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Thousands Expected To Turn Out For Vans US Open Of Surfing Finals

The big event starts at 8 a.m. but fans were heading to the sand early in the morning to snag a spot before the crowds came in.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/02/2015

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Local Man Recounts Daring Sea Rescue After Vessel Sinks Near Indonesia

A local man who was involved in a daring rescue at sea while on a surfing excursion on the far side of the globe recounted his story to CBS2.

07/27/2015

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Guide: Finding Parking At U.S. Open Of Surfing In Huntington Beach

Nearly half a million fans will converge on Huntington Beach for the U.S. Open of Surfing.

07/27/2015

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August Event Calendar – Best Things To Do In LA

It may be summer’s last official month, but there’s plenty to still do. From festivals to concerts at the legendary Hollywood Bowl and more, we’ve rounded up what you should be doing this August.

07/27/2015

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Vans US Open Of Surfing Kicks Off Men’s Finals In Huntington Beach

Three-hundred world-class athletes will compete in the event, which kicked off Saturday in Huntington Beach and continued Sunday with the men’s trials.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/26/2015

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Public Health Officials Warn Against Swimming, Surfing Near Storm Drains

Public health officials warned swimmers Tuesday against swimming in the ocean near storm drains, creeks and river after the recent rain storms.

07/21/2015

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WATCH: Surfing Champion Attacked By Shark In Middle Of Competition

Mick Fanning was, thankfully, unharmed as a shark went after him during a South African event.

07/19/2015

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Historically Significant Surfboards From O.C. To Be Displayed At Smithsonian

Today, a few of the gems on display at the Surfing Heritage & Cultural Center in San Clemente are headed East to be permanently displayed at the Smithsonian Institution.

06/17/2015

Kelly Slater of the United States rides a wave into shore during an aerial expression session on day one of Surfsho at Bondi Beach on March 12, 2010 in Sydney, Australia. (credit: Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)

Speculation Over Surfing Legend Slater Retirement After Instagram Post

Kelly Slater caused a stir in the surfing world on Thursday when the 11-time world champion suggested in an Instagram post that the Bells Beach event in Australia might be his last before retiring.

04/01/2015

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Parents Of Student Who Broke Neck In Spring Break Surfing Accident Warmed By Locals’ Generosity

Matt Bowen’s mother, Vickie Bowen, got the scariest phone call of her life after her son, Matt, was involved in a bad accident while body surfing with friends in Huntington Beach during Spring Break from Utah State University.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/23/2015

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Polar Plunge: Hundreds Brave Chilly Ocean Waters For New Year Tradition

Hundreds went on to run into the frigid waters of Huntington Beach on New Year’s Day for the 15th Annual Surf City Splash.

01/01/2015

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Have A Romantic Vacation In Hawaii

While some romantic activities in Hawaii seem obvious, such as a sunset promenade along Waikiki Beach or watching the sunrise at Haleakala, there are many other great ways to reaffirm a couple’s love for one another.

10/29/2014

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A Guide To LA’s Best Surfing Spots

Here are five of the top surf spots in L.A. to catch some waves (with consideration for individual skill levels, or lack thereof).

CBS Los Angeles–10/23/2014

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Worst Tragedies In Adventure Sports

Sacrifice makes its presence felt in all forms of sport, and, as extreme athletes expand the boundaries beyond conventional competition, and bring that sense of intensity into the world of nature, the level of that sacrifice, too, may be intensified.

10/21/2014

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“Isolated” Follows Surfers As They Encounter Untold Human Rights Atrocities In West Papua

A group of surfers set out to New Guinea to film about one of the world’s last undiscovered surf spots but soon found their film took a startling turn when they encountered the human rights atrocities on the island.

07/27/2014

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