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Leon Davies surfing Vancouver island, 2020

your surf photos & video

» Vimeo:Leon Davies surfing Vancouver island, 2020 - 1:26min

Mar/29/2020

» SBC Surf - ceases publication

» Nelscott Reef Pro/Am Lincoln City, Oregon holding period Oct 01, 2019 to Mar 31, 2020 - nelscottsurf.com

» Canadian Surf Championships | Team Selection | Surf Canada - Wickaninnish Beach, April 3-5, 2020 Postponed:new date TBA - csasurfcanada.org

» Last Olympic Qualifier to take place at Surf City El Salvador May 9-17, 2020 Postponed - isasurf.org

» 4th Annual Bruhwiler Kids Classic - Tofino - Sept 19, 2020 - bruhwilerkidsclassic.com

» The Queen of the Peak Women's Surf Championships - Tofino, October 2-4, 2020 - queenofthepeak.com

» done

» Canadian Surf Team Trials | Olympic Pathway - Wickaninnish Beach, May 13-15, 2019 - csasurfcanada.org

» MBMG SUP Racing Nationals | Surf Canada - Sidney, May 25-26, 2019 - csasurfcanada.org

» Rip Curl Pro Tofino - no 2019 comp - ripcurlprotofino.com

» Clean Water Classic surfing competition - Westport, Washington - No CWC in 2019 - cleanwaterclassic.com

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» Surfrider Wave Hunt - China Beach - March 3rd 2018 Postponed:new date TBA - facebook.com

» Annual Haida Gwaii Expression Session - Nov 9-10, 2018 - northbeachsurfshop.com

2020 Rip Curl Pro Bells Beach Postponed Due to COVID-19 Pandemic

industry news

» 2020 Rip Curl Pro Bells Beach Postponed Due to COVID-19 Pandemic

» Based on information the WSL is receiving, June feels like the most likely time to kick off the 2020 season safely

Mar/16/2020
 
 
 
 

2020 Rip Curl Canadian National Surf Championships - Wickaninnish Beach April 3-5, 2020

2020 Rip Curl Canadian National Surf Championships - Wickaninnish Beach April 3-5, 2020

» press release

Mar/06/2020
 
 
 
 

Port Renfrew surf program for Pacheedaht Youth

canada's surf news

» Port Renfrew surf program for Pacheedaht Youth needs a little gear

» looking for Wetsuits (various youth-medium adult sizes), Boots, Gloves, Boards for various skill levels

Mar/07/2020
 
 
 
 

YouTube:Surfing & Skiing on Vancouver Island - Justin & Ethan Reeves

your surf photos & video

» YouTube:Surfing & Skiing on Vancouver Island - Justin & Ethan Reeves - 7:21min

Oct/03/2019
 
 
 
 

Rip Curl Founders Sell Iconic Surf Brand To Outdoor Specialists Kathmandu

industry news

» Rip Curl Founders Sell Iconic Surf Brand To Outdoor Specialists Kathmandu

» Brian Singer and Doug "Claw" Warbrick have sold their iconic Australian surf brand to Australia and New Zealand based outdoor specialists Kathmandu

Beyond Boarding Shredit 2019:Tamo Campos and Jasper Snow Rosen surfing & hiking in BC and Alaska... and a little bit of Japan

your surf photos & video

» YouTube:Beyond Boarding Shredit 2019:Tamo Campos and Jasper Snow Rosen surfing & hiking in BC and Alaska... and a little bit of Japan - 8:17 min

Aug/08/2019

YouTube:Surfing Tonquin Beach Tofino - Video:Jeremy Surin

your surf photos & video

» YouTube:Surfing Tonquin Beach Tofino - Video:Jeremy Surin - 1:41 min

Aug/08/2019
 
 
 
 

Mathea Olin competes in the Rip Curl GromSearch International - Playa Hermosa, Costa Rica, May 16 - 19, 2019

canada's surf news

» YouTube:Mathea Olin on the Opening Ceremony video - Rip Curl GromSearch International - Playa Hermosa, Costa Rica - 1:35min

» Day 1 - Round 1 - Girls - Heat 3: Mathea Olin 11.73, 2nd Juliette Lacome 10.93, 3rd Valeria Ojeda 7.93

» Day 2 - Quarterfinals - Girls Results - Quarter 3: Juliette Lacome (FRA) 13.83 DEF Mathea Olin (CAN) 10.17

YouTube:Mathea Olin on the Opening Ceremony video - Rip Curl GromSearch International - Playa Hermosa, Costa Rica

May/20/2019
 
 
 
 

2019 Rip Curl Canadian National Surf Championships - May 10-12 and Team Trials for Olympic qualification May 13-14

Surf Canada Announces 2019 Rip Curl Nationals presented by Red Bull

» Canadian Surf Championships | Team Selection | Surf Canada - Wickaninnish Beach, May 10-15, 2019

» Friday May 10 - Sunday May 12, Rip Curl Nationals, Canadian Titles
Monday May 13 - Tuesday May 14, Surf Canada Team Trials | Olympic Pathway
(5 total days of competition).

