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First Wave – Mick Fanning Returns To J-Bay

First Wave – Mick Fanning Returns To J-Bay

The world’s best surfers are converging on South Africa for Stop No. 6 on the 2016 Samsung Galaxy WSL Championship Tour, the J-Bay Open, which will take place at the world-renowned righthand pointbreak of Jeffreys Bay from July 6 – 17, 2016.

Courtney Conlogue Gets Naked for 2016 ESPN Body Issue

Courtney Conlogue Gets Naked for 2016 ESPN Body Issue

Training to become the top-ranked surfer in the world isn’t exactly a day at the beach. The 23-year-old American surfer Courtney Conlogue talks to Body Issue reporter Morty Ain about her long hours in the gym, learning to hold her breath underwater and trying to compete with Mother Nature.

WSL Employs Shark Surveillance for J-Bay Open

WSL Employs Shark Surveillance for J-Bay Open

World Surf League heads to South Africa for the J-Bay Open next month. The uptick in viewership will undoubtedly be the result of Mick Fanning’s near-tragic shark attack during last year’s final. And although the WSL will welcome the extra attention, they want to guarantee a safe event – despite depriving the rubbernecking masses from […]

The World’s Most Dangerous Shark Zones for Surfing

The World’s Most Dangerous Shark Zones for Surfing

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.

Biarritz Doctors Prescribe Surfing Instead of Medications

Biarritz Doctors Prescribe Surfing Instead of Medications

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.

5 Places to Score Waves Soon

5 Places to Score Waves Soon

Now, we’ll tip our caps to Bruce for making what he made. But, we’ll tip that hat with one small piece of criticism – the name was off. Virtually every surf destination in the world is better in the winter. So, as the seasons turn and the Southern Hemisphere prepares to feel winter’s cold embrace, […]

6 Lethal Waves Where Timing Is The Difference Between Life And Death

6 Lethal Waves Where Timing Is The Difference Between Life And Death

There are certain waves that, on very select times of year, get absolutely massive. And as the size goes up, so does the risk. At the right spot on the calendar, these are the deadliest waves on the planet. Timing is important if you want to find them, and critical if you want to survive.