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Nik Birkett surfing Esquimalt Lagoon Windswell April 7, 2017 - Frame Grab:Andrew Forin your surf photos & video

» Nik Birkett surfing Esquimalt Lagoon Windswell April 7, 2017 - 2 Frame Grabs by Andrew Forin

Apr/17/2017


West Coast - Sunday March 12th, 2017 - Photo:Jill Beale your surf photos & video

» West Coast - Sunday March 12th, 2017 - 10 photos by Jill Beale

Apr/01/2017


YouTube:Episode 19 of The Search, Iron Horse Featuring Bruno Santos and Guillermo Satt - Video:Jon Frank industry news

» Episode 19 of The Search, Iron Horse Featuring Bruno Santos and Guillermo Satt - Video:Jon Frank - 5:38min

» YouTube:Australian Story:All For The Family. An interview with Owen and Tyler Wright on ABC in Aus - 29.20min

Apr/01/2017

YouTube:Australian Story:All For The Family. An interview with Owen and Tyler Wright on ABC in Aus

YouTube:Really Good Surfers Episode 1: Matt Wilkinson industry news

» Really Good Surfers Episode 1: Matt Wilkinson - 2:37min

» Really Good Surfers Episode 2: Gabriel Medina - 1:59min

Apr/01/2017

YouTube:Really Good Surfers Episode 2: Gabriel Medina

2017 Rip Curl Pro Tofino - Poster YouTube:2017 Rip Curl Pro Tofino - Official Teaser Rip Curl Pro Tofino 2017
Rip Curl Pro Tofino/Canadian Surfing Championships - May 12 - 14, 2017

» 2017 Rip Curl Pro Tofino - Official Teaser - Mar/28/2017

» registration opened March 20th

» February 2017 press release


Jesse Erlich - West Coast, late Jan - early Feb, 2017 - Photo:Jill Beale your surf photos & video

» West Coast, late Jan / early Feb, 2017 - 10 photos by Jill Beale

Mar/21/2017

West Coast, late Jan - early Feb, 2017 - Photo:Jill Beale

Stand Up Paddleboarding on Oyster Bay, Ladysmith BC, Mar/19/2017 day to day Stand Up Paddleboard photos

» nice leisurely 6 or 7 km paddle today. There was a few skiffs of ice here and there until the wind rippled the water. Killer day. Mar/19/2017

Stand Up Paddleboarding on Oyster Bay, Ladysmith BC, Mar/19/2017 Page Point

YouTube:Bruhwiler Country - Surfer reached out to Raph Bruhwiler and asked him about Bruhwiler family surfing photos & videos

» YouTube:Bruhwiler Country

Surfer reached out to Raph Bruhwiler and asked him about the lessons he's learned from Tofino, the surf culture he helped create, the importance of family, and how the difference between surfing and survival all comes down to preparation - 7:02min
Mar/13/2017


YouTube:Peter Devries, Josh Mulcoy, Alex Gray in Alaska - The Cradle of Storms Part 1 - Video:Ben Weiland/Bryce Lowe-White/Chris Burkard PD's Videos

» YouTube:Peter Devries, Josh Mulcoy, Alex Gray in Alaska - The Cradle of Storms Part 1 - Video:Ben Weiland/Bryce Lowe-White/Chris Burkard - 7:44min

Mar/13/2017


YouTube:Peter Devries, Josh Mulcoy, Alex Gray in Alaska - The Cradle of Storms Part 2 - Video:Ben Weiland/Bryce Lowe-White/Chris Burkard PD's Videos

» YouTube:Peter Devries, Josh Mulcoy, Alex Gray in Alaska - The Cradle of Storms Part 2 - Video:Ben Weiland/Bryce Lowe-White/Chris Burkard - 8:17min

Mar/13/2017


YouTube:Peter Devries, Josh Mulcoy, Alex Gray in Alaska - The Cradle of Storms Part 3 - Video:Ben Weiland/Bryce Lowe-White/Chris Burkard PD's Videos

» YouTube:Peter Devries, Josh Mulcoy, Alex Gray in Alaska - The Cradle of Storms Part 3 - Video:Ben Weiland/Bryce Lowe-White/Chris Burkard - 10:23min

