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Thanks for checking out Coldwater Culture! Check back often for updates, stories, reviews and more regarding our experiences in the Pacific Northwest!

Coastal Craft Shaper Profile: Al Ciske

This year's Inaugural Coastal Craft Event will feature notable shapers from all around the Pacific Northwest! Six of these shapers will be donating their time and efforts to shape a board during the event to auction off, with all proceeds going to the Pacific City Skatepark. Each of these shapers has a unique, individual style [...]

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Surf Movie Night - Big Wednesday

Moment is honored to partner with South Tillamook Country Library to present the 1978 iconic surf movie, Big Wednesday. "Big Wednesday is a classic coming of age film set in the 60-70s California surf culture," explains Sally Moon, local surfer and the Tillamook County Library Assistant who is trying to make surf movie night a [...]

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Babes On Waves Surf's In Session

A crew of 25 super stoked women showed up for the Surf’s in Session: Play, Fluidity, & Etiquette meet up on June 8th at Cape Kiwanda. The event was organized by Temenos Rising’s founder, Irene Bailey, and Babes on Waves’ founder, Sami Christensen. The day was spent surfing, practicing Qigong, building community, and included a [...]

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Introducing The Moment Of Discovery Jacket

When it comes to searching for waves in cold water destinations, it’s essential to have a jacket that can hold up to a multitude of conditions. Freezing temperatures, high winds, rain storms and even snow can make any adventure difficult. The Moment of Discovery Poly-Tech Jacket can handle whatever weather you run into, and do [...]

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2019 Cape Kiwanda Longboard Classic and Brewfest

Registration is now open for the 21st addition of the Cape Kiwanda Longboard Classic. It will be our 9th year of organizing it and we are proud to keep this much loved event moving forward. When we inherited the role of organizer back in 2011, we knew that it needed to be a way of [...]

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Introducing The Discovery Division Grundéns Jacket

When we started to think about making a rain jacket for our new Discovery Division, the first company that came to mind was Grundéns. Born out of the need to protect oneself from the harshest conditions the ocean can generate, Grundéns has been the premier fishing outfitter for decades. Living and fishing along the Oregon Coast, [...]

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Discovery Division: Ireland with Team Rider Tony Perez

This trip was not a planned “surf trip” but ended up being a gift in more ways than one. My wife and I had originally planned to go to Barbados for our annual get away from work and the world. I had hopes of getting to surf Soup Bowls and my wife was looking forward [...]

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Introducing the Discovery Division Travel Poncho

Several years ago during a team trip north of the border, we scored epic waves but were caught in more than one heavy rain squalls. One in particular happened when we were back at the truck changing out of our wetsuits. The changing towel I was using quickly became soaked and the clothes I was [...]

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Introducing Discovery Division

Being a surf shop in the Pacific Northwest, we know cold water surfing and the challenges it presents. Inherently, it means more equipment, thicker boards, and harsher weather conditions. When it comes to traveling to cold water destinations, these added hurdles can quickly diminish the excitement of any adventure. Having to pack and carry around [...]

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