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Save The Waves Film Festival is coming soon on Friday, November 4, featuring the San Francisco premiere of Come Hell or High Water, the directorial debut of legendary bodysurfer Keith Malloy.

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Called hanks, sweaters, and even koozies, these jumpers are not the result of Paris Hilton’s unnatural obsession with clothing animals, but of the Penguin Jumper Project, which began in 2000 after an oil spill loomed over a population of fairy penguins on the southern tip of Australia.

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Sailors used to call it the Devil’s Teeth. Not just because the cluster of jutting islands known as the Farallones resembled a gnarled set of choppers – but because they were known to chew up ships that ventured too close.

Despite an appetite for ships, the island’s reputation didn’t deter early visitors hell bent on making a buck.

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PLEASURE POINT - Friday was, as they say in the neighborhood, a "Jay day" - sunny, clear, unusually warm on the cliffs overlooking the ocean.

In the morning, in a small park on 38th Avenue, Kim Moriarity emotionally evoked that same name, telling hundreds of volunteers clad in wetsuits that her late-husband Jay was present at that moment.

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How do you feel about your skillz now?

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Some freezing Swedish waves in the Baltic sea

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The Quiksilver Snack Pack is no ordinary highlights package from a surf event. It's a unique package of never before seen angles and interviews from the Quiksilver Pro France. With the Quiksilver Pro celebrating it's tenth year in France, it's a very special event on the European leg of the tour.

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Powerlines Productions, Big Wave Filmmakers since 1994, deliver their latest project, Super Natural on November 3rd in San Francisco. The documentary film takes you on a tour with some of the best big wave surfers in the world riding giant waves from powerful Pacific winter storm systems.

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I took today off from work to be a surfer extra in a movie filming locally about Jay Moriarty, lamely entitled Of Men and Mavericks...

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There have been plenty of threads about the drama with the Maverick's contest. Kreidler's new book, The Voodoo Wave, digs deep into the truth behind the story. He does a great, evenhanded job of capturing both sides of the story. What you'll see is that no one person is wrong or right. Knowing the story from multiple insiders on both sides, I can say that Kreidler's book is the real deal.

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Last week, thousands of people turned out at the Sacred Craft Consumer Expo in Del Mar, California. The expo celebrates design and innovation, while honoring those who have contributed immeasurably to it. This year, the man of honor was legendary shaper Carl Ekstrom. All photos by Soren Heil.

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PLEASURE POINT -- Now the man who made it possible for so many to enjoy the sea is going to armor himself against it.

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Rant - Wallpapers

Something for your desktop

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Car got jacked on Great Highway and they stole my wallet around 1pm near ######. They tried to use credit card at video game store and the store got a picture and discription. Two hispanic one younger with goatee and other older with white hair. Did anyone see anything? so pissed....

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