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Surfing

UNCW exhibit displays 50 years of local surfing

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video UNCW is marking the 50-year milestone of the surfing culture here in southeastern North Carolina. From small town surfers to national champions, they all have ties to this area. Full story...
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Wrightsville Beach makes National Geographic list

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videoIf you're looking for one of the best surf towns to visit, look no further! National Geographic ranked Wrightsville Beach as one of the 'World's 20 Best Surf Towns'. Full story...
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Kure Beach surfer sets Guinness World Record

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videoA Kure Beach surfer says he has set a Guinness World Record this weekend. Ben Shaw started Saturday at 6:30 in the morning to beat the longest recorded surf session at 29 hours and 5 minutes. Full story...
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Surfer bitten by shark near Figure Eight Island

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video Another surfer was bitten by a shark Tuesday afternoon while surfing off Figure Eight Island. Hunter Anderson says a shark about four to six feet long bit him on his left hand. Full story...
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Kure Beach surfer plans to set Guinness World Record

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video A Kure Beach surfer plans to beat a Guinness World Record this weekend. Last year Ben Shaw beat a North Carolina record after surfing every single day for 439 days. Now he wants to try for a different title. Full story...
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Wrightsville Beach Wahine Surf Classic draws attention

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video The Wahine Surf Classic was held on the south end of Wrightsville Beach this weekend. The competition is for ladies of all ages surfing short and longboards. Full story...
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Explore With George: East Coast Wahine Classic

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videoThe East Coast Wahine Classic is back in Wrightsville Beach this weekend. George Elliott swung out to the beach today to learn more. Full story...
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Surfer recovering from shark bite off Masonboro

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video A Wilmington surfer got quite the experience Saturday. He says when he caught a wave near Masonboro Island, a shark caught him. Full story...
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O'neill Sweetwater Pro-Am Surf-Fest attracted surfers from all over

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video Surfers for the O'neill Sweetwater Pro-Am Surf-Fest flooded Wrightsville Beach this weekend. Full story...
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Life rolls on to raise awareness for spinal cord injuries at Carolina Beach

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videoWhat happened on Carolina Beach this weekend would once be considered impossible. Forty participants got to hit the waves in a very different way. Full story...
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Surfers save swimmer at Wrightsville Beach

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videoScary and lucky moments for a swimmer in Wrightsville beach Wednesday. Charles Crews said he learned just how strong rip currents can be and what it feels like to be caught in one. Full story...
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Local organization gives free surf lessons to medically fragile kids

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videoOcean Cure is hoping to raise money to buy new equipment to broaden the work they do; the non-profit organization is dedicated to giving free surf lessons to medically fragile and at risk youth and adults. Full story...
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St. Mark Catholic School's new surf club makes a splash at Wrightsville Beach

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videoSome students at St. Marks Catholic School in Wilmington spent their Sunday cleaning, and riding the waves at Wrightsville Beach. Kids from St. Mark 4th to 8th grades took to the sand to make a stand against litter on our beaches, and they had plenty of fun splashing, surfing, and enjoying a clean Wrightsville Beach afterwards. Full story...
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WWAY's Sunday night sports - August 18

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videoAloha! The sensational season for Wilmington Post 10 ended on Sunday against Hawaii at the American Legion World Series in Shelby. Post 10 finishes the 2013 campaign with a 35-4 record. For the first time ever there are co-champions for the Men's City Amateur Golf Championship in Wilmington. Plus more! Full story...
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The Wrightsville Beach Wahine Classic surf competition returns

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videoThe Wrightsville Beach Wahine Classic surf competition is back by popular demand after a one year hiatus, and these sassy surfers say they hope it's here to stay. Ladies of all ages were fired up and ready to hit the water to ride some serious waves when we showed up, but as the day went along, the fierce competition became more about empowering female surfers than winning first place. Full story...
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