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Articles about or concerning Surfing, Surfing Locations, History Of Surfing, Surf Boards, Sunset Beach, Surfing Instruction, Learning To Surf, Surfing Equipment.
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Information on Helina Beck Surfing Lessons

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 Kevin Schmiterson (January 07, 2013)  People who need to get surf lessons want to be instructed by a professional. They want to receive the best instructions from professionals because they want to know that they are in good hands. One of the leading woman’s professional instructors in the surfing world is Helina Beck. She offers beginners and advanced riders many things when it comes to surfing. For one, she has .. (Surfing)

Ready To Move On A Surf Holiday!

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 Limi Santos (February 29, 2012)  H2o sporting activities usually are challenging to master. It’s difficult to be able to shine included, searching integrated. Exactly why, an individual question? It is because the particular marine features a extremely unstable dynamics, rendering it tough to be able to endure over a search table, aside from journey about it among the particular unpredictable ocean. And also for .. (Surfing)

Stand Up Paddle

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 Cah Ndeso (January 09, 2011)  We take surfing to awhole new level! Paddling is the new way to go! Wave Hunter is Bali’s first and only 100% Stand Up Paddle Board (SUP) dedicated shop. We are conveniently located on the Sunset road . We offer adventure tours , day tours and lessons , equipment rentals, and equipment sales. We also have our own beach rental locations at Keraton Bali in beautiful Jimbaran Bay and . (Surfing)

Zephyr Kitesurfing: Tips and Techniques for Beginners

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 Mark Iragana (December 15, 2010)  Recently, almost everybody has the desire to engage in at least one type of sport. Be it for health reasons, competition, or just plain love of sports, every sport location and arena nowadays is almost always packed, if not with participating athletes, with avid viewers and sports fans. One of the most popular sport nowadays is kite surfing, also known as kiteboarding. It is very .. (Surfing)

Love in a mexican paradise

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 Pepe Castillo (August 27, 2010)  Mark and Lisa Mark and Lisa have just married. They first met 5 years ago. Lisa was not very optimistic in terms of “Love”, she thought she was born to stay single, she had her flings here and there, but nothing too much serious and lasting. Mark, buuuffff Mark!!! He was a “ladies charmer”, maybe because of his latin roots, he is half English half Mexican. The . (Surfing)

Fuerteventura & Windsurfing, a great relationship

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 Pepe Castillo (August 12, 2010)  Fuerteventura is the longest island belonging to the Canary Archipelago in Spain. With a great extension from North to South (100 km)and it is the nearest to Africa, opposite Morocco, that’s the reason why it has the most incredible and natural beaches in Spain formed by the sand coming from the “ Sahara “ helped by the “ Siroccos” (hurricane from Sahara .. (Surfing)

Moroccon Kitesurfing Get's You Wet!

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 Dez Broatch (April 19, 2010)  When you think of a holiday in Morocco you imagine sun-blessed beaches, busy markets and a vibrant nightlife that is alive with a partisan crowd. Then of course there is the vast expanse of dry landscape that has contributed to a rise in mountain biking and quad biking. However, surrounding these many charms is one of Morocco’s best attractions – the Atlantic Sea. This is .. (Surfing)

Enjoy the Unrivaled Beauty of a Costa Rica Surf School

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 James Richard (April 12, 2010)  A Costa Rica surf school gives you an excuse to spend the entire day in the water, soaking up the sun, while you learn how to surf like the experts. In fact, surfing classes are some of the most popular classes available in this tropical paradise. You'll quickly understand how to sit on your board and wait for the perfect wave, then catch it at just the right time so that you can stand .. (Surfing)

Learning to Surf in Costa Rica

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 James Richard (February 09, 2010)  Costa Rica is one of the most beautiful places in the world. A country surrounded by the ocean on two sides: the Pacific Ocean to the west and south and the Caribbean Sea to the east. This makes it one of the most spectacular places to learn how to surf at one of the many Costa Rica surf camps. With the ocean on either side of the country, there is no wrong way in choosing where you .. (Surfing)

