5 Life Traps Surfers Should Avoid

5 Life Traps Surfers Should Avoid

Surfing, in the grand scheme of things, is not important. It is not something that should take away from anything else in your life. In fact, if it is done correctly, it should add to everything else in your life.

Preparing Your Body for a Surf Trip

Preparing Your Body for a Surf Trip

If you’re planning a surf trip, you’ll need to be at a half decent level of fitness if you’re going to make the most of it. Surfing is a fairly strenuous endurance activity, particularly if you’re aiming at being in the water for more than two hours a day. For week long trips or more, you’ll need to do some fitness work unless you’re already in good shape.

Eat Like a Pro: Health Tips from Kelly Slater

Eat Like a Pro: Health Tips from Kelly Slater

It wasn’t until my early 20’s that I became conscious of what I was eating. I often think how much better my teenage years would have been if I had a better diet. I never really drew the correlation between my diet and my health, but as I got older and started traveling and competing, I became really on top of my eating.

How To Win Your First Heat

How To Win Your First Heat

Let’s go to the man who’s coached Mick Fanning to three world titles, Phil McNamara. There comes a time in every hot young surfer’s life when all thoughts turn to competition. Even if your spirit is 100% soul, you’ll want to try it, if only to criticise it later.

10 Things You Should Know About Surfboards

10 Things You Should Know About Surfboards

And, paddling is 50 per cent of the game. If you can’t catch waves, you can’t surf. Even if you’re surfing two-foot windblown peaks with three friends, you still have to compete to get waves. And, you thought it was all about thickness, right? It’s not; it’s how the bottom moves across the water. However…

How To Surf Pipeline With Kelly Slater

How To Surf Pipeline With Kelly Slater

Kelly Slater rocks a GoPro on his board during Round 4, Heat 3 of the Billabong Pipeline Masters. After winning his seventh Billabong Pipe Masters, Kelly Slater truly is the king of Pipe. How’d he surf his winning waves? He talks through some of his technique whilst in the tube: “When I need to get that forward momentum, I almost pull myself… I almost grab the air.”You’ll be excused if you come out of this thinking surfing Pipe is easy.

Five Ways to Improve Your Surfing: The Bottom Turn

Five Ways to Improve Your Surfing: The Bottom Turn

The bottom turn is arguably the most fundamental manoeuvre in surfing, the building block upon which a great ride is built. This video runs through the variety of bottom turns used for different situations, from vertical off the lips, to backhand roundhouse cutbacks.

Video: How to be a Surfer Girl

Video: How to be a Surfer Girl

Girls, want to be a surfing legend? We have 3 hot tips guaranteed to turn you into a surfing pro. Nice tips!

Stay Fit on Your Holiday

Stay Fit on Your Holiday

For many, the thought of keeping fit on a holiday is like taking a vow of abstinence during Oktoberfest or leaving your credit card at home during New York Fashion Week. Sure, getting all hot and sweaty might seem like a bit too much effort when you’re meant to be relaxing, but there are tons of benefits to working out on vacation: combating jet lag, seeing the local area, feeling energised, checking out tight bun.