News & Events

2017 World Surf League Set for Fast Start

Mar 6, 17 • News & Events, Newsletter
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Are you ready for another season of the best riders in the world going head to head for ultimate surf supremacy? I am! And I’m in luck, because the 2017 World Surf League season isn’t far off, and the tour gets off to a fast and furious start. The first event for both men and women will... Read More

How Surfing Can Heal Your Mind and Body

Mar 3, 17 • News & Events, Newsletter
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“The sea, once it casts its spell, holds one in its net of wonder forever” – Jacques Cousteau Paddling out into the vastness of the big mama ocean blue provides mental and physical benefits to her dedicated surfers. Patience and Focus: You are constantly learning to wait for... Read More

Rad, Beautiful, Sexy, Gnarly: “It Ain’t Pretty,” A Documentary about The Controversies and Portrayal of Women in Surf Media and Industry

Feb 13, 17 • News & Events
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Sitting there with my water-filled sinus cavity and my salty mouth, I am just another surfer in the lineup. My sea sisters and I joke about how “sexy” it is when our g-bombs look less than Alana perfect while blowing out our noses in the water and getting totally waded on the last set.... Read More

TED Talk Video with Easkey Britton, an Irish Surfer: “Surfing is a Mirror to Our Soul”

Jan 17, 17 • News & Events
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“Passion is a core part of what it is to be a human being. Its not just living your passion but sharing it…. What happens when we use it to connect to others? Surfing is my passion.” Working to finish her PhD in Marine Science, Easkey Britton – Ireland’s 5-time surfing... Read More

Surfing in the 2020 Olympics…You Ready?

Jan 8, 17 • News & Events
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The world’s modern Olympics were influenced by the Ancient Olympic Games held in Greece from 8th Century BC to the 4th Century AD. That’s well over thousands of years! The Olympic Games, which are now held every four years, is considered the world’s foremost sports competition... Read More

The 6 Best Yoga Poses for Surfers

Jan 3, 17 • News & Events, Newsletter
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Why should surfers do yoga? First and foremost, surfers can benefit from practicing their breathing. Rather than taking typical, short, shallow breaths, yoga teaches you to take long, slow breaths through the nose, filling up your lungs. Breathing slowly helps calm the mind and reduce fear and... Read More

History Lesson on the Aloha Shirt from Gerry Lopez

Jan 3, 17 • News & Events
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Where Gerry Lopez went to high school, there was a thrift shop in the basement for “immediate remedies for a shirtless student.” The shirts were slik, rayon, and cotton with hawaiian themes printed on them. These shirts have been a long tradition in Hawaii. The cut and style were those... Read More

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