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How to Improve Your Paddle Power and Get Properly Surf Fit

How to Improve Your Paddle Power and Get Properly Surf Fit

We all know the importance of being fit in the lineup. There’s nothing worse than missing waves due to a lack of strength in the arms. Struggling to make it out in bigger surf (especially when it’s good) is frustrating. And getting caught inside due to a lack of paddle power is guaranteed to ruin… Read more

The Joy of Discovering a Secret Malaysian Surf Spot

The Joy of Discovering a Secret Malaysian Surf Spot

We live in a time of creative saturation. The pace of invention, revolution and technological advancement has plateaued somewhat over the last few years. Sure, things are getting faster, machines are becoming increasingly efficient and the odd Eureka moment still occasionally presents itself, but rarer are the moments when we can genuinely exclaim: “I’ve never seen anything like that… Read more

8 Essential Things Every New Surfer Should Know

8 Essential Things Every New Surfer Should Know

Nobody likes to be a branded a ‘newbie’. In surf terms the word ‘kook’ exists specifically to label those new to the sport who have little regard for the rules of the water. They’re easy to spot, usually because they’re the ones lumbering down to the water’s edge with an 11 foot longboard and an ill-fitting… Read more

Intermediate to Advanced Surfer: 8 Tips that Will Improve Your Surfing

Intermediate to Advanced Surfer: 8 Tips that Will Improve Your Surfing

‍ Making the transition from intermediate to advanced surfer is a tricky step. And it’s one that isn’t helped by an unwillingness to accept advice. As surfers we display a reluctance to continue with lessons and are certainly sensitive towards anyone attempting to unpick what is going wrong and daring to make suggestions as to how it can… Read more

Surfing in Bali: How to Beat the Crowds in Indonesia’s Surf Capital

Surfing in Bali: How to Beat the Crowds in Indonesia’s Surf Capital

Mention surfing in Bali and the general consensus seems to be that it’s past its prime.  The phrase: “you should have been here 20 years ago” is uttered as frequently as fresh cases of ‘Bali Belly’ are diagnosed. Visit today and you’ll be greeted with crowded line-ups, deteriorating water quality, and a growing number of… Read more

10 Perfect Ten’s: The Best Waves Ever Ridden in Competitive Surfing

10 Perfect Ten’s: The Best Waves Ever Ridden in Competitive Surfing

Judging competitive surfing is difficult. There are complex criteria to follow when trying to determine the score a surfer has just earned on any given wave. Commitment and degree of difficulty, innovation and progression of manoeuvres, combination of major manoeuvers – the list goes on. But sometimes there is only one score to be given. No consultation… Read more