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Posted: 2019-12-03 17:51:43
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The enormous negative impact of the exploration for, and exploitation of, fossil fuels on the environment, climate and communities is, now, truly undeniable. In the case of offshore drilling,...
Posted: 2019-11-25 09:55:47
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For surfing, as with for any physical activity, an appropriate level of mobility is key in order to maximise performance, make improvements, and practice regularly without being encumbered by...
Posted: 2019-11-05 12:08:51
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Magic Sam was a short-lived yet essential design in the history of the surfboard – a transition model.   Deeply influenced by his friends and fellow futurists Bob McTavish and George Greenough,...
Posted: 2019-10-29 13:35:48
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Backstage on an Ocean Crossing
Behind The Scenes With Two Surfers Across The Pacific There is a romanticism about voyaging which I believe derives more from the deprivation of land than the undertaking of a sea journey. Inconspicuously,...
Posted: 2019-10-17 18:07:19
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The Silver Surfer Journal
  Andrew Forrest is a 70-year old surfer. For the last three decades, since first catching a wave at the age of 44, Andrew has dedicated himself wholeheartedly to surfing and has pursued...
Posted: 2019-10-16 10:03:11
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Let All Children Go Surfing
Surfing As Therapy For Children With Disabilities Be it physically, psychologically, or spiritually, each and all of us adults are aware, even if only to a minor extent, of the benefits that...
Posted: 2019-10-08 01:24:10
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Surf Like a Girl
Despite the great deal of progress that has been made in recent years there still seems to be, in 2019, a need for positive female representation in surfing. Surf Like a Girl, by Carolina Amell,...
Posted: 2019-09-09 18:55:27
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Departure Gate: Cape Town, South Africa
Long-overshadowed by the picturesque rights of Jeffreys Bay and, more recently, the otherworldly lefts of its northern neighbour over the border in Namibia, Skeleton Bay, Cape Town’s surf breaks...
Posted: 2019-09-01 15:18:54
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Volume to Weight Ratios (Updated)
This is an updated version of one of the most popular articles we’ve published in the Surf Simply Magazine. The original article was written in response to some questions from our podcast...
Posted: 2019-08-30 18:23:37
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The History of Surfboard Design: Tom Blake’s “Cigar Box”
The 1930s is a period in surfing underpinned by the modernization of equipment. It was a decade when creations and experiments kick-started developments in design and gave a more progressive...

Posted: 2019-12-04 20:44:47
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by BestHike editor Rick McCharles I’m just back from Nepal, my first trip since 2014 where I hiked Langtang. Around 9,000 people died during the Nepal earthquake of 25 April 2015. One tiny...
Posted: 2019-12-04 10:03:02
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Skurka is one of the greatest hikers all time. All hail. Click PLAY or watch this amusing bit on YouTube. (via Adventure Blog)
Posted: 2019-12-01 20:31:40
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American human rights activist and hiking guru Marinel de Jesus moved to Peru full-time. Right now she’s fundraising to put together a documentary on mistreatment of porters on the Inca...
Posted: 2019-11-27 10:03:20
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booking Lake O’Hara in the Canadian Rockies
Our favourite hiking destination in the Canadian Rockies is Lake O’Hara, Yoho National Park, B.C. For decades we’ve had hikers hitting redial on the phone trying to get one of the precious...
Posted: 2019-11-17 10:03:48
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U.S.A. National Take a Hike Day
November 17, 2019. Details.
Posted: 2019-11-15 05:13:56
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Everest Base Camp trek – flight problems 2019
Most hiking the Everest region in Nepal fly into and/or out of Lukla, a small village at 2,860 metres (9,383 ft). You can walk in and/or out, but that requires a lot more time. In order to ease...
Posted: 2019-11-13 10:03:53
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cycling the Annapurna Circuit
Trip report by BestHike editor Rick McCharles – day 1 | 2 | 3/4 My best ride EVER. Jeeps and buses now shuttle up and down the valley all the way to Muktinath, causing some trekkers...
Posted: 2019-11-11 10:03:52
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visiting sacred Muktinath, Nepal
Trip report by BestHike editor Rick McCharles.  Waking up in Kagbeni, the morning sky was perfect. I thought I might catch a bus or shared jeep up to Muktinath so started walking the (shockingly...
