Author: Haven Livingston

Paddling My Own Canoe

In a time when people have traded backpacks for glamping trailers, binoculars for cell phones and true grit for social media opportunities, we need Audrey Sutherland’s motto more than ever: “Go simple, go solo, go now.”

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Never Too Old for Gold

Barbara Leites was 71 years old the first time she paddled an outrigger canoe. At 74 she brought home her first gold for her country from the 2016 International Va’a (outrigger canoe) Federation’s World Sprints Championships in Australia.

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One Foot in the Barrel

It’s 2018 and women have finally gotten their foot in the door of big wave surf contests. Gaining tenure in that arena, however, is a work in progress. The world has seen women compete at Jaws and Nelscott Reef, but we are still waiting to see them compete at the most notorious big wave location in California ... Mavericks.

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The Rivers K

As a healthy snowpack begins to pour from the mountains, southern Sierra rivers that have been largely forgotten over the past four years of drought are shining once again – a glorious sight in the eyes of California’s growing population of whitewater paddlers.

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Have you picked up Issue #133 yet? Our cover photo of Sustainable Surf ambassador Ashley Lloyd conveys the feeling of summer better than any image we’ve seen in a long time. The photo was taken by Bryan “@WetFeet” Garrison and we invite you to soak in the wholesome summer vibes and take them wherever you go.

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Join @ellasuring and @theory_in_motion as they discuss ultra running and Alyssa’s journey as both an athlete and a coach. The full interview is out now on our website. 🏃🏼‍♀️

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There’s still time for spring skiing at @bvadventure

With over 65 kilometers of groomed paths and a cafe on the trails, it’s a great destination for the whole family.

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Looking to beat the crowds this season for some spring skiing? Just 3 hours from the Bay is Bear Valley Mountain Resort. Our writer @ellasuring explored the area this weekend and was greeted with short lift lines and friendly faces to share in the stoke!

@bearvalleyresort is located between Tahoe and Yosemite and is the perfect casual ski destination for friends and families. With a variety of terrain levels, rentals, a lodge and lots of dining options, it’s the perfect winter getaway.

#california #skiing #snowboarding #winter #mountains #snow #adventure
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