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7 Hacks To Escape The Crowds And Surf Alone

There’s something magical about a solo surf session. It’s peaceful to be alone on the ocean. No drop-ins, no snakes, no aggro vibe; just you and the waves.

The only thing that could make it better is a friend or two to cheer your awesome rides and jeer your wipeouts. However, with the ranks of surfers swelling while the number of surf breaks holds steady, how can you find empty waves? mpora.com make a list how to Escape The Crowds And Surf Alone.

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Tyler Wright Washed Over Rocks in Cronulla

Competing for her home surf club, Culburra Boardriders from southern NSW, Tyler Wright (AUS) washed up on the rocks during the Australian Boardriders Battle. She in stable condition but taken to the hospital for precautionary checks.

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R.I.P. Ricardo Dos Santos

It is with very heavy hearts that we inform you that Ricardo Dos Santos has passed away at the age of 24 in a Brazilian hospital.  After sustaining multiple gunshot wounds at Praia da Guarda do Embau, near Palhoca, yesterday, Ricardo remained in critical condition at a hospital in Brazil. Conflicting reports started emerging regarding the specifics of the incident, but the fact remained that yesterday morning, Dos Santos was shot three times in the chest and stomach by another man.

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Surfer Ricardo Dos Santos Shot Three Times in Brazil

Brazilian professional surfer Ricardo Dos Santos has been shot three times on a Brazilian beach in Florianopolis. Details are unconfirmed, but according to Filipe Toledo’s Instagram, it happened while Ricardo attempted to stop the use of narcotics on a public beach. And, that the subject responsible for the shooting is a military police officer.

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Video: Bali, Heaven and Hell

Video related to Heaven and Hell books by Phil Jarratt. A short history of corruption, chaos, bloodshed, exploitation, free love, great surf and high times under the banyan trees.

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The Best and Worst Gifts to Give a Surfer

The holiday season is upon us, which signifies two very important things.

Foremost, it means that it’s the season to spend time with your most beloved friends and family (and in-laws, I guess). Secondly, it’s time to shower the aforementioned loved ones (and in-laws, I guess) with lavish gifts because customs and tradition make strange acts of kindness wildly acceptable. You probably don’t need much help in figuring out the logistics of how to spend time. So let’s help you spend money.

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Video: When It All Goes Wrong On The North Shore

Imagine having stabbed in the throat by your own surfboard, sustaining a lacerated windpipe and breathing through a flap in your neck. This happened to Tracks editor Luke Kennedy at Sunset.

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Mountains of Trash Wash Ashore in Kuta

Every year when the rainy season starts in Bali the entire length of Kuta beach is inundated with a floating mass of trash that washes ashore in sufficient quantities to disgust visitors to the beachfront, frequently ending plans for a day of surf and sand.

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Video: Water Patrol’s Amazing Rescue at Pipe

Aritz Aranburu being rescued during round two of the Pipe Masters. As the swell suddenly spiked up at Pipe, water patrol sprang into action — and expertly navigated a heaving wave. Lucky for everyone who likes to get shacked off their skull, the North Shore has a set of lifeguards who are among the most talented in the world.

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You know you are in Canggu when…

Canggu is arguably becoming one of Bali’s most progressive and culturally fascinating areas. Your mum will liken it to “how she remembers Legian in the 80s”, and you will hopefully never liken it to “the new Seminyak”. Having really only found its name on the tourism map over the past few years, Canggu is maturing rapidly and is undergoing a very visible revolution, as a graffitied wall along “the shortcut” suggests. As construction continues and creatives gather to cultivate, there is a fascinating undercurrent of cool becoming increasingly prevalent as Canggu comes into its adolescence.

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