Rip currents—they’re the most common way beachgoers get in trouble when taking a dip in the ocean. Every year, swimmers and bathers needlessly perish at the hands of these swift-moving currents of water.
Whether you were glued to the Quik Pro webcast, on location, or simply indulged in a spot of social media voyeurism, it was hard not to notice some legit care factor from Kelly Slater, the man surfing his twenty-something season opener. The 11x World Champ appeared to be all-in.
A bodyboarder who was bitten on the bottom by a three-metre shark claims he was able to fight it off by punching it several times.
Surfers flock to Long Beach to charge the winter swells and while that may be the norm among locals, it may come as a surprise to casual observers when they catch surfers riding waves in the middle of a storm. But it’s safe to say that anyone attempting to surf for the very first time […]
Surfing will feature in the 2018 Asian Games for the first time in history
A surfer on the Gold Coast of Australia was sharing the waves with a pod of dolphins when one of them jumped from a wave and body-slammed him.
Meet Larry Fuller. Larry is a wood surfboard craftsman from California whose amazing works of art have been catching fire for their unique quality they bring to board manufacturing. His surfboards are both beautiful and functional, although most of them are displayed as art. Larry shapes surfboards from 3,000-year-old reclaimed redwood trees, and a number of them have been appraised over $100,000.
Police officers who used a $650,000 counter-terrorism boat to reach a remote surfing spot have been disciplined.
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.”
Speed! You’re constantly being told you need it, that good surfin’ is all about it. Yet sometimes, sometimes, you gotta pump the brakes. Hit the anchors, park it. Chiefly, when you want to pull in. The tricky thing is, slowing down enough to match the speed of the lip line and stay tunnelled, but not stopping altogether into an unrecoverable tis-was. Here surfeuropemag.com give us 5 Fantastic Tubes Stalls to try for the next swell.