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Clean Water Classic - Registration Opens September 1, 2014 Canada's Surf News

» Clean Water Classic - Registration Opens September 1, 2014


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


Vimeo:Elwha and DamNation Rivers Film Event -  Victoria, Sept 24-25, 2014 Environment

Where obsolete dams come down, rivers bound back to life
» Vimeo:Elwha and DamNation Rivers Film Event - Victoria, Sept 24-25, 2014
+ Nelson - Sep 10 | Penticton - Nov 17

Sep/01/2014


GeoBC has 1:20,000 scale topopgraphic maps for the whole province, free to download in PDF format
http://geobc.gov.bc.ca/base-mapping/imagery/topographic.html

» GeoBC has 1:20,000 scale topopgraphic maps for the whole province, free to download in PDF format
Sep/01/2014


Vimeo:Michael Darling and Ben Murphy at 3rd Annual tRADitions – A NW Waterboard Event - Aug 2-3, 2014 - Video:Marcus Paladino your surf trip photos

» Vimeo:Michael Darling and Ben Murphy at 3rd Annual tRADitions – A NW Waterboard Event - Aug 2-3, 2014 - Video:Marcus Paladino
Aug/22/2014


Kensington 4 - Aug 09, 2014 - Photo:arrWee Kensington 4 - Aug 09, 2014

» 51 photos from arrWee

Aug/22/2014


Bowl Series #20:White Rock - July 27, 2014 - Photo:arrWee Bowl Series #20:White Rock - July 27, 2014

» 38 photos from arrWee

Aug/22/2014


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


Van Doren Invitational at Hastings Bowl, Vancouver -  July 12, 2014 - Photo:arrWee Van Doren Invitational at Hastings Bowl, Vancouver - July 12, 2014

» 56 photos from arrWee

» event videos

» results

Aug/20/2014

Van Doren Invitational at Hastings Bowl, Vancouver -  July 12, 2014 - Photo:arrWee

Rylee going big at Hastings Bowl - Aug 13, 2014 - Photo:arrWee your hastings skate photos & vids

» Rylee going big at Hastings Bowl - Aug 13, 2014 - 3 photos from arrWee

Aug/20/2014


Seven days of Stand Up PaddleBoarding:starting out

» Seven days of Stand Up PaddleBoarding:a few thoughts on the our first week on the boards - this is so fun
Aug/18/2014


Vimeo:Cycle to the Sacred - helping Tahltan First Nations to resist mining projects in their territory - Beyond Boarding Environment

» Vimeo:Cycle to the Sacred - helping Tahltan First Nations to resist mining projects in their territory - Beyond Boarding
Aug/18/2014


Bali's Garut Widiarta wins the Rip Curl Cup Padang Padang 2014 industry news

» Bali's Garut Widiarta wins the Rip Curl Cup Padang Padang 2014

» Tyler Wright wins Vans US Open of Surfing Women’s
Aug/18/2014

Tyler Wright wins Vans US Open of Surfing Women’s

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

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

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


Brian from Victoria w/a couple of Sockeye landed in the Alberni Inlet - Photo:Slivers BC Fishing Reports

» Alberni, Ucluelet, Barkley Sound, Somass-Stamp River - Aug/05/2014
Parts of Barkley Sound have had incredible sport fishing through June and July and the first few days of August




♠ upcoming events       full CoastalBC Events Calendar

weekly

» Vancouver Art Gallery meet to LB - Thurdsdays 8pm

» Victoria paddles: Sun 9:30am Gyro / Tues 6:30pm Willows

» Nanaimo longboard skate - Sundays @ noon @ Switchback

» Big Chop Summer Paddle Series - Thursday evenings in Van

» Coastal Race Club weekly rides [street cycle lower mainland]

 

august 2014

» Victoria Classic Boat Festival - August 29-31, 2014

» Battle At Hastings V - Aug 30, 2014

» 5th Annual Kalamalka Classic SUP Festival - Vernon BC, August 30-31, 2014

» 5th Annual Vancouver Island Salmon Classic Derby - Sooke - Aug 30, 2014

» 2013 Sunshine Music Festival, Powell River - Aug 30-31, 2014

» Port Alberni Salmon Festival - Aug 30 - Sept 01, 2014

september 2014

» Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup - Sept 2014

» Strike Fall Camp @ Dryspot Indoor Sk8 Park - Sept 2014

» Hippie Mike's Super Tour:Railside - Sept 06, 2014

» mountainbike:Enduro DH Cumberland Enduro - Sept 7, 2014

» Round The Rock - Stand Up Paddle Race, Seward Park, Seattle, WA - Sept 07, 2014

» Jak's Team China Creek Skateboard Competition & BBQ - Sept 13, 2014

» SANS Why Can’t We All Get A Longboard Comp - Nova Scotia, July 9, 10, 16 or 17, 2014

» The Endless Summer Film Screening - Vic Theatre - Sept 18, 2014

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

» Nanaimo Skate Park Series:Cedar - Sept 14, 2014

» Surfrider Beach Cleanup at Gonzalez Beach - September 14, 2014

» Rifflandia Music Festival - Victoria Sept 11-14, 2014

» Terry Fox Run - Sept 14, 2014

» Mind Over Mountain Adventure Racing Series - Cumberland Sept 20, 2014

october 2014

» 13th annual Clean Water Classic surfing competition - Westport, Washington - Oct 03-05, 2014

» Jump Ship | Invitational Dirt Jump Competition, Bear Mountain - Oct 3-5, 2014

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

» Whistler Turkey Sale & Swap - Oct 10-13, 2014

» Surfrider Beach Cleanup at Jordan River - October 12, 2014

» The Great British Columbia ShakeOut - Get Ready! - at 10:16 a.m. on October 16

» Canadian Ski Patrol Winter Extreme Ski & Board Swap, PNE - Oct 18 - 19, 2014

» Bowl Series:bonus date Halloween at Leeside?

»  
 


♠ news/interesting links

» 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

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

» 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

» 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

» B.C. Water Act To Regulate Groundwater - huffingtonpost.ca

» 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

» Two divers killed on deep dive near Nanaimo - theglobeandmail.com

» Kill Northern Gateway now, First Nations leaders say amid ad campaign - theglobeandmail.com

» War on drugs failing to curb $350B trade, says UBC study - cbc.ca

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

» No, Double Hull Tankers Do Not Ensure 'Total Safety' - thetyee.ca

» Pemberton Music Festival announced for July 18, 2014 - straight.com

» Mount Aerosmith hiker rescued by 124 S&R personel Sept, 2013 - cheknews.ca

» 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

» Hippie Mike’s Tour de Surrey branches out. Next year look for a multi city Hippie Mike’s Super Tour - protestskateboards.com

» 10 Reasons Surfing Improves Humanity - huffingtonpost.com


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not the mastery of the elements or of a particular skill,
not the discovery of ability.
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