Shaun Tomson - Musings on the 2012 ASP World Title

The Title

By: Shaun Tomson (Shaun Tomson) in Articles
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Who’ll take the 2012 world title? As a huge fan of pro surfing, the first event of the year is a favourite – there’s as much pressure on each competitor as if it were the end of the year with the world title on the line and it is good to see who has stepped […]

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Surfer’s Code: I Will Always Paddle Back Out

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My first time surfing Waimea Bay took place in 1975 during a contest, the Smirnoff Pro. Waimea needs a giant swell to work, and oftentimes weeks (even months) can go by without a ripple at the Bay. So I had not expected to ride Waimea at all that winter. On this particular day an enormous […]

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The Light Shines Ahead

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Our attitude about the present defines our future. Our attitude about the future defines the present. Our attitude defines how we see the world and how the world sees us. Our attitude is the light that can show us the way on a journey from where we are, to where we want to be. It is a fundamental choice for all of us.

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Surfing legend shares lessons in life

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From Robyn Curnow, CNN Walking on the white sands of Durban beach, with South Africa’s powerful waves towering in front of him, surfing icon Shaun Tomson feels right at home. For this legendary athlete, little can rival the sense of exhilaration and peace brought by the jump from land to water. “There’s a moment there […]

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Gentleman chatting with Shaun Tomson

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A gentleman’s chat: ESPN interview with Shaun Tomson By Jon CoenESPN Action Sports We all have our heroes in surfing. But sometimes surfing in general needs to put its best foot forward to the rest of the world. That’s where a guy like Shaun Tomson comes in handy. Not only is Tomson a World Champion, […]