Interesting Human | Mike Coots Shark Attack Survivor Takes Us Surfing Pipeline with Prosthetic Leg

December 1st, 2014 | By | No Comments

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Meet Mike Coots, a legendary photographer, decorated bodyboarder, shark attack survivor, and a member of the migratory pack of wave riders to hit the north shore every winter. He is one of my one of my best friends, and did I mention shark attack survivor?! Yep, when mike was seventeen he was attacked by a tiger shark on the island of Kauai while bodyboarding. Words & Photos by Dane Grady (more…)

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A Slice of Life | Steph’s Holiday Wish List

November 30th, 2014 | By | 1 Comment

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I’ve narrowed down my holiday wish list to the nine ultimate surfer girl presents. This isn’t just the season for cozying up next to the fireplace.. its also time to get outside!  (more…)

Saturday Salute | Top 7 Gifts for Fitness Fanatics

November 29th, 2014 | By | No Comments

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Have a fit chick on your holiday gift-giving list? We’ve got that one in the (gym) bag. So without further ado, read on for the top seven gifts any health nut would do jumping jacks for joy over… (more…)

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November 27th, 2014 | By | No Comments

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Happy Thanksgiving to you all! May you have a day filled with fun, gratitude, relaxation, and…food. Great food. Enjoy every single bite. I tend to have Thanksgiving be a splurge day, and I eat pretty much anything and everything that’s up for grabs, figure out a way to have stuffing in each bite, and wake up wishing I could just eat the pecan pie for breakfast. I must confess that I also totally kick my butt in the gym the day before, and go on a run the morning of my beloved feast. It makes smothering every single bite that I can in gravy, just that more enjoyable.

Life and fitness is all about balance, and finding yours. So give thanks for good health, family, friends, holidays…and pecan pie.