We’re giving you a free trip, surf lessons – and the lend of a new MINI Countryman to get there and back.

From The42 Surfing, skateboarding and baseball among the new sports added to the Olympics Introducing...

Surfing, skateboarding and baseball among the new sports added to the Olympics

They will be brought in for the 2020 Games after the International Olympic Committee announced the news today.

From TheJournal.ie Australian beach evacuated after '23 foot shark' is spotted Marino Rocks

Australian beach evacuated after '23 foot shark' is spotted

“It’s the biggest I’ve ever seen … the photo really doesn’t do it justice.”

From The42 Top surfer Mick Fanning learns of brother's death during title chase RIP

Top surfer Mick Fanning learns of brother's death during title chase

As he chases a fourth world title, Mick Fanning dealt with the death of his brother on Wednesday.

From TheJournal.ie How I went from 9-to-5 accountant to these South American waves for my office Opinion

How I went from 9-to-5 accountant to these South American waves for my office

Richy O’Carroll didn’t want to have any regrets – so he decided to set sail for Peru.

From The42 This beautiful footage perfectly captures what surfing in Ireland is all about Winter Is Coming This post contains videos
From TheJournal.ie Island at centre of MH370 find is hounded by sharks Swimming Ban

Island at centre of MH370 find is hounded by sharks

At least 18 people have been attacked and seven have been killed since 2011.

From TheJournal.ie 'Thanks for not eating me': Shark survivor surfer hails 'warrior' mate who came to his rescue Lucky Escape

'Thanks for not eating me': Shark survivor surfer hails 'warrior' mate who came to his rescue

The 34-year-old three-time world champion fought off a large shark during the final heat of a world tour event at Jeffreys Bay in South Africa’s Eastern Cape province on Sunday.

Jaw-dropping scene as pro surfer fends off shark during competition

“I just saw fins. I was waiting for the teeth.”

From TheJournal.ie Like surfing? Like wearing a sharp suit? Now you can do both at the same time Lookin' Slick This post contains videos

Like surfing? Like wearing a sharp suit? Now you can do both at the same time

When business and surfing collide…

From TheJournal.ie Hundreds pay tribute to 13-year-old surfing champion killed by shark RIP

Hundreds pay tribute to 13-year-old surfing champion killed by shark

This was the seventh fatal attack since 2011.

From TheJournal.ie Surfer dies after losing both legs in shark attack Australia

Surfer dies after losing both legs in shark attack

The shark “came from nowhere” between a group of surfers.

From TheJournal.ie Surfers in super slow-motion is the most hypnotic thing you'll see today On The Waves

Surfers in super slow-motion is the most hypnotic thing you'll see today

The filmmaker shot the footage at 1000 frames per second.

From The42 Everything you need to know about winter surfing in Ireland, you brave soul Fitness

Everything you need to know about winter surfing in Ireland, you brave soul

‘Basically you can get every season in one day…except for summer.’

From TheJournal.ie Family of Stuart Butler 'full of hope' their son will be returned to them Byron Bay

Family of Stuart Butler 'full of hope' their son will be returned to them

Police in Byron Bay say they are now searching for the body of the 20-year-old Dublin man.

From TheJournal.ie 'The waves didn't seem huge... But we couldn't paddle against it' Byron Bay

'The waves didn't seem huge... But we couldn't paddle against it'

Friends of Stuart Butler describe getting into trouble before the Irish surfer disappeared.

From TheJournal.ie Irish surfer goes missing in the waters off Byron Bay in Australia Missing

Irish surfer goes missing in the waters off Byron Bay in Australia

The man was surfing with two friends who were rescued.

From The42 A Meathman made this incredible short surfing film to make you all insanely jealous A Letter To Home This post contains videos

A Meathman made this incredible short surfing film to make you all insanely jealous

Take 17 minutes to immerse yourself in Maxie Hill’s wonderful postcard.

From The42 Sports you should definitely try this summer… surfing Hang 10

Sports you should definitely try this summer… surfing

We’re surfing Ballybunion.

Cute little lamb tries to surf on sheep's back, fails miserably

Totally NOT TUBULAR, dude.

From The42 Stormy weather makes for spectacular surfing in Mullaghmore Weather

Stormy weather makes for spectacular surfing in Mullaghmore

Not everybody is sick and tired of the high winds.

From The42 Sports film of the week: Hawaiian -- The Legend Of Eddie Aikau Reel Stories

Sports film of the week: Hawaiian -- The Legend Of Eddie Aikau

If you’ve never heard the story of Eddie Aikau, now is a good time to start.

From The42 Monster Nazare waves deliver another potential world record Whoa

Monster Nazare waves deliver another potential world record

Carlos Burle yesterday surfed a wave believed to be 100 feet from trough to crest.

From TheJournal.ie Want an adventure? Try climbing Croagh Patrick, surfing Mullaghmore and horse-riding at Castle Leslie Tourism

Want an adventure? Try climbing Croagh Patrick, surfing Mullaghmore and horse-riding at Castle Leslie

That’s what the Lonely Planet guide would tell you to do in Ireland, anyway.

From TheJournal.ie Sun, sand, surf and radiation in the shadow of Fukushima Japan

Sun, sand, surf and radiation in the shadow of Fukushima

As news broke this week of toxic water leaking from the plant, surfers say they are worried – but not enough to stay out of the waves there.

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