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How to Survive a Surfing Wipeout

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Most wipeouts aren't serious, but this surfing guide prepares you for those rare instances when things turn scary, from prevention to surviving the hold down.
How to Surf Switchfoot

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Having the ability to surf with either foot forward is a great skill to develop. Check out this guide for tips on joining the ranks of accomplished switchfoot surfers.
Surfboard Fin Types

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Fins influence the stability, speed, responsiveness, and overall feel of a surfboard. This surfing guide tells you all you need to know about the different types of fins.
Learning to Surf

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This surfing guide covers all the basics of learning to surf, from how to catch a wave to renting the right surfboard & equipment.
How to Prevent Surfer's Eye

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Most avid surfers are at risk of developing surfer’s eye. This surfing guide provides prevention tips to avoid this potentially uncomfortable and unsightly condition.
Different Wave Types for Surfing

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All waves are definitely not created equal. This surfing guide covers different wave types and offers insight into how they’re formed and what makes them fun to surf.
How to Read Waves for Surfing

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The ability to identify choice waves is a vital skill for surfers to develop. This surfing guide describes how to read waves to increase the fun factor of your session.
Understanding Localism in Surfing

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Surf localism can be vicious. This surfing guide helps explain what fuels a lot of the negative behavior, and provides some simple and effective avoidance tactics.
Surf Destinations: Southern Hemisphere

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Learn about the best surfing regions in the Southern Hemisphere, including Indonesia, Tahiti, and Australia, in this surfing guide.
How to Surf on a Longboard

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Learn all the basics of longboarding in this surfing guide, from the turtle roll to the nose-ride.
How to Stick a Late Drop in Surfing

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Late takeoffs can be quite a challenge. This surfing guide covers all the basics of sticking a late drop, from the paddle-in to the bottom turn.
How to Get Sponsored in Surfing

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Getting sponsored isn't as easy as walking into a surf shop and inking a deal. Learn how to stand out from the pack in this surfing guide on how to get sponsored.
How to Do an Air in Surfing

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From launching to landing, this surfing guide shows you how to do one of the most fun, and most difficult, manuevers in surfing.
The Reality of Sharks and Surfing

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Shark attacks are rare, but that doesn't mean they aren't terrifying. This surfing guide weighs the risks sharks pose for surfers.
How to Catch More Waves in Surfing

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Want to increase your wave count? This surfing guide details several strategies that will help you catch more waves per session.
How to Do a Surfing Cutback

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Learning how to complete a smooth and functional cutback is an important skill for any surfer. This surfing guide teaches you all the basics, from start to finish.
Preventing Surfing Injuries

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Surfing injuries are rarely serious, but there are an abundance of dangers you need to be aware of. This surfing injury guide prepares you for all of them.
How to Convert Your Car Into a Surf Mobile

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Every surfer needs a surf mobile. This surfing guide shows you how to turn you car into the ultimate beach vehicle.
How to Shape a Surfboard

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Shaping a surfboard that floats is easy. Shaping a surfboard that goes well in the water is extremely difficult- use this surfing guide to help you learn.
How to Surf in Cold Water

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Surfing in cold water isn't as simple as just wearing a wetsuit. This surfing guide shows you how to stay warm and limber during any cold water session.
How to Buy a Used Surfboard

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Saving money on a surfboard is as easy as buying a used one. This surfing guide provides insight on how to get a great deal on a used board.
Surfing Safety

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Surfing has its fair share of risks with potentially serious consequences. This surfing guide offers some helpful safety tips for when you’re out enjoying the waves.
How to Choose a Shortboard for Surfing

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Finding a shortboard for the conditions in which you want to shred can be a tough task. This surfing guide discusses what to look for when choosing your next shortboard.
How to Choose Fins for Shortboard Surfing

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Fins can play a huge role in how well a shortboard performs. This surfing guide provides info that will help when trying to select the right fins for your shortboard
Surfing Glossary

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Check out this Surfing glossary to find the sport-specific definitions for which you have been looking. From A to Z, we've got all the words covered.
History of Surfing

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Learn all about the history and evolution of this water sport with this comprehensive guide!
How to Deal with Crowded Surf Spots

How to Deal with Crowded Surf Spots

Surfers have done a poor job of keeping their sport under wraps. This guide offers a few tips for how to avoid the frustration that can come from surfing a crowded spot.
How to Choose a Longboard for Surfing

