The best stretching and strengthening exercises for surfers

Surfers can enhance their riding abilities by maintaining a healthy body and mind through fitness and exercises. Whether you are an athlete or simply...

Surfing and nose riding explained by Newtonian physics

The physics of surfing is an enigma. In particular, it is unproven how a surfboard can grip the water with sufficient force to allow...

How can surfers become ocean protection leaders?

"Having steadily surfed since the days of gremlins, ho-dads, and baggies, the author is well aware that surfers are hardly a politically oriented...

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...

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...

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....

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...

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...

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"...

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...