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Unhinged Alaska: As the Fishing Hole slips into hibernation, the tourists slide south

...rocketing in search of some nearby piscator's profoundly personal body parts.Alpha silvers leading the schools abruptly started surfing backwards while the pack's dim bulbs trailing in the rear shot sideways toward the beach like they had backed into frozen...
I'll take the Lycra

While web-surfing recently, I came across an acronym I hadn't seen before: MAMIL, which stands for Middle Aged Man In Lycra.My wife managed...
Standup paddleboarding picks up steam

...and out in the sun."Standup paddleboarding has exploded in popularity the past few years. A sort of combination between surfing and kayaking, it has become a hit on oceans, lakes and rivers across the United States and beyond.According to a 2013 Outdoor...
Amazing, what a humble moss can tell us about life

Over Thanksgiving, I went to a family reunion in Hawaii, where I grew up. While body surfing at Makapu'u on Oahu, I marveled that the beach seemingly hadn't changed since I first started playing there 50 or so years...
SoHi grad Liebner goes to Sochi as a ski coach

...the opportunity to run the Inca Trail. After moving to the U.S. at 32 years old, the skills and traits he picked up from surfing and running served him well when he picked up Nordic skiing.In 2010, Carcelen finished 94th in the men's 15-kilometer...
Photographer is finalist in Red Bull contest

...50 finalists in the third Red Bull Ilume international sports photography contest. Dickerson's photograph of three people surfing the bore tide on Turnagain Arm made the final cut in the "Playground" category. The top 50 photographs were exhibited at...
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'There's so much to explore'

...Williams said. "She's the one that got me interested," said her sister-in-law, Nadia Daggett, of Nikiski. She prefers surfing, she said, but she is making due with paddle boarding. "That's what I'm talking about," Williams, of Kenai, said...
News | Outdoors
From fan to follower

...drowned in the Pacific Ocean while learning to surf in Southern California. I had become a fan of surfing. In this incident while I was body surfing, as I was unconscious under the water, I had a "Real Jesus Christ experience." I met the Lord...
New winter sports add thrills to the chill

...access a variety of terrain; .SNOWKITINGSnowkiting or kite boarding is a cousin to ocean kite surfing. For the winter version, an experienced, fearless skier or snowboarder is harnessed to a kite and uses wind power to propel...
Helping hands: Agencies host 2nd annual Project Homeless Connect

...recognize it as well, she said. "It isn't a person on the street corner," Theisen said. "It's people who are couch surfing. It's people who are living in their cars. And I've heard there are some camps. We're trying to put a face on homelessness...


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