Surfers flock to Long Beach to charge the winter swells and while that may be the norm among locals, it may come as a surprise to casual observers when they catch surfers riding waves in the middle of a storm. But it’s safe to say that anyone attempting to surf for the very first time […]
Shane Burn, Dylan Kowalski, and Evan Barton make the journey North to the Outer Banks. As Winter Storm Jonas rolled through the East Coast, the men traded off on sets packing barrel for barrel.
Bali/Indo’s dry season runs May-Sept ish and coincides with the more consistent swells, as well as the thickest crowds. Crew surf the Bukit, they go Desert’s, The Ments, Nias, etc. The wet season, when the winds blow more from the north west (than NE) coincides with Europe’s winter, might get a touch less consistent swell, but still gets it, and the ‘other’ side gets going. The other side is the east facing coast, where mainly righthanders live, like this one, and several others.
It’s not every day Australian surfer Sally Fitzgibbons steps outside her comfort zone of the hot sun and big waves at the beach. But while her competitors are enjoying the off-season and summer, the 23-year-old was filmed honing her skills in Nova Scotia – where temperatures were -4C and wintery winds were blowing at more than 130km/h.
What is surfing? Well, it is not hard to give the description of surfing if you have the desire to be out in the water, the freedom to withstand the great force of nature and feel the energy which pushes you to the places where you have never been before. It is almost like a new world. It’s an addictive drug which you cannot stop taking. But surfing without the great waves is like a hot bear which is not at all cool. So here we give the world’s top best beaches to the surfers: