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Digging the yellow jersey at my first Queen of the Peak surf contest at Cox Bay in Tofino. 

Here are some of my favourite clippings from interviewing Canadian surf team athletes and covering local surf contests and Surfrider events on the Cascadia Coast:

Westerly News, Dec 20, 2017 – Historic win for young Tofino surfer

Tofino surfer Mathea Olin looks strong as she paddles out at her home break at the north end of Cox Bay on a drizzly Saturday in December.

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Vancouver Island Free Daily, Sept. 26, 2018 – Tofino-Ucluelet surfers conquer 17th annual Clean Water Classic

West Coast surfers scored big at the 17th annual Surfrider Clean Water Classic surf competition in Westport, Washington on Sept. 22 and 23.

Day one of the event held at Westhaven State Park was called off by lunchtime due to near gale wind and double overhead waves.

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EXPLORE Magazine, May 2017  Profile: Lina Augaitis, the fastest woman on water

Lina Augaitis captained Team Canada at the 2016 Fiji International Surf Association (ISA) World SUP and Paddleboard Championship last November. Her team of nine water athletes took repose from their day-jobs to stand-up paddleboard race across a body of water called “Cloudbreak”—an epic surf spot located a couple kilometres from the heart-shaped resort island of Tavarua.

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Westerly News, May 2016 – Homegrown surfer set for Duct Tape Invitational

Local longboarder and family man Asia Dryden will share the spotlight with a roster of professional surfers this weekend as the hyper talented crew descends on our cedar smelling coast for the 2016 Vans Joel Tudor Duct Tape Invitational.

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