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Isaiah Gregory diligently developing his surfing prowess
Isaiah Gregory's dad, Travis, has been surfing since he was eight years old. Living beachside is essential to him for this very reason. Isaiah was watching Travis surf since before he could walk so Travis was elated when Isaiah told him right before he turned 4 years old that he wanted to “surf by myself,” after tandem surfing for a short period.
Virginia Beach resident surfer loves to catch waves
“Quite honestly, I love everything about surfing,” said Virginia Beach resident Camden Hoover, 15 years old. “I love how it makes me smile — how when the weather might be pouring down rain I’m still sitting with a smile on my face. It welcomes me into this happiness that just holds on and won’t let go.”
Wrightsville Beach Junior Elite stand up paddle board team eager to compete again
The WBJETS/Wrightsville Beach Jr. Elite team was formed in 2016 and is open to kids 9-18 years old. The team goals are to promote a healthy lifestyle on the water for kids and water safety in the flats and ocean so these skills can be passed along to others.
Q&A with Wilmington area stand up paddle boarder Campbell Carter
A Q&A with Wilmington area stand up paddle boarder Campbell Carter.
In the rainforest’s shadow, Brazilian surf capital blossoms
SAO SEBASTIAO, Brazil (AP) — As most of Brazil tuned in to watch two local clubs battle for the continent’s soccer championship last month, 14-year-old Luana Reis was far from a television set. She was surfing blue-green waves with a soaring rainforest backdrop, competing with dozens of other teens in the yearly municipal tournament at […]
Dan Tarnow’s journey from injury to competing at stand up paddleboarding world games
Dan Tarnow, 40, is a semi-professional stand up paddleboard (SUP) athlete and the vice president of Surf Canada. Prior, he always enjoyed surfing until a car accident changed his life.
Sofly Surf School uses water, connection and peace to teach beginners
Sofly Surf School, owned and operated by Sahrfilli Matturi, is creating a community of surf enthusiasts in Southern California.
Surfing isn’t just child’s play to 11-year-old Neptune Surf Classic champion Emery Bryan
Participating in sports or athletic endeavors in our youth can offer incredibly valuable life lessons early in life. Group sports teach the importance of sportsmanship and teamwork. However, even individualized sports encourage the development of healthy competition, resilience and perseverance.
Virginia Beach’s Betty Michels continues the empowerment of Salty Sisters surfing
Even when a sport is open to all genders, abilities and experience levels, it can be intimidating to join in when you feel like the odd man out — or woman in this case. Betty Michels grew up surfing with her brothers and their friends. It wasn’t a lack of ability that made her look past the break, but a longing for connection to other female surfers.
Moore, Medina win World Surf League titles at Lower Trestles
SAN CLEMENTE, Calif. (AP) — Olympic gold medalist and defending champion Carissa Moore of Honolulu won her fifth world title and Gabriel Medina of Brazil claimed his third at the Rip Curl World Surf League Finals on Tuesday at Lower Trestles. It was the first time the WSL decided its world champions in a one-day, […]
Sam Kennedy is ready for Minnesota baseball
Sam Kennedy is one of the best pitchers in the state of Minnesota and he…
Louisville commit Nick Drtina leads Nazareth to championship
Louisville commit Nick Drtina led a young and talented Nazareth Academy team to new heights…
Where are they now?: ‘Last Chance U’ star Chauncey Rivers
Featured in the second season of the hit Netflix series “Last Chance U,” Chauncey Rivers…
Matthew Etzel’s DI dreams come true thanks to Panola
Matthew Etzel’s dream of playing DI baseball is coming true.
Emmit Gooden keeping ‘Last Chance U’ hopes alive
Former “Last Chance U” standout Emmit Gooden is continuing his run on the football field…