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Alaska bore tide draws surfers, viewers

...tide this year and an opportunity for surfers and kayakers to ride a rare wave to the...went out.The bore tide also drew a few surfers and kayakers hoping to take advantage...in Alaska."It was fantastic," said surfer Sue Ives of Anchorage. "The water was...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-06-07/alaska-bore-tide-draws-surfers-viewers
State
World's best big wave surfers compete

...lives of two expert big wave surfers.Wave forecasters this week...is often so steep that the surfers' big-wave "gun" surfboards...the wave face, forcing the surfers to land near the bottom and...Foo, a legendary big-wave surfer from Hawaii, died while surfing...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2013-01-21/worlds-best-big-wave-surfers-compete
Sports
Yakutat beach gains national acclaim as a prime destination for surfers

...destination for the adventurous surfer. Though some may see...Summer," Transworld's surfers found the water's not...brought in professional surfers whom Endicott considers...watched them. "A good surfer is like a a professional...Transworld Surf shows the surfers launching off the foamy...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/121102/sta_surfsup.shtml
News
Juneau Ski Club Silver Surfer Giant Slalom Results

Silver Surfer Giant Slalom Saturday at Eaglecrest Ski Area, Sourdough run Mitey Mite Women Zoey McDonald 1:15.94 Ali Hailey 1:23.62...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/030506/spo_20060305011.shtml
Sports
Helmet camera craze lets skiers record their own runs for posterity, YouTube and grandma

...is the key: The explosion of social media is what's led to the leap in cameras among skiers and boarders - not to mention surfers, skate boarders, rock climbers and mountain bikers."The cameras seem to be driving people to do more adventurous things...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2013-11-25/helmet-camera-craze-lets-skiers-record
Sports
The CODE of the ocean: Nonprofit blends surfing with environmentalism

Many surfers live by a code. "It seems to go hand...environmentally minded professional surfers" to ride the icy waves off Yakutat with...handful of environmentally friendly amateur surfers. "It was really exciting and a whole...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/091709/art_494018410.shtml
Photo: Harnessing the wind

Beginning wind surfer Melora Gaber practices surfing Sunday in Gastineau Channel near Sandy Beach. High wind gusts kicked up waves throughout the day. Today's forecast calls for rain and east wind to 15 mph.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/092109/loc_495671008.shtml
Photo: Solo sail

Gulls and a lone wind surfer make use of Tuesday morning's storm winds to move about in Gastineau Channel.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2011-10-20/photo-solo-sail
Local
Storm Surfers 3D

Now Playing Synopsis: The documentary Storm Surfers follows Tom Carroll and Ross Clarke-Jones, expert surfers who use state-of-the-art technology in order to chart weather conditions that will produce monster waves they can ride. ~ Perry Seibert, Rovi Cast: Ross Clarke-Jones, Tom Carroll, Ben Matson Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review

Cleaning the coast

What do two pro-surfers, an art director, a forester...trip to Alaska. The six surfers arrived in Juneau as part...On The Wharf, where pro surfers Joe Curren and Chris Del...Curren is a world-class surfer, world traveler and photographer...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/100908/spo_342099308.shtml

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