Tag Archives: beach

How to choose a surf school

Have you felt the call to go surfing? Are you planning to enroll your kids in surf lessons? Are you unsure of which surf school to choose from? Selecting the right surf school for you, or your children can be tricky, especially when there are so many options available. Talking to people who had previous surf schools experiences can be a wise move, for example. Surf lessons are often a good way to start surfing. Competent surf instructors will teach you the fundamentals of wave riding and the ocean and will help you stand up fast on a surfboard.

View article:
How to choose a surf school

How to improve your wave selection

Choosing a wave is easy, but picking a good wave requires using our brain and experience. In the end, it’s all about maximizing our time in the water and having fun. Take a look at everything you need to know about wave selection. In surfing, wave selection is an art, and it usually draws the line between beginners and intermediate/advanced surfers. For beginner surfers, waves are often all the same, and everything goes down to how big it is because they don’t know how to read waves. But if you’re more into quality over quantity, then you should begin focusing on advanced wave selection methods. It comes with age and experience, and it pushes you to become a better surfer.

Read this article:
How to improve your wave selection

Things you didn’t know about the original "Point Break"

It’s a cult movie, and one of the first Hollywood productions to feature big wave surfing. The original “Point Break” was released in 1991, but it stood the test of time. For many movie fans, “Point Break” is one of the best surf-inspired flicks of all time. The film had it all; an irresistible blend of FBI agents and a surf gang hidden behind masks of former US Presidents; Film director Kathryn Bigelow helped create a classic action-packed thriller movie in which the law enforcer and the criminal slowly develop a close relationship throughout the film.

See the article here:
Things you didn’t know about the original "Point Break"

Hizunome Bettero wins the 2017 Jack’s Surfboards Pro

Hizunome Bettero has taken out the inaugural Jack’s Surfboards Pro, in Huntington Beach, California. The Brazilian pro surfer defeated Arashi Kato in three-to-four-foot waves. Bettero, who has been a Qualifying Series warrior for over a decade, used his experience to claim his first-ever event. The athlete from Ubatuba unleashed his efficient frontside carves and aerial tricks to win the contest, and climb 105 spots up the rankings to 26th place.

View the original here:
Hizunome Bettero wins the 2017 Jack’s Surfboards Pro

Florida may surf the world’s first Kelly Slater wave pool

And the first Kelly Slater artificial wave park goes to… The champ’s home state. The Kelly Slater Wave Co. (KSWC) is planning the opening of its first man-made surf pool in Palm Beach, Florida, just 120 miles away from the founder’s hometown of Cocoa Beach. The Surf Ranch Florida application was filed by a planning and landscape architecture firm. If approved by Palm Beach County, the 80-acre project will be built within the Palm Beach Park of Commerce. 

Excerpt from:
Florida may surf the world’s first Kelly Slater wave pool