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How To Hike To Canada’s Berg Lake, One Of The World’s Most Iconic Alpine Lakes

Without a doubt, Mount Robson and its Berg Lake offer some of the very best of the Canadian Rockies, with dramatic vistas hard to find elsewhere. Mount Robson is the most prominent mountain of the North American Rockies. Camping on the mountain on the shores of Berg Lake, and watching a glacier calve off into …

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Conservative Qatar prepares for the world’s biggest party

History of the World Cup How the World Cup became the world’s most popular sporting event. DOHA, Qatar – On the Instagram accounts of fashion models and superstars last month, the sheikhdom of Qatar looked like one glittering party. High-heeled designers descended on exhibition openings and fashion shows in downtown Doha. Celebrities, including a prominent …

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Waterman: Jason Momoa narrates magnificent doco on one of the world’s nearly forgotten surfing heroes

Waterman (E, 88 mins) Directed by Isaac Halasima​ ****½ You might never have heard of Duke Paoa Kahanamoku. I hadn’t. In his home of Hawaii, Duke is a legendary figure who attained global fame in the days before Hawaii was a destination for tourists. He was born when Hawaii was still an independent nation, spent …

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Disaster looms for world’s first wave pool after string of setbacks as local officials wring hands in worry: “Surf Snowdonia is important for the reputation of the whole of north Wales!”

“I really love him. He had a big heart and he never liked to see people cry and I just want to bring him to his home in Hawaii.” Barely had news broke of the Hawaiian surf and skate prodigy Kalani David’s death of a massive seizure while surfing in Costa Rica on September 17 …

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Hawaiian big-wave superstar dubbed “world’s smartest surfer” lists million-dollar North Shore loft with golf-course frontage for rent, features “incredible amenities” including TV, couch and ceiling fans!

Tough minimum sentencing laws mean Grant “Grub” Coleman faces a minimum sixteen years if found guilty of killing the surf star. The man arrested over the alleged one-punch killing of the wildly talented surf prodigy Chris Davidson has been hit with a second charge of “intentionally choking a person without consent”. Davidson, forty-five, was allegedly …

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Women’s hockey powers US, Canada open worlds with wins in Denmark

Former Detroit Red Wings coach Mike Babcock has resigned as coach of the men’s hockey team at the University of Saskatchewan after one season. The Saskatchewan Huskies announced Thursday that associate coach Brandin Cote has been named the new interim head coach. “I’m excited for Brandin and his family,” Babcock said in a statement. “He …

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