Pete Thomas

Pete Thomas

Pete Thomas worked at the Los Angeles Times for 20 years as a journalist specializing in outdoors and action sports. He started at GrindTV.com in March, 2010, and enjoys surfing, hiking, skiing, and being in nature.

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1306 Articles by Pete Thomas

Tortoise comes to aid of overturned tortoise

With a single herculean push, a large tortoise at the Taipei Zoo managed to flip over its helpless companion, with visiting children cheering its every move

With a single herculean push, a large tortoise at the Taipei Zoo managed to flip over its helpless companion, with visiting children cheering every move.

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‘Amazing’ water rescue at Pipeline Masters

Footage showing water patrol saving Spain's Aritz Aranburu, as he's about to be pummeled, reveals that the real heroes on the North Shore are not the surfers

Spain's Aritz Aranburu is among the many who found conditions to be treacherous on Saturday; fortunately, the North Shore water patrol was on the ball.

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Sunny Garcia reveals he’s battling depression

Former world surfing champion shares the news, asks for advice on Instagram; 'I'm not sure what's wrong with me because I have no reason to feel the way I do'

Former world champ Sunny Garcia of Hawaii says he has battled depression for about two years, and asks for advice on Instagram. "Depression is no joke."

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Great white shark breaches caught on video

Spectacular footage is captured off South Africa by Mark van Coller, who used a fake seal to inspire the attacks; 'You dare not take your eye off the viewfinder'

Mark van Coller used a fake seal to inspire attacks off S. Africa; "You dare not take you're eye off the viewfinder because that's always when it happens.'

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