Why we shouldn’t dam another wild Alaskan river

The Super Salmon from Ryan Peterson on Vimeo. A salmon in Alaska makes an unlikely journey on “the Mount Everest of rivers” – the Susitna – as residents consider the costs/benefits of a government-proposed mega-dam. Produced and directed by Ryan Peterson (alaskaniststories.com) In partnership with SusitnaRiverCoalition.org With support from Patagonia.com Photography by Ryan Peterson, Travis…

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How To Build A Handplane With Salvaged Wood

Callen Busch began building handplanes out of salvaged wood during a flat spell in San Diego. The lack of surfable waves pushed him to explore new methods of waveriding. Over the last five years he has refined his skills and created dozens of unique handplanes out of beautiful, exotic woods.plan In this episode of Thumbnails,…

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Bing Surfboards Doing Their Thing In CA and Hawaii

Acclimate is a short film by Evan Schell that showcases Kahana Kalama test riding a handful of Bing Surfboards in California & Hawai’i. Boards: Bing Surfboards ~ 5’9″ Sunfish, 5’8″ Dart, & 6’8″ Sunfish. Acclimate. from Slippery Saltwater Chronicles on Vimeo. Film & Edit: Evan Schell (evanschell.com)

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Filmmaker Evan Schell’s latest surf short: sa·cré bleu.

Evan Schell’s latest film reminds us why we love California in the fall. Twin fins, a smooth single fin, and a dose of swell, and viola, you’ve got Blacks Beach like an empty canvas. See what happens next. Enjoy! sa·cré bleu. from Slippery Saltwater Chronicles on Vimeo.

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Why you should grab your boards and hit the road

Looking for that excuse to pack your bags, hit the road, and seek out a solid wave filled adventure? Look no further.

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How Our Bloodlines Are Connected To The Sea

Surfers’ Blood tells the universal story of true individuals that share deep bloodlines connected to the sea. From the old world fishing history of the rugged Basque Coast via oar and surfboard shaper Patxi Oliden, to the modern metropolis of San Francisco and the eccentric computer shapes of Apple fame designer Thomas Meyerhoffer. A Sonoma…

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How To Hunt With An Eagle And Make A Film

THE EAGLE HUNTRESS follows Aisholpan, a 13-year-old girl, as she trains to become the first female in twelve generations of her Kazakh family to become an eagle hunter, and rises to the pinnacle of a tradition that has been handed down from father to son for centuries.

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Why We Shouldn’t Drill For Oil In The Arctic Wildlife Refuge

The Gwich’in people of Alaska and Northern Canada have fought for three decades to protect the Coastal Plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge from oil drilling and other threats. Today outdoor apparel company Patagonia and non-profit conservation group Alaska Wilderness League released The Refuge, a 15-minute film telling the story of two Gwich’in women…

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