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Kiteboarding for a Cause

Kiteboarding for a Cause

By Jessica Salcido   |   Aug 26, 2015 August 26, 2015

By Jessica Salcido For the past few years, a small group of kiters here at Patagonia have participated in Kiteboarding 4 Cancer, a spectacularly beautiful kite race in Hood River, Oregon designed to raise money for the survivor-focused nonprofit, Athletes 4 Cancer. Cancer has impacted… Read More

Ten Tuamotus Days – Empowering the sisterhood

Ten Tuamotus Days – Empowering the sisterhood

By Liz Clark   |   Aug 3, 2015 August 3, 2015

By Liz Clark Last year I got to meet fellow Patagonia ambassadors Kimi Werner and Léa Brassy for the first time. Patagonia kindly arranged for all of us to meet upon the waters of some remote atolls in French Polynesia that have come to be… Read More

For the Love of Honey

For the Love of Honey

By Hank Gaskell   |   Jul 28, 2015 July 28, 2015

His hands were unlike other farmers. Not calloused, hard, cracked and stiff, but broad, flexible and quick. He seemed not to mind the thick white suit we were both wearing or the suffocating screen helmet. I felt like I was going to melt away. The deeply forested Waiho‘i Valley… Read More

The Chase: a tiny film

The Chase: a tiny film

By RC Cone   |   Jul 24, 2015 July 24, 2015

Honestly, we went to Iceland to catch big fish. It was that simple. We wanted to bask in the late Arctic sun while bringing dreamy meter-long Atlantic salmon to hand. We wanted to drink whiskey afterwards, go to bed and do it again every day we could. What surprised… Read More

The Rescue Box

The Rescue Box

By Tom Doidge-Harrison   |   Jul 31, 2015 July 31, 2015

In its deep summer slumber, it is hard to gauge the latent fury this place can serve up to the unsuspecting. There are, however, clues to the power of this landscape that can both give and take in equal measure. The weathered faces of naked shale give evidence to… Read More

Mundaka: Surf but don’t touch

Mundaka: Surf but don’t touch

By Tony Butt   |   Jun 23, 2015 June 23, 2015

By Tony Butt When the first surfers turned up at Mundaka around the late 1960s and set their eyes upon those perfect lefthanders, they had no reason to think the waves wouldn’t be there forever. Almost half a century later, we now know that Mundaka is a very special… Read More

Freediving the Wreckage of Lelu Harbor

Freediving the Wreckage of Lelu Harbor

By Matt Rott   |   Jan 23, 2015 January 23, 2015

By Matt Rott, photos by Matt Shepherd It’s funny how easily we miss out on opportunities lying just under our noses—especially when we’re trapped in the narrow-minded, one-dimensional pursuit of something as fleeting as a wave. I’d been chasing the left-hander breaking into Lelu Harbor for nearly… Read More

Simply Southern Chile

Simply Southern Chile

By Hank Gaskell   |   Dec 26, 2014 December 26, 2014

After my second trip to Southern Chile this past July, I have absolutely fallen in love with its simple way of life. More and more nowadays, it seems there is so much going on that it’s impossible to get ahead. Chile doesn’t know or care about that. Life there… Read More

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