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How to make surfboard art

Surfboards are the perfect canvas for your artistic creations. Get great ideas, cool designs, and find innovative new uses for old surf craft. Become a surf artist without even taking art lessons. Let your imagination free, and don’t think too much. Enjoy a surf art afternoon session with friends and family. If you own an old surfboard that will no longer glide across the salted water, take it out of the attic, and bring it back to life.

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Why, when and how do sharks attack surfers

Sharks are at the top of the food chain. The ocean predators follow their instincts. The good news is that humans are not on their diet list. However, like us, they make mistakes, too. Swimmers and surfers are not sharks’ favorite meal. They prefer sea lions, sea turtles, fish, whales, and seals. The majority of shark attacks occur near the shore, in the surf zone and sandbars, because their natural preys live in these areas. But attacks also take place in steep underwater drop-offs, where divers often swim.

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The day surfing became an Olympic sport

On August 3, 2016, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) confirmed surfing in the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. All IOC members unanimously approved the proposal to include surfing, for the first time in its history, in the Olympic movement. Fernando Aguerre, president of the International Surfing Association (ISA), fulfilled the dream of Duke Kahanamoku, the father of modern surfing, and of millions of anonymous surfers worldwide.

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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.

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The man who relearned to surf with one arm

This is the story of how Steve Brown reconnected with surfing, lost an arm, and returned to the surf zone for an emotional comeback. This is his diary. This is a dream come true. In 1973, during a college overseas study trip to Indonesia, Steve had a chance to spend some time at Kuta Beach, Bali, bodysurfing, watching the surfers from Australia and contemplating the meaning of life. One day, he rented what turned out to be a very water logged surfboard and tried to surf. Steve loved the experience, but time passed by quickly.

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