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Wrightsville Beach native competes on ABC’s new summer series ‘The Ultimate Surfer’

A surfer from Wrightsville Beach is riding his way onto a national TV show.

UNCW professor calculates height of likely record breaking wave surfed by Wrightsville Beach native

A Wrightsville Beach native is up for the Guinness World Record for the largest wave ever surfed and he's recruited some help from a local professor to calculate how big the wave really was.

Wrightsville Beach native surfs wave that could be a world record

Mason Barnes, a Wrightsville Beach native, gained international attention after surfing one of the biggest waves in the world last October.

Wilmington surfer nominated for Wipeout of the Year

Local surfer gets nominated for World Surf League's Wipeout of the Year Award after falling on a massive wave in Hawaii.

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Heavily favored to win several Olympic medals, Simone Biles will bring home the bronze for her scaled-back routine on the balance beam.

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