Firm makes waves with record surfboard bid

Apr 14, 2015

Firm makes waves with record surfboard bid

A Rhode Island engineering technology and manufacturing company has set out to build the world’s largest surfboard. WPRO-AM reports that Bristol-based mouldCAM is building the board for the Visit Huntington Beach campaign in California, which hopes to break the world record for the most ...

Feb 9, 2015

Japanese surfer dies in Australia after shark bites off legs

A 41-year-old Japanese man was killed Monday by a shark while surfing off Australia’s east coast, close to where a shark mauled another surfer a day earlier, police said Monday. Australian news reports named the victim as Tadashi Nakahara, though police stopped short of ...

Jul 8, 2013

Whale knocks surfer unconscious

A Sydney surfer had a lucky escape Sunday when he was hit and knocked unconscious by a whale frolicking off Bondi Beach. Bishan Rajapakse, a 38-year-old doctor, said the last thing he remembers before waking up on the beach was saying “Hey, how’s it ...