Over the weekend 50 dogs took part in the seventh annual Loews’ Surf Dog competition. We’ve known dogs love to surf ever since the days of Spuds Mackenzie, but to see that many canines getting together to “hang ten” was quite a sight.
Hawaii became the first state to officially recognize surfing as a high school sport, which will take effect by the spring of 2013. Funding for the program will come from the private sector and the community.
“Surfing has been a really big part of my life and has taught me a lot of valuable lessons: what hard work and perseverance can do, time management and how to stay organized,”
The Red Bull Surf Team recently shot footage of pro surfers Bruce Irons, Kolohe Andino and Jamie O’Brien catching some Indonesian waves — with emergency flares attached to the back of their boards.