When the GoPro cameras hit the market a few years ago I personally was a little sceptical of their value – the product seemed overly bulky, not particularly compatible and completely oversold by all sorts of celebrities. I brushed it off as a fad, thinking the craze would die off pretty quickly…I was very wrong!
GoPros have reduced in size, increased in quality (there is now the Go Pro HERO HD) and they are compatible with loads of adventure sports – conveniently including surfing, skiing, snowboarding, mountain biking.
To stop this sounding like a GoPro sales pitch here are some videos.
There is something mesmerising about this shot, everything is perfect; wave size, wave shape, no crowds, surroundings. I’ve found myself going back to watch this clip every month or so…probably because I can’t just go and get barrelled in real life…believe me it’s harder than it looks.
The Fernie Trail Crew has been out the past few weeks preparing Porky Blue Trail for the TransRockies Race on August 9th. The trail is brushed out and soon to be ready for cycling. Porky Blue is designed for cross country riders (moderate difficulty) and boasts 10 kilometers of single-track that drops 1000 vertical meters down to the Coal Discovery Trail from Coal Creek Summit. … Read more
Avoid the crowds, choose between hundreds of great beaches and breaks, live the chilled out life style and surf clean, empty waves all winter long. Morocco’s Atlantic coastline is quickly becoming one of the most sort after places to surf in the world, with swell upon swell hitting it every week and 365 days of sunshine it’s not a bad place to set up for your next surf camp – even Kelly Slater spends part of his winter there, so if it’s good enough for him, it’s good enough for us!