Learn to Surf From the Best at Costa Rica Surf Camps

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 James Richard (January 05, 2010)  For those who have always wanted to learn to surf but want the chance to learn from the best should consider all the advantages that come of learning to surf at Costa Rica surf camps. Costa Rica surf camps are special locations that not only provide beautiful accommodations for their guests, but also give them the opportunity to learn to surf or improve their surf skill by their .. (Surfing)

Important Surfing Knowledge

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 George Pettit (December 29, 2009)  There’s no doubt about it. Surfing is one of the most exciting and exhilarating sports on the planet. Any time you’re moving in unison with one of nature’s forces, there’s going to be something thrilling about it. One of the extra bonuses about surfing is that you will also join a family-like setting. There’s a special kind of bond between surfers that .. (Surfing)

The Time of Your Life at a Costa Rica Surf School

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 James Richard (December 24, 2009)  Can you imagine hiking around volcanoes, taking a dip in hot springs, horseback riding and snorkeling all in a tropical paradise setting? All of this kind of sounds like some kind of fantastic vacation, if only it could be true! Ah, but it can be everything it sounds like and more, when you attend the Costa Rica surf school. You have it right, just take a trip to Montezuma, Costa Rica .. (Surfing)

Enroll in Costa Rica Surf Camp & Enjoy The Tropical Paradise

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 James Richard (November 05, 2009)  Have you found those regular tourist destinations are just a bit boring? Are you ready for a vacation that will challenge you physically, mentally and spiritually? Check into attending the Costa Rica Surf Camp at La Escuela Del Sol, where you can not only learn to surf, you can learn Spanish, practice yoga, or even try your skill at fire dancing. Located in Montezuma, Costa Rica, the .. (Surfing)

Windsurfing For Fun

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 Paul Cris (December 16, 2008)  Extreme sports are getting more extreme and if you aren't living on the edge, you aren't really living. One such sport to gather a lot of attention is windsurfing. Windsurfing is a water sport in which all you need is a surfboard, a bi-directional one, a sail fixed to it and a lot of guts. It is not just restricted to oceans but to any water body provided there is sufficient wind to .. (Surfing)

The Best Places in the World For Surfing

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 Roni Deutch (November 11, 2008)  Gold Coast City, Australia Australia is known across the world for their excellent surfing conditions. With four main breaks and sunny skies, Gold Coast City has been named the “surfers paradise". It features nearby shopping, entertainment, and tourist attractions that are convenient for surfers looking to have some more fun after hitting the waves. Kandahar, Mexico Surfers of .. (Surfing)

The Soft-Surfboard

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 Evert Harder (October 20, 2008)  It is now time to get that Soft-Surfboard and it wont break your bank account, and you want it in blue. Having said that Soft Surfboards do come in other colours and represent the best value in surfing equipment available today for both Men and Women. They can be up to half the cost of a Shop Surfboard made in regular Polyurethane and oodles less again than a Custom Surfboard, and when .. (Surfing)

Surfing in Currituck County, the Pipeline of the Outer Banks

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 Robbie Foglia (October 06, 2008)  North Carolina means a lot of things to a lot of people. Did you know it is great place for surfing? When you think of surfing, do you automatically think of California? Hawaii? Australia? When you learn a few of the facts, you will rethink your surfing options. The beaches of North Carolina, in particular the Currituck Outer Banks, are known for their warm waters, natural beauty, .. (Surfing)

Surf Break Criteria - Research Before You Go

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 Robb Bailey (September 23, 2008)  Experienced surfers have dozens of great surf breaks to choose from even if they live on the New England coast, but each of us has to decide which break to call our own on any given day. Or, if you are just starting out as a surfer, you will want to choose one break as your wave of choice and continue going there until you've expended all you could from it. All surfers must decide where . (Surfing)

Instantly Improve Your Surfing Ability

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 Rik Rodriguez (September 20, 2008)  I started surfing in the late 1970s, Thrusters were just coming out around that time. I really didn't realize how important surfboard shape was and how much the shape of your surfboard had to do with the way you surfed. For some reason I thought I could surf well on any board in any condition. Well after 30 years of surfing , I have owned probably 50 surfboards. You name it I owned it. . (Surfing)

