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Surfing the Maldives

Surfing the Maldives

The Maldives (known officially as the Republic of the Maldives) is an island nation in the Indian Ocean about 250 miles south-west of India, and is a tropical paradise made up of 1,190 islands with deep blue seas, turquoise reefs, and white sandy beaches. The weather is usually picture perfect with sunny days, breezy nights … Continue reading

Oakley Dispatch

Oakley Dispatch

The folks at Oakley have put together their acclaimed Dispatch webisode series to make Oakley Dispatch: The Movie, filmed and edited by Lachlan McKinnon. The movie features Oakley team riders Bruce Irons, Julian Wilson, Jordy Smith, Sebastian Zietz, Kolohe Andino, Adam Melling, and others as they travel from Hawaii, to California, Indonesia, Reunion Island, around the … Continue reading

North Shore Sories

Have you ever wanted to surf the famed North Shore of Hawaii? The north Shore offers something for every level of surfer with its famous monster winter waves and its smaller summer waves which favor the beginner or more casual surfer. Stretching for more than 7 miles this area includes the famous Waimea Bay, Ehukai … Continue reading

Volcom Fiji Pro – Don’t Miss It

Volcom Fiji Pro – Don’t Miss It

The Volcom Fiji Pro is right around the corner, and there is plenty of excitement in the air as the fourth stop on the ASP World Tour looks to have good conditions for the contest. The contest runs from June 2-14, with a $450,000 prize purse, and features the top 34 surfers in the WCT … Continue reading

Way of the Ocean – Australia

Way of the Ocean – Australia

For today’s blog I would like to highlight an amazing surf movie available in DVD or digital download. Way of the Ocean: Australia explores “the connection between man and the sea” in a country devoted to the ocean lifestyle where surfing is more than a way of life. The movie by Matt Kleiner, written by Tim Hawken … Continue reading

Peru-Land of Left-Hand Point Breaks

Peru-Land of Left-Hand Point Breaks

As a goofy-foot surfer I am always looking for good left-hand breaks. Well, it seems that I need look no further than Peru. Peru has endless miles of uncrowded left-hand point breaks, including Chicama which is quite possibly the world’s longest left-hand breaking wave, being fed swells from the Antarctic Ocean. Ed Temperly has a great article … Continue reading

Rob Machado – The Controlled Slide

Rob Machado – The Controlled Slide

I ran across this video of pro surfer Rob Machado surfing an alaia (finless wooden board for surfing) in Peru. This finless surf session is classic Machado “laid back”, casual style and grace on beautiful glassy waves. Well worth checking out if you enjoy watching someone who doesn’t just surf for the money, but rather … Continue reading

Must See – Amazing Skimboard Surfing

Must See – Amazing Skimboard Surfing

  Photo: Justin Smith This is certainly one of those videos that you have to see to believe. Professional board rider Brad Domke hails from Sebastian Florida and calls his sport skurfing as he attacks the waves on a skimboard. It is one thing to see someone running up and down the shoreline with a … Continue reading

Top 10 Surf Destinations

Top 10 Surf Destinations

Credit: @benjaminsowryphoto SurferLiving.com is the world’s largest surf travel site, dedicated to providing surfers with “travel options in every coastal country in the world”. Some of the resources that they provide include surf travel guides to help in planning your trip, surf reports, accommodations, car rentals, boat rentals, etc. So, when you get ready to … Continue reading