That would have been so much cooler if you hadn't claimed it
While catching the “perfect” wave depends very much on position, timing, tide, cosmos, geomagnetic pull, and other scientific stuff I care not to delve into, it’s the feat of riding that wave “perfectly” that proves to be the hard part. For every [does quick back-of-the-envelope calculation], say, 200 perfect waves that come the average surfer’s
Nobody is above a peanut butter and jelly sandwich
Top-tier professional athletes are often portrayed as superheroes. Perhaps it’s because many of them are simply cut from a different cloth than the rest of us. Case in point: Any person that wakes up at the crack of dawn, drinks a kale smoothie, and heads straight to their personal trainer for a grueling workout before starting their
Forgot your wax? NBD.
Get your hands on some wax rain or shine, day or night. Wait, why do you want wax on a rainy night?
Perfect is boring. Except in surfing.
Sure, we want our athletes human and imperfect and dripping with lovable character traits (see: Occhilupo, Mark), but by God we want their performances to be, well, God-like.
World Surf League put its money where its mouth is, and they did it for you and me
This round's on the WSL, hey?
Ultra portable, ultra incredible
Bright green, black, red, whatever. Nixon's Mini Blaster is the go-to beach speaker.
The eco-friendlier suit that's as cozy as cashmere
In ad campaigns for the Patagonia Yulex suit, you'll often hear people say that the material feels no different at all from regular neoprene. That's not at all true: Yulex suits are much softer and more comfortable than their traditional cousins. It's the cashmere of wetsuit material. Do you like wearing cashmere? Yes. Yes you do.
You think SURFER is great? You should see this book!
It is a must-have for any surf fan, and certainly any reader of SURFER.
Because having two boards on the beach is always better
Everyone needs a backup board. The problem is when that backup board is needed most, it’s either collecting dust in your garage or generously sharing its wax with your car’s seat covers. Enter the Pro-Lite Quick Strike.
Open up a box of fun
The wood grain may make it look heavy, but it's featherlight, glides into waves with little effort, and gets up on rail like a champ.