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Why You Can’t Surf a Tsunami

Why You Can’t Surf a Tsunami

Some said ‘can’, maybe… but most of the time you can’t, and you shouldn’t. Here’s why according to University of Hawaii at Hilo.

The Backside Snap

The Backside Snap

A complete surfer uses all trumps to perform better, from good to great. Backside surfing is always relevant, even if you don’t enjoy it.

Ace Buchan Surf Tips

Ace Buchan Surf Tips

Whether it’s in the heaving beachbreak barrels of Hossegor or a South Pacific reef pass, Ace Buchan has built himself a reputation for his prowess in the tube.

5 Stretches For Your Pre-Surf

5 Stretches For Your Pre-Surf

top 5 movements that will help any surfer whether they’re about to compete or just going out to have some fun.

Surf Survival Guide: 7 Tips to Avoid Injury

Surf Survival Guide: 7 Tips to Avoid Injury

The Surf Survival Camp was founded to enlighten surfers about the risks that come with surfing such as fin cuts, stingray barbs to the shin, and the big wave beat downs that come with surfing.

Surf Shoulder Training: Stretch, Mobilize, and Strengthen

Surf Shoulder Training: Stretch, Mobilize, and Strengthen

I think I’m close to a shoulder operation, and it’s no fun. In all honesty, I’m pretty good with shoulder rehab, training, tissue work and beyond, but sometimes injuries are just too destructive to deal with non-surgically. I bothered my shoulder on Friday doing some heavy sprint work, and those workouts are typically really good for power training and explosiveness.

Surf Training for Stability and Flow

Surf Training for Stability and Flow

This is a complicated topic that takes years of study to fully come to grips with the “why” and “how” it all works. The “so what” for the average surfer is pretty simple. So let’s step through it.

Learn to surf with Alana Blanchard

Learn to surf with Alana Blanchard

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.

Alana’s Tips to a Happy and Healthy 2013

Alana’s Tips to a Happy and Healthy 2013

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.

Safety Tips When Visiting Beaches in Bali

Safety Tips When Visiting Beaches in Bali

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.