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by Lisa Williams
6 years ago
The Top Surf Camps in the World

It's amazing how many surf camps have popped up just over the last couple of years. In the most remote sea-side spots and in tiny villages, you will be sure to come across a surf camp of some sort. It just makes sense. If the waves are good, and...

Travel & Places
by Lisa Williams
6 years ago
The Top 8 Surf Spots in California

Since the days of the Beach Boys and the iconic surf films that came out of Hollywood in the early 1960's, California has come to be associated with beach culture and surfing not only as a sport, but as a lifestyle. And with good reason-California is home to some...

Sports
by Lisa Williams
6 years ago
The History of Surf Wax - Going Back in Time

There is not much you have to pack if you are thinking of going on a "surfari" or even if you decide to head off to your local surf spot to catch a couple of waves. One thing that comes naturally to every surfer is surf wax. You...

Home & Garden
by Lisa Williams
6 years ago
How to Make a Bamboo Surf Rack

I came across these cool looking bamboo surf racks, which really will look good anywhere. It mean you don't have to stick your board away in the garage to gather extra dust or just leave it in the car. If the rest of the family doesn't understand why you...

Travel & Places
by Lisa Williams
6 years ago
How to Find the Best Surfing Vacation Packages

You may stay right opposite one of the best surfing beaches in the world and everyone will be wanting to know why you would want to head off anywhere else. Then there are those people, who only manage to get in a couple of weeks of surf a year. ...

Sports
by Lisa Williams
6 years ago
Undiscovered Surf Spots - Well Almost!

Surf spots like crazy beautiful places in California, Hawaii and Oz where you have to weave your way through crowds are all good and well, but it's usually where the whole world and his wife ends up and to really get away from it all and get your slice...

Sports
by Lisa Williams
6 years ago
Surfboards for Beginners - A Guide to Choosing the Right Surfboard

 I decided to write this article because there are just so many beginner surfers who make that crucial error of choosing the wrong surfboard. What happens?  Basically, a lot of frustration, a waste of money and you may even be put off. It happened to me , and it...

Sports
by Lisa Williams
6 years ago
Go Surfing, Vancouver Island

I have been hearing a lot about Vancouver Island lately, so I decided to let the rest of the surfing community know about this great spot that a couple of locals have been raving about. Although, if you are dedicated to the sport of surfing, you will know about...

Sports
by Lisa Williams
6 years ago
Just for the Old Time Surfers

Often when I was paddling out to catch a wave at my local beach, I used to see a  guy in his sixties soaking up the atmosphere. This to me is the real kind of surfer because he has been through it all, and he is still out there...

Travel & Places
by Lisa Williams
6 years ago
The Top 5 Surf Spots in South Africa

Since I'm a local I though I share a little bit about some of the top spots around the country. So what do we have to offer in South Africa? , Well, tons really, it depends on what you are looking for. Is it big wave surfing you are...

Business & Money
by Lisa Williams
6 years ago
What it Takes to Become a Surfboard Shaper

I recently heard about and spoken to a couple of surfboard designers. If you want something specialized for a certain type of wave then this may not be for you, but there are a lot of people out there who are finding that surfboard making is acutally a lot...

Sports
by Lisa Williams
6 years ago
Essential Gear You Need for Surfing

For most people that surf, one of the things they like best about the sport is that it doesn't require much gear, especially compared to other sports like snow skiing or scuba diving. In warmer climates (like tropical regions) all you really need is a board. However, in...

Sports
by Lisa Williams
6 years ago
The Surf Legends Behind the Riders - The Surfboard Shapers

Everyone knows and loves Andy Irons, the brilliant surfer who was going from strength to strength, and whose life suddenly ended two years ago. The surfing community are still mourning his death with memorials being held on an annual basis. Not only was he an epic surfer, but...

Sports
by Lisa Williams
6 years ago
Learn How to Surf and Have Fun

Learning how to stand up on a surfboard is obviously the first step of your big surfing adventure. So if you have been surfing for a while then you will just have to breeze over this. We are focusing on the newbies to the sport. After all, we were...

Travel & Places
by Lisa Williams
6 years ago
What the Hawaii North Shore has to Offer

The Hawaii North Shore is a place you will want to go back to over and over again. It has got something for everyone so this will make the ideal family vacation. Kauai is another dream destination in the area with plenty of white sandy beaches and great...

Sports
by Lisa Williams
6 years ago
The Necessity of the Rash Vest and the Rash Guard for Surfing

Anyone will tell you that surfing without a rash vest is just crazy, but as a beginner you will probably just want to get out there. All you need is a board and possibly a wetsuit if you are venturing out into cold territory - Right? Wrong! If...

Pets & Animals
by Lisa Williams
6 years ago
Why are there so Many More Shark Attacks?

In 2004 16 year old, J.P Andrew's leg was ripped off by a great white shark at surfer's corner in Cape Town. He survived and has an amazing attitude, but this was just the start of more attacks that lay ahead in this part of the region. There...

Sports
by Lisa Williams
6 years ago
Two Great Fast Surfboards for the More Advanced

At some point, you will need to upgrade your surfboard. It is true, that just by investing in a surfboard, you are not going to turn into Kelly Slater overnight. You have to be ready for the next stage, otherwise you can actually slip further back, and it can...

Sports
by Lisa Williams
6 years ago
Do You Use Ear Plugs When You Swim or Surf?

Not many surfers or swimmers use earplugs in the water when they surf or swim, but you also hear about people battling with having water in their ears and constantly having to clean it out. This doesn't happen to everyone - just the unlucky ones. Although, you never know...

Sports
by Lisa Williams
6 years ago
Kelly Slater, Pro Surfer - Age Means Nothing

In 2012, Kelly Slater won the Volcom Fiji Pro. This is no surprise, since Slater has been winning contests since he was a teenager. However, what people are wondering is, when is he ever going to stop. At the age of 40, taking out a fresh looking 19 year...

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