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Kelly Slater: Pro-Surfer Watches Friend Get Attacked By Shark At JBay Open

Coco Beach’s Kelly Slater was left in shock when he saw his good friend, Mick Fanning, get attacked by a large shark during the JBay Open at Jeffrey’s Bay in Eastern Cape Province. Slater was watching the boats and skis proceeding to the lineup when he happened to notice the shark attack. The surfer ran up to the beach to …

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Surfing Innovator Hobie Alter Passes Away At 80

The world of watersports lost a great man on Saturday. Hobart “Hobie” Alter, the man responsible for turning surfing and sailing into popular water activities passed away in his home in Palm Desert, California. He was 80 years old. Alter is best known for making a lightweight and high-performance sailboat, which he named “Hobie Cat”, as well as the mass …

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