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25

Jul

Rusty Surfboards Giveaway

LAST DAY to enter the rustysurfboards Giveaway for the . Win a collector’s item & make history.

30

Jun

natgeofound:

A cruise ship and other boats passing beneath a bridge, 1968.Photograph by James P. Blair, National Geographic Creative

Some #paddleboard races feel like this. Paddlers in the unlimited class (aka Thomas Maximus, Chuck Glynn, etc) at your side, lots of wake, a bridge somewhere, and to infinity and beyond we go.

natgeofound:

A cruise ship and other boats passing beneath a bridge, 1968.Photograph by James P. Blair, National Geographic Creative

Some #paddleboard races feel like this. Paddlers in the unlimited class (aka Thomas Maximus, Chuck Glynn, etc) at your side, lots of wake, a bridge somewhere, and to infinity and beyond we go.

29

Jun

oceansup:

 

There is tons of photoshopping: color correction, time lapse, and likely much more enhancement at play. Nonetheless, all of the design tricks render a stunning image of the underlying pulchritude of nature . (Tricky word use here with “pulchritude” - look it up before jumping to conclusions.)

oceansup:

 

There is tons of photoshopping: color correction, time lapse, and likely much more enhancement at play. Nonetheless, all of the design tricks render a stunning image of the underlying pulchritude of nature . (Tricky word use here with “pulchritude” - look it up before jumping to conclusions.)

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28

Jun

All about the sync, fitness, and conditions all coming together for that smooth, and stylish landing. Let’s hope it’s not too shallow, otherwise style could fall flat on its face.

All about the sync, fitness, and conditions all coming together for that smooth, and stylish landing. Let’s hope it’s not too shallow, otherwise style could fall flat on its face.

27

Jun

The most impressive white shark photo I’ve seen to-do, promptly reminding me of my place in the ocean’s food chain, but (then again) also quickly reminding me of the irrational intensity of my fear of sharks. Don’t get me wrong: the fear is rational; only it’s intensity irrational. If I were a perfectly consistent being, my fear of driving my car should be exponentially more intense, throwing me into fits of convulsion and paralysis just of thought of driving a car. But than again, I’m neither perfectly rational or consistent. That’s enough philosophy for a shark photo.
highenoughtoseethesea:

Great White.
Photo: Denis Scott

The most impressive white shark photo I’ve seen to-do, promptly reminding me of my place in the ocean’s food chain, but (then again) also quickly reminding me of the irrational intensity of my fear of sharks. Don’t get me wrong: the fear is rational; only it’s intensity irrational. If I were a perfectly consistent being, my fear of driving my car should be exponentially more intense, throwing me into fits of convulsion and paralysis just of thought of driving a car. But than again, I’m neither perfectly rational or consistent. That’s enough philosophy for a shark photo.

highenoughtoseethesea:

Great White.

Photo: Denis Scott

26

Jun

Paradise has been found! No, wait … those are pine trees. That means temperate climate and … ah, what a disappointment. That water is probably freezing cold, likely glacial water melted during spring/summer time. Paradise hunting, sadly, resumes. It did get me there for a moment.

Paradise has been found! No, wait … those are pine trees. That means temperate climate and … ah, what a disappointment. That water is probably freezing cold, likely glacial water melted during spring/summer time. Paradise hunting, sadly, resumes. It did get me there for a moment.

25

Jun

Rusty Surfboards is giving away a FREE surfboard: an exact replica of the 1984 model that Occy rode into history. Details here: https://a.pgtb.me/ZfBBNf That threw me way back into nostalgia land. If I don’t win, hopefully one of you will and will let me take it for a ride, since I let you know about it. Good luck!

Rusty Surfboards is giving away a FREE surfboard: an exact replica of the 1984 model that Occy rode into history. Details here: https://a.pgtb.me/ZfBBNf

That threw me way back into nostalgia land. If I don’t win, hopefully one of you will and will let me take it for a ride, since I let you know about it. Good luck!

A priceless feeling: man weightless at last. The water could be clearer and warmer. Though transcending, this image does not make me jealous of that wetsuit and murky water.

A priceless feeling: man weightless at last. The water could be clearer and warmer. Though transcending, this image does not make me jealous of that wetsuit and murky water.

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24

Jun

stunning, yes, but, man, is that a recipe for landslide and earthquake massacre?

stunning, yes, but, man, is that a recipe for landslide and earthquake massacre?

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23

Jun

an unlikely combination: cat and water. I thought I already had sharks to worry about, but now this. 

an unlikely combination: cat and water. I thought I already had sharks to worry about, but now this. 

natgeofound:

St. Lawrence River, Canada, 1974.Photograph by Sam Abell, National Geographic Creative

Add to my list of places to paddle.  Now before going, I do wonder how cold and treacherous that place might be. After one of my first river experiences almost turned deadly, a bit of caution is called for.

natgeofound:

St. Lawrence River, Canada, 1974.Photograph by Sam Abell, National Geographic Creative

Add to my list of places to paddle. Now before going, I do wonder how cold and treacherous that place might be. After one of my first river experiences almost turned deadly, a bit of caution is called for.

22

Jun

taking a stroll down this valley can’t help but inspire the imagination. for some reason, magical creatures seem to await any visitor on a hike. that’s the true disney land of any child’s dream.

taking a stroll down this valley can’t help but inspire the imagination. for some reason, magical creatures seem to await any visitor on a hike. that’s the true disney land of any child’s dream.

21

Jun

you have to respect Zane Schweitzer’s athleticism and skills when looking at that turn on his back-hand.

you have to respect Zane Schweitzer’s athleticism and skills when looking at that turn on his back-hand.

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20

Jun

I could use that white sandy beach right now, with warm fluffy sand between my toes and wading at the shoreline, having no hesitation of plunging into that warm water.

I could use that white sandy beach right now, with warm fluffy sand between my toes and wading at the shoreline, having no hesitation of plunging into that warm water.

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ah, that priceless feeling of the sun baking your skin, the warm breadth of the offshore breeze on your face, and that magnetic pulse of the swell thrusting you forward.

ah, that priceless feeling of the sun baking your skin, the warm breadth of the offshore breeze on your face, and that magnetic pulse of the swell thrusting you forward.

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