Going “over the falls” is at once one of the most unsettling and liberating feelings. It wakes you up, scares the blue hell out of you. But you bounce back.
Always cover your head. Boards are dangerous, fins are sharp, heads are important. It’s not worth the risk. Cover your head.
Are you ready? Have you trained enough? Can you handle it? Famous surf spots are terrifying. But only because you forgot one crucial thing.
Jey, surf coach and owner of Newquay surf school Cornish Wave, sent over his guide for how to read waves. Check out this useful infographic.
Surfing is terrifying. This is a good thing.
Fear and panic are two very different things. In surfing fear is healthy. Panic is lethal. Find out how to separate the two.
There are loads of surf festivals in Europe. Boardmasters is the biggest by far. But is it really for surfers?
The answer isn’t simple.
There’s a mythical beast lurking in North Cornwall, silently brooding beneath the surface of the Atlantic.
It waits patiently for summer to pass, ready to fire when the conditions call…
Sri Lanka. Impossible beauty, unreal waves and local soul.
Beginner friendly? Sort of.
A lot of beginners rush to buy smaller boards after only a short time in the water. It’s a strange phenomenon. Some think it’ll allow them make manoeuvres easier. Others think they’ll look cooler. While shorter boards allow pro surfers to make those critical turns and…