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LOOK: After Typhoon Tisoy, surfers in Sorsogon join hands in clean-up drive

Dec 14, 2019 - 11:13 PM

Cleanup drives, however, are not new to them. The group has been doing cleanup activities every day.

La Union pride: Meet PH’s SEA Games closing rites flag bearer Roger Casogay

Dec 11, 2019 - 12:53 PM

Despite all the attention he’s getting, Filipino surfer Roger Casogay remains grounded and doesn't want to be called a hero

 Photo by Mau Victa/Rappler

Nudist beach surfer punches shark to escape attack

Oct 21, 2018 - 6:00 AM

'As soon as I did that he latched onto my arm and all I could do was punch it until it let go,' says Australian surfer Paul Kenny

BITTEN. Surfer Paul Kenny was bitten by a shark. Screengrab from ABC Local

Surfers mad at plan to curb boardriding on Sydney's Bondi beach

Jul 18, 2018 - 4:25 PM

The proposed rules force all surfers to the southern end of the 900-meter-long beach, where waves are usually bigger and dangerous rip tides more frequent

LIFE IS A BEACH. This file photo taken on February 24, 2016 shows a surfer heading into the sea on Bondi Beach in Sydney. Photo by Peter Parks/AFP

WATCH: Baler surfer breaks barriers despite disability

May 07, 2017 - 4:01 PM

Harry Marzan manages to paddle balance and gracefully catch the waves despite not having a left arm Read and watch his InspireCourage story

SURFING. For Harry Marzan, surfing is an opportunity for him to prove that he is no different from other surfers. Photo courtesy of Harry Marzan

American surfer attacked by shark in Bali

Apr 27, 2016 - 5:46 PM

He said that he saw a two meter shark just before he felt the pain

SURF PARADISE. Tourists flock to Bali, Indonesia to enjoy the surf. File photo by EPA/OLIVIER MATTHYS

Second Australian surfer dies in Indonesia in one week

Sep 03, 2015 - 4:48 PM

The death of Adam Albert Dube comes after a 54 year old Australian surfer was killed by heavy surf last week

DANGEROUS WAVES. Another Australian surfer dies during a surf trip to Indonesia's famed Mentawai Islands. Screengrab from YouTube

Surfing with a heart: The Surfskwela project

Mar 14, 2013 - 12:13 PM

Aside from riding the waves and being cool what else do surfers do? They support education

CAMARADERIE, SURF, EDUCATION. The Manila Surfers Association's most recent event also celebrated the donation of school supplies and computers to Quirino Elementary School

Sand, surf and Baler

Nov 30, 2012 - 6:21 PM

Rappler surfed the waves with some of today s best and seasoned surfers in Baler

SHINY, HAPPY PEOPLE. Surfers not only dance with the sea; they share positive vibe with others, too.

[PH Travel] The Ilongga sports star

May 02, 2012 - 3:52 PM

A simple girl from Iloilo followed where her love for sports led her to become an inspiration

SHE BREATHES SPORTS. Aside from surfing, Nicole is also into taekwondo, climbing, frisbee, Muay Thai, and jiujitsu. AND she has a day job. Photo from

Bagasbas: A beginner’s surf spot

Apr 23, 2012 - 6:48 PM

It s natural to fear the unknown but overcoming this fear unravels new experiences

KIDS AT PLAY. Bagasbas is not just a haven for future surfers, but for children and families as well. Photo by Izah Morales.

Catching the golden waves

Apr 10, 2012 - 2:11 PM

It has been said that Pinoys come together wherever they may be In the case of these surfers they are giving surfers all over the world another reason to visit the so called City of Gold

SURFIN' UAE. PSOD members at Sunset Beach, in front of Dubai's iconic Burj Al Arab Hotel. Photo by Abdel Elecho.