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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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Bidding Aloha to Pulu The Surfer Dog (1999-2013)

Rocky Canon (Pro Surfer, Turtle Bay Surf Instructor, Pulu’s Best Friend) Pulu (born in December 1999) was a Pit-Lab  mix who loved his master and loved the ocean.  As a pup, he would follow me out surfing to the breaking … Continue reading

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Deep Water – Teahupo’o – Koa Rothman goes huge at Chopes

Great Deep Water video from Patagonia Koa Rothman barrels huge in the Teahupoo session.  Kealii Mamala barrels in the cloud at Chopes. Chopes surf picked up to huge walls later in the session.  Laird Hamilton and Manoa Drollet share a … Continue reading

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Possible tsunami debris found off Maui

March 12, 2013 The Maui News A refrigerator-sized piece of ocean debris, possibly from the Japanese earthquake/tsunami two years ago, was removed by helicopter from the Ahihi-Kinau Natural Area Reserve shoreline Monday. Jeff Bagshaw, a member of the citizen’s advisory … Continue reading

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Life in Greenland…a travel video

Greenland – Rough. Real. Remote. Destination Arctic Circle in Greenland is Rough. Real. Remote., and in August 2012 three friends, Petr, Arne and Natasha, took an epic adventure trip through the region. They biked the ice cap, fly fished in … Continue reading

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Waves up to 25 feet could hit North Shore this weekend

Feb 9, 2013 A new northwest swell that could bring waves up to 25 feet along the north shores of some Hawaiian islands has prompted officials to raise the high surf advisory issued Thursday morning to a high surf warning … Continue reading

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Large boat found on North Shore may be tsunami debris

KAHUKU, OAHU (HawaiiNewsNow) – Another large piece of apparent debris from the Japanese tsunami nearly two years ago has washed up on an Oahu shore. Kahuku resident, Scott Bady, found a 20-foot boat resting upside-down Wednesday morning near Malaekahana. The … Continue reading

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Greg Long talks about 3-wave hold-down

Big Wave Updates Long helicoptered to San Diego medical center after Cortes Bank wipeout Surfersvillage Global Surf News, 24 December, 2012 : – – San Clemente surfer Greg Long took a beating at Cortes Bank late Friday afternoon, a wipeout … Continue reading

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Melling Wins 2012 Vans World Cup of Surfing

Melling gets two for one Daniel Ikaika Ito Vans World Cup of Surfing champion Adam Melling was exhausted and elated on the winner’s stage. The 27-year-old Australian was still trying to get a grasp on his fortuitous situation. He surfed … Continue reading

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Originally posted on Palau Travel & Dive Photolog:
Update to this story: Dec 3, 2012 While much of Palau faired well from Typhoon Bopha, a few of the villages on the eastern side of the archipelago were hit extremely hard.…

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