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Aug 26, 2014 12:15 PM ET // Discovery News
Against a beautiful French Polynesian backdrop, the world's top surfers took to the water in search of waves that could make them champions.
Jun 13, 2014 03:21 PM ET // Glenn McDonald
Extreme sports outfitter to start selling $6,000 water-propelled system. Continue reading →
Mar 21, 2014 06:08 AM ET
How exactly does surfing work, and can understanding science make you better at it? Trace and Debbie Berebichez from Outrageous Acts of Science explain all the science behind this radical sport.
Jan 4, 2014 12:00 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The 'dog paddle' closely resembles how pups trot on land, new research shows. Continue reading →
Oct 9, 2013 05:34 AM ET // Larry O'Hanlon
The world's the largest artificial wave machine in surfing history is planned for construction in the United States. Continue reading →
Mar 17, 2012 10:57 AM ET // Alexander Davies
Apr 24, 2012 07:25 PM ET // Stephanie Pearson
On April 21, 2010, Dr. Benjamin LaBrot, his sister Sky LaBrot, and their crew left the United States and sailed for Haiti on the 76-foot-long Southern Wind, a sailboat they retrofitted into a floating hospital that can carry eight tons of medical supplies and 20 doctors. Their mission: To deliver m...
Jan 25, 2012 09:07 PM ET // Alexander Davies
This week, Dutch sailor Laura Dekker sailed into port on the Caribbean island of Sint Maarten in the Lesser Antilles and became the youngest person ever to solo circumnavigate the globe. She had been at sea on and off for a little more than a year. Dekker first began sailing alone at the age of [.....
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