David Strege

David Strege

David Strege is a veteran journalist with an extensive sports writing background as a staff member of the Orange County Register. He moved on to become the outdoors editor/action sports writer for 14 years at the Register before joining Yahoo! Sports as a copy editor. He subsequently became a writer for GrindTV Outdoor in association with Yahoo! Sports in 2012, and has been contributing to the various blogs ever since.


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1065 Articles by David Strege

Abused blind elephant given a new home

Lakhi, a 60-year-old pachyderm, was tortured by its owner who used her as a begging elephant; she was rescued and is en route to an elephant refuge in India

Lakhi the blind elephant is being trucked 870 miles from Pune, Maharashtra, India, to the Elephant Conservation and Care Center of Wildlife SOS in Mathura.

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Eugenie Clark, a.k.a. Shark Lady, dies at 92

Longtime marine biologist earned a global reputation for her work; believed sharks got a ‘bad rap’ and spent much of her time dispelling public’s fear of them

Eugenie Clark, a pioneer in the use of scuba gear for underwater research, continued diving into her 90s, even after receiving a diagnosis of lung cancer.

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Fisherman makes bizarre catch: a WWI grenade

A man fishing off a jetty on the Swan River in Australia pulled in an unexploded 100-year-old ordnance used by Germany in World War I; how'd it get there?

Man caught the grenade while fishing in an Australian river. Authorities closed a section of the river and safely disposed of it. Where did it come from?

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7 surfers on a Supsquatch take on 17-foot wave

Jamie O’Brien and six friends team up to go big at Makaha, Hawaii; it becomes a 2015 Ride of the Year Group Entry in the Billabong XXL Big Wave Awards

The Supsquatch is a giant, inflatable stand-up board--16-feet long and 6.5-feet wide--so it is designed to go big, and that’s what a group of surfers did.

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