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Above: The Mundaka sandbar behaving itself, winter 2014-15. Spain. Photo: Javi Muñoz

Mundaka: Surf but don’t touch

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

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 wave, perhaps unique… Read More

Freediving the Wreckage of Lelu Harbor

Freediving the Wreckage of Lelu Harbor

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

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 fifteen years, enduring lengthy flat spells and months of… 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

River Surfing on the Saint Lawrence

River Surfing on the Saint Lawrence

By Juilen Fillion   |   Nov 11, 2014 November 11, 2014

By Juilen Fillion, photos by Vincent Bergeron Montreal might be known for its welcoming French Canadian community, the beautiful women and the famous Poutine—French fries topped with a light brown gravy-like sauce and cheese curds—but it’s also known for a standing river wave called Habitat 67. This endless… Read More

National Geographic Announces 2015 Adventurers of the Year

National Geographic Announces 2015 Adventurers of the Year

Nov 7, 2014 November 7, 2014

Yesterday, National Geographic pulled the curtain back on the winners of their 10th annual Adventurers of the Year, “each selected for his or her remarkable achievement in exploration, adventure sports, conservation, and humanitarianism.” Four of the winners are from the Patagonia family and we couldn't be happier for… Read More

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