Documentary Films ♦ The Mighty Columbia River (1947)

Hydroelectric power, shipping, irrigation and salmon fishing.

The Columbia River is the largest river in the Pacific Northwest region of North America. The river rises in the Rocky Mountains of British Columbia, Canada. It flows northwest and then south into the US state of Washington, then turns west to form most of the border between Washington and the state of Oregon before emptying into the Pacific Ocean. The river is 1,243 miles (2,000 km) long, and its largest tributary is the Snake River. Its drainage basin is roughly the size of France and extends into seven U.S. states and a Canadian province.

By volume, the Columbia is the fourth-largest river in the United States; it has the greatest flow of any North American river draining into the Pacific. The river’s heavy flow and its relatively steep gradient gives it tremendous potential for the generation of electricity. The 14 hydroelectric dams on the Columbia’s main stem and many more on its tributaries produce more hydroelectric power than those of any other North American river.

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Biker’s Final Moments Caught On GoPro Camera – Biker films his own death

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Shot 100% on the HD HERO3+® camera from http://GoPro.com.

Congratulations to Jamie O’Brien for his ,000 GoPro of the Winter winning clip.

The GoPro of the Winter video competition asked surfers to submit their best GoPro surf footage from the North Shore. Judges Taylor Steele, Mike Prickett and Pete Hodgson selected this winning GoPro video based on cinematography, degree of difficulty of shooting, perspective, overall beauty and lighting.

Stay tuned for more GoPro videos featuring competition riders chasing waves around the globe.

Thanks to Surfline and all the participants on the North Shore:

Kamalei Alexander
Gavin Beschen
Noah Beschen
Benji Brand
Matt Bromley
Mikey Bruneau
Joel Centeio
Kalani Chapman
Kohl Christensen
Beyrick DeVries
Stephan Figueiredo
Mark Healey
CJ Hobgood
Stuart Kennedy
Barron Mamiya
Sylvio Mancusi
Makai Mcnamara
Josh Moniz
Seth Moniz
Jamie O’Brien
Drew Pringle
Kelly Slater
Koa Smith
Jamie Sterling
Eala Stewart
Miguel Tudela
Anthony Walsh
Chris Ward

Special Thanks to Drone Operator Eric Sterman and Pat Myers

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