Kids News - Surf Articles
While exciting, surfing competitions are usually all about which athlete is successful in catching and riding the highest possible wave. However, at this recently held event in Cape Town, the surfers not only had to worry about riding waves, but doing it creatively by either wearing something outrageous or, using unconventional surfing boards.
For most surfers, riding big waves even during the day, can be a little intimidating. Therefore, one can only imagine what it must have felt like for Australian big wave surfer Mark Visser, who made history on January 21st, when he surfed a 30ft. monster off the shores of Maui, Hawaii, in the wee hours of the morning.
Ricochet or Rip Curl Riki as she is often called, is a two-year old golden retriever, who was raised to be a service dog, one that could be a lifelong companion to a disabled person. However, her penchant for chasing after birds and other small animals dashed those aspirations, which was a good thing, because it led to her new career as . . . . . . . A SURFice dog!