» YouTube:2019 Rip Curl Nationals - event teaser

» Complete Results Posted

May/16/2019
 
 
 
 

Vimeo:Marcus Paladino Slideshow - Pro Photo Showdown 2019

your surf photos & video

» Vimeo:Marcus Paladino Slideshow - Pro Photo Showdown 2019 - 8:47 min

May/08/2019

Vimeo:Leon Davies celebrating his 40th surfing in Alaska, 2019

your surf trip photos

» Vimeo:Leon Davies celebrating his 40th surfing in Alaska, 2019 - 2:06 min
May/08/2019
 
 
 
 

Mathea Olin & All-Star Cast Invited to Compete in the Rip Curl Pro Bells Beach Trials

canada's surf news

» Mathea Olin & All-Star Cast Invited to Compete in the Rip Curl Pro Bells Beach Trials April 14-15, 2019
 
 
 
 

Mathea Olin at A community / VIMF Festival 'She Summits' - North Van, April 5-7, 2019

canada's surf news

» Mathea Olin at A community / VIMF Festival 'She Summits' - 3 Days. 8 Events. 3 Speakers. 9 Films. 1 Panel discussion - April 5-7, 2019
 
 
 
 

West Coast,  Saturday January 19th, 2019 - Photo:Jill Beale

your surf photos & video

» South Island, Saturday January 19th, 2019 - 13 photos by Jill Beale

» stormy pics from the South island, a few cool ones during a quick hailstorm!

West Coast,  Saturday January 19th, 2019 - Photo:Jill Beale

Jan/27/2019
 
 
 
 

Surf Canada and Rip Curl announced a historic partnership

canada's surf news

» Surf Canada and Rip Curl announced a historic partnership

» Rip Curl becoming the official wetsuit & apparel partner of Surf Canada and title sponsor for Surf Canada Nationals

Jan/14/2019


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♠ BC & PNW surf resources

» Jeremy Koreski.com

» bc/pnw surf comps archive - coastalbc

» Surfrider Pacific Rim

» Surfrider Vancouver Island

» Surfrider Vancouver

» Surfwa - Pacific Northwest Surf Report

» Oregon Surfpage

» Randolph Kashino's Windsurfing and Surfing Weather Links - Sidney BC

» BC Ministry of Transportation Road Report for the Island

» BC Shark and Skate Reports

» Shark Research Committee - documenting shark attacks from the Pacific Coast of North America

» Subject to Holdups - the Tofino Groms' Blog circa 2013

» Christian Moutinho Blogspot circa 2012

» Surf Tofino daily blog circa 2007

» Surf Canada - csasurfcanada.org

» Alberta River Surfing Association

» OuiSurf.ca

» Surfriders Association of Nova Scotia

» Lud's Surfing page Lud's Surfing page includes Lud's Great Lakes Trip. 99 surf pictures from a trip in Oct/Nov 1997

» Adventure Smart - govt of BC

» surfing story
» HI Surf Advisory Neal Miyake in Haida Gwaii Queen Charlottes
» HI Surf Advisory Neal Miyake interviews .....

» Pacific Rim National Park Reserve

mags

» SBC Surf.com - ceases publication


♠ surf news & other interesting stuff - links below checked Dec 2019

» The Boardroom International Surfboard Show Del Mar - May 2-3, 2020 -boardroomshow.com

» U.S. surfboard makers not so stoked about China tariffs Strict environmental rules and steep labor costs have sent scores of Southern California surfboard manufacturers to China. Now, the tariffs have Bowers and other executives searching for factories in places such as Thailand and Vietnam. - reuters.com

» RCMP and search crews looking for missing surfer in Port Renfrew May 11, 2019 - cheknews.ca

» Police find surfboard but surfer missing near Port Renfrew - vancouverisland.ctvnews.ca

» RCMP call off 5 day search for missing Sooke surfer - vancouverisland.ctvnews.ca

