Surfing clothing has been around just as long as the popular water sport has been, but the surfing clothing industry hasn’t always been known as being the most fashionable. Luckily, however, there are lots of hot fashions out there for both girls and guys who are looking for great gear to wear while they are surfing or just hanging out on the beach.
For instance, a lot of popular designers and brands have recently come out with surfing gear, swimsuits and beach cover-ups that are perfect for wearing when you are getting ready to (more…)
Hawaii has no shortage of good beaches for surfing. Amateur surfers feel right at home at Hanalei Bay. There are plenty of easy waves for beginnings to learn how to surf. Once they’re done surfing, they can go consult expert surfers at the shore to give them tips. The larger waves at Hanalei Bay also attract professional surfers. The huge swells there bring people from all over the world to enjoy one of Hawaii’s most fabulous (more…)
If you love to swim, then you most likely would love to surf as well. Surfing is a sport that truly allows you to just enjoy the water and at the same time still challenge yourself. It is certainly a challenge and it can be tough to learn how to get a lot better at it. If you want to excel in surfing, then here are a few things that you can do to really help you out.
Buy The Perfect Board
The problem with this is, you can’t just simply Google “best surf board” (more…)
Surfboards vary in prices just as much as they do in size. The average price for a quality surfboard is around 300, but many great surfboards can be purchased for much less. There are many excellent surfing outlets available that sell quality surfboards at relatively cheap prices. The internet also opens up a world of opportunities. Internet classifieds are a great resource, especially if you live near the ocean.
There are terrific online surf outlets that offer numerous used surfboards at great discounts. Nearly all of the boards (more…)
Trying to find high-quality surfing apparel can sometimes be a difficult task to accomplish. Contrary to what some people believe, there are many sporting good stores that cater to surf enthusiasts. Here’s a look at a few of the best sporting good stores for surfing apparel.
Dick’s Sporting Goods
If you’re looking for stylish, one-of-a-kind wetsuits, men’s boardshorts, or women’s suits, look no further than Dick’s Sporting Goods. Besides being one of the most popular sporting good stores, Dick’s Sporting Goods is also one of (more…)
Surfing is a water sport in which the surfer rides a surfboard on waves that carry the surfer towards the shore. Most surfers surf waves on the ocean tides. Surfing is a sport and is becoming more popular every day. The most common techniques used for surfing are drop in positioning, the pop-up, and positioning on the wave. Drop in positioning is knowing how to predict a set of waves and when they will break. The pop-up is the surfer’s ability (more…)
Surfing is about as varied a sport as any but just like a clear coverage map, the best spots are, well, everywhere. Here are a few of our picks for the best in-country places to learn and improve your surfing technique:
Maui, HI: If you’ve got the funds and the time, make a pilgrimage to Maui to really learn the ropes. It’s the holy ground among the surfing elite and you can get a quality lesson and board rental for about the (more…)
No matter where you live in the country, if there is a local beach in your area, there is the chance of catching great waves at certain times of the day. Just because the beach you visit, doesn’t carry a big name where the professionals go to surf, does not mean that you will not be able to catch great waves at that beach.
The best time of day to get the highest tide is very early in the morning (about five (more…)
The thrill of surfing is catching the best wave, and knowing how to properly ride it. For the pros, this has become routine and they know the best beaches, and the best spots to catch the ultimate waves. However, if you are an amateur surfer, or just looking to get some exercise out on the beach, what is the best time of day to catch the biggest waves?
There are two times of day when the tide will be at its higest point, therefore, for the thrill and adventure seekers looking to (more…)
The sport of surfing today is more than a worldwide pastime; it has become a discipline and a lifestyle for thousands with international competitions and the crowning of champions. From the shores of California to the coast of Australia, the north shore of Hawaii to the cape of Africa, surfers search for the biggest, longest, steepest and most perfect in a continual to search for the ultimate wave.
Winter storms across the northern Pacific serve up some of the largest most infamous waves on the planet (more…)