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WATCH: Surfing Champion Attacked By Shark In Middle Of Competition

Mick Fanning was, thankfully, unharmed as a shark went after him during a South African event.

07/19/2015

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15 Great White Sharks Spotted Near Santa Cruz; Lifeguard Competition Cancelled

A competition for junior lifeguards had to be called off after more than a dozen great white sharks near the cement ship in the Aptos area south of Santa Cruz.

06/26/2015

Signs have been posted about the shark sightings at a popular Southern California surf spot, but the beach remains open. (CBS)

New Drone Spots Sharks Lurking In Waters Near Popular SoCal Surfing Spot

When lifeguards at a popular Orange County surfing spot decided to use a high-tech drone to keep swimmers safe from shark attacks, they got a chilling eyeful.

06/17/2015

(photo courtesy Operation Surf/ Amazing Surf Adventures)

Santa Cruz Surfing Program Connects Troubled Veterans, Saves Lives

A Santa Cruz surfing program connects wounded and troubled veterans, who may be suicidal or suffering from PTSD, to not only one another, but to nature’s gnarly waves.

04/22/2015

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Great Surf Weather Arrives With An Added Warning For Beach Goers

KPIX 5 Morning Weather Anchor Roberta Gonzales answers the questions you never get to ask on-air. Q: Roberta, I heard you say something about large surf? What gives? – Greg Williams, San Francisco A: SURF’S UP! […]

04/16/2015

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HALF MOON BAY, CA - JANUARY 24:  Danilo Couto (L) and Peter Mel share a wave during the second heat of round one of Mavericks Invitational on January 24, 2014 in Half Moon Bay, California.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Mavericks Window To Close Next Tuesday; Surf Competition Unlikely This Year

The three-month window for the world-renowned Mavericks big-wave surf contest closes next Tuesday and organizers are saying, due to Mother Nature— it’s highly unlikely the event will happen this year.

03/24/2015

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Microsoft’s New Browser ‘Project Spartan’ Knocks Out Internet Explorer

Internet Explorer fought a good fight. After so many versions 6… 7… 8… 9… 10… IE is going down. Microsoft’s new warrior — working title, Project Spartan — will be the browser of choice for Windows 10.

03/18/2015

Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk (Credit, Randy Yagi)

Climate Change May Eliminate World Famous Santa Cruz Surf, USGS Study Finds

In Santa Cruz, it’s an understatement to call surfing a way of life. The dramatic coastline, the fingerprint of the sea floor, and the swells of the Pacific Ocean deliver world class breaks like clockwork.

02/24/2015

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Bay Area Surfer Finds High School Ring 35 Years Later

A San Francisco Bay Area man who lost a ring while surfing in the ocean 35 years ago had it returned to him by a treasure hunter.

01/08/2015

HALF MOON BAY, CA - JANUARY 24: Tyler Fox rides a wave during the second heat of round one of Mavericks Invitational on January 24, 2014 in Half Moon Bay, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Drone Video Captures Power, Fury Of Mavericks Big Wave Wipeouts

The Mavericks break off of the San Mateo Coast is a destination for big-wave surfers, but even they have trouble handling the massive swells outside of Pillar Point Harbor.

01/06/2015

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