» Nelscott Pro Big wave contest goes off with a twist - newportnewstimes.com

» Dick Dale, Surf Guitar King, Dies at 81 - variety.com

» Man dies in surfing accident on Long Beach near Tofino - westerlynews.ca

» GoFundMe page identifies 27 year old University of Victoria student Nijin John as surfer who died near Tofino Saturday - westerlynews.ca

» International Surfing Association and World Surf League Reach Landmark Agreement on Olympic Qualification - isasurf.org

» RIP: Bruce Brown, 1937-2017. Iconic California surf filmmaker passes away - surfline.com

» Bruce Brown, Creator of 'The Endless Summer' and Father of the Surf Film, Has Died - theinertia.com

» No 'Eddie' big-wave contest this winter, family says - staradvertiser.com

» U.S. surfers recall adventure of riding Moncton's 'tiny' tidal bore in 1967 - cbc.ca

» YouTube:Trestles | September 5th | 2017 The pros warm up before the Hurley Pro begins in raw format - Identified Surfers - Kolohe Andino, Courtney Conlogue, Sage Erickson, Jordy Smith, Michael Bourez, Sally Fitzgibbons, Frederico Morais, Johanne Defay, Coco Ho, Ethan Ewing, Italo Ferriera, Adriano De Souza, Carissa Moore, Malia Manuel - 31min

» Surf Canada and StayBillety.com announce partnership to assist athletes and fans of one of Canada's newest Olympic sports with housing when traveling - staybillety.pr.co

