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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!

Jan/27/2019

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

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


a Doc film by Beyond Boarding - The Radicals - Tofino-Ukie coast - Jan 21-26, 2019

» The Radicals 5 viewings include a QA with Dza'wada'enuxw Traditional Leader Willie Moon, Sherry Moon, Karissa Glendale, Tamo Campos & Jasper Snow-Rosen

a Doc film by Beyond Boarding - Tofino-Ukie coast - Jan 21-26, 2019

From the Tahltan fight for the Iskut Headwaters, BC Hydro's corruption in Xwísten, art as resilience on Haida Gwaii, to a coastal uprising against fish farms off the coast of Vancouver Island

» 10 more Screenings in Victoria - Whistler - Vancouver - Courtenay - Kamloops - Kelowna - Sunshine Coast - Jan 27 - Feb 22, 2019

a Doc film by Beyond Boarding - The Radicals - Tofino-Ukie coast - Jan 21-26, 2019

Stand Up Paddleboarding on Oyster Bay, Ladysmith BC, Nov/04/2018 day to day Stand Up Paddleboard photos

» Nov/04/2018 | a flock of seagulls | heron | wood chip conveyor | driftwood fort | 22 pics

driftwood fort wood chip conveyor

the walk - October 2018 - Slag Point, Ladysmith BC Your hiking trails

» the walk - October 2018 - Slag Point, Ladysmith - 29 pics

Lot's of colour, shaggy mane mushrooms, driftwood fort, and a vancouver island deer that didn't seem to care about me or Vera

driftwood fort

Ken from Kansas landed this great Chinook Salmon Offshore at the Big Bank - Photo:Slivers BC Fishing Reports

» Alberni, Ucluelet, Barkley Sound, Somass-Stamp River - Jan/18/2019
by Doug Lindores

Winter Chinook fishing has been slow. Steelhead fishing has been okay in both the upper and lower Stamp river. There have been Winter and Fall Steelhead in the system.




♠ upcoming events

february 2019

» The Radicals a Doc film by Beyond Boarding - 15 film viewings - BC & PNW - Feb 02- 22, 2019

» Victoria Film Festival - Feb 1-10, 2019

» 28th World Community Film Festival Courtenay - Feb 1-2, 2019

» Raincoast Speaker Series:Conservation of Wild Salmon Tofino - Feb 7, 2019

» Surfrider Beach Cleanup at Port Renfrew - Feb 10, 2019

» Song and Surf Music Festival - Port Renfrew - Feb 15-18, 2019

» Raincoast Speaker Series:Ecological implications of pinniped population trends in B.C. Tofino - Feb 21, 2019

» Victoria Boat, Fishing & Outdoor Show - Feb 22 -24, 2019

» 22nd Annual Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival - Feb 22 - Mar 03, 2019

march 2019

» Mount Cain:TeleFest - Mar 2-3, 2019

» Vancouver | Outdoor Adventure & Travel Show - March 2-3, 2019

» Vancouver Bike Show - March 2-3, 2019

» Loggers Derby, Sproat Lake - Poett Nook - March 2-3, 2019

» Reel Paddling Film Festival - Abbotsford University of the Fraser Valley - March 05, 2019

» Mount Washington : Rail Jam - March 08, 2019

» Surfrider Beach Cleanup at French Beach - March 10, 2019

» Raincoast Speaker Series:ORCA: The science and politics of a top predator Tofino - March 14, 2019

» Mount Washington : Rail Jam - March 15, 2019

» Reel Paddling Film Festival - The Roxy Theatre Victoria - March 20, 2019

» Reel Paddling Film Festival - VIU Theatre Building 310 Nanaimo - March 21, 2019

» Mount Washington : Rail Jam - March 22, 2019

» Reel Paddling Film Festival at Langara College hosted by the Sea Kayak Association of BC - March 29, 2018

» Mount Washington : Rail Jam - March 29, 2019

» Bear Mountain Bike Festival - March 30-31, 2019

» Mount Washington : Monster Boarderstyle - March 30, 2019

april 2019

» MEC Big Chop Summer Paddle Series - Thursday evenings in Van: April through August

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

» Mount Cain:Cypress Cup Dual Slalom Race - April 6-7, 2019

» Mount Washington : Slush Cup - April 07, 2019

» Telus World Ski & Snowboard Festival - Whistler - April 10-14, 2019

» Surfrider Beach Cleanup at Whiffin Spit - April 14, 2019

» Raincoast Field Courses:Birds of the West Coast Tofino - April 26 - 28, 2019

» Southern Vancouver Island SUP Race Series:Thetis Lake Sprint, Rec and Kids SUP/Run - April 27, 2019

» Annual Royal Lepage Snow to Surf Race - April 28, 2019

» TC 10K - Victoria, BC - April 28, 2019

may 2019

» Sidney Angler Derby May 4, 2019

» Attack of Danger Bay 18 DH Longboard race - Pender Harbour - May 16-22, 2019

» Raincoast Field Courses:Seaweeds of the West Coast Tofino - May 17 - 19, 2019

» Southern Vancouver Island SUP Race Series:Sidney Canadian National Championships Technical - May 25, 2019  
 

» full CoastalBC Events Calendar  
 


♠ news/interesting links

» Neuroscientists Strongly Recommend that You Visit the Beach Regularly. Here's Why - organichomeremedies.com

» Seylynn Bowl Series 24 Celebrating the 40th Anniversary of Canada's Oldest Skateboard Park - juicemagazine.com

» Surf Lakes Featured on ABC News - local ABC news channel in Australia highlights surf parks and shines the light on Surf Lakes technology - surfparkcentral.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

» Snowboarder dies on Vancouver Island's Mount Washington - cbc.ca

» Quiksilver to acquire all of the shares in Billabong - surfersvillage.com

» 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

» Dylan Graves, the Gudauskas brothers, Gerry Lopez and Hannah Scott session the Deschutes River in Bend, Oregon! - vimeo.com

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

» Surfing the Petitcodiac 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

» 200m wide Waterspout spotted near Lasqueti Island - cheknews.ca

» 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

» Sea Lion Drags Young Girl Into The Water At Fisherman's Wharf in Richmond - youtube.com

» surfer found after 32 hours in sea - bbc.com

» 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

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

» What The Hell Is A Waterman? -surfersjournal.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

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

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

» Surf Stadium - indoek.com

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

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

» 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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For me it is not the moment of achievement,
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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