Dropping in someone is one of the worst sins a surfer can make, especially if it’s this bad. Sometimes they happen by accident occasionally… but when you’re screwing someone out of a barrel like this and risking knocking his head clean off in the process… you should probably rethink how you surf.
Sharky shark sharks. The source of so much controversy these days and so misunderstood! Sparked by an unprecedented run of fatal attacks off the coast of Reunion Island and Western Australia both starting in 2011, the introduction of new shark culling policies continue to make headlines as they’re continually denounced by animal-rights activists, especially in Australia, less so in Reunion Island where local inhabitants have been more in support of action.
Photo: Iuri Borba
The French seaside town of Biarritz has become the first in the world to prescribe surfing lessons to ward off a host of ailments from depression to heart disease, with doctors and patients insisting the treatment works wonders.
If you’re anything like me, the thought of going to the gym is about as appealing as being run over by an old guy on a mal. Hanging out with a bunch of sweaty males on the gains, drinking protein shakes, and lifting heavy objects just doesn’t appeal. Nor, for that matter, does the current trend of paying to go and throw tires repeatedly against a wall and hit rubber things with large hammers – also known as cross-fit.
High tides and strong waves have made for dangerous conditions down in Bali and several beach in Indonesia lately.
We have sustained more lacerations to our skin courtesy of the razor sharp reef than we’d like to admit. Which got us thinking: there must be a better way to fall.
Whenever you travel outside of your own country, there are always risks and dangers especially since you’ll be in unfamiliar territory. Thankfully, indonesia.tripcanvas.co make a list to found 11 dangers (in their experience) in Bali, that you should certainly avoid – so nothing will spoil that amazing Bali holiday you’ve always wanted.
We’ve put together seven amazingly thoughtful tips to prevent you from going temporarily crazy while waiting for the waves to return.
However, when you actually catch a wave, it’s like crack. It’ll keep you coming back for more, time and again. We were all kooks once. Everyone knows that feeling of awkwardly getting donked on the head by their own board or frustratingly being unable to paddle out back. So, we’ve put together the six mistakes every beginner surfer makes.