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Feb 6, 2013
SURFING FOR CHANGE: TRAVEL GUIDE TO NICARAGUA”

“SURFING FOR CHANGE: TRAVEL GUIDE TO NICARAGUA,” a 13 minute short film, illustrates the role that surf tourists can play in preventing the damaging effects that surf tourism booms can have on developing communities. Through the lens of acclaimed Team CLIF Bar professional surfer and environmental activist Kyle Thiermann, this fast-paced documentary highlights a group of young surfers and volunteers from Project Wave of Optimism (WOO), a non-profit, who are working with Nicaraguans to

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B Cole
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Surfing, Other Sports
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Feb 4, 2013
AllRide Shreds Retallack… and a Tire

When Kirt and Lindsey Voreis and the AllRide crew hit the road, they hit it hard!  From Bend to Santa Cruz to Laguna Beach to Whistler all the way up to Retallack in central BC and back again. Some would say they are on a circuit of sorts, but without a clear plan of attack each time the sprinter leaves the driveway;  they stop at nothing short of the greatest riding on the planet at whatever cost in flesh or fuel to get there and get the goods. 

Here is a recent photo,

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B Cole
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Mountain Biking
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Jan 28, 2013
Dean Potter and Whisper Dog Droppin in with J.R. Biersmith

Team CLIF Bar's Dean Potter is often seen alone in the extremes. Little known to most however, he his often accompanied by his best friend Whisper. Climbs, lines, approaches and more, Whisper Dog makes the journey and lives to "bark the tale" thanks to Dean's careful planning and attention to detail. Check out the video below as Dean and Whisper drop in with J.R. Biersmith.

 
A recent shot of Whisper prepping for the next mission (courtesy of professional dog photographer
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B Cole
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Climbing, Other Sports
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Jan 28, 2013
Fitz Roy in the Finest Fashion

HUGE Congrats to Kate Rutherford (Team CLIF Bar on right) and climbing partner Madaleine Sorkin (left) for sending Fitz Roy in the finest fashion!

Here is a little excerpt from Kate's BLOG and a photo or two to tease you on over for details.

"Just back to El Chalten after a breath taking climb up Mate Poro on the North Pillar of Fitz Roy. Madaleine Sorkin and I had yet another Princess Cruise together. Pretty inspiring to climb a really big mountain with a great girl friend!

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B Cole
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Climbing, Other Sports
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Jan 22, 2013
Kyle Thiermann Ramps Up for the Nicaragua Surf Guide

Surfing For Change: Guide To Nicaragua

This fast-paced short film highlights a group of young surfers who are creating a whole new model of surf-tourism in Gigante, Nicaragua. Join Surfing for Change Host, Professional Surfer and Team CLIF Bar Member, Kyle Thiermann as he encounters scores of off-shore barrels, weird food, and inspiring people on his adventure through the second poorest Country in the Western Hemisphere. Kyle's journey engages in a critical look at the current model

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B Cole
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Surfing, Other Sports
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