How to Choose a Longboard for Surfing

Longboards come in a wide variety of materials, shapes, and sizes. Check out this surfing guide to learn what to look for when choosing just the right longboard.
How to Surf for Life

How to Surf for Life

A lot of avid surfers are forced to give the sport up earlier than they want to. This surfing guide outlines ways to ensure you’ll be riding waves in your golden years.
How to Prevent Surfer's Ear

How to Prevent Surfer's Ear

Surfer’s ear affects a high percentage of cold-water surfers. This surfing guide offers prevention tips and sheds light on this potentially serious condition.
Yoga for Surfers

Yoga for Surfers

Yoga’s mellow reputation appeals to many surfers. Read this guide to learn how this ancient tradition can add power and flow to your surfing!
Surfing FAQ

Surfing FAQ

This surfing guide provides answers to all the most frequent questions asked by new surfers.
How to Wax a Surfboard

How to Wax a Surfboard

From buying the right bar of wax to properly applying it to the surfboard, this surfing guide teaches you everything you need to know about waxing up.
How to Duck Dive & Turtle Roll in Surfing

How to Duck Dive & Turtle Roll in Surfing

For a beginning surfer, just getting to the waves is half the battle. This surfing guide shows you how to duck dive and turtle roll your way through the impact zone.
Types of Surfboards

Types of Surfboards

Shortboards, longboards, hybrids, fishes- this surfing guide tells you all you need to know about different types of surfboards.
The Most Important Surfers of the Modern Era

The Most Important Surfers of the Modern Era

This surfing guide introduces the personalities that helped shaped the modern era of surfing.
The Most Important Surfers of the Classic Era

The Most Important Surfers of the Classic Era

A colorful cast of individuals are responsible for shaping the sport of surfing- here's a surfing guide detailing the most important surfers of the classic era.
Surf Destinations: Northern Hemisphere

Surf Destinations: Northern Hemisphere

From California to Hawaii to Japan, this surfing guide familiarizes you with all the best surfing zones in the Northern Hemisphere.
How to Prepare for a Surf Trip

How to Prepare for a Surf Trip

From packing the right gear to finding the best waves, this surfing guide prepares you for the perfect surf trip.
How to Paddle and Maneuver a Surfboard

How to Paddle and Maneuver a Surfboard

Although not extremely difficult, learning how to paddle correctly is an important skill towards becoming a competent surfer- this surfing guide shows you how.
How to Choose the Right Surf Spot

How to Choose the Right Surf Spot

Understanding when and where to surf is essential knowledge for any beginner surfer. This surfing guide fills you in on how to pick the best beach.
How to Stay Stoked for Summer Surfing

How to Stay Stoked for Summer Surfing

The summer months provide plenty of challenges for surfers. Learn how to make the most out of small surf and hot days in this surfing guide.
How to Choose and Care for Your Wetsuit

How to Choose and Care for Your Wetsuit

For surfers in cold-water climates, owning a proper wetsuit is essential. This surfing guide teaches you all about wetsuits, from choosing the right one to wetsuit care.
How to Read Buoy Reports

How to Read Buoy Reports

Online surf reports are convenient, but often over-simplified and inaccurate. This surfing guide shows you how to assess the conditions yourself by reading buoy reports.
How to Do a Surfing Re-Entry

How to Do a Surfing Re-Entry

From the bottom turn approach to the snap and descent down the wave face, this surfing guide teaches you all the components of executing a successful re-entry.
Purchasing Your First Surfboard

Purchasing Your First Surfboard

Not all surfboards are ideal for beginners – in fact, most aren't. Read this surfing guide to find out which board you should use while you learn to surf.
How to Care for Your Surfboard

How to Care for Your Surfboard

There are several easy ways to increase the lifespan of your surfboards- learn them in this surfing guide on caring for your boards.
Surfing Guide to the North Shore

Surfing Guide to the North Shore

The North Shore of Oahu is undeniably the most important stretch of beach in the surfing world. Learn about the region's premier surf breaks in this surfing guide.
How to Do Surfboard Ding Repair

How to Do Surfboard Ding Repair

Surfboards are far from indestructible. This surfing guide shows you how to save time and money by doing your own basic ding repair.
Surfing Etiquette

Surfing Etiquette

Understanding and adhering to proper etiquette is absolutely essential for any beginner surfer. This surfing guide covers all the bases, from safety to showing respect.
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