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Sand Dollars day to day Stand Up Paddleboard photos

» Thousands of sand dollars out on the estuary in a few feet of water. The dark ones are alive and the white ones are skeletons - Jun/27/2015

» a very reflective day out Burleith Arm and around the Woods Islands - Jun/17/2015

» Lion's mane jellyfish off the Dunsmuir Islands - Jun/07/2015

Lion's mane jellyfish off the Dunsmuir Islands

Intermediate - Vee Dub12 skate comp - June 13, 2015 your Victoria skate photos & vids

» Victoria West Vee Dub12 skate comp - June 13, 2015 - RESULTS POSTED

» podium shots

» Vimeo:Luke Connor's sick edit highlighting the best-trick comp as well as the overall vibe of the day - 2:10

Jun/25/2015

Intermediate - Vee Dub12 skate comp - June 13, 2015

Vimeo:Monte Clarke expressing how fun an Aftanas Slim Jim can be - Video:Marcus Paladino your surf photos

» Vimeo:Monte Clarke talks about how fun an Aftanas Slim Jim can be - Video:Marcus Paladino
Jun/05/2015


Peter Devries - Noah Wegrich - Dane Anderson - Ben Murphy 2015 Rip Curl Pro Tofino - Photo:Justin Jung 2015 Rip Curl Pro Tofino - Photo:Will Saunders YouTube:In Tofino for the RipCurl Pro 2015 - Video:Jeremy Surin Rip Curl Pro Tofino/Canadian Surfing Championship - May 30-31, 2015 Rip Curl Pro Tofino/Canadian Surfing Championship - May 30-31, 2015

» Peter Devries - Noah Wegrich - Dane Anderson - Ben Murphy - Photo:Marcus Paladino

» 4 photos from Justin Jung

» 15 photos from Will Saunders

» RESULTS POSTED

» YouTube:In Tofino for the RipCurl Pro 2015 - Video:Jeremy Surin - 1:51

» Final Press release:Californian dark horse Noah 'Wiggy' Wegrich (Santa Cruz, CA) claims Rip Curl Pro, Peter Devries; the highest ranked Canadian retains National title

» May/30/2015 Press release:Pete Devries looked impressive! Ben Murphy, Victoria, BC, achieved the highest heat score of the day, in the men's pro division

» YouTube:2015 Rip Curl Pro Tofino Official Teaser

» May/14/2015 Press release:In Canada’s largest surfing competition, surfers in 11 separate divisions will vie for over $25,000 in cash and prizes at Cox Bay in Tofino, BC - May 30-31, 2015

» RipCurl surf comps from years past


National SUP Surf champs return to Tofino October 23 to 25, 2015 Canada's Surf News

» National SUP Surf champs return to Tofino October 23 to 25, 2015

October competition to crown top Canadian men and women adds surfing contest


2nd Annual Bruhwiler Kids Surf Classic September 19, 2015 Canada's Surf News

» 2nd Annual Bruhwiler Kids Surf Classic September 19, 2015

» Kids Surf Film Project [deadline Aug 15]

» a Poster Art Exhibition open to all kids [deadline Jul 30]


The Workshop Experience - build Hollow Wooden Surfboards/SUPs at Lambrecht Surfboards workshops industry news

» The Workshop Experience - build Hollow Wooden Surfboards/SUPs at Lambrecht Surfboards workshops

Pemberton June | Revelstoke July | Tofino Aug | Van Oct | Pemberton Nov, 2015

The Workshop Experience - build Hollow Wooden Surfboards/SUPs at Lambrecht Surfboards workshops

Sockeye fishing in the Alberni Inlet - Photo:Slivers BC Fishing Reports

» Alberni, Ucluelet, Barkley Sound, Somass-Stamp River - Jul/01/2015
by Doug Lindores

The Sport Sockeye Fishery in the Alberni Inlet to date this has been one of the best seasons in many years




♠ upcoming events       full CoastalBC Events Calendar

» Big Chop Summer Paddle Series - Thursday evenings in Van til Aug 20:starts Apr 30, 2015

» Deep Cove Tuesday Night Paddlesport Races start in early April and run weekly until Mid September

 

july 2015

» BC Bike Race Vancouver to Nanaimo, Cumberland, Sunshine Coast & Whistler - Jun 27- July 04, 2015

» Tuff City SkateBoard Competition - July 01, 2015

» Bowl Series #21:Seylynn - July 1st, 2015

» Mike McInnes Memorial Salmon City Jam - Campbell River - July 01, 2015

» 4th Annual Canada Day Jam At North Delta Rotary SK8Park

» Yarrow Skate Jam - July 2, 2015

» Picnic In The Park - UBC Skatepark - July 3, 2015

» Smithers Midsummer Music Festival - July 3-5, 2015

» Tofino Saltwater Classic Fishing Derby - July 3-5, 2015

» MEC Paddlefest - Vancouver at Jericho - Jul 04, 2015

» Canadian Open Sand Sculpting Competition, Parksville - July 10 - August 16, 2015

