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Posted: 2019-06-28 23:24:42
Nathan Fletcher is a surfer who is very familiar with heavy water, and heavy situations. He’s pursued heavy water in his surfing life, and heavy situations have followed him in his personal...
Posted: 2019-06-19 17:32:44
The revolutionary “pig” model, designed by Dale Velzy in 1955, was the main development of the decade, and was an essential turning point in the way surfers rode the waves. Velzy’s innovation...
Posted: 2019-05-28 22:35:16
South African/Swiss Partnership Pioneering New Automated Shark Spotting Technology In Cape Town   Sharks and humans are animals with a reputation for not getting along. So much so, that...
Posted: 2019-05-20 22:19:48
The History of Surfboard Design
Objects evolve; sometimes slowly, surely, and almost imperceptibly, and at other times through explosive design revolutions. But they always evolve in a never ending process of refinement and...
Posted: 2019-05-14 18:55:33
Surfing About Music
The Timothy Cooley Interview Sounds – just as images, tastes, textures, and smells – interweave the yarn of our individual experiences, ultimately fine tuning the cultural tapestry upon which...
Posted: 2019-05-07 21:25:50
Surfers and Suicide: Sunny Shines a Spotlight on Men’s Mental Health
When news broke earlier this week that 2000 ASP Men’s World Surf Champion and six-time Triple Crown winner (six times!) Sunny Garcia was in ICU in a hospital in Portland, Oregon following what...
Posted: 2019-05-02 21:56:20
Surf Simply Interviews: Callum Morse
Surf Simply is a team of specialists; people at the top of their game with a passion for surfing and learning.  Callum Morse is one of Surf Simply’s photographers.  At work he spends...
Posted: 2019-04-29 18:37:24
Departure Gate: Dakar, Senegal
Surfers got their first look at the quality of waves in Senegal way back in 1966, when Robert August and Mike Hynson walked down the front steps of the Hotel N’gor and paddled out to ride the...
Posted: 2019-04-04 21:41:14
Punta de Lobos: Forever Free
The Fundación Punta de Lobos Interview   Beyond being the strongest economy in South America and home to [the majority of] the longest mountain range in the world, Chile also boasts a wild...
Posted: 2019-03-27 13:48:06
Land, Water, Surface
The Ben Thouard Interview   For a long time, the backbone of surf photography consisted of deserted line-ups, ambitious action shots, and mouth-watering walls of water. Then, in came close-up...

Posted: 2019-07-12 09:03:59
Meghan: Mount Benson is a popular hiking route … that I have done several times. I like to think of it as the Grouse Grind of Vancouver Island. It is quite challenging and a great workout....
Posted: 2019-07-11 09:03:31
Ultimate Gear Lists: The Pyrenees High Route (Haute Route Pyrénées, HRP) is a long distance hiking trail that follows the mountainous divide along the French-Spanish border. … The 497...
Posted: 2019-07-09 09:03:44
CARI PATTISON posted a superb and comprehensive guide for ladies who might be called … height impaired.  Here she is with two thru hikers who will take far fewer strides each day. Power...
Posted: 2019-07-07 16:00:06
climbing Mt Wells, Victoria B.C.
Trip report by BestHike editor Rick McCharles. Only 3km return, this scramble is considered difficult. On the other hand, there are plenty of comfort ropes to assist you. Some of the descents...
Posted: 2019-07-05 09:03:33
day hiking the Towers of Paine, Patagonia
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Posted: 2019-07-04 09:03:32
4th of July – hike USA
Of our top 4 hiking regions in the world, three are in the States. top 10 hiking regions #2 Southwest USA #3 The Rockies #4 Sierra Nevada USA
Posted: 2019-07-04 02:36:41
win a trip for 2 – climb Mt Toubkal, Morocco
I did the Toubkal Circuit independently last year finishing with a climb to North Africa’s highest summit. Closest international airport is Marrakesh. In collaboration with Mount Toubkal...
