Tagged: Australia

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Keep Your Eyes in Your Head; Use a Nose Guard

It nearly killed him, had it not been for the paramedics on the beach.  Andrew Mainsbridge of Newport, Australia told the Sydney Morning Herald that he vividly recalls his specialist’s choice of words following a...

New Smart Buoys May Replace Shark Nets

New Smart Buoys May Replace Shark Nets

It’s called the Clever Buoy, and it contains contains a sonar system within it that sends a signal skyward to a satellite when a large fish swims by. But there’s a new product floating...

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How to Bury Dead Boards Sustainably

He’s a board recycler, one of many around Australia who reuse old and broken boards and give them a new life. “When guys come in and they say they’ve snapped a board we try...

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Words of Wisdom with Xavier Rudd

Then he tells me, “It’s world reggae, man. ” The appropriately named Xavier Rudd & The United Nations are about to tour Australia, then the US, then onto Europe and eventually South America. It’s...

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7 Take Aways From The Quiksilver Pro

Mick looked to be in lethal form but made the mistake of allowing his competitor to do what he does best – get busy and bustle towards victory. “It’s turning into a full national...

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Crocodile Attacks Surfer in Costa Rica

Thinking it was a shark, Muscalu swam toward shore and was taken to the hospital, where his wound required several stitches. “I couldn’t tell what it was,” Muscalu told The Tico Times. “But that...