Surf Contests and Salmon Bakes

It's been a while, since my last post. I've been working on a few different projects and have been thankful to be so busy! But the summer seems to have gotten away from me,  so here's a little update. Last weekend, Matt and I drove 4 hours north, to the beautiful and eerie beaches of La Push, Washington, home to the Quileute Tribe. La Push stretches along the northern Olympic Peninsula and is surrounded by old growth forests. This little piece of coast has an almost timeless feel and reminds me of our own Short Sands. The reason for our little adventure,  was to check out the Traditions Surf Contest that Lib Tech and North By Northwest have been sponsoring for the last two years. The proceeds of the competition go to the local surf camps and Quileute youth. Matt entered into the contest, so we arrived bright and early to get setup. The competition lasted all day and towards the end of it, some locals brought out beautiful huge  fresh salmon, and cooked it right there on the beach, for all of us to enjoy.  What a great experience, I can't wait for next year!

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