Knowing the Ocean Safety Guidelines - A Prerequisite to Surfing

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 Amod Jha (September 19, 2008)  Surfing is, without doubt, one of the most adventurous water sports. Knowing the ocean safety guidelines is a prerequisite of surfing. It ensures that you are safe by the beach, in the sea and enjoy the sport to its fullest. If your child is learning to surf, you should get him/her ocean safety books, so that along with enjoying the sport, he/she is aware about the do's and don'ts of .. (Surfing)

Surfing Lessons - An Hour Well Spent

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 Robb Bailey (September 19, 2008)  It's perfectly acceptable and, actually, highly recommended to take a surfing lesson when you're just picking up the sport. You might think surfing is logical and that you will have the natural ability to pick it up right away, but the reality is that surfing is a very awkward sport when you first start out and there are tons of little tips that you can acquire only from a surf .. (Surfing)

How to Choose Surfboard Fins

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 Chris Warner (September 18, 2008)  There are many types of surfboard fin systems to choose from. Choosing the one that you want is an important part of choosing your surfboard. Fin characteristics as well as the brand of fin system are to be considered. Most surfboards today come with the removable, as opposed to glassed-in, type of fin. Most brands do not have cross compatible boxes. Boxes are the devices that hold the . (Surfing)

Surfboards 101 - A Beginner's Guide

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 Robb Bailey (August 18, 2008)  Surfboards are measured by various dimensions: length, width, and thickness. The length of the surfboard will determine how easily you catch the wave. The longer the board is, the easier it will be to catch the wave. The width of the board will help you with balance. The wider it is, the more balance you will have out in the water. Finally, the thickness of the board will provide you .. (Surfing)

Surfing Basics - Choose a Surfboard

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 Cade Denton (August 18, 2008)  Surfboards come in such a variety today that no one's garage could hold even one sample of every type. But out of the variety of choices, one is right for you. The traditional beginner's board and still used by experts is the longboard. Typically about 9 feet (2.7 m) in length, they can be as long as 12 feet (3.7 m) or more. The average longboard is approximately 21-24 inches (53-61cm) . (Surfing)

Surfing Etiquette

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 Cade Denton (August 18, 2008)  Etiquette? What's that? A code of socially acceptable behavior. That is, what's cool and what isn't. Of course, that will vary from one surf location to another. But in general, most surfers will agree on most of the basics. The beach belongs to no one and everyone. That means, anybody can surf, but not in a way that makes it impossible for others to surf. We've all heard of surf Nazis .. (Surfing)

Sail and Surf Pune Sailing

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 Trupti Shetty (July 24, 2008)  Sailing and surfing is no longer a sport that you just see in the movies. Today, you can enjoy the thrilling experience yourself too. For those of you who have apprehensions of trying out this sport, we have spoken with him to allay your fears. He has been wind sailing and surfing since several years and according to him with the right guidance and safety precautions, the sport can be .. (Surfing)

From Longboards to Shortboards and Back Again

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 Jane Worthington (July 17, 2008)  Do you ride in search of the perfect wave? Surfing is a great sport, and has the power to engulf you with just one ride. Not only is the sport of surfing about the hunt for the perfect wave, and to be able to ride it through, but it's also great because there are other ways to master the sport. You need to have the right board for fun, and different ways to ride the waves. The sport of . (Surfing)

Longboard Surfboards Are Just One Dynamic of the Many Sides of Surfing

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 Jane Worthington (July 17, 2008)  Surfing is one of the rare sports that has so many different dynamics to it. While surfing is a solo sport, it's often practiced with a few other surfers. If you feel like you've mastered your board, try a different one. If it's really cold outside, put on a wetsuit. If it's really hot outside, take off the wetsuit. There are so many options in surfing, including what to ride. Surfing .. (Surfing)

