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14th Annual Clean Water Classic - Sept 25-27, 2015 in Westport, WA 14th Annual Clean Water Classic - Sept 25-27, 2015 in Westport, WA

» registration for the 2015 Clean Water Classic surf contest is open as of September 1st

» check out http://www.cleanwaterclassic.com/registration/


Joe Moer at dawn at Punta Ricardo, Baja - Photo:the Rose your surf trip photos

» Joe Moer at dawn at Punta Ricardo, Baja - 2 photos by the Rose
Sep/01/2015


Bethany Hamilton Awarded Wildcard for Swatch Women's Pro industry news

» Bethany Hamilton Awarded Wildcard for Swatch Women's Pro


2nd Annual Bruhwiler Kids Surf Classic - Tofino Sept 19, 2015 Canada's Surf News

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

» A FREE, fun, and competitive event, dedicated to all the mini hardcore Canadian surfers


Hang Tuff - Surfing at the End of the Road - Produced by thenumber for Telus your surf photos & video

» YouTube:Hang Tuff - Surfing at the End of the Road - Produced by thenumber for Telus - 9:53
The state of surfing in Tofino told by local surfers and members of the surf industry

Aug/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 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

YouTube:In Tofino for the RipCurl Pro 2015 - Video:Jeremy Surin Rip Curl Pro Tofino/Canadian Surfing Championship - May 30-31, 2015

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


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

Vimeo:Michael Darling and Marcus Paladino document a few fun sessions around the beaches of Tofino your surf photos

» Vimeo:Michael Darling and Marcus Paladino document a few fun sessions around the beaches of Tofino - 1:40
May/16/2015


Guto - 2014/2015 Winter on the North Shore your surf trip photos

» 3 photos of Guto - 2014/2015 Winter on the North Shore
Mar/16/2015


in 2014 more surfers won WSL events on FCS fins than all other brands put together industry news

» in 2014 more surfers won WSL events on FCS fins than all other brands put together Feb/15/2015


YouTube:Teaser - 2nd Annual SurfCam Christmas Classic Invitational Mobile Surf Contest - Pacific Rim National Park - Dec 27-29, 2014 Canada's Surf News

» YouTube:Teaser - 2nd Annual SurfCam Christmas Classic Invitational

Mobile Surf Contest @ Pacific Rim National Park - Dec 27-29, 2014

» RESULTS POSTED + full heat sheets

» competitor list

» webcast Sunday & Monday http://www.surfcamchristmasclassic.com/

YouTube:Teaser - 2nd Annual SurfCam Christmas Classic Invitational Mobile Surf Contest - Pacific Rim National Park - Dec 27-29, 2014

YouTube:Gabriel Medina Celebrates as 2014 World Surfing Champion industry news

» YouTube:Gabriel Medina Celebrates as 2014 World Surfing Champion Dec/23/2014


surfboard maker Chet Frost interview on TheInertia.com

» Love Your Surfboard, Love Your Environment

Chet Frost makes surfboards in Nanaimo from reclaimed wood, glassed with a plant-based epoxy

check out an interview with Chet on TheInertia.com http://www.theinertia.com/surf/love-your-surfboard-love-your-environment/
Nov/17/2014


Vimeo:The Fortune Wild Available for Pre-order on iTunes - release:Nov 10, 2014 Canada's Surf News

» Vimeo:The Fortune Wild Available for Pre-order on iTunes - release:Nov 10, 2014

directed by Ben Gulliver and featuring Peter Devries, Reid and Arran Jackson and Noah Cohen


Haida Gwaii Expression Session - Nov 7-8, 2014 Canada's Surf News

» 6th Annual Haida Gwaii Expression Session - Nov 7-8, 2014


Tofino Paddle Surf SUP Invitational - Oct 25 - 26, 2014 - Photo:Marcie Callewaert Tofino Paddle Surf SUP Invitational - Oct 25 - 26, 2014

» 9 photos by Marcie Callewaert

» 2 photos by Marty Kukler

» RESULTS posted
Nov/01/2014


Mick Fanning has inched closer to the 2014 ASP World Title with a victory in the Moche Rip Curl Pro, Portugal industry news

» Mick Fanning has inched closer to the 2014 ASP World Title with a victory in the Moche Rip Curl Pro, Portugal Oct/27/2014


Tofino Paddle Surf SUP Invitational - October 25 & 26, 2014 Canada's Surf News

» Canada's first stand up paddle surf contest coming to Tofino next weekend

» Tofino Paddle Surf SUP Invitational - October 25 & 26, 2014

» open pro men’s, amateur and a women's divisions

» Schedule & Competitors Package available on pdf

» Live Webcast


Mick Fanning wins Moche Rip Curl Pro Portugal industry news

» Mick Fanning wins Moche Rip Curl Pro Portugal Oct/20/2014


13th annual Clean Water Classic   Westport WA, Oct 03-05, 2014 13th annual Clean Water Classic Westport WA, Oct 03-05, 2014

