Surfing

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Have A Romantic Vacation In Hawaii

While some romantic activities in Hawaii seem obvious, such as a sunset promenade along Waikiki Beach or watching the sunrise at Haleakala, there are many other great ways to reaffirm a couple’s love for one another.

10/29/2014

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Surfers Catching Rare Waves On Lake

Tuesday’s chilly temperatures hardly make for ideal beach weather, but windy conditions in northwest Indiana were a welcome change for surfers who haven’t been able to catch many waves this year.

07/15/2014

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How To Do Hawaii Like A Man

Kauai is the place to visit if you like your slice of paradise served with a healthy dose of well-earned cuts and bruises, and a sore muscle or two. It’s an amazing, exotic place that’s definitely worth the visit, but if you’re going to attempt it — you should do it right. And here is how.

10/30/2013

From left to right: Chicago Surf Shop owner Larry Scharmota and instructors Darryn Manley, Danielle Dobias and Jesse Flores. (Credit: Steve Miller)

Made In Chicago: Surf Shop

Most people might not expect a surf shop in Chicago on the shores of Lake Michigan.

07/15/2013

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Best Public Beaches In San Diego

With a plethora of extraordinary free public beaches that will make your getaway go absolutely swimmingly, San Diego offers a beautiful array. Here are five of the best public beaches for visitors to enjoy in San Diego.

05/30/2013

Rex Flodstrom, 40, was arrested at Oak Street Beach on Jan. 17, 2012, for surfing at a non-surfing beach. He has agreed to 20 hours of community service in exchange for dropping all charges. (Credit: CBS)

Surfer Arrested At Oak Street Beach Gets Community Service

A North Side man arrested last month for illegally surfing off Oak Street Beach will have the charges against him dropped if he completes 20 hours of community service.

CBS Chicago–02/16/2012

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Man To Appear In Court For Surfing Illegally Off Oak Street Beach

A Near North Side man arrested last month for illegally surfing off Oak Street Beach will appear in court in a couple of days.

WBBM Newsradio–02/14/2012

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Oak Street Beach Arrest Infuriates Surfing Community

Fellow surfers are speaking out after a man was arrested earlier this week for surfing at the Oak Street Beach.

CBS Chicago–01/20/2012

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Free Safety Class Planned For Great Lakes Surfers

If you have the time to drive out to Holland, Mich., this weekend, you might want to take part in a surfer rescue and rip current awareness class — especially after the rough week on that side of Lake Michigan this week.

WBBM Newsradio–08/05/2011

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Best Offbeat Lake Michigan Adventures

We live beside one of the most magnificent lakes in the world, but how many of us have truly explored our great lake? Sure, we’ve all enjoyed swimming the lake, but how many of us can say that we’ve paddleboarded, surfed, or scuba dived Lake Michigan? Here are three extreme challenges for all the lake lovers out there…

07/16/2011