» Nanaimo Dragon Boat FestivaL - July 10-12, 2015

» Vancouver Island Musicfest - Comox Valley X Grounds, Courtenay, BC - July 10-12, 2015

» The Khatsahlano Longboard Jam - July 11, 2015

» Bowl Series #21:Griffin - July 12, 2015

» Surfrider Beach Cleanup at Willows Beach - Jul 15, 2015

» Pemberton Music Festival - July 16-19, 2015

» Rock The Shores - Colwood - July 17-19, 2015

» Vancouver Folk Festival - Jericho Beach Park, Vancouver, BC - July 17-19, 2015

» Vancouver Island SUP series:Tofino - Jul 18-19, 2015

» Hippie Mike's Super Tour:Queensboro, New West - Jul 18, 2015

» MEC Paddlefest - Victoria at Willows Beach - Jul 18, 2015

» The Squamish Gearjammer - Mass XC single-track - July 18 2015

» Vancouver Easter Seals Regatta - July 18, 2015

» SunFest - Cowichan Valley - Jul 30-Aug 2, 2015

» Discovery Coast Music Festival - Bella Coola, BC - July 18-19, 2015

» Chemainus bluegrass festival - July 18 & 19, 2015

» Southern Vancouver Island SUP Race Series: TBA - Jul 23, 2015

» Bowl Series #21:White Rock - July 26, 2015

» Victoria Summer Music Festival - July 28 - Aug 11, 2015

» Filberg Festival - Comox - July 31 -Aug 3, 2015

» Summer Drop In Skate Camp in Abbotsford - July 2015

» Vic-Maui Yacht Race - July 7-29, 2016

august 2015

» 7th Annual Texada Island Skimboard Jam - Aug 01-02, 2015

» Texada Island Sandcastle Weekend - Aug 01-02, 2015

» 36th Annual Coombs Bluegrass Festival - Aug 1-3, 2015

» Ladysmith Days - Aug 01-02, 2015

» Hippie Mike's Super Tour:Tswwassen - Aug 02, 2015

» Squamish Valley Music Festival - Aug 7-9, 2015

» Crankworx Freeride Mountain Bike Festival Whistler - Aug 07-16, 2015

» Vancouver Island SUP series:Comox - Aug 8-9, 2015

» Surfrider Beach Cleanup at Cadboro Bay - Aug 9, 2015

» Atmosphere Gathering - Cumberland - Aug 14 to 16, 2015

» Robson Valley Music Festival - Aug 14-16, 2015

» Bowl Series #21:Squamish - Aug 15, 2015

» Bowl Series #21:Whistler finals - Aug 16, 2015

» Red Bull Joyride freeride mountain bike competitionl - Whistler, August 15, 2015

» Vancouver SUP Challenge Jericho Sailing Centre – Aug 15, 2015

» Bearclaw Invitational Slopestyle - Mount Washington - Aug 21-23, 2015

» Vancouver Island Exhibition - Aug 21-23, 2015

» Columbia Gorge Paddle Challenge Hood River, OR – Aug 22, 23, 2015

» Steveston Dragon Boat Festival - Aug 22, 2015

» Ryder Hesjedal’s Tour de Victoria - Aug 23, 2015

» Southern Vancouver Island SUP Race Series: TBA - Aug 27, 2015

» Nanaimo Blues Festival - Aug 28-30, 2015

» Comox Valley Fall Fair - Aug 28-30, 2015

» Hippie Mike's Super Tour:Vancouver Skate Plaza - Aug 29, 2015

» mountainbike:Cowichan Valley Enduro - August 2014 TBA  
 


♠ news/interesting links

» Sixty-six surfers on a 42' surfboard break World Record in Huntington Beach - June 20 - pacificlongboarder.com

» Battery-powered Surfboard Stuffed With $100,000 Worth Of Meth Washes Up On Beach - yahoo.com

» torn between surfing and golf? - golfboard.com

» 13-year-old surfer killed in Reunion Island shark attack - stabmag.com

» Great White Shark confirmed along Washington coast Feb 2015 -katu.com

» Surfer Bitten By Great White Shark Near San Luis Obispo, California - weather.com

» Mystery surrounding millions of sea star deaths on B.C. coast solved - theprovince.com

» NZ's first artificial surf reef wiped out - nzherald.co.nz

» Chet Frost makes woden surfboards in Nanaimo - interview on TheInertia.com

» Dorian [Doc] Paskowitz, Doctor and Surfer Who Lived an Endless Summer, Dies at 93 - nytimes.com

» The world’s first inflatable reef break - pacificlongboarder.com

» Three surfers die after getting into difficulty in the sea in Cornwall - bbc.com

