The best surfing advice you’ve ever been given: Surf no matter what
Apr22

The best surfing advice you’ve ever been given: Surf no matter what

Next up in our ‘Best surfing advice you’ve ever been given’ series is one that I always forget to remember… Fortunately I’ve been reminded of it a lot lately, usually while I’m trying to convince myself, rather unconvincingly, that I should go surfing. Go surfing, no matter what. Seems simple enough, but think about the number of times you’ve talked yourself out of going surfing… because you had a rubbish surf last time…...

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How to duckdive like a pro
Mar30

How to duckdive like a pro

Duckdiving has always been my surfing achilles heel… I’ve never been able to do it right, at best I end up getting thrown off my board or dragged back and at worst I’d hit myself in the face with my board.  Yet it’s the most efficient way to get through a set, and I’m bored of getting frustrated at taking longer to get out back than everyone else, so I’ve made it my mission to finally learn how to...

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Why it’s totally possible (and even a great idea) to quit your job, go travelling and surf every day
Nov27

Why it’s totally possible (and even a great idea) to quit your job, go travelling and surf every day

It is. Absolutely. You don’t need a huge amount of money saved. And it could be the best thing you’ve ever done. At the start of 2008, I was working in London, working really long hours, yet spending a large part of my day dreaming about how to escape. It wasn’t a bad job by any stretch but it didn’t exactly light me on fire. Even though I was desperate to get away, I would tell myself that I’d clearly gone mad thinking I could move...

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