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The bucket list of surf spots

The bucket list of surf spots

It’s only a matter of time before we’re pushing daisies, and you certainly don’t want go without surfing the best waves you possibly could, right? So with mortality in mind, here are five surf spots around the globe that you should hit before that big barrel in the sky.

5 Factors to Consider when Choosing a Boat Trip

5 Factors to Consider when Choosing a Boat Trip

The boat trip is the absolute pinnacle of surf travel dreams, but lest your dream trip should become a nightmare, there are some things you need to get right. Here are 5 factors to picking a boat trip, courtesy of the experts at LUEX.

15 Types of Surfer You’ll Find on Beaches Around the World

15 Types of Surfer You’ll Find on Beaches Around the World

Anyone who has ever ventured down to their local surf spot will know that they are home to a colourful bunch of people. Those who are surfers might even find themselves reading about one of the following characters thinking that it all sounds very familiar. And if you haven’t ever had the sheer joy of encountering these guys we suggest that you head on down to the beach with this guide in tow. It’s a little like birdwatching or train spotting but in our opinion far more entertaining. Enjoy!

World Surf League Buys The Kelly Slater Wave Company

World Surf League Buys The Kelly Slater Wave Company

WSL Holdings, the parent company of the World Surf League (WSL), today announced an agreement in principle to acquire a majority stake in the Kelly Slater Wave Company (KSWC). The partnership between the WSL and KSWC will be dedicated to promoting the growth of high-performance surfing around the world. KSWC’s revolutionary technology creates a number […]

Aaron Gold Nearly Drowned At Cloudbreak

Aaron Gold Nearly Drowned At Cloudbreak

Aaron Gold has joined dozens of big-wave chargers in Fiji this week for an impromptu strike mission with a new swell on tap. But Gold and his big-wave brethren were immediately reminded of the dangers that all big wave surfers face after he wiped out early Monday morning. The Big Wave Award winner nearly drowned.

7 Key Moments That Changed Surfing Forever

7 Key Moments That Changed Surfing Forever

It only takes three seconds to do a maneuver on a wave. Yet a couple times each decade it is just three seconds that can suddenly shake, shift, and revolutionize this deal called surfing. Here, we take a look at the moments that changed surfing forever.

Surfing’s 5 Most Fiercely Protected Local Breaks

Surfing’s 5 Most Fiercely Protected Local Breaks

Surfing has always had its fiercely local breaks. It seems localism, where local surfers intimidate visiting surfers to discourage them from surfing “their” waves, doesn’t seem to be going anywhere.

How To Live A Good Surfing Life

How To Live A Good Surfing Life

Surfing is not about rules, it’s groovy and not for squares, it is supposed to be a counter-culture after all. That’s all well and good but even counter-cultures need suggested guidelines. Here’s cravemag.com give us some ideas for a fulfilling surfing life.

How Tourists Are Ruining Great Places

How Tourists Are Ruining Great Places

Paris is groaning. It’s groaning not under the weight of any expectation, or an excess of Gallic shrugs – it’s groaning under the weight of solid metal, in the form of padlocks.