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17 Year Old Surfer Saves Two at Ocean Beach #Surf #SF #SanFrancisco #aloha

VIA – KTVU Posted: 12:23 p.m. Thursday, April 10, 2014 Teen surfer hailed as hero in Ocean Beach rescue KTVU and Wires SAN FRANCISCO — As crews continue to search Thursday for a 14-year-old boy who was swept out to sea at San Francisco’s Ocean Beach, a 17-year-old surfer was being hailed as a hero … Continue reading 17 Year Old Surfer Saves Two at Ocean Beach #Surf #SF #SanFrancisco #aloha

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Drone Captures Unbelievable #Video, Adds Entirely New Dimension To Whale Watching – #Aloha

VIA – HUFFINGTON POST   Posted: 02/02/2014 11:57 am EST Fin whales — the second-largest whale species and also one of the most elusive — are longer than the average school bus. Given their size and deep-diving behavior, encountering one of these behemoths in the wild is quite the treat for any scientist, tourist or … Continue reading Drone Captures Unbelievable #Video, Adds Entirely New Dimension To Whale Watching – #Aloha

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Boogie boarder dies from injuries suffered in rough seas off #SantaCruz – #Surf #Bodyboard #California

sad…   VIA – SANTA CRUZ SENTINEL Rescuers pull an exhausted rescue swimmer onto the jet ski after they attempted to save a boogie boarder from the cove beneath Lighthouse Point. The boogie boarder was thrown into the cove by a large set of waves on Friday. (Kate Falconer/Sentinel) ( SCS ) By Calvin Men … Continue reading Boogie boarder dies from injuries suffered in rough seas off #SantaCruz – #Surf #Bodyboard #California

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Big wave surfing: ‘Massive’ Mavericks Invitational expected to get green light for Friday! #SurfReport #California #HMB

VIA – SANTA CRUZ SENTINEL Alex Martins, Greg Long and Peter Mel of Santa Cruz scramble to catch the same… ( Dan Coyro ) By JULIE JAG jjag@santacruzsentinel.com Posted:   01/21/2014 09:05:25 PM PST The waves breaking at Maverick’s on Tuesday were big enough to deliver a beating to some of the best big wave … Continue reading Big wave surfing: ‘Massive’ Mavericks Invitational expected to get green light for Friday! #SurfReport #California #HMB

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#VIDEO -Booties Needed: Some waves and rides at Mavericks on January 12, 2014 #HMB #SurfReport

Booties Needed from Powerlines Productions on Vimeo.   <iframe src=”//player.vimeo.com/video/84104589″ width=”500″ height=”281″ frameborder=”0″ webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen allowfullscreen></iframe> <p><a href=”http://vimeo.com/84104589″>Booties Needed</a> from <a href=”http://vimeo.com/powerlinesproductions”>Powerlines Productions</a> on <a href=”https://vimeo.com”>Vimeo</a>.</p>

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Top Big-Wave Surfers Unite to Promote Safety

VIA – NY TIMES   Mavericks is a famous break in California. The big-wave surfers Kohl Christensen and Danilo Couto started the Big Wave Safety Summit in 2011 to honor Sion Milosky, who died at Mavericks. By TALYA MINSBERG Published: December 4, 2013   Surfers around the world descend every winter on the North Shore … Continue reading Top Big-Wave Surfers Unite to Promote Safety

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New custom wetsuit concept hits the market – 5 questions with Carapace Wetsuits cofounder Alex Wang #Video

I don’t know how good these wetsuits are quality-wise but it’s a cool concept on a broader scale.  I know I never quite fit the off the rack suites on the market and the only ones that used to do something similar (but not nearly as technical) is Hotline in this area (taking custom measurements).  … Continue reading New custom wetsuit concept hits the market – 5 questions with Carapace Wetsuits cofounder Alex Wang #Video

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VIDEO: Shane Dorian at Mavs – Rides of the Year entry in the Billabong XXL Big Wave Awards 2012

I don’t know how good these wetsuits are quality-wise but it’s a cool concept on a broader scale.  I know I never quite fit the off the rack suites on the market and the only ones that used to do something similar (but not nearly as technical) is Hotline in this area (taking custom measurements).  … Continue reading VIDEO: Shane Dorian at Mavs – Rides of the Year entry in the Billabong XXL Big Wave Awards 2012