Locals: be nice!
For anyone who lives near a wave, let’s try to be patient and open to travelling surfers. Corona is still around, but so are the anxieties and challenges that we all shrug off in the sea.
The privileged few: Localism
Fist shaking, a bit of lip service. There’s a chance you might come across an angry oik with a penchant for tyre slashing, but in the vast majority of times, it’s just posturing.
Cool Learners Look Stupid
Tell the truth about your experience and what you’d like to achieve. More time surfing waves and less time drinking sea water.
Surfing famous waves
Are you ready? Have you trained enough? Can you handle it? Famous surf spots are terrifying. But only because you forgot one crucial thing.
Is Boardmasters a surfer’s festival?
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.
Shark Infested Forums
Learner surfer looking for help? This is a safety warning: surf forums are shark infested waters… Beware the trolls Sadly, animosity towards beginners is part of surfing. It’s not universal, but there’s no denying the spite some people have for…
Get In The Water And Try It!
I’m on a mission to prove just how fun and easy it is to get surfing. I still don’t consider myself good enough to be “a surfer”, but you don’t have to be either. The bottom line Surfing is a weird…