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Beginner Surfboard: What about a Fish?

Beginner Surfboard: What about a Fish?

The sport of surfing has evolved tremendously and so have the surfboards. Dating back to 1778 the first recorded surfboard emerged in Hawaii, made from trees. Fast forward to the most recent evolutionary trends include electric fins and 3D printing surfboards are creating a lot of buzz in the surfing industry.  And while year after year the innovation continues to...

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5 Tips for the surfer girl

POSTED BY SAN DIEGO SURF SCHOOL, Gabby G. · MARCH 12 2020 The lineup may be dominated by males, but don’t let that scare you away from surfing! There are more and more females getting out into the water and there’s no age limit.  Although it can be a bit intimidating, don’t be afraid to grab a board and paddle out. You may...

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What to pack? The list of surf trip essentials.

Surf trip essentials

Whether a novice perhaps headed for your first surf retreat or a surf trip pro, there are a few must haves to be packed along with your travel bag to make for the most of the next adventure. We recommend packing light to be able to maximize the surfing conditions of your next destination...

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Surfing Equipment 101: The Ultimate List of Surfing Gear Every Surfer Needs

Surfing Equipment 101: The Ultimate List of Surfing Gear Every Surfer Needs

Are you a Barney hoping to someday surf like Bethany Hamilton? That would be gnarly! Catching waves is a multi-billion dollar industry. Who knew that surfing equipment would generate so much revenue? Are you hitting the surf shop about to embark on a journey with this exciting sport? What gear do you need as a surfer? Check out this guide...

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Bring On the Barrels: How to Get Your First Barrel Wave

Bring On the Barrels: How to Get Your First Barrel Wave

Surfing is zen. And nothing exemplifies this more than riding a barrel wave. Once you’re inside a barrel, everything is in harmony. You’re in tune with the wave. Your nerves are taut, yet you’re calm. Everything is about the moment because the moment is fleeting but spectacular. You’re aware that the wave might come crashing down at any time, but...

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