Surfing

Tokyo 2020 Sports Director Koji Murofushi speaks during a press conference to unveil detailed Olympic competition schedule in Tokyo, Tuesday, April 16, 2019. For fans, athletes, and volunteers in Japan, next year’s Olympics in Tokyo could become known as the get-up-early games.Organizers announced Tuesday that - hoping to beat summer heat in the Japanese capital - the men’s 50-meter race walk final will begin at 5:30 a.m. The men’s and women’s marathon final will start at 6 a.m. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
April 16, 2019 - 6:12 am
TOKYO (AP) — For fans, athletes, and volunteers, next year's Tokyo Olympics could become known as the get-up-early games. Hoping to beat the summer heat in the Japanese capital, organizers said Tuesday they will start the men's 50-kilometer race walk final at 5:30 a.m. The men's and women's...
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In this undated photo, Korey Nolan of Hampton Falls, N.H., stands with the surfboard he made using hundreds of Dunkin' Donuts coffee cups and other single-use materials. He compressed the raw materials together and finished the board using bamboo, epoxy and more. (Ioanna Raptis/Portsmouth Herald via AP)
March 30, 2019 - 3:08 pm
HAMPTON FALLS, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire man placed second in an innovation contest after fashioning a surfboard out of hundreds of used Dunkin' Donuts coffee cups. Thirty-two-year-old Korey Nolan, of Hampton Falls, spent seven months collecting the cups for a competition put on by surf brand...
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FILE - In this July 31, 2005, file photo, Rob Machado competes in the men's semifinals during U.S. Open of Surfing in Huntington Beach, Calif. Machado placed second at the competition. A new documentary, "Momentum Generation," looks at Machado, Kelly Slater, Todd Chesser and others surfers. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)
March 14, 2019 - 4:14 am
The day surfing lost one of its most beloved rabble-rousers was the day it rediscovered its soul. That's one of the many takeaways from "Momentum Generation," a beautifully melancholy documentary that is, at its core, about surfers, but speaks every bit as fluently about friendship, loyalty and the...
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FILE - In this May 12, 2012, file photo, Australia's Stephanie Gilmore competes in the Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) Billabong Rio Pro women's surfing competition at Barra da Tijuca beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The World Surf League will be awarding the same prize money for men and women starting in 2019. CEO Sophie Goldschmidt says the equal pay for surfers will apply for the league's various tours — world championship, junior world championship, longboard and big wave. Current No. 1 and six-time world champion Stephanie Gilmore writes that despite winning four straight world championships, she didn't receive nearly the same prize money and sponsorship as men. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)
September 06, 2018 - 2:37 pm
The World Surf League will award the same prize money for men and women starting in 2019. CEO Sophie Goldschmidt says the equal pay for surfers will apply for the league's various tours — world championship, junior world championship, longboard and big wave. Eleven-time world champion Kelly Slater...
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