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15 Types of Surfer You’ll Find on Beaches Around the World

15 Types of Surfer You’ll Find on Beaches Around the World

Anyone who has ever ventured down to their local surf spot will know that they are home to a colourful bunch of people. Those who are surfers might even find themselves reading about one of the following characters thinking that it all sounds very familiar. And if you haven’t ever had the sheer joy of encountering these guys we suggest that you head on down to the beach with this guide in tow. It’s a little like birdwatching or train spotting but in our opinion far more entertaining. Enjoy!

7 Hacks To Escape The Crowds And Surf Alone

7 Hacks To Escape The Crowds And Surf Alone

There’s something magical about a solo surf session. It’s peaceful to be alone on the ocean. No drop-ins, no snakes, no aggro vibe; just you and the waves.

The only thing that could make it better is a friend or two to cheer your awesome rides and jeer your wipeouts. However, with the ranks of surfers swelling while the number of surf breaks holds steady, how can you find empty waves?

6 People to Avoid in the Lineup

6 People to Avoid in the Lineup

Chances are good that you are either one of these people, know of these people, or have been one of these people.

Crowd surfing, surfing with the crowd or couch surfing?

Crowd surfing, surfing with the crowd or couch surfing?

Have you ever felt a strong desire to go surfing and the only surf spot with decent waves has 50 fellow surfers trying to catch a single wave? Well, it has happened to all surfers. It’s not a personal problem, so relax.

How surfers should position in the line-up

How surfers should position in the line-up

Whether you’re a free surfer or competitive wave ride, knowing how to position your surfboard in the line-up is critical. Learn how to get more and better waves.

Managing a Lineup

Managing a Lineup

Teaching newcomers and enforcing the unwritten (until now, I suppose) rules of the lineup ought to be a part of surf culture everywhere. Here’s a list of crucial teachable moments.