Surfing champ, shark wrestler: 'I haven't got a scratch on me'

...about how he fought off a shark with his bare hands during a surfing competition in South Africa.It sounds like the plot of a...didn't know when, but he definitely planned to return to surfing, and to JBay, an area he considers among the three most beautiful...
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Three-time surf champ fights off shark during South Africa competition

...three-time world champion Mick Fanning punched the creature before escaping unharmed during the televised finals of a world surfing competition in South Africa on Sunday.The Australian surfer was struck by the shark from behind and knocked into the water...
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Surfing, learning, loving the world

...but for some travelers - there is couch surfing. And for Juneau travelers, who spend...state, the same option exists. Couch surfing - or CS - is...strange or worry about the dangers of couch surfing, but the community is designed in such...
'Car surfing' suspected in Fairbanks man's death

...a rural road had apparently been "car surfing" on the hood of a speeding truck. The...Retynski suddenly announced he wanted to go "surfing" and climbed out of the truck as it continued...thinking, 'This is going to hurt.'" Car surfing was popularized in movies such as "Teen...
Fairbanks woman indicted in 'car surfing' death

...manslaughter for her role in the car-surfing death of a Fairbanks man. District Attorney...Randolph has yet to retain an attorney. Car surfing is when a person stands on the hood of...mph, Retynski declared he wanted to go surfing and climbed out. Randolph struggled to...
Sails unfurl in Spirit of Admiralty race

...range, as the tide began to ebb the seas grew short and steep. All boats reduced sail as they moved fast to the north, often surfing down waves. Daybreak saw half the fleet still in sight of each other approaching Point Retreat. After 18 hours of running...
Jenny Yoo Hwa Miller

...neighborhood and exploring the beaches with her brother and inseparable childhood friends. Swimming, skiing, snowboarding, surfing and horseback riding followed, with forays into karate and gymnastics. Jenny loved fishing and hunting with her dad 'I'm...
My Turn: Educating within our means

I was channel surfing the other day and came across a TV show called "Tiny Homes" (or something to that effect). The premise of the show is that...
Living & Growing: Finding rest in deserted places

...other and the trail in front of us. There was no cell coverage, no internet service, no electronic devices for streaming or surfing, and very few books (too much weight). And so we talked and talked (especially in bear country - and even more so when...
Off the Beaten Path: Get off that iPhone and eat a worm

...expedition, planting a garden, a few hours fishing or a walk on the Airport Dike Trail to look for birds is almost as easy as surfing the web or watching TV. Chances are it will be more enjoyable and make for better memories. There's nothing better than...


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