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Karma: the surfing pig

  Meet Karma — he’s a surfing pig. In a video posted online by GoPro, owner Kai Holt explained how Karma, who he has owned since he was about a week old, learned to surf. “He fell in the pool … Continue reading

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Pacific’s Cortes Bank is full of big-wave surprises

Fred Swegles The Orange County Register Oct 20, 2011 For surfers who ride big waves, perhaps the most enticing, terrifying and humbling spot on Earth is a sunken island in open ocean 100 miles off the Southern California coast. Cortes … Continue reading

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Jaws Shot From the Drone January 19, 2014

January 19 2014, Jaws was huge, clean and barreling.   As big it was, some were still catching Pe’ahi by paddle. If you haven’t seen the drone footage of Pipeline, it is excellent.  Pipeline Winter 2013 Shot from a Drone

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Jaws (Peahi) North Shore Maui Big Swell January 2014

When the guy who’s at the forefront of bring the paddle back to Jaws is on a tow-line, Peahi has to be huge. The monster swells pumping huge surf to the entire north facing surf spots hits the Islands of … Continue reading

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Carlos Burle Rides Biggest Wave

Brazilian surfer Carlos Burle may have set the world record for the biggest wave ever surfed after riding an estimated 100-foot wave off the coast of Portugal. Initial estimates of the wave’s height put it taller than 100 feet, thus … Continue reading

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Pipeline Winter 2013 Shot from a Drone

[vimeo http://vimeo.com/83187924 w=640 h=360] Eric Sterman, from Haleiwa, mans a DroneFly Quadrocopter with a GoPro for some of the best footage of the 2013 Winter Pipe Season.  The photography is awesome! If you haven’t seen the Jaws shot from a drone, … Continue reading

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The starfish are dying, and no one knows why

Elizabeth Weise, December 31, 2013 USATODAY Something is killing starfish up and down the West Coast and no one knows what. A mysterious illness that first appeared in June in Washington state has now spread from Sitka, Alaska, to San … Continue reading

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Record low temperature recorded in Antarctica

By Irene Klotz of Reuters Researchers found that a high ridge in the East Antarctic Plateau contains pockets of trapped air that dipped as low as minus 136 Fahrenheit on August 10, 2010. SAN FRANCISCO – The Arctic air blasting … Continue reading

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Celebrating the Life of Buttons Kaluhiokalani at Malibu Paddle Out

  Montgomery “Buttons” Kaluhiokalani, a Hawaiian surfing legend immortalized at Malibu, November 9th, 2013 It is with great sadness that Buttons Kaluhiokalani passed away in California, surrounded by his family and friends. Buttons was diagnosed with Stage 4 Lung Cancer. … Continue reading

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1,000 Surfers Take To the Water To Honor Surf Legend Bob Meistrell

Over 1,000 surfers and and paddlers took to the water in Redondo Beach on Sunday morning to give a send-off worthy of legendary surfer, diver and Body Glove co-founder Bob Meistrell, who died in June at age 84. Meistrell co-founded … Continue reading

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