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Outdoors Surfing

Rip Curl WSL Finals

Lower Trestles, San Clemente Ca. A familiar stop for the surfing Championship Tour, Lower Trestles has been a gracious host to many of the world best surfers over the years. The Rip Curl WSL Finals was a first for the World Surf League. 5 surfers entered the draw on both the mens and womens side. […]

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Del Mar Pump Track

Skating the Del Mar Pump Track The Pacific Highlands Ranch Pump Track, was originally built to be San Diego’s first all bike pump track. While bikes are allowed on the pump track, I think it is primarily being used by skaters and scooter(ers). I spend a lot of time on my mountain bike and have […]

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Outdoors San Diego Surfing

Swami’s Beach

Surf Definitely wasn’t “pumping” surf by any means. But the weather has been nice and there is a little bit of south west swell energy in the water. A week’s worth of wind swell has dropped ocean temperatures in San Diego. The lifeguard sign is claiming 70 degrees but I would put money on it […]

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San Diego Surfing

Carlsbad Red Tide

Red Tide in San Diego This has been the longest lasting red tide I can remember. Maybe the longest in San Diego history?? I just googled it. Apparently the last red tide this large was in 1995. One thing I feel that is unique to this bloom is the lovely aroma. If you have driven […]

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San Diego Surfing

Red Tide San Diego

Red Tide in San Diego Really not much of a spectacle by day. But if you catch the waves just after sunset, you have a largely different ocean to view. Red tide after sun down After the sunsets the bioluminescent plankton glow when agitated.  For more night time surfing photos. As well as a video […]

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San Diego Surfing

Bioluminescent Waves

Surfing bioluminescent waves. Oceanside, California. Red tide in San Diego Dull red by day and blue neon by night. Bioluminescence also known as Chemiluminescence is the result of a chemical reaction happening inside of plankton. This is a very similar reaction to a fire fly and other glow in the dark creatures. Some of these […]

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Surfing

Pipemasters

2019 Billabong Pipemasters The 2019 Billabong Pipemasters did not disappoint. With solid surf for the entire waiting period. Some days were completely maxed out. That gave a small break in the competition to go down the road a bit and watch the boys charge Waimea. The photo above is of Log Cabins at the start […]

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Banzai Pipeline Free Surf

December 10, 2019 Banzai Pipeline. North Shore Oahu. This was my first trip to the 7 mile miracle. I’ve spent all my time in Hawaii on Kauai. From everyone I talked to I got lucky. Solid surf and great weather for the week I was on the Island. Board Bag I only brought 2 boards […]

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Wiggolly Dantas Surfing Pipeline

wiggolly dantas surfing pipeline December 10, 2019 7:41 PM As another day comes to an end I find myself on a beach on the North shore of Oahu. As the contest buoys get pulled in the light changes, offering plenty of back lit barrels. For the week I was out on the Island there was […]

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Pipe Invitational

2019 Pipe Invitational North Shore, Oahu. Having spent a little time on the Hawaiian Island; Kauai over the years. A trip to the 7 mile stretch of surf heaven known as the North Shore had eluded me. Until a quick look at surfline and google flights one December morning. Pipe Invitational Upon landing on Oahu. […]