» RESULTS POSTED - Oct/07/2014

go straight to http://www.cleanwaterclassic.com/


The Queen of the Peak Women’s Surf Championships - Tofino,   Oct 4 -5, 2014 The Queen of the Peak Women’s Surf Championships - Tofino, Oct 4 -5, 2014

visit the contest site at http://queenofthepeak.com/

» and watch the live feed all weekend


The Endless Summer Film Screening - Vic Theatre - Sept 18, 2014 Canada's Surf News

» The Endless Summer Film Screening - Vic Theatre - Sept 18, 2014
Presented by Surfrider Foundation - Vancouver Island Chapter & Bruce Brown Films


First Annual Bruhwiler Kids Classic - Tofino, Sept 20, 2014 Canada's Surf News

» First Annual Bruhwiler Kids Classic - Tofino, Sept 20, 2014

» competition . expression . open divisions . fun . ages 0 - 16

» updated information on Aug/22/2014


Vimeo:The Project:A few words and tubes with Aftanas team rider Raph Bruhwiler - Video:Marty Kukler & Patrick Rebstock / Edit:Marcus Paladino Bruhwiler family surfing photos & videos

» Vimeo:The Project:A few words and tubes with Aftanas team rider Raph Bruhwiler - Video:Marty Kukler & Patrick Rebstock / Edit:Marcus Paladino
Aug/02/2014



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♠ BC & PNW surf resources

» HitchTofino.com - carpool

» Subject to Holdups - the Tofino Groms' Blog

» Raph Bruhwiler's Blog - RaphSurfsCanada.com

» Peter Devries' Blog - hurley.com

» Christian Moutinho Blogspot

» Jeremy Koreski.com

» Mission - GotSurf - gotsurf.ca : showcase surf oriented content through a series of short documentaries

» bc/pnw surf comps archive - coastalbc

» Surfrider Vancouver Island

» SurfriderVancouver.org

» British Columbia Association of Surf Instructors

» UBC Surf Club

» Surfwater - 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

» Surf Tofino daily blog dated 2007

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» Alberta River Surfing Association

» SurfMontreal.com

» OuiSurf.ca

» Surfriders Association of Nova Scotia
» East Coast Surf.com

» Lud's Surfing page
Lud's Surfing page

» Adventure Smart - govt of BC

» Wilderness Medical Consultants - Wilderness First Aid Training

» Hypothermia Prevention, Recognition and Treatment

» 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

» Northern Swell - Canada's Surf Magazine


♠ surf news & other interesting stuff

» RIP Johnny Rice, a true surfing icon - santacruzwaves.com

» http://www.johnnyrice.com

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

» 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

» 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

» 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

» 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

» Registration/Surf's Up:Tofino surf camp for families living with Autism - Sept 13, 2014 surf/news.htm

» 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

» 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

» UK petition calls for better protection for the coastal environment and the more than 55,000 surfers [spending £1.8billion] that use it - surferspath.mpora.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

» Surfers survive attack by 7-foot Costa Rican Crocodile - pacificlongboarder.com

» first Biodegradable Surfboard Foam introduced - pacificlongboarder.com

» Encyclopedia Of Surfing - check out this new site encyclopediaofsurfing.com

» 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

» Wavegarden in North Wales - Approval Granted - surferspath.mpora.com

» 3km Left Discovered in Angola - surferspath.mpora.com

» Billabong’s Wipeout: Surfwear Brand Now Worthless - nbcnews.com

» 10 Reasons Surfing Improves Humanity - huffingtonpost.com

» The Boardroom At The OC Fair & Events Center, Oct 5-6, 2013 - boardroomshow.com

» Tom Wegener at the University of the Sunshine Coast campus to research the sustainability of Surfboard Manufacturing - pacificlongboarder.com

» Waves of Trash in Indonesia - huffingtonpost.com

» Drones Are Revolutionizing Surfing Videos - businessinsider.com

» Prince William seen surfing at stag - telegraph.co.uk

» North of Nowhere:The cold, perfect slabs north of Tofino aren't easy to get to, even when you know where they are - surfermag.com

» 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

» Work starts on Gold Coast’s Legendary Kirra Point Groyne - pacificlongboarder.com

» Rioting Breaks Out in Huntington Beach After U.S. Surfing Open - ktla.com

» Billabong Accepts Rescue Package From Altamont Consortium - wsj.com

» Surfer at Bondi Beach knocked unconscious by whale - pacificlongboarder.com

» French automaker Peugeot unveils a supercar-like concept surfboard - pacificlongboarder.com

» RIP: Transworld Surf magazine shuts down -transworld.net

» 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

» 60 year old surfer off Kauai is 11th shark attack victim this year for Hawai - staradvertiser.com

