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Before you write us off as misogynistic pigs, allow us to explain how we came up with these rankings…

The women on the Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) World Tour are some of the most gifted and beautiful athletes in the world, and narrowing the list to 10 was no easy task. After countless intra-office battles and arguments, the final 10 hottest surfer girls were picked with these attributes in mind: beauty, surfing prowess, and what they bring to the sport. Here they are, in ascending order  …  Pictures and more

Shark repelling devices jump in popularity on Maui after series of shark attacks

A surge in shark attacks on Maui over the past year, including two fatal ones, hasn’t stopped people from surfing and swimming in the warm ocean waters that surround the Hawaii island.

But it has spurred sales of devices that claim to keep sharks away by emitting an electric pulse.

“They just cannot make these things fast enough,” said Hawaiian Island Surf & Sport owner Dennis O’Donnell, who keeps a waiting list for the products and sells out as soon as he’s restocked   …  More

Look what happened during the 2014 Rincon Classic surf contest

The 22-year-old performs in the popular ‘Nitro Circus Live’

While some people might feel bad for Aaron Fotheringham, who was born with spina bifida and cannot use his legs, the 22-year-old wheelchair athlete from Las Vegas who is also known as “Wheelz” wouldn’t change his situation for the world.

Fotheringham is genuinely stoked to be in his wheelchair and grateful for the opportunities it has provided him him. Currently, he is traveling around with some of the top action sports athletes in the world performing in the “Nitro Circus Live” television show   …  More

Stoked News has posted a number of Aaron’s videos on the web site.  Use the search box on the top right corner of the page and search for “Fotheringham”  Aaron’s a very impressive guy.

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