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What are My Chances of Being Attacked By a Shark?

What are My Chances of Being Attacked By a Shark?

You know the music, that abrupt cello and haunting clarinet. It conjures images of a monster waiting in the deep. It’s the musical theme from the film Jaws. This movie has been responsible for a good portion of the shark craze that has gripped people for decades now. Based on a string of shark attacks […]

25 Useful Tips for Beginner Surfers

25 Useful Tips for Beginner Surfers

Is surfing something you’ve always wanted to try, but you weren’t too sure you’d be good at it? Or maybe you were afraid you would fail? Don’t worry, we’ve got your back, future surfer!

Huntington Beach Sets a World Record For World’s Largest Paddle Out

Huntington Beach Sets a World Record For World’s Largest Paddle Out

Huntington Beach now holds the Guinness World Record for the world’s largest paddle out. This week 511 surfers left the shore on the north side of Huntington Beach Pier, paddled out several hundred yards and joined hands, as quoted from Surfers Village.

PSCT Marks The Beginning of Professional Surfing League in Philippines

PSCT Marks The Beginning of Professional Surfing League in Philippines

The Philippine Surfing Championship Tour (PSCT) exists to establish, maintain, operate, and organize professional surfing competitions and other related events in and around the country. The goal is to boost the surf tourism and raise world-class Filipino surfers who can represent the Philippines in international competitions including the 2018 Asian Games and 2020 Olympics.

Kelly Slater’s Favourite Travel Destinations

Kelly Slater’s Favourite Travel Destinations

Below are the best of the best: the beaches, towns and islands that Kelly tries to hit each and every year, the places that mean the most to him on this planet. Take a minute to dive into Kelly’s world and get some insight to why he holds each of these places in such high regard.

Laird Hamilton: Women On Their Periods Are Likely To Be Attacked By Sharks

Laird Hamilton: Women On Their Periods Are Likely To Be Attacked By Sharks

The interview started off smoothly, with the crew asking Hamilton for his thoughts on the uptick in shark sightings along the California coast in recent weeks and what the odds were of the average beachgoer being attacked.

Hamilton debunked the myth that sharks are bloodthirsty for humans ― which is perpetuated by movies like “The Shallows,” “Jaws” and “Sharknado 4” ― by correctly stating that humans are not typical prey for sharks.

Rip Curl and John “Sparrow” Pyburne Honoured at The 2017 SBIA Awards

Rip Curl and John “Sparrow” Pyburne Honoured at The 2017 SBIA Awards

The Crowne Plaza, Sydney, NSW (Friday, May 26, 2017) – The Australian Surf and Boardshorts Industry Association’s (SBIA) annual awards, which celebrate the high achievers of Australia’s multi-million dollar surf industry, was held at the Crowne Plaza in Sydney last night and attracted over 200 retailers and brand representatives across the country.

When Surfing Sucks

When Surfing Sucks

Following a 6am wake up, a two hour drive, a three hundred yard beach run, just as you put on your legrope you feel the slight puff of a new onshore. You ignore it and hope it goes away. It doesn’t.

9 Ways to Have More Fun Surfing in a Crowd

9 Ways to Have More Fun Surfing in a Crowd

It is true that today’s broad surfing community possesses variable – and sometimes questionable – understanding of surfing etiquette. Add in a few individuals suffering from a sense of entitlement and a few others who simply demonstrate a lack of common courtesy or respect for their fellow enthusiasts, and we have a recipe for a potential bummer of a surf session.