Posted: 2019-07-03 09:03:31
15 iconic Oregon coast hikes
From towering Neahkahnie Mountain to the chasms of Cape Perpetua, there are hiking trails that run up and down our gorgeous coastline, exploring the forests, dunes, tide pools and beaches that...
Posted: 2019-07-01 09:03:57
Epic Trails TV show
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Posted: 2019-06-30 09:03:08
Alberni Inlet Trail, Vancouver Island
trip report by BestHike editor Rick McCharles Stage 1 – Port Alberni to China Creek 15 kms one way (I stopped at 13 kms) 6 hours (I took 4 hrs) elevation gain 3937 ft Ship Creek Road trailhead...

Posted: 2019-07-03 22:12:06
The saying “I have arrived” is often used in the context of a sense of accomplishment. When we’ve completed a task, escalated in our career, or reached a landmark in our personal lives,...
Posted: 2019-07-02 23:41:42
When we notice someone walk by who has that “special something,” what is it that we are truly seeing? Is it that they are in great shape? Well dressed? Smart? Beautiful? It’s hard to put...
Posted: 2019-07-02 23:35:58
There are those sweltering summer days where we find we are seeking emotional shelter, physical rest, and an opportunity to just “cool our jets.”  There are also days where we find ourselves...
Posted: 2019-07-02 23:33:37
Anula Maiberg on Pilates: What It Is, What It Is Not
Some of the most frequently asked questions Pilates instructors get to answer include: “Pilates is like Yoga with crunches, right?” “Pilates is an hour of ab work, right?” “Pilates...
Posted: 2019-07-02 23:31:59
The Beginner’s Guide to Core Strength
If you’ve found yourself saying, “I need to strengthen my core,” but also, “I don’t know where to start,” you’re not alone. So many of us know that we need to firm up in this area...
Posted: 2019-06-28 21:32:51
Meet our newest teacher, Gopi Kallayil
At Glo, we have a passion for honoring yoga’s past and contributing to yoga’s future. Rarely have these values been embodied in one human more than in Gopi Kallayil, Google’s Chief Brand...
Posted: 2019-06-21 00:00:40
In honor of International Day of Yoga, our thank you note to yoga
Happy International Day of Yoga! While we (and everyone we know) celebrates yoga every day, it is powerful to have a dedicated moment that unifies practitioners around the world. On December...
Posted: 2019-06-17 20:02:39
Introducing a more personalized experience on Glo
Thousands of years ago, yoga, meditation, and other wellness practices were passed down through an individual, teacher-to-student relationship. A teacher would get to know the student’s goals...
Posted: 2019-06-15 01:14:48
This is Fatherhood by Dice Iida-Klein
The gift of parenthood is the opportunity to form a lasting, intentional, and beautiful relationship where growth and expansion in all areas of love and life are explored and encountered, both...
Posted: 2019-06-07 22:41:08
Kathryn Budig on the meaning of Pride
“Stop telling girls they can be anything they want when they grow up. I think it’s a mistake. Not because they can’t, but because it would never have occurred to them that they couldn’t.”...

Posted: 2019-07-15 14:44:31
Cleaning your bike is a lot quicker, and more effective, with the right tools – and Muc-Off makes some of the best for the job. Amazon Prime Day deals have extended to the market leading...
Posted: 2019-07-15 10:48:45
An investigation has been launched after a cyclist died a day after he was found lying in the road with head injuries.
Posted: 2019-07-14 15:12:21
The UCI carried out hundreds of motor doping tests at the Giro d'Italia (Picture: Getty Images /AFP/Fabrice Coffrini)After the pair were accosted by other riders on the finish line, they jumped...
Posted: 2019-07-12 18:30:27
Team Ineos CEO pledges to win back the fans
Fran Millar, Team Ineos CEO. Picture by Mike PriorIncoming Team Ineos CEO Fran Millar has pledged to have a more open approach in an effort to win back fans’ trust.