» Women riding the monsters [Mavericks] - San Francisco Chronicle

» Surfer in fair condition after shark attack; Witness: 'I've never seen anything like this in my life' - times-standard.com

» Surfer Killed By Shark Off Surf Beach In Santa Barbara CA - huffingtonpost.com

» Grant Shilling is Surfing for Peace in the Middle East (INTERVIEW Arwa Aburawa | October 20th, 2012) - greenprophet.com

» The original “Kahuna of Malibu,” Terry “Tubesteak” Tracy, passed away August 22, 2012 - surfersjournal.com

» HG Photocloth - graphics to fabric that can be laminated onto a surfboard - headlinegraphics.com

» Long Beach surf-guard program victim of cuts to Parks Canada - timescolonist.com

» O’Neill celebrating 60 years - oneill.com/60

» 20 foot, 2,000 pound great white shark hauled up by Sea of Cortez fishermen - grindtv.com

» Cape Town surfer killed by a massive 4-5m shark on Thursday - news24.com

» Raincoast, Patagonia, Koreski, Azim, and Devries teamed up for a new film about the Enbridge proposal. We traveled way up coast, N of Van Isle, to where my Raincoast crew and I work and play. Fantastic 2-minute trailer for an upcoming film by chris Malloy and Woodshed Films. View the trailer at http://video.patagonia.com/video/Ground-Swell-Trailer

» Art Brewer Action Surf Photography in Rincon, Puerto Rico - March 3 – 11, 2012

» surfer/shaper, Harold “Iggy” Ige, passes away while paddling in the waters off of Lanikai, Oahu - supthemag.com

» lead role actor in "Of Men and Mavericks" held under and washed through the rocks, taken off by ambulance - mercurynews.com

» Surfline.com founder Sean Collins dies at 59 - msnbc.msn.com

» Land overlooking Mavericks For Sale - sfbay.craigslist.org

» Overturned boat at Jordan River - multiple rescues on weekend [Nov 2011] - www.ccga37.org/blog/

» Toll from Margaret River fire continues to rise - abc.net.au

» A much-loved surfer rides his last wave. Isaiah Oke's ashes spread at Sombrio - theglobeandmail.com

» Great White Shark Attacks Surfer in Marina Calif on Oct 29 - kionrightnow.com

» 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

» Parks Canada officials shot and killed a cougar Saturday evening after it was spotted stalking people on Cox Bay Beach in Tofino - timescolonist.com

» Mythbusters debunk 'surfing with dynamite' - youtube.com

» Shark kills bodyboarder in south Western Australia - dailymail.co.uk

» First Annual London Surf Film Festival - londonsurffilmfestival.com
» Chasing the Swell: Big wave surfing through the Pacific - latimes.com
» Japan's tsunami debris headed for our west coast beaches - calcoastnews.com
» A Deeper Shade Of Blue - Jack McCoy's epic film on surfing
» "Blow Up" free download 30 min surf video from Billabong
» O’Neill CWC Canada cancelled for 2011 - surf/ news.htm
» WorldSurfingReserves.org
» Andy Irons' autopsy analysis released - surfline.com
» Timmy Curran Giving Away 3rd Full Length Album "Options" FREE - 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
» Mount Maunganui's artificial surf reef has been branded as a dangerous and expensive flop - bayofplentytimes.co.nz
» Wreckage from an 1878 clipper ship peeks through on Ocean Beach - richmondsfblog.com
» We used to surf in front of the nuclear power station in Fukushima Japan - surfersjournal.com
» Wave Energy Prototype, 'SeaRay,' Exceeds Expectations - huffingtonpost.com
» Surfer rescues Sonoma County teen who jumped from Golden Gate Bridge - sfgate.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
» A local man has been charged with assault after a surfing disagreement Feb. 3 at Cox Bay. - Westerly News - Feb 8, 2010
» Pete Devries Brings the Faith to Canada at the Cold Water Classic - grindtv.com
» CWC title stays home.Congrats Pete - Blogspot Christian Moutinho Oct 31
» Port Renfrew log-jams threaten bridges - canada.com/victoriatimescolonist
» Jordy Smith Rodeo Flip - youtube.com
» dynamite surfing video - like, with dynamite
» 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]
» Oh Canada - Finding perfect, freezing surf in the Great White North - surfline.com
» Battles over Jordan River turf lend ugly side to idyllic surfing - Louise Dickson, Times Colonist, Dec 31, 2005
» Rare Surf Sightings Along Canada's Storied Maritimes - surfermag.com
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» Learning to Surf by Chris Payne
» How To Surf by Tim Maddux
» Learner surfer's FAQ by Stephen Whelan
» The Complete Surfing Guide for Coaches by Bruce Gabrielson

» PD's Trick Tips   Backside Roundhouse

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» foam in the surf? - James G. Acker
» Lud's Wave Prediction - Ludwig Omachen
» cold water & rubber
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