Geek & Sci-Fi
The 6th Annual Loews Coronado Bay Resort Surf Dog Competition was held Saturday in San Diego, California, as "ruffly" 50 canines vied for the title of the world's most adorable surfer.
Now there's video of the surfing dogs along with awesomely captioned Point Break references like the one above.
Our typically dependable With Leather Left Coast Bureau took the week off so our California news has been rolling in a bit slower than usual (did you know the Lakers won the NBA Championship.
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This is still making the rounds, but there's nothing that I've enjoyed more today than seeing an alpaca wearing a life preserver and learning how to surf.
BBC Two is showing a documentary called "South Pacific" that has nothing to do with World War II or washing a man right out of someone's hair.
Three guys shot a documentary surfing off the largely-uncharted west coast of Ireland, which is kind of amazing, because I thought the only thing you needed to impress girls in Ireland was a full pint glass and a general sense of belligerence.
An Australian surfer's leg rope got hooked on a large shark, resulting in an unexpected wild ride at sea.
For landlocked countries like Germany, who only have a northern coast without particularly great waves, inlet surfing is probably as good a ten as you're going to hang (or however the surfer lingo goes) as you're going to get.
Bethany Hamilton's story is well-known: as a young teen, she was attacked by a shark while surfing, resulting in the loss of her left arm.