Mar/13/2017


winter Chinook fishing in Barkley Sound has been relatively good in March - Photo:Slivers BC Fishing Reports

» Alberni, Ucluelet, Barkley Sound, Somass-Stamp River - Apr/01/2017
by Doug Lindores

Barkley Sound has recently provided some great winter Chinook fishing. The Sproat Loggers Derby winning salmon weighed in at Twenty and a half pounds landed by Local angler Morgan Steede




♠ upcoming events       full CoastalBC Events Calendar

april 2017

» Mount Cain:Cypress Cup Dual Slalom Race - Apr 01, 2017

» Mount Washington:Slush Cup - April 02, 2017

» Telus World Ski & Snowboard Festival - Whistler - April 7-16, 2017

» 4th Annual Gig Harbor Paddlers Cup ? April 8, 2017

» 11th Annual Elk Lake?Take a Kid Fishing Derby - April 8, 2017

» Surfrider Beach Cleanup at Whiffin Spit - April 9, 2017

» Big Chop Summer Paddle Series - Thursday evenings in Van:starts April 20, 2017

» Southern Vancouver Island SUP Race Series:Thetis Lake Sprint, Rec and Kids - April 22, 2017

» 2st Annual Just for the Halibut Derby - Apr 22-23, 2017

» Annual Royal Lepage Snow to Surf Race - April 23, 2017

» The BC Rod & Gun Show / Rod & Gun Swap - Cloverdale Fairgrounds, Apr 28-30, 2017

» TC 10K - Victoria, BC - April 30, 2017

» Vancouver Police Recovered Bike Auction - Surrey, BC - Apr 29, 2017

» Vancouver Wheelmen 7th Annual Vintage Bike Swap - Apr 30, 2017

» mountainbike:Dodge City Downhill Cumberland - April 30, 2017

may 2017

» Sidney Angler Derby - May 5-6, 2017

» 20th Annual Tofino Shorebird Festival - May 5 - 7, 2017

» Fanny Bay Salmonid Enhancement Society 'River Never Sleeps Festival' - May 07, 2017

» Reel Paddling Film Festival Squamish, BC - May 10, 2017

» Rip Curl Pro Tofino/Canadian Surfing Championship - May 12 - 14, 2017

» Surfrider Beach Cleanup at Clover Point - May 14, 2017

» Laketown Rock Music Festival - Cowichan Valley - May 19-21, 2017

» Victoria Highland Games - May 20-22, 2017

» Attack of Danger Bay 16 DH Longboard race - Pender Harbour - May 19-25, 2017

» Jakes Rash Freeride - Pender Harbour - May 23-24, 2017

» 74th International Swiftsure Yacht Race - Victoria - May 24-29, 2017

» Southern Vancouver Island SUP Race Series:Qualicum SUP Challenge Sprint, Rec and Kids - May 28, 2017

» mountainbike:Coal Town Classic Marathon Cumberland - May 29, 2017

» Bike to Work Week - May 29 - June 4, 2017

june 2017

» World Oceans Day - June 20, 2017

» mountainbike:12 Hrs of Cumberland Marathon - June 10, 2017

» Campbell River Salmon Derby - June 10 2017

» Van Isle 360 - June 10-14, 2017

» Surfrider Beach Cleanup at Esquimalt Lagoon - June 11, 2017

» Edge to Edge Marathon - Ucluelet - June 11, 2017

» MEC Paddlefest - Vancouver at Jericho - June 17, 2017

» MEC Paddlefest - Victoria at Willows Beach - June 18, 2017

» Southern Vancouver Island SUP Race Series:Tofino SUP Festival Technical in Surf - June 17, 2017

» Southern Vancouver Island SUP Race Series:Tofino SUP Festival Distance, Recreational and Kids - June 18, 2017

