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VIDEO: Frigid and Beautiful Surfing Along Canada’s West Coast

This video from SURFER comes with a fairly provocative title: "Is The Canadian Boat Trip the New Indo Boat Trip?" For a number of reasons, I think it's safe to say that the answer to that titular question is "No." First and foremost, Indonesia has a major temperature advantage. You can claim all day that you don't mind wearing a wetsuit and shivering uncontrollably for half an hour after getting out of the water, but I won't believe you.

That said, the British Columbian coastline is one of the most scenic areas in the world, featuring eye candy at every angle. So, while it might not be the "new Indo boat trip," the Canadian boat trip is certainly worth looking into for the warm-blooded among us.

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Surfing in Alaska Never Looked Better in ‘Arc of Aleutia’
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Surfing in Alaska Never Looked Better in ‘Arc of Aleutia’

Surfing in Alaska Never Looked Better in ‘Arc of Aleutia’

Alaska’s Aleutian Islands don’t classify as your typical surf getaway. You can’t just hop on a plane and arrive at the beach. Most trips require a bush plane ride, then a boat ride, which is then followed by a hike. RELATED: All-time Nias Barrel Session with Nick Von Rupp But if you’re willing to put up with the absurd travel logistics, you’ll find a corner of the ocean that’s mostly untouched, uninhabited, and flanked by breathtaking scenery. For surfers Harrison Roach, Parker Coffin, and

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“No Small Feat” Explores the World of Women’s Big Wave Surfing
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“No Small Feat” Explores the World of Women’s Big Wave Surfing

Female surfers have fought for years to be included in big wave competitions, despite overarching patriarchal attitudes that insisted that they weren’t up to the challenge. Pioneer big wave surfer Paige Alms will even tell you about the time when an announcer at the Mavericks Big Wave Invitational said that "girls just aren’t good enough", even though she and her friends were already surfing the same waves as men. RELATED: Op-ed — The Power of Language in the Outdoors Thankfully, women like

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Making The Most of Mexico During A Rare 2020 Surf Trip
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Making The Most of Mexico During A Rare 2020 Surf Trip

Making The Most of Mexico During A Rare 2020 Surf Trip

Well, we’re by no means advocating traveling internationally during a pandemic – but if you do happen to find yourself in a place with an outrageous swell and nobody else around, what would you? Surf it of course. That’s exactly what Ian Crane, Nat Young, Michael Dumphy, Griffin Colapinto, Anthony Ruffo, and Brandon Guilmette did just a short while ago in Mexico, taking advantage of some perfect conditions to remember what it feels like to get stylish on waves. If you could travel anywhere in