Posted: 2019-07-12 12:42:50
Tweets of the week: Bradley Wiggins, Team Ineos, the never-ending handshake and more
Ineos on team bus and Tony Gallopin at the Tour de France 2019 (Ineos/Twitter/Getty)The best social media posts from across the cycling world this week
Posted: 2019-07-12 12:11:21
Names of athletes linked to Operation Puerto doping scandal will not be made public, according to reports
(Photo: Yuzuru SUNADA)The names of athletes linked to the Operation Puerto blood doping scandal will not be made public, according to reports.
Posted: 2019-07-12 09:29:31
Strava cuts ties with Relive, saying they violated terms of using member's data
Relive and StravaBoth companies have conflicting explanations of what happened
Posted: 2019-07-11 17:16:46
Elinor Barker reveals endometriosis struggle which left her 'on the floor' in pain
Image: Matt King/GettyThe Olympic and World champion sought surgery for the condition
Posted: 2019-07-11 14:43:35
Pro bike: Geraint Thomas's Pinarello Dogma F12
The Welshman gets a cluster of dragons on his Pinarello
Posted: 2019-07-11 13:41:28
Peter Sagan stars in bizarre new ‘flat earth’ Specialized advert
Peter Sagan has starred in an unusual new ‘flat earth’ advert promoting Specialized bikes.

Posted: 2019-07-15 21:35:30
By Torrey Hart on SwimSwam Italian Swimming Federation and LEN president Paolo Barelli gave a pre-Worlds interview about the state of swimming under his jurisdiction and beyond. Read the full...
Posted: 2019-07-15 21:11:36
By Karl Ortegon on SwimSwam Multiple hand-timed estimates of the video have Chadwick at a 21.75 or so-- that would be two-tenths quicker than his best time. Read the full story on SwimSwam:...
Posted: 2019-07-15 21:00:35
By Jared Anderson on SwimSwam Former University of Missouri head coach Greg Rhodenbaugh has been cleared of all charges in the school's Title IX investigation into him, a PR firm says. Read...
Posted: 2019-07-15 18:35:19
Two Draws, Dominant Wins by Greece, Spain, Hungary Lead Men’s WP Worlds Day 1
By Wendy Mayer on SwimSwam Day 1 of men's water polo at the World Championships began and ended with draws, while the middle six matches were won by a minimum of nine goals. Read the full story...
Posted: 2019-07-15 18:30:06
USA vs. Kazakhstan Water Polo Match Photo Vault
By Coleman Hodges on SwimSwam USA kicked off Worlds with a 16-7 win over Kazakhstan, and SwimSwam photog Rafael Domeyko was there to capture the action Read the full story on SwimSwam: USA vs....
Posted: 2019-07-15 17:52:09
Mondiali Gwangju: Chad Le Clos Parteciperà Alle Gare Con Un Ernia Inguinale
By Giusy Cisale on SwimSwam Mondiali 2019: La medaglia olimpica Chad le Clos parteciperà ai Mondiali FINA di Gwangju soffrendo di un'ernia inguinale. Read the full story on SwimSwam: Mondiali...
Posted: 2019-07-15 17:49:26
Spectator Arrested At World Championships For Allegedly Taking Illicit Photos
By Loretta Race on SwimSwam Per The Korea Herald, a Japanese spectator allegedly took illicit footage of women's water polo players from a restricted area.  Read the full story on SwimSwam:...
Posted: 2019-07-15 17:21:57
Mondiali FINA: Il Sogno Olimpico di Gregorio Paltrinieri Inizia Questa Notte
By Giusy Cisale on SwimSwam Mondiali FINA 2019: Questa notte Gregorio Paltrinieri, campione olimpionico del 1500 metri stile libero, affronterà la 10 km in acque libere Read the full story on...
Posted: 2019-07-15 17:15:35
Swimming’s TopTenTweets: Welcome, Baby Jones!
By Torrey Hart on SwimSwam We're back with swimming's TopTenTweets! Read the full story on SwimSwam: Swimming’s...
Posted: 2019-07-15 17:07:59
Florida All-American Kacper Stokowski Announces Plan to Transfer
By Braden Keith on SwimSwam Poland's Kacper Stokowski is the third Florida male All-American to announce that he plans to transfer out of the program this offseason. Read the full story on SwimSwam:...