Mikala Jones has made a career out of surfing perfect barrels in undisclosed locations. For the past 20 years, he’s been on magazine covers and in videos shot all over the world, yet Jones has managed to protect the anonymity of his favorite waves. Today, in an era where information is easier than ever to […]
Surfing is a rush, and nothing beats catching a wave. You’re sailing, steering, flying. It’s bliss on another level. There are many types of waves in the ocean, all with their own unique identities. Surf Outfitter give us a brief introduction on the types of waves that, as a surfer, you can catch. It’s useful […]
Have you ever sat on the beach looking at the waves trying to decide whether to go out or not?
We have sustained more lacerations to our skin courtesy of the razor sharp reef than we’d like to admit. Which got us thinking: there must be a better way to fall.
A guide to surf etiquette tailored to the needs of beginner surfers. There are more surf etiquette rules you need to be aware of and to abide by, particularly as you progress beyond the white water and take your place in the line-up.
Here is everything you should know about surfing after it rains:
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.
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!
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.
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.