Category Archives: travel

Forget Bikinis, Boardshorts and Flipflops: Queen of the Peak is not your average surf contest

Originally published on October 1, 2013 on LATER. Photos Kyler Vos Now in its fourth year, the Queen of the Peak surf championship held in Tofino, BC has grown into a two-day¬†event with approximately 100 competitors. The championship, sponsored by … Continue reading

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Happy New Year 2013 – From Joshua Tree National Park

My brother Troy referred to the rental car as The Skateboard. For example, “Where did we park The Skateboard?”¬† This small, green-gold car got us to where we wanted to go – Joshua Tree National Park. The trees right behind … Continue reading

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Empowering girls through surfing

Click here to see my latest article published on Matador Change: Empowering Girls Through Surfing

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Good Morning Cairo

After two flights and a four-hour layover in Frankfurt, we arrived in Cairo tired and disheveled. The customs officer waved us through with a flick of his hand, at about face level, and a look of “Get outta here.” As … Continue reading

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What Can You Do in Canmore, Alberta – when you are injured?

Seven weeks have passed since I originally injured my leg while surfing. I am not allowed to do any strenuous physical activity – that clearly means no surfing but it also means no hiking. At least I am allowed to … Continue reading

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San Pancho, Nayarit, Mexico – Five Free Activities

Looking for something to do in San Pancho, for free? Take a look at this guidebook piece I wrote, recently published in the San Pancho Guia Turistica. 5 Wonders in San Pancho/5 Maravillas en San Pancho

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Sri Lanka Surf Article

Please click on the link below to read my latest article published in Planeta Surf. Sri Lanka

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