I, like you, spend most of my time in the ocean riding a surfboard. In fact, I rarely enter the water without some type of surf craft under my arm. And while there is nothing wrong with this, I felt that my surf experience lacked the au naturel aspect that it somehow required. Bodysurfing is [...]
How To Be A World-Class Wave Hog Without Anyone Knowing It
All too often, we hear surfers wax lyrically about the soulful connection they share with the ocean, and about how surfing brings them closer to nature, to God, to their fellow man, or their long-lost inner self. But wouldn’t it be refreshing to hear an interview or read a quote where someone abandons the “surfing [...]
What do you do when you become the first South African to win a World Tour event? Well, after you get your emotions in check and have a couple cold beers with the rest of the competitors, you hire out a restaurant, clear the tables, and invite the whole town of Jeffreys Bay to come [...]
The Gulf disaster is certainly not a laughing matter, but laughter can be therapeutic.
SURFER’s Blog Devoted To The Ongoing Disaster Ten weeks of oil flowing unfettered into the Gulf, and the apathy and incompetence continues. Despite hundreds of devoted volunteers honorably putting their energy and time into cleaning up the mess and protesting future offshore drilling, a surprising lack of a mass public outcry remains. Why is no [...]
Starting at midnight tonight (Friday, 4/16/10) Korduroy.tv will be showing the audience’s 5 favorite short films from Sacred Craft. They will only be up for 24 hours. 4 of the 5 films were made specifically for this event and none of them have ever been seen publicly on the web. Richard Kenvin’s got an amazing [...]
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Julian Wilson is auctioning off his board for breast cancer awareness. The board is signed by all the competitors that took part in the Quiksilver Pro, Gold Coast. Description: This is a very unique opportunity to get a piece of history and help a great cause! Julian Wilson is a mega star on the rise and [...]
"ASP encourages our surfers to express their opinions at all times and in a matter fitting of their status as professionals. Regarding Fred's post-heat interview in Round 1 of the Rip Curl Pro Bells Beach presented by Snickers, we have no problem with him expressing his opinion on the beach commentary, but the manner in which he chose to do it was unfortunate. We do not report on the disciplinary specifics between ASP management and the surfers, but the situation has been resolved and we wish Fred the best of luck in the remainder of the event."