» International Surfing Day - June 20, 2017

» Go Skateboarding Day - June 21, 2017

» Tall Tree Music Festival - Port Renfrew, June 23-26, 2017

» Concord Pacific Vancouver Dragon Boat Festival ? June 23-25, 2017

» Vancouver International Jazz Festival - June 22 - Jul 02, 2017

» Victoria International JazzFest - June 23 - Jul 02, 2017

» mountainbike:Dodge City Enduro, Cumberland - June 25, 2017

» Giants Head Freeride, Summerland BC DH Longboard - June 26-28, 2017

» Smithers Midsummer Music Festival - June 30 - July 2, 2017

july 2017

» Annual Tuff City SkateBoard Competition - July 01, 2017

» Bowl Series #23:Seylynn - July 1st, 2017

» Mike McInnes Memorial Salmon City Jam - Campbell River - July 01, 2017

» FVDED in the Park:Holland Park - music, Surrey - July 7-8, 2017

» Nanaimo Dragon Boat FestivaL - July 7-9, 2017

» Southern Vancouver Island SUP Race Series:Victoria SUP Challenge Distance, Recreational and Kids - July 8, 2017

» Surfrider Beach Cleanup at Willows Beach - July 9, 2017

» Pemberton Music Festival - July 13-16, 2017

» Tofino Saltwater Classic Fishing Derby - July 14-16, 2017

» Vancouver Island Musicfest - Comox Valley X Grounds, Courtenay, BC - July 14-16, 2017

» Vancouver Folk Festival - Jericho Beach Park, Vancouver, BC - July 14-16, 2017

» Canadian Open Sand Sculpting Competition, Parksville - July 14 - Aug 20, 2017

» Tofino Saltwater Classic Fishing Derby - July 14-16, 2017

» Chemainus bluegrass festival - July 15 & 16, 2017

» Rock The Shores - Colwood - July 21-23, 2017 cancelled

» Islands Folk Fest - Duncan - July 21 ? 23, 2017

» Discovery Coast Music Festival - Bella Coola, BC - July 22-23, 2017

» Center Of Gravity Games - Kelowna Beach Festival - July 28-30, 2017

» Texada Island Blues and Roots Festival - July 29-30, 2017  
 


♠ news/interesting links

» 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

» Hawaii has a serious trash problem and it's coming on ocean wavves - cnn.com

» Skateboarding And Surfing Are Very Close To Becoming Olympic Sports - huffingtonpost.com

» Shark attack survivor: Woman suffered one big bite across her body, a punctured lung and broken rib - oarnge county register.com

» The Petitcodiac River tidal bore - Moncton, New Brunswick - youtube.com

» The San Diego Surf Film Festival - sandiegosurffilmfestival.com

» Cassidy BC downhill mountain biker Steve Smith dies from brain injury May/11/2016 - vancouversun.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

» Lawsuit Against Palos Verdes Surf Thugs - markmassara.com

» Inside the Mind of Kai Takayama - vimeo.com

» Australian Surf film "Open your ride" - full movie - youtube.com

» The Boardroom International Surfboard Show Del Mar - May 14-15, 2016 -boardroomshow.com

» 2 bros prone paddleboarding from Ketchikan, Alaska to Mexico border will hit Tofino approx April 20, 2016 - northamericanpaddle.com

» Mexico-bound paddle-boarders make stop in Prince Rupert - thenorthernview.com

» Jai Lee - this man can ride the nose - vimeo.com

» Teen snowboarder who died on Mount Washington identified - vancouversun.com

» The Marshall Islands Are Disappearing. Rising seas are claiming a vulnerable nation - nytimes.com

» Surf Stadium - indoek.com

» River surfers invade Alberta's Rocky Mountains - cbc.ca

» Mount Washington resort sold to U.S. firm - timescolonist.com

» Surf for Love, Not for Gold - surfing in the Olympics - nytimes.com

» forget your gopro. Here's a drone for you [guess it's not a drone if you're flying it] - cbc.ca

» Jay Mandarino buys SBC brand portfolio - mediaincanada.com

» SBC Surf & Snowboard Canada publisher SBC Media files for bankruptcy - canadianmags.ca

» SBC Media Files for Bankruptcy; Initial interest from new buyers - business.transworld.net

» Mick Fanning attacked by shark - skynews.com.au

» 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

» 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

» 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 discovery of ability.
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