An Icon of Our TIMES: Gabriel Medina

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WSL world surfing champion gabriel medina competing in France

noun / [in-floo-uh ns] / The power to have an effect on people or things. Gabriel Medina possesses this power, according to TIME Magazine. Yesterday, TIME published their 2015 list of The 100 Most Influential People in the World and surfing’s World Champion has been featured in the Icons category, alongside such luminaries as Pope Francis the leader of the Catholic Church, Pakistani… Read more »

The Gold Coast’s Gold

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Surfing Gold Coast point break

  The Sand at Snapper Rocks. At the end of this month the 2015 WSL Samsung Galaxy Championship Tour kicks off, as it has done in so many years past in its previous incarnations, on the Gold Coast.  Every year the eyes of the surfing world focus squarely on the points of Coolangatta at the… Read more »

Yadin Nicol & Kelly Slater At The US Open Of Surfing

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My heart went out to Yadin Nicol in the final against Kelly Slater yesterday. Yadin, who is an extraordinary surfer, was waiting for the bigger set waves and when they came, they closed out. He was also too far out to catch the smaller pealing waves too. I’m sure we can all sympathize. It’s nice… Read more »