What is Dudeism?

Dudeism is a religion and philosophy founded in 2005 by journalist Oliver Benjamin. Its belief system is inspired by the 1998 movie "The Big Lebowski." The cult classic film stars Jeff Bridges as "The...

How to do a frog stretch

The downward-facing frog pose is an all-around workout routine that promotes stretching of muscles and connective tissues. Learn how to do the frog stretch. Flexibility is key to physical fitness and an essential requirement...

A very special Oregon surf adventure

It's 45 °F, and I am at 45 degrees North, 70 miles east of the coast. Daylight breaks before the sun is fully up. After coffee and oatmeal, I head down three stories to...

Why do waves seem to break or move very slowly from a distance?

Have you ever stood on a boardwalk staring at the sea and somehow witnessed large waves breaking slowly in front of your eyes? It's a common phenomenon, and it is particularly visible when powerful...

what is the value of a wave?

Surfing is a free recreational outdoor activity with approximately 35 million participants worldwide. In search of perfect waves, surfers travel all around the world and engage with thousands of coastal communities all-year-round. The concept of...

How the “call me” hand sign became the shaka emoji

It is one of the most popular emojis on social media and text messages sent from smartphones. But is it a "call me" hand sign or a shaka emoji? The Unicode Consortium is a...

The best sunrise quotes of all time

Have you ever woke up early to watch the sun greet and bring a new morning? It is definitely worth it. Enjoy the most inspiring sunrise quotes of all time. The sunrise is one...

Company Profile: Nixon | Surfd

The surf brand Nixon is associated with stylish watches and a range of quality lifestyle gear. In this article we explore the...

How to deal with sharks

A guide for surfers Omphalophobia, the fear of belly buttons. Now this story has nothing to do with innies or outies but does relate...

Review: Hubi’s Surf Atlas | Surfd

If you’re looking for a surfing-themed book that will entertain and educate the kids in your life then you won’t find better than...

6 Ways to Find Hope when Considering Ocean Acidification

Imagine an ‘invisible force’ invades the world. Slowly dissolving all life and there’s almost nothing you can do to stop it. And like...

Company Profile: Hurley | Surfd

Everything you need to know about Hurley is in this article, including a brief history, important milestones, brand ambassadors and more. The Hurley brand...