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Thursday 5 October 2023 Dublin: 14°C

# Surfing

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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.
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.
'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.
Shark fears cancel elite surf competition in Australia
The contest was briefly suspended on Monday morning after a local surfer suffered leg injuries.
The Donegal man making big waves in the world of professional surfing
Conor Maguire has surfed some of Europe’s biggest waves.
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.
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.
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.
'Always respect the water': Coast Guard and RNLI issue bank holiday warning
Lots of people will be enjoying Ireland’s coastline over the summer.
'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’.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.”
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.
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.
This beautiful footage perfectly captures what surfing in Ireland is all about
Minus the numb fingers.
Island at centre of MH370 find is hounded by sharks
At least 18 people have been attacked and seven have been killed since 2011.
'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.”
Like surfing? Like wearing a sharp suit? Now you can do both at the same time
When business and surfing collide…
Hundreds pay tribute to 13-year-old surfing champion killed by shark
This was the seventh fatal attack since 2011.
Surfer dies after losing both legs in shark attack
The shark “came from nowhere” between a group of surfers.
Surfers in super slow-motion is the most hypnotic thing you'll see today
The filmmaker shot the footage at 1000 frames per second.
Guy decides it would be a good idea to surf a whale carcass surrounded by hungry sharks
Get him the Darwin Award.
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.’
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.
'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.
Irish surfer goes missing in the waters off Byron Bay in Australia
The man was surfing with two friends who were rescued.
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.
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.
Stormy weather makes for spectacular surfing in Mullaghmore
Not everybody is sick and tired of the high winds.
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.
Monster Nazare waves deliver another potential world record
Carlos Burle yesterday surfed a wave believed to be 100 feet from trough to crest.
Watch this man propose to his girlfriend... while wakeboarding
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.
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.