Posted: 2019-11-10 07:17:36
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visiting Kagbeni, Nepal
One of my favourite places in Nepal.  Medieval Tibetan-style Kagbeni village is weird and wonderful. … closely packed mud houses, dark tunnels and alleys, imposing chortens and a large, ochre-coloured...
Posted: 2019-11-07 10:04:27
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Khopra Ridge trek, Nepal – day 6
Naya Pul to Ghandruk trip report by BestHike editor Rick McCharles.  day 1  | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6/7 Nov 5, 2019 – Tadapani to Ghandruk  The end of the Khopra Ridge...

Posted: 2019-12-04 19:39:42
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Armed with philosophy, science, mythology, and a little bit of magic, medieval alchemists sought to turn lead into gold. This was not merely a matter of greed. The belief that this base metal...
Posted: 2019-11-15 22:20:57
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The holidays are a notorious time for a clashing of family values. So as we head into a busy season of festivities, keeping feuds and flare-ups off the menu can be challenging. With expectations...
Posted: 2019-11-12 21:14:16
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Pronounced: go-mook-HAS-uh-nuh Cow Face Pose From the Sanskrit “go” meaning “cow,” and “mukha,” meaning “face,” Gomukhasana invites us to playfully place our bodies in a shape...
Posted: 2019-10-24 23:24:05
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How to have a conscious conversation about healing
At some point in our lives, we’re all sidelined by something – whether illness, injury, heartbreak, or another type of loss. But while we all have healing in common, each of us heals in a...
Posted: 2019-10-14 23:28:27
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Felicia Tomasko on the practices that helped her heal
Resilience. Strength. Suppleness. Flexibility.  These are some of the benefits we receive from our practices of yoga, meditation, Ayurveda, and everything else that we commit to on and off...
Posted: 2019-10-11 00:00:36
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Healing in all directions
When you set out to climb a steep slope, the most expedient route isn’t a straight line toward the peak. Instead, you zig and zag, gradually making your way upward at an incline that’s sustainable....
Posted: 2019-10-02 23:32:23
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5 elements to adorn your practice space
As your home practice deepens and unfolds, you may find yourself developing rituals and designating a special space for your mat or meditation cushion. You might have even noticed that when you...
Posted: 2019-09-26 21:22:09
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Does your anxiety live in the past or the future?
Many of us focus all our worrying on the future, fearing the obstacles and challenges that might get in our way. Others trip out about things that have already happened. “Did I do enough?”...
Posted: 2019-09-24 18:22:20
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Virabhadrasana I: What in your life is worth fighting for?
Pronounced: VEER-uh-bhah- DRAH-suh-nuh Warrior Pose, First Variation Have you ever wondered, “If yoga is meant to help me be more peaceful, what’s with all the ‘warrior’ poses?” Well,...
Posted: 2019-09-20 23:06:54
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A full day of renewal, on us
This month we’ve been talking about the September Scaries—that nagging feeling at the end of summer when you realize that your chance to have the perfect beach vacation, get in shape, get...

Posted: 2019-12-06 13:48:16
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11 things you know if you race on Zwift I was late to join the indoor cycling revolution.
Posted: 2019-12-06 12:38:11
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Here are the best tweets from the cycling world this week (Picture: Twitter/@Vaughters/@Alex_Howes)We're deep into the off season now but the outstanding Twitter content just keeps on flowing.
Posted: 2019-12-06 11:43:35
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Darren Considine has been jailed after stealing a bike fitted with a police tracker (Picture: Warwickshire Police) A thief has been jailed after he stole a bike that was fitted with a police...
Posted: 2019-12-05 20:00:07
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Track rider Victoria Williamson to switch from cycling to bobsleigh
Victoria Williamson at the Track World Championships 2015 (Getty)The 25-year-old made her comeback in 2019 following three years off the bike after a crash
Posted: 2019-12-05 15:09:15
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Indoor cycling apps compared: which is best for you?
Asked ‘why do you cycle?’ many riders will respond with wistful references to exploring the great outdoors, freedom, adventure – but all of that seems far, far away when you’re...
