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Video: The Man Who Saved Mick Fanning

Mick Fanning is a household name, but few have likely heard of his best friend Barney Miller, who's been a pivotal support for the world champion surfer. Growing up, Miller aspired to be a professional surfer, and was well on his way until a horrific car accident. At the age of 20, Miller was left a quadriplegic and unsure if he’d ever ride a wave again. 

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But an unforeseen encounter with Fanning ten years later changed everything. The two hit it off immediately. When Fanning learned about Miller’s goals to not just surf but also walk again he lent him a hand. The piece from 60 Minutes Australia is a look at Miller’s inspirational story, and how he’s even helped Fanning in ways he could have never imagined. You might want to keep a few tissues nearby when watching—it’ll tug on your heartstrings. 

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Dolphins Crash Conner Coffin’s Wave at Margaret River Pro
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Dolphins Crash Conner Coffin’s Wave at Margaret River Pro

Dolphins Crash Conner Coffin’s Wave at Margaret River Pro

Dolphins are the OG surfers. They've been spotted catching waves as far back as the Greco Roman era, in which sailors noticed the phenomenon while out at sea. This weekend the playful creatures couldn't help themselves at the 2019 Margaret River Pro in Australia and joined Conner Coffin for his third heat.  RELATED: The Man Who Saved Mick Fanning The surfer was so stunned by the unexpected guests that he almost lost his focus, but thankfully was able to maintain his composure to ride out one

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Escape to Iceland in this Stunning Surf Film
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Escape to Iceland in this Stunning Surf Film

Escape to Iceland in this Stunning Surf Film

With shorelines dotted by iceberg chunks and night skies illuminated by the aurora borealis, simply visiting Iceland is an adventure in itself. But, to go surfing in this otherworldly landscape? It will take your breath away—partially because it's so cold. A group of weekend warrior surfers from New Hampshire decided to step out of their comfort zone by venturing out to the island in pursuit of the perfect wave. The short film follows this noble quest. RELATED: inside the Turquoise Room With

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Jackson Dorian and Friends Take over the Surf Ranch
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Jackson Dorian and Friends Take over the Surf Ranch

Jackson Dorian and Friends Take over the Surf Ranch

The Kelly Slater Surf Ranch sees its fair share of surfers, but this time it was the groms calling the shots in the water. Brodi Sale, Hiro Laliberte, CJ Bruno, Kaiola Bray, and Jackson Dorian made the trek out from Hawaii to see what Kelly’s wave had to offer, and it didn't disappoint. It may be an artificial wave, but the surfing from this crew is as real as it gets. Watch as the kids put down a solid shred session. RELATED: 10-Year-Old Becomes Youngest to Climb El-Capitan