David Kalani Foster

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We all have memories that we come back to often. But would we be able to tell them without our voices cracking, if we knew the end was near? Surfer and native Hawaiian David Kalani Foster had nine tumors in his stomach when filmmaker Doug Walker spoke with him last October. When Walker was informed…

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Happy Campers: Liz Clark

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With this feature we’ve been exploring the explorers who take off in vans, or in some cases trucks, for untraveled, quiet lands. Today, we have a similar explorer who’s taken to making the sea her stomping ground. Liz Clark has been living on her boat, Swell, for nearly 10 years. She talked with us about…

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How to Camp in Eastern Sierra

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For those of us who don’t make camping an everyday thing, annual trips are eagerly anticipated as a much-needed respite from hectic lives and crowded city streets. Every year for the last six years, Sean Collier and a rotating cast of buddies do just that. For a week in the summer, they skip town and…

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Gauchos Del Mar

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Gauchos del Mar: it means cowboys of the sea. That’s what the Argentinian filmmaking brothers Julian and Joaquin call themselves. From the looks of it, that’s exactly what they are. Alejandra Romo Marquez interviewed them as part of her coverage of this year’s Surffilm Festival in San Sebastian. They entered “Tierra de Patagones” and in…

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Taylor Knox in New Zealand

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BBSF Top Voted Entries So Far…


Entries for the Byron Bay Surf Festival Surf Shorts Film Comp have been coming in nice and steady, featuring some great surf culture footage from around the world. Here you can take a look at the entries, and cast your vote for favorite. To VOTE and/or ENTER your own films, plus to find out more about…

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Sun, It Actually Does a Body Good


We’ve all grown up with stories of friends, family and neighbors getting skin cancer and premature wrinkles from the sun. We put on sunscreen like we’re supposed to and we try to limit our exposure as best we can. Well, it turns out we might be better off to basque in the sun with less…

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Auditorium with Harrison Jardine

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There’s no place like home. That’s even true for Halifax, Nova Scotia and young photographer Harrison Jardine. But, like all young explorers, Harrison’s first trip to Nepal at 18 got him hooked on traveling to remote destinations in search of new situations and unique moments to capture on film. Most recently, he resided in South Korea…

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