Posted: 2019-12-05 14:46:06
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Patrick Lefevere looks to ahead retirement as Tom Boonen could become his successor at Quick-Step
Quick-Step boss Patrick Lefevere looks ahead to retirement (Photo by Luc Claessen/Getty Images)The man who has run one of the top teams in cycling over the last decade Patrick Lefevere is looking...
Posted: 2019-12-05 10:54:49
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'Doctors don't know what happened' as Eddy Merckx continues recovery from fall
Eddy Merckx (David Stockman/Belga Mag/AFP via Getty Images)The Belgian is still not yet one hundred per cent better after his accident in October
Posted: 2019-12-05 10:05:25
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The pregnant cyclist knocked down by a driver in hit and run has lost her baby
The pregnant cyclist who was hit by a driver who then fled the scene has lost her baby, police have said.
Posted: 2019-12-04 16:25:44
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Nine things you only know if you cycle in Bristol
Here are just a few of the things you'll only know if you cycle in Bristol You learn a lot riding your bike.
Posted: 2019-12-04 11:59:39
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'Why do cyclists wear gloves?’ – you asked Google, and we’ve got the answer
One section of grippy material on the palm is enough to keep hands securely on the barsIt's probably a dangerous sport (perhaps even more so than fixed gear crit riding), but every so often,...

Posted: 2019-12-07 02:37:36
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By Nick Pecoraro on SwimSwam Teen Torri Huske upset Kelsi Dahlia in a tight 100 fly final while Phoebe Bacon upset world record-holder Regan Smith in the 100 back. Watch the races here. Read...
Posted: 2019-12-07 02:36:24
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By Fernando Cicutti on SwimSwam Rusia, el más ganador hace dos años en el último Europeo de piscina corta, lidera el medallero en Glasgow 2019, con 7 podios, incluidos dos oros. Read the full...
Posted: 2019-12-07 02:19:34
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By Nick Pecoraro on SwimSwam In a thrilling battle between two 17-year-olds, Phoebe Bacon went on to upset world record-holder Regan Smith to become the 3rd-fastest 17-18 performer. Read the...
Posted: 2019-12-07 01:15:23
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Michigan Sophomore Maggie NacNeil Ties NCAA Record in 100 Fly
By Braden Keith on SwimSwam Michigan sophomore Maggie MacNeil swam a 49.2 in the 100 fly on Friday evening, which ties as the fastest swim in the history of the event. Read the full story on...
Posted: 2019-12-07 01:03:47
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WATCH: Torri Huske Re-Breaks Own 15-16 NAG in LCM 100 FL On Last Day Being 16
By Nick Pecoraro on SwimSwam On her last day being 16 years old, Torri Huske pulled an upset and not only won the U.S. Open title in the 100 fly but broke her own 15-16 NAG. Read the full story...
Posted: 2019-12-07 00:43:35
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Stephan Steverink Breaks 2 More Brazilian Age Records on Friday
By Braden Keith on SwimSwam Steverink is now up to 5 Brazilian Age Records in 3 days at the Brazilian 15-16 summer championships after breaking the 800 free and 200 breast records. Read the full...
Posted: 2019-12-07 00:23:48
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Denver’s Cameron Auchinachie Ties School Record with 19.13 in 50 Free
By Braden Keith on SwimSwam Swimming on the first day of the Princeton Big Al Invite, Denver junior Cameron Auchinachie tied his own school record in the 50 free. Read the full story on SwimSwam:...
Posted: 2019-12-06 23:59:05
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2019 Minnesota Invitational: Day 3 Finals Live Recap
By Robert Gibbs on SwimSwam Texas Sophomore Drew Kibler put up the fastest prelims time in the 200 free, and will swim for a second event title after winning the 500 free last night. Read the...
Posted: 2019-12-06 23:45:58
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2019 US Open Championships: Day 3 Finals Live Recap
By Anne Lepesant on SwimSwam Andrew Wilson of Athens Bulldog Swim Club broke the U.S. Open meet record in the 100 breast in prelims with 59.28. Read the full story on SwimSwam: 2019 US...
Posted: 2019-12-06 23:32:43
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2019 US Open Championships: Katie Ledecky Scratches 400 IM on Day Three
By Nick Pecoraro on SwimSwam After failing to reach the A-final in both the 400 IM and 200 free, Katie Ledecky has decided to keep the 200 free for day 3 finals in Atlanta. Read the full story...