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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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2012 in review

The stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: 600 people reached the top of Mt. Everest in 2012. This blog got about 3,000 views in 2012. If every person who reached the … Continue reading

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A Trip to the Chiropractor’s Office – Recovering from a Sports Related Injury

“Stand with your legs shoulder width apart”, Dr. Marc Lucius, the chiropractor, instructed. “Can you see that one side of your hips is pushing forward more than the other?” I glanced downwards and gasped, “I can’t believe that I didn’t … Continue reading

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Sunshine, Surfboards and Smiles with the Wahine Project in Punta de Mita, Mexico

Photos by: Desiree Bilon The Wahine Project, an organization founded by Dionne Ybarra, seeks to break down the barriers that prevent the participation of young girls in the sport of surfing. By providing girls, who would otherwise not have the … Continue reading

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Endorphin TV Demo – Surf in Mexico

In February the production team from Endorphin TV stopped by San Pancho and filmed us for three days. Guerrero (our coach), the local surf boys, and I will be featured in a couple of the episodes. Click on the photo below … Continue reading

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Crocodile At My Local Break

I knew it was bound to happen, eventually. I just didn’t expect it to be today. Benita Hussian, the Editor at Matador Sports, had been visiting me for the past week. We managed to surf almost everyday since she had … Continue reading

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