Nearly every surfer has experienced the sensation: pinned to the ocean bottom, trying to swim for the surface, desperate for a few quick gasps of air to avoid what might happen if they don’t. Water swirling; surroundings dark; up is down, down becomes up. It’s a scary moment and therefore, a tough time to stay composed – even the pros say so.
Pro surfer Alana Blanchard teaches LookTV host Valentine Bureau how to catch her first wave on Kauai, Hawaii. With Alana’s expert instruction Valentine is surfing in no time.
Those are the key to a happy and healthy 2013, according to Reef’s vibrant Alana Blanchard, of Kauai. Blanchard, the subject of Alana’s Magic Island’s webisodes who triumphantly requalified for the ASP Womens World Tour, took some time to lie out some tips for a fun and fortified 2013.
Bali’s beaches are famous for their surfing and their sheer beauty. Hundreds of thousands of tourists hit Bali specifically to swim, bodyboard or surf along these shores. Yet despite the huge demand for this destination, tourists still don’t enjoy 100% safety there: visitors are vulnerable to sunburn, treacherous undercurrents, and even the miniscule (but very real) risk of tsunamis.
Bali’s beaches are one of the main interests that draw visitors to the island. Did you know you could get sick from swimming in the beaches? Some can even result in serious illnesses that may last longer than your vacation. Here are some things you should know before swimming at the beach.
You should always bring a first aid kit when you travel abroad. The specific contents of the health kit are based on destination, duration of travel, type of travel, and the traveler’s pre-existing medical conditions. If your destination is to Bali, this article might help you to assemble your own health kit.
The summer sunshine has been anticipated by millions all through the year. Finally it has come, but just be sure you know the risks from the sunlight. Boasting a tropical climate, Bali is located just 8 degrees south of the Equator, so it’s important to remember the dangers of the sun. One most important is skin cancer. The key is early detection… Read on.
Although surfing is thought to be a relatively risk free sport, with an incidence between 3 – 4 injuries per 1000 days of surfing, we think it’s wise that you know what to expect and what to do before riding the waves.
Nearly everyone has heard of the dangers of too much sun exposure. Most of us are familiar with the potential damage that the sun can cause to the skin, but the sun’s harmful rays also pose a great threat to the eyes.
We think it’s time to remind you about dengue fever… again.