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He made it out unscathed. He was visibly shaken up from the incident though.<p>The 34-year-old Australian told a broadcaster from the World Surf League what happened while he was waiting to catch his wave in the final heat.<p>"I had this instinct that something was behind me ... Then, the thing came up …Aquatic Sports
📷@jimrussi This shot was taken in 2006 during the final. Kelly slater, Cory Lopez, Andy Irons and myself. The vibe in the water was really intense. Kelly got off to a quick start and had all of us in a combo situation. Andy was pissed. He hated losing to Kelly. Me and Cory were going left and pretty much didn't have a chance. I broke my favorite board and basically just sat out there and watched it all go down. Mid way through the heat, Andy switched gears and went absolutely nuts. He mounted one of the greatest comebacks ever. Hassling Kelly for the last wave of the heat to get a perfect 10, win the contest and the triple crown. It was an honor just to be in the water with such incredible surfers at such an incredible time.
A British special forces sniper saved the lives of a boy and his father who were about to be beheaded by Islamic State jihadists by firing a shot at the head of the executioner from his position more than half a mile away, a British newspaper reported.<p>According to the Daily Star, a unit of …Special Forces
Hail as big as golf balls slammed into him as drenching rain fell, but none of that mattered. Weather photographer Kelly DeLay sensed this was his moment to capture the kind of rare natural phenomenon that fuels the adrenaline of a storm chaser.<p>And at 7:04 p.m. on June 4, DeLay snapped the …
In a move that has many whitetail biologists celebrating, Missouri Governor Jay Nixon vetoed a bill last week that would have classified captive deer …