Stand Up Paddle Boards Liven Up Family Vacations

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 Jane Worthington (July 17, 2008)  For anyone not looking forward to going on their annual family vacation, you should read this article. What your parents usually fail to tell you is that every vacation destination, whether it be camping at a lake in the mountains, a boating adventure at Lake Winnipesaukee, or a trip to the beach, there ARE fun things to do there. Sometimes you need to dig around to find your activity, .. (Surfing)

Soft Surfboards and Longboards For Youngsters Learning How to Surf

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 Jane Worthington (July 17, 2008)  Are you or is someone you know apprehensive about learning how to surf? There are a lot of variables to hinder you from diving head first into the water with a board under your arm. Are you afraid of water? Sharks? Are you afraid of being a bad surfer? Or of looking bad? These are all understandable feelings, but they shouldn't overturn your desire to want to surf. All you have to do is . (Surfing)

Learning How to Kitesurf in Vancouver Canada

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 Colin Goehring (July 16, 2008)  Kiteboarding, commonly known as Kitesurfing, is simply harnessing the power of the wind to get a wild ride. It is incredibly fast and when done well. Kiteboarders can ride for a long time just by leveraging the weight of their body in a harness. I got hooked on the idea when I was in Kailua, Oahu a few years ago and saw a guy getting huge airtime and big jumps - like 30 feet in the .. (Surfing)

Learn to Surf at Port Macquarie Surf School

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 Gloria Dekker (July 16, 2008)  If you have ever thought that you might enjoy learning to surf, but have cast those thoughts aside, thinking that it would be too difficult, or that you are too old, or too out of shape to learn a new sport, do rethink the idea! The Port Macquarie Surf School gives lessons to students every day who once thought just as you did! And, even if you think you are a pretty good surfer, you .. (Surfing)

Choosing a Low Cost Surfboard

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 Clifford Young (July 14, 2008)  The surfboards, whether they are new or used surfboards refer to the elongated platforms that are used in the sport of surfing. These boards are relatively light and these are also relatively strong to support the individual who stands on it while riding or breaking a wave. The surfboards just like the sport of surfing originated in Hawaii and are known as the Papa he'e nalu were made .. (Surfing)

Kitesurfing Videos

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 Nikola Jankovic (June 29, 2008)  Kitesurfing is not as easy as it appears on video. Every ride requires hard work and determination. How he was able to perfect his move depends on the rider, and the amount and degree of training that he received. There are two ways to train for the sport. One is by taking kitesurfing courses. Here you have limitless choices. If you live in some coastal area, or if there are large .. (Surfing)

What is the Right Surfboard For Beginning Surfers?

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 Polly Standish (June 28, 2008)  Once you have decided to learn to surf. . . just what is the right surfboard for you, the beginning surfer? The first rule is to make sure the surfboard you choose is the right length and width and thickness. The wider the board and the thicker the board, the more stability you will have in the water. It should be 6 inches to 2 feet taller than your height, depending on your age. Kids .. (Surfing)

How Surfboards Really Started

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 Jane Worthington (June 25, 2008)  Surfing is a tough sport to learn, unless you grew up in Hawaii, or a beach community in California. However, most people who have the courage to try surfing, usually never want to quit. The passion that surfers have led to a great surge in its popularity, and because of their desire to try new things and challenge themselves, has lead to the creation of nine different variations of .. (Surfing)

Stand Up Paddle Boards Are Making a Comeback

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 Jane Worthington (June 25, 2008)  I think it's safe to say that Stand-Up Paddle Boarding is the closest we're ever going to come to walking on water. These specialized boards are derived from the sport of paddle boarding, which has been around since the early 20th Century and like the surfboard, was created in Hawaii. Stand-Up Paddle Boarding began making a comeback in the 1940's and 1950's, primarily in Waikiki when .. (Surfing)

The Longboards That Stay in the Water

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 Jane Worthington (June 25, 2008)  Longboards have traveled far and wide. They were derived by the Polynesians when they entered the Island of Hawaii, making boards out of the wood from local trees. These surfboards were between 8-24 feet, and often weighed up to 150 pounds. Though the sport of surfing nearly died out, people continued the tradition, mostly in Waikiki, and it soon spread across the ocean to the coasts of . (Surfing)