» Surfing tragedy claims three lives off Mawgan Porth Beach, Newquay - eastbourneherald.co.uk

» How to fight a tiger shark and win - surfline.com

» Michael Scott Moore, author of "Sweetness and Blood...How Surfing Spread from Hawaii and California” has just been released, kidnapped in Somalia two-and-a-half years ago while researching a book on piracy - spiegel.de

» Visitors relish Martins Beach, Half Moon Bay, California, after court orders public access restored to surf break - sfgate.com

» World's 20 Best Surf Towns - nationalgeographic.com

» Huntington Beach Surfer dies in the lineup - Wesley Goldenhar suffers fatal wipeout at 20th Street - surfline.com

» Patagonia Surfing Wet Suits Go Green: A new kind of bio-rubber could change the way surf companies make wetsuits - nytimes.com

» False killer whale calf rescued near Tofino in critical condition - globalnews.ca

» California swimmer talks about surviving great white shark attack - cbsnews.com

» Comparing modes of surf tourism delivery in the Maldives - sciencedirect.com

» Liberalizing Nirvana: an analysis of the consequences of common pool resource deregulation for the sustainability of Fiji's surf tourism industry - tandfonline.com

» Performance, agency and change in Surfing Tourist Space - sciencedirect.com

» Sustainable Surf Tourism: A Community Centered Approach in Papua New Guinea - journals.humankinetics.com

» Ensenada bay first surfing reserve in Mexico - utsandiego.com/news

» Conservatives distance themselves from Northern Gateway approval - cbc.ca

» Big wave surfing pioneer Ricky Grigg passes away - surfertoday.com

» Ricky Grigg, big wave surfer and oceanographer, dead at 77 - hawaiinewsnow.com

» More than a thousand protesters rally against Northern Gateway pipeline in Vancouver May 10, 2014 - canada.com

» A shark-deterrent wetsuit? A sleek suit that taps our growing understanding of shark vision - ted.com

» Ottawa removing North Pacific humpback whales from list of ‘threatened’ species - vancouversun.com

» Caribou, Humpbacks May Legally Stand in Way of Northern Gateway Pipeline, According to B.C. Nature Lawsuit - desmog.ca

» Kitimat votes 'NO' to Northern Gateway - cbc.ca

» NZ's first artificial surf reef to be removed, never functioned as intended - nzherald.co.nz

» Humpback whales catch a wave at Pipeline - hawaiinewsnow.com

» Hobie Alter, The Henry Ford Of Surfboards, Dies At 80 - npr.org

» after 23 years, Slater splits from Quiksilver - pacificlongboarder.com

» R.I.P. Hobie - pacificlongboarder.com

» Surfer / dolphin collision at Bawley's Beach, Oz - abc.net.au

» Forget the sharks... Australian beach is closed after four metre CROCODILE goes surfing - dailymail.co.uk

» state-of-the-art surfable wave generator for rivers, lakes or large pools - £2.5 - dailymail.co.uk

» Police asking for help to identify two men for the January 22nd arson at the Leeside Skatepark - youtube.com

» New SBC Restaurant 65' wide indoor mini ramp 109 East Hastings St. Vancouver

» Nanaimo area teen dies in longboard collision in Cedar - vancouversun.com

» Gerard Butler in Talks for 'Point Break' Remake - hollywoodreporter.com

» Europe's surfers tackle mountainous seas raised by intense weather system - news.com.au

» Surfers take on 18-metre waves of the Atlantic coastlines of Ireland, Cornwall, France and Portugal - theguardian.com

» Slater's Boards Stolen - surfeurope.mpora.com

» Kelly Slater’s Pipe Quiver Stolen in North Shore Heist - theinertia.com

» Black swans surfing at Kirra in Australia - dailypicksandflicks.com/video

» Australian Fishermen Free 12-Foot Tiger Shark in Dramatic Rescue - theinertia.com

» Shark Kills Maui Kayaker Fisherman - hawaiinewsnow.com

» Kinder Morgan plans to ship 400 tankers loaded with tar sands oil each year through the Salish Sea. If the oil spilled, where would it go - salishseaspillmap.org

» B.C. Whale-watching vessels are receiving unusually close encounters by curious juvenile Humpbacks in the Salish Sea - vancouversun.com

» Search resumes for Missing big wave surfer Kirk Passmore on Oahu's North Shore - hawaiinewsnow.com

» Video of Kirk Passmore's Last Wave - theinertia.com

» Great White sightings on the rise in San Diego - pacificlongboarder.com

» New NOAA Model Improves Understanding of Potential Paths of Japan Tsunami Debris - noaa.gov


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not the mastery of the elements or of a particular skill,
not the discovery of ability.
For me it is the ongoing relationship with this ocean and the balance and perspective that this relationship yields.

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