New surf app helps you find your perfect waves!
Mar20

New surf app helps you find your perfect waves!

You may remember my rant about why surf reports are rubbish from a few months back. My frustration that what the reporters think are good waves are not always what we think are good waves definitely resonated with lots of you. So imagine my excitement when someone gets in touch and says they may have solved the problem! Enter Ben Martin, who’s come up with a cracking idea to help us surfers remember all the important details of a...

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The best surfing advice you’ve ever been given: Get fit and strong out of the water
Mar18

The best surfing advice you’ve ever been given: Get fit and strong out of the water

So we know if we had our way, we’d all go surfing every day and then we’d all be awesome. But, most of us don’t get to go surfing every day, in fact some people only get to go surfing a couple of times a year. And even if you do get to go more often, I bet it’s not every day… if it was, you probably wouldn’t be reading this because you’d be off hunting for gnarly, double overhead barrels and all that jazz. So if like most of us,...

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Should you surf with contact lenses?
Mar10

Should you surf with contact lenses?

I remember the first time I got contacts… I asked the optician if I could wear them surfing. She told me under no circumstances should I wear them in the sea, that it was tantamount to rubbing dirt in my eyes and I would definitely get an eye infection and go blind… ok it may not have been those exact words, but she did her best to scare me not to… When I told her that was the whole reason I was getting lenses she suggested I...

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South West Sri Lanka
Mar05

South West Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka kind of blew my mind. A lot of my friends had been surfing to Sri Lanka before, and they’d all absolutely loved it, so of course we were both super excited. But I just wasn’t prepared for how much I was going to love it. The little island completely won our hearts and it was hands down one of the best surf trips I’ve ever taken. The Sri Lankans are some of the friendliest, most welcoming people I’ve ever met. It was so easy...

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How to wax your surfboard
Jan22

How to wax your surfboard

So I bought a new surfboard last weekend, a brand new one (pretty excited!) And I thought this would be a great opportunity to show you guys that have never had to wax a board completely from scratch how to do it. And with all the travelling you’re going to be doing, you may well need to be switching the type of wax you have, don’t want that soft cold water wax streaming off your board in all that tropical sun now do we? So here we...

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