Snow skis on waves... What will they think of next?

February 17, 2010

I came across this video today and thought it was kinda cool... maybe because I'm more of a skier than snowboarder (before you get on my case, I grew up in the Pacific Northwest, and my Dad was a professional skier), but more likely because this is just plain cool.

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Surf Etiquette, How to Handle Your Surfboard and NOT Piss Anybody Off.

December 09, 2009

All around the world the rules of surfing are the same. These rules are known as "surf etiquette". Some breaks (or great surfing locations) have the surf etiquette on signs or plaques displayed prominently before you get in the water. In this day and age of increasing "rage" with everything, there is surf rage as well.X

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Simple Tips When Choosing Your First Surfboard

November 19, 2009

There are so many surfboards out there that it can be really hard figuring out the right one for yourself. Picking the right surfboard is a little more involved than admiring the graphics, color, style, or the fact that it looks just like the cool dude's down the street. There is no point buying a surfboard just like Kelly Slater's if you can't surf like him. Consider some of these simple tips when choosing your surfboard.

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Change the Fin Setup on Your Fish Surfboard... See What Happens

November 03, 2009

Changing the fins on a fish surfboard can dramatically change the feel and the performance of the board. The three most common types of fins for fish surfboards are twins, thrusters, and quads. Let's see which fin setup is best suited for your style and surfing requirements.

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Fish Surfboards. What Size Should I Buy?

October 28, 2009

Compared to when the fish surfboards were first designed in the 1970's, there are now many sizes to choose from. There are now fish surfboards out there that are up to 8 foot long.What's style suits you best? Before purchasing your fish surfboard there are a few things to keep in mind...

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7 ways to keep your dog safe at the beach

October 28, 2009

We have an event here in San Diego every year called the Surf Dog Surf-a-Thon. It’s a fundraiser for a local dog shelter that draws over 4000 spectators. Anyway, this event is all about your dog on a surfboard surfing the waves here in San Diego… I know, crazy huh.

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Are Fish Surfboards Suitable for Beginner Surfers?

October 02, 2009

Can beginner surfers start on a fish surfboard? This is a very common question. For those of you out there contemplating the purchase of a fish surfboard either for yourself or someone who is still new to the sport, the answer is a resounding... "it depends". Let me explain...

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What’s a Fish Surfboard Anyway & Why Would I Want One of Those Funny Shapes?

September 16, 2009

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What is Surf Wax Used for and How do You Apply it?

September 08, 2009

Surfboard wax provides grip and traction for your feet on your surfboard. Surf wax also stops you from sliding off your board while paddling out to the waves. It is about essential to successful surfing as a surfboard and a decent wave. Of course, their are alternatives, but today we are talking about surf wax.

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Traction Pads. Do You Need Em?

September 03, 2009

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Do I Really Need a Leash? And if so, what size?

August 24, 2009

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Surfboard Foam: It's What's Inside That Counts

August 19, 2009

When surfing first became popular as a sport 50 odd years ago, surfboards were made out of wood. These surfboards were extremely heavy, easily damaged, and difficult to repair. The surfboards of today are much lighter, float better, are easier to repair, and are capable of great maneuvers on the wave. What's made the huge difference?

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