Buy Surfboards Online Without Falling Into a Trap

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 Jane Worthington (June 25, 2008)  Surfing is a sport that almost everyone can enjoy. When it comes to purchasing my board, the easiest way I found is to buy surfboards online. When you buy your boards online, you can pick out exactly what it is you want and have it delivered right to your house. These days you can do just about anything on the internet and buying a longboard or any other kind of board is no exception. .. (Surfing)

Surfing Gear Basics

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 Chris Warner (June 19, 2008)  Surfing doesn't require a lot of gear, but it's important to choose the right gear. Ability, location, and climate are just a few factors that determine the best surfing gear for you. A Surfboard, most likely a wetsuit, and a few accessories are really all you need. There are many types of surfboards. Longboards are 9ft or longer. These are definitely the best kind of surfboards to .. (Surfing)

What is the Best Wetsuits?

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 Sam Honjo (June 19, 2008)  If you really want to get the best wetsuits, you need to buy Japanese wetsuits. What is the difference between Japanese and others? 1. In Japan , most of surfers buy custom made wetsuit so wetsuits fit perfectly. (There are more stress from the parts that don't fit your body perfectly) 2. In Japan , they use only the top materials. There are so many kinds of materials to choose from. .. (Surfing)

Important Things to Know Before You Buy Your Surfboard

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 Jane Worthington (May 30, 2008)  Finding surfboards for sale is just about the easiest thing in the world to do. The problem is that surfboards can cost a king's ransom, and when investing that kind of money, you want to be sure about what you are getting. There are many different types of boards to choose from such as longboards, shortboards, paddle boards, and foam boards. Shopping for the right surfboard can be .. (Surfing)

Finding the Right Surfboard For Your Surfing Skill Level

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 Jane Worthington (May 29, 2008)  Summer is often equated with fun in the sun. What better way to have fun in the sun then to enjoy the time honored tradition of surfing? Surfing, which was originated by the Polynesians, has since been enjoyed worldwide for many years. Getting into the sport can be a little tricky. There are many different types of surfboards created for specific skill levels as well as functions. The .. (Surfing)

The Awesome New Trend is a Stand Up Paddle Surfboard

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 Jane Worthington (March 28, 2008)  There is a popular new surfboard with surfers around the globe called the Stand Up Paddle Surfboard, or the SUP Board. You may be wondering what Stand Up Paddle Surfboards are exactly, and how they are different than traditional surfboards we all know. The simple explanation is that Stand Up Paddle Surfboards are used to cruise on waves like regular boards, but the difference is that .. (Surfing)

Mindsurfing Can Improve Your Skills Tremendously

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 Cynthia Blake (February 11, 2008)  It has been proven in many sports that visualization is a very powerful technique. Surfing is no exception. When we visualize ourselves going through the motions of an activity, it actually activates certain parts of the brain that are employed when we actually DO the activity. Research has shown that visualization techniques definitely have the capability to improve an athlete's .. (Surfing)

Pro Surf Secrets - A Review

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 Cynthia Blake (February 10, 2008)  Pro Surf Secrets is the title of the e-book written by Mike Low along with pro surfing co-authors Maz Quinn (New Zealand's #1 surfer), John Gisby, (22 NZ National Titles), and Steve Colbert (Winner NZ Pro Am). Pro Surf Secrets (PSS for short) gives surfers the ability to look behind the scenes and see just how these pros got to where they are. It takes and inside look at the mental .. (Surfing)

History of Surfboards

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 Shaun Parker (July 15, 2007)  In ancient times the art of surfing was a deeply spiritual affair for Hawaiian people and surfing was not only recreational but a means for resolving conflicts and training for the Hawaiian chiefs. The Hawaiian people had rituals for building surfboards and the surfboards they built ranged from 10-16 ft made of solid redwood and the longer the board the higher your social ranking. .. (Surfing)




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