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Wind Surfer Stephen Schafer Killed By Shark Attack in Florlida

Wind surfer Stephen Schafer, who was killed Wednesday by a swarm of sharks off the coast of Florida, had bruises on his arms that indicate he tried to fight off the feeding predators during his final moments.

In a report released today by the Martin County Sheriff's Office, the 38-year-old surfer had 8 to 10 inch bite wounds on his right thigh and "numerous teeth marks" on his right and left buttocks.

Schafer also had bruising on the inside of his right arm and woun

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Sail Wind Surf's Tall Ships Amsterdam for a Once in a Lifetime Experience: LuxEcoLiving's Best Cruises for 2016

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What's New in Cancun, Mexico; New Developments in Transportation and Accommodations Prepare Destination for Busy Summer Season

CANCUN, Mexico--()--May 23, 2006--Ranked as one of this summer's top international destinations, Cancun, Mexico, prepares for its busiest travel season to date with new developments in transportation and accommodations. Travelers visiting the Caribbean's most popular vacation hotspot will find the destination and its newly renovated resorts, restaurants, beaches and attractions better and even more accessible than ever.

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Los windsurfistas venezolanos reinan en el mar y arrasan en el cine


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North Kiteboarding, the World’s Leading Kiteboarding Brand, and PIQ Tell You the Height of Your Jump Directly from Any Kiteboard

PARIS--()--North Kiteboarding and PIQ revealed a game-changer for the

kiteboarding industry, in the form of a sport specific accessory. With

the most advanced sensor technology, it works in real-time and displays

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Wind, doping and VIP robbery plague Rio Games | Reuters

RIO DE JANEIRO Damaging wind gusts, a fresh doping controversy and the robbery of a visiting government minister presented the Rio Games with a perfect storm of problems on Sunday, forcing organizers to scramble to keep the world's biggest sporting event rolling on.

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Carried by samba stars and a prince, Olympic torch nears ceremony | Reuters

By Brad Haynes and Pedro Fonseca


RIO DE JANEIRO Carried by samba stars, a supermodel and Prince Albert of Monaco, the Olympic torch made its final journey on Friday from Rio de Janeiro's iconic Christ the Redeemer statue to the Games' opening ceremony amid anti-government protests.

After seven years of preparations for Friday's opening at the Maracana stadium, organizers hope the start of the Games will turn the page on months of bad publicity for Rio, over everything from crime and polluted water to faulty plumbing at the athletes