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Madagascar hopes surfing will draw in waves of tourists

...integrates the country with the global surfing body and gives it access to coaching, judging and other educational programs.Many surfers settle for no-frills accommodation close to the best waves. But Brice Jacobson Andrianirina, a water sports official in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-07-29/madagascar-hopes-sur
Surfers, city clash over rules

...the board to the surfer to prevent injury...in the water. But surfers think it would be...one tiny area for surfers - filled with happy smiling kids," surfer Jess Tucker said...kid-size obstacles." Surfer Ryan Respess is originally...Beach, where he said surfers and swimmers have...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/06/23/met_292546.shtml
Metro
Plotless 'Rise of the Silver Surfer' collapses under its own weight

...Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer sinks under its leaden dialogue, uninspired...his original incarnation, the Silver Surfer was a counterculture favorite, a philosophy-spouting...about the power cosmic, the cinematic Surfer rarely says anything at all, opting instead...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/10/04/mov_146109.shtml
Movies
El Nino means endless summer for California surfers

...The water is so warm that surfers don't need wetsuits, and...last thing on the minds of surfers like Jon Rider, who rode the...the cold ocean can leave a surfer in shivers after just a few...months, it truly could be a surfer's endless summer. "It's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/09/06/tec_214262.shtml
XXX Technology
Competitive teen surfer loses arm in shark attack

LIHUE, Hawaii -- A shark bit off the left arm of a 13-year-old competitive surfer Friday morning while she was lying on her board in clear water, authorities said. Bethany Hamilton was attacked on Kauai's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/11/02/biz_387571.shtml
XXX Bizarre
Rookie wins rainy, accident-filled Surfers Paradise race

SURFERS PARADISE, Australia -- Rookie Mario Dominguez won the rain-shortened Honda Indy 300 Sunday, which started with a major crash...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/10/28/nas_361033.shtml
Nascar
ESPN magazine's 2014 'Body Issue' to hit newsstands soon

...Berdych, Olympic bronze-medal-winning bobsledder Aja Evans, U.S. World Cup soccer player Omar Gonzalez, professional surfer Coco Ho, boxer Bernard Hopkins, cliff diver Ginger Huber, Olympic hockey player Hilary Knight, WNBA All-Star Angel McCoughtry...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-06-25/2014-body-issue-hit-newsstands-so
Volume of encrypted e-mail rising amid spying fears

...worried about their privacy. The Internet companies are hoping their efforts to thwart government surveillance will make Web surfers feel comfortable enough to continue to visit their services. The companies make more money from online ads if their audiences...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-06-03/volume-encrypted-e-mail-ri
Review: 'Fantastic Four' still bore with 'Silver Surfer'

...Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer" exceeds the first movie mainly by the...There's a little more at stake in "Silver Surfer" -- the destruction of Earth -- though...about action since last time -- "Silver Surfer" shows definite improvement over the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/06/15/mov_132429.shtml
Movies
Teenager plays soulful surfer on 'Summerland'

...more ways than one. As an actor, the 17-year-old plays surfer Bradin Westerly in "Summerland," which begins its second...still just a regular teen. Because his character is an avid surfer, the East Coast native had to learn surfing for the role...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/02/25/tel_444921.shtml
Television