Ed Bolian describes accomplishment, in a souped-up Mercedes-Benz, as 'the holy grail of American automotive car culture'
Imagine driving from New York to Los Angeles and not encountering any significant traffic, construction delays, weather issues, or speed traps.Read More →
The process of haphazard adventure is detailed in 'Holes in the Map'
Throw caution to the wind with Encinitas filmmaker Hayley Gordon in 'Holes in the Map,' a film about three friends on a surf trip to Tofino, Canada.Read More →
'Living my worst nightmare' a crewmember recalls of being trapped in cabin full of water in accident that ends journey from Africa to America
Two crew members scramble to safety from water-filled cabin. They were under 900 nautical miles short of completing the 3,500-nautical-mile journey.Read More →
Wave hunters are striking in Russia, Canada, and even Iran
When most people think of surfing, images of a bronze-skinned Kelly Slater slicing through Hawaiian or Indonesian waves likely come to mind. But world-class surf spots pop up in places other than tropical islands, and they're known to surface in cold-water regions and even war-torn areas of the world. Check out our list of unlikely surf spots below. Tofino, Vancouver Island, CanadaA small town on British Columbia's Vancouver Island, Tofino is known for consistent..Read More →
Great white is caught, released near popular surf spot
Florida surfers who ride waves at Mayport Poles might find this to be unsettling: scientists tagged a large great white shark off popular surf spot.Read More →
Several very active killer whales put the fright into sea lions recently near Tofino, British Columbia. But those who watch the accompanying footage may detect that the presence of so many large predatory cetaceans made some surfers very nervous as well. [Related: Five unlikely spots you'd never think to surf.]The footage, captured at a picturesque point break outside Tofino, was uploaded Monday by Adam Chilton, who did not respond to a YouTube message requesting more..Read More →
Matt Thornton was guiding a fishing trip recently off British Columbia when he noticed another boat had stopped alongside a large humpback whale slapping its fins on the water. Thornton cruised over and aimed his camera, but ended up capturing an extraordinary image of a smaller humpback that shot out of the water next to his boat.This occurred late last month and the image has since been splashed on just about every Facebook page that features marine mammals, and is even entered in a..Read More →
New York's Balaram Stack and Southern California's Chase Wilson just returned from an ice-capade in Tofino, Canada, where they got to experience a much more rugged approach to wave-hunting than their local parking lot surf checks.Tofino is the epicenter of Canadian surf stoke and the Bruhwiler brothers are masters of the wild domain. For all the tide-swings and brutal weather there are also a handful of world-class waves if you have a boat and the years of experience that the..Read More →
Not too many surfers can say they got knighted this weekend in Scotland. Brent Dorrington can.The young aussie won his first WQS contest in pumping surf at Thurso East. Brenno now leads the O'neill Cold Water Classic rankings heading into the third of four stops in Tofino, Canada on October 15.This year's CWC Scotland enjoyed an amazing run of surf, with more tube rides in one day at Thurso than the competitors will likely see for the rest of the WQS season. The..Read More →
Australian mitchell Coleborn was mysteriously absent from the O'neill Coldwater Classic in Santa Cruz last week. He was coming off a quarterfinal finish at the previous event in the series, the CWC Canada in Tofino.Â The web announcers cited 'passport issues' as the reason for Mitch's absence. What they failed to mention was that his passport issues were because he was arrested the day after the contest in rural Vancouver for indecent exposure at 8 am. Thats right, 8 am. The police..Read More →
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