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Waveriders

08 Oct

Yesterday in Huntington Beach, California, the third annual multi-faith Blessing of the Waves event was held to honor the ocean and protest coastal pollution. Several thousand reportedly attended the event, in part to recognize a spiritual aspect of man’s relationship to water, the coastline, and the surf. Whether it’s massive rolling ocean waves, or standing waves in rivers, or wind-driven lakewater, people around the world find a way to get out and ride on belly boards, kiteboards, longboards, wakeboards and more. As summer rolls to a close, find here a collection of recent photographs of these waveriders around the world over the past several months

"World Champion Andy Irons"

World Champion Andy Irons

Former three-time Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) World Champion Andy Irons from Kauai, Hawaii rides the tube of a wave Friday Sept. 3, 2010. Irons captured his first ASP World Tour victory in three years defeating CJ Hobgood in the final. (AP Photo/ASP, Kirstin Scholtz)

 
2 Comments

Posted by on October 8, 2010 in Sport

 

2 responses to “Waveriders

  1. Randika

    October 11, 2010 at 3:55 pm

    I like to see more posts on Cricket

     
  2. nash

    October 14, 2010 at 5:25 am

    Really thrilling Sport. Wonder how they feel when they ride through huge wave like a tunnel.

     

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