» The Incredible Science of Surfing and Waves - bbc.com

» Jack O'Neill, wetsuit and surfing pioneer, dies at 94 - cnn.com
» Jack O'Neill Dies at 94 Remembering the godfather of the modern wetsuit - surfline.com
» surfer found after 32 hours in sea - bbc.com
» Shark Attacks Woman At San Onofre - losangeles.cbslocal.com
» 1966 Surfing & Skateboarding @ Windansea - YouTube 8:07min
» Bankruptcy filing leaves Mavericks surfing event in doubt - sfgate.com
» When Others Run Away For Cover, I Head To The Lake Erie Shore To Capture The Beauty Of Waves - boredpanda.com
» Great Lakes Surfer Featured on Steve Harvey Show - theinertia.com
» RIP Surfing Magazine (1964-2017) - surfline.com
» Surfing Under Northern Lights - Chris Burkard in Iceland - greatbigstory.com
» Surf park proposal floated for Vancouver's False Creek - cbc.ca
» surf pool and beach is being pitched on False Creek beside Science World - vancouversun.com
» Surfer Gang's Lunada Bay "fort" must go, city staff says - latimes.com
» The Petitcodiac River tidal bore - Moncton, New Brunswick - youtube.com
» The San Diego Surf Film Festival - sandiegosurffilmfestival.com
» What The Hell Is A Waterman? -surfersjournal.com
» Over the Falls -vimeo.com
» Gabriel Nascimento - El Salvador Longboard as I know it -vimeo.com
» Here's How Munich's Illegal River Surfing Scene Went From City Secret to Global Sensation - mpora.com
» California Surfers Look to Courts for Relief Against Lunada Bay Bay Boys - nytimes.com
» Inside the Mind of Kai Takayama - vimeo.com
» Australian Surf film "Open your ride" - full movie - youtube.com
» Mexico-bound paddle-boarders make stop in Prince Rupert - thenorthernview.com
» Jai Lee - this man can ride the nose - vimeo.com
» River surfers invade Alberta's Rocky Mountains - cbc.ca
» Surf for Love, Not for Gold - surfing in the Olympics - nytimes.com
» Jay Mandarino buys SBC brand portfolio - mediaincanada.com
» SBC Surf & Snowboard Canada publisher SBC Media files for bankruptcy - canadianmags.ca
» Mick Fanning has been attacked by shark during the final at J-Bay - surfeuropemag.com
» RIP Johnny Rice, a true surfing icon - santacruzwaves.com
» http://www.johnnyrice.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
» 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
» Three surfers die after getting into difficulty in the sea in Cornwall - bbc.com
» 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 Tofino is 19 - 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
» 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
» Ensenada bay first surfing reserve in Mexico - utsandiego.com/news
» Big wave surfing pioneer Ricky Grigg passes away - surfertoday.com
» Ricky Grigg, big wave surfer and oceanographer, dead at 77 - hawaiinewsnow.com
» A shark-deterrent wetsuit? A sleek suit that taps our growing understanding of shark vision - ted.com
» 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
» 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
» 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 - youtu.be
» 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
» Hawaii surfer escapes shark attack by throwing punches - foxnews.com
» theFINproject- the groundbreaking documentary film exploring the most revolutionary element in surfing - the FIN. - kickstarter.com
» surfer's death-defying jump off cliff to join competition after turning up late - dailymail.co.uk
» Encyclopedia Of Surfing - eos.surf
» Rip Curl Surf's Up in Tofino – A day to ‘hang 10' for children and families living with Autism - ripcurlsurfsup.com
» Breaking Deep-Sea Waves, as High as a Skyscraper, Reveal Mechanism for Global Ocean Mixing - sciencedaily.com
» Billabong's Wipeout: Surfwear Brand Now Worthless - nbcnews.com
» 10 Reasons Surfing Improves Humanity - huffingtonpost.com
» Waves of Trash in Indonesia - huffingtonpost.com
» Drones Are Revolutionizing Surfing Videos - businessinsider.com
» Prince William seen surfing at stag - telegraph.co.uk
» New Zealand surfing great Allan Byrne has died in Bali after suffering head injuries in a motorcyle crash - stuff.co.nz
» Surfing legend Allan Byrne dies in Bali - brisbanetimes.com.au
» Cade Dallas Dead In Bali - brisbanetimes.com.au
» Kiwi surfing legend Allan Byrne fighting for life - Stuff.co.nz
» Rioting Breaks Out in Huntington Beach After U.S. Surfing Open - ktla.com
» Body Glove co-founder, waterman legend Bob Meistrell dies on Catalina Island - easyreadernews.com
» Bob Meistrell, Who Revolutionized Wet Suits, Dies at 84 - nytimes.com
» Bob Meistrell dies at 84; co-founder of surfwear firm Body Glove - latimes.com
» Women riding the monsters [Mavericks] - San Francisco Chronicle
» Grant Shilling is Surfing for Peace in the Middle East (INTERVIEW Arwa Aburawa | October 20th, 2012) - greenprophet.com
» Cape Town surfer killed by a massive 4-5m shark on Thursday - news24.com
» surfer/shaper, Harold “Iggy” Ige, passes away while paddling in the waters off of Lanikai, Oahu - supthemag.com
» Toll from Margaret River fire continues to rise - abc.net.au
» Warnings posted at Monterey beaches after shark attacks surfer - latimes.com
» TVs, fridges and fishing boats: How TWENTY MILLION tons of Japan tsunami debris is closing in on Hawaii - dailymail.co.uk
» Port Renfrew area surfers rescue three fishermen after boat capsized in rough water - cbc.ca/news
» Mythbusters debunk 'surfing with dynamite' - youtube.com
» Shark kills bodyboarder in south Western Australia - dailymail.co.uk
» London Surf Film Festival - londonsurffilmfestival.com
» Japan's tsunami debris headed for our west coast beaches - calcoastnews.com
» WorldSurfingReserves.org
» Andy Irons' autopsy analysis released - surfline.com
» Timmy Curran - timmycurran.net
» The parking meters are coming out of B.C. Parks - cbc.ca
» S.F. man who loved to surf dies off Ocean Beach - sfgate.com
» the Alexander Project - a motorcycle-surf journey from Nelson, BC, through the Baja, Mexico and Central America - blog
» AdventureHorse-surfing coming to a beach near you - news.com.au
» Artificial surf reef in Bournemouth closed to the publicA much-maligned £3.2m artificial surf reef declared unsafe - telegraph.co.uk
» Wreckage from an 1878 clipper ship peeks through on Ocean Beach - richmondsfblog.com
» Wave Energy Prototype, 'SeaRay,' Exceeds Expectations - huffingtonpost.com
» Wavegarden man made surfing wavepools and lakes - wavegarden.com
» Sprawling resort would wipe out sections of the Juan de Fuca trail - Forest Action Network
» Westcoaster.ca shuts down - March 2011 - tomhawthorn.blogspot
» river surfing legalised in Munich after being forbidden for 30 years - dw-world.de
» Tofino named 'best surf town' in North America - ctv.ca
» CWC title stays home.Congrats Pete - Blogspot Christian Moutinho Oct 31
» Jordy Smith Rodeo Flip - youtube.com - 2006
» Toronto-based publisher SBC Media to launch SBC Surf mag March 2007 - mediaincanada.com
» From Toronto, Hardy Surfers Head for 'Canada's South Coast' - washingtonpost.com
» Riding the waves at Westport, Washington's own Surf City - seattletimes.com [nice Noah pic]
» build a $50 water-proof Camera Housing