A couple minutes into this video, you see teenager Erynn Johns and her dad, Derrick Johns, get pulled out from the shore in a riptide. As they struggled to make it back to shore, a good samaritan swam out to Erynn and towed her to shore with her selfie stick. [Read more…]
Check out this GoPro HERO4 video of surfing personality Jamie O’Brien riding a barrel on his surf board while he is literally on fire. Because surfing wasn’t cool enough already.
If you like this kind of surf video, O’Brien has a popular web series filled with crazy, surf-inspired nonsense from Red Bull called Who is JOB 5.0.
OGIO has announced a trio of new camera bags for GoPro and other action camera shooters.
The new bags include:
- Hogo – A soft case with top charger storage area, front e-reader pocket, and zip stash pocket – fits up to 3 cameras
- Backstage – A pack with front padded easy access pockets to store camera, remote or housings, dual side pockets with compressions traps, tablet/hydration ready main compartment, ventilated air mesh back panel and adjustable yoke shoulder harness with sternum strap
- Access – A mid-sized adventure backpack with multiple storage compartments, an additional adjustable and removable storage compartment, laptop sleeve with dual zippered pockets, a ventilated air mesh back panel and a zip stash pocket
The Hogo, Access and Backstage retail for $40, $90 and $200, respectively.
GoPro is selling refurbished HERO3+ Silver cameras on ebay for $179.99. These were $299 when new and by today’s standards still deliver on the goods with 1080/60p and 720/120p video capture and 10MP still images. And, since it is sold by GoPro, it includes a 1-year warranty. Check’em out while they last here on ebay.