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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!

The Surf Injury You Rarely Hear About: Surfer’s Ear

The Surf Injury You Rarely Hear About: Surfer’s Ear

While every surfer has spun a tale or two about surf injuries — a board to the back of the head, a hand sliced on a fin, a dislocated joint after a particularly violent closeout — these injuries are actually rather rare, as quoted from GrindTV.

Wave Dynamics: A Brief Introduction on Types of Waves

Wave Dynamics: A Brief Introduction on Types of Waves

Surfing is a rush, and nothing beats catching a wave. You’re sailing, steering, flying. It’s bliss on another level. There are many types of waves in the ocean, all with their own unique identities. Surf Outfitter give us a brief introduction on the types of waves that, as a surfer, you can catch. It’s useful […]

How to Speak Surf Like a True Surfer

How to Speak Surf Like a True Surfer

Here’s a quick reference guide for any of you who are confused and/or curious as to what the hell the dude is talking about when he says, “I thought it was pumping, but after watching a few sets roll in, I downgraded it to piping and eventually settled for nuggable.”

Where Will Surfers Go When Bali Bans Alcohol?

Where Will Surfers Go When Bali Bans Alcohol?

A proposed ban on alcohol in Indonesia, which could see surfers deserting its dream island of Bali in droves, might have positive knock-on effects for emerging surfing hot-spots elsewhere.