Surf Fit 50. A Program for Aging Surfers

Surf Fit 50 is a program that started out of necessity. Its main purpose is to educate and empower aging surfers to improve their overall health and fitness, to allow them to be able to surf well into their golden years. As an aging surfer, as well as a Physical Therapist and Strength and Conditioning Specialist, it became more apparent how time had taken its toll on my own body and my surfing. ...

Hawaii Is A Surfer's Paradise

Hawaii Is A Surfer's Paradise
Surfers are as much of Hawaii's trademark as hula and palm dancers. After all, surfing was invented in Hawaii. The Hawaiians gave him a philosophy that everyone on the board should learn: it takes time to learn surfing techniques, patience to find the perfect wave and the courage to hit it. Hawaiians sum it up like this: relax. The surfers' greeting literally translates to stay relaxed!...

Choosing the Right Surfboard? Easy tips to follow

A surfboard is a special board used in surfing. Surfboards are relatively light, but strong enough to support a person standing on them while riding an ocean wave.
A surfboard is a special board used in surfing. Surfboards are relatively light, but strong enough to support a person standing on them while riding an ocean wave....

History of Surf in Rio de Janeiro

The first signs of the arrival of surf in Rio de Janeiro date from the 1940s and 1950s. It is not known exactly how the sport arrived. Some say they were airline employees, others talk about tourists, some in American films that already printed the sport on the screens, but the truth is that, at that time, Cariocas were already seen on wooden boards made by themselves gliding on waves on Arpoador Beach.
History of Surf in Rio de Janeiro
The first signs of the arrival of surf in Rio de Janeiro date from the 1940s and 1950s. It is not known exactly how the sport arrived. Some say they were airline employees, others talk about tourists, some in American films that already printed the sport on the screens, but the truth is that, at that time, Cariocas were already seen on wooden boards made by themselves gliding on waves on Arpoador Beach....

Best place to go surfing – according to various surfers

For those looking to learn to surf, Sri Lanka offers an incredible mix of fun, friendly waves, incredible culture and tropical climate.
Best place to go surfing – according to various surfers
For those looking to learn to surf, Sri Lanka offers an incredible mix of fun, friendly waves, incredible culture and tropical climate....

What is the World Surf League?

What is the World Surf League?
The World Surf League (WSL) is the governing body for professional surfers and is dedicated to showcasing the world's most talented in a variety of progressive formats....

The most surfed giant waves in the world

Why are these giant waves so scary and dangerous? Immense and irregular walls, absurd volumes of water, strong currents, sharp rocks, shallow bottoms of very sharp corals and many sharks are some of the reasons....

Best surf movies

Hollywood is in California, a state that has important stages of world surfing. But it's funny that Hollywood has rarely been willing to face the waves and make good surf movies. I am not sure why, but I imagine that, even with special effects, it must be difficult to make perfect surf scenes with professional actors. Although the last one I saw (Aguas rasas), it was already very well done....

How to plan a surf trip

There are reasons for us, passionate about surfing, to dream about the long awaited surf trip. Escaping the crowd from home, the flat sea out of season and surfing perfect waves all day are the main reasons. It was to get to know cultures completely different from yours, people, make new friends and collect experiences that no money can buy.
There are reasons for us, passionate about surfing, to dream about the long awaited surf trip. Escaping the crowd from home, the flat sea out of season and surfing perfect waves all day are the main reasons. It was to get to know cultures completely different from yours, people, make new friends and collect experiences that no money can buy....

How to understand wave prediction?

Hello people! We recently wrote an article with 6 good wave forecasting sites. But do they really work? There is some risk of looking at a website, seeing that the wave forecast is good, getting ready, sleeping early, putting things in the car arriving at the beach and ... it's flat....

Other types of surf spots

What will we see in this article? Point breaks Reef-breaks Beach-breaks Other types of surf spots In the articles I write about surfing, I always try to pass the best wind and wave conditions for each peak. I believe that some of you who have read these articles may have already gone through the situation of planning in anticipation of the right conditions, and even then, the peak does not work. Don't swear at me or say that adrenaline10 was wrong. To make a decent wave forecast, ripple and wind are not always enough....

How to Choose the Ideal Surfboard?

There are so many possibilities for a board, that just thinking about which one to choose, even if you have saved the necessary money, becomes torture. What length and width? More edge or less edge? Do I put a deck? And the tail, which shape? Beak thinner or flatter? How many and which keels? And the leash? The ideal surfboard will depend on several factors: the sea you usually surf, your learning stage, your size and weight are the main ones. What is the secret to finding the ideal surfboard, then? I would say the big secret is to test as many options as possible before starting to build your quiver.
How to Choose the Ideal Surfboard?
There are so many possibilities for a board, that just thinking about which one to choose, even if you have saved the necessary money, becomes torture. What length and width? More edge or less edge? Do I put a deck? And the tail, which shape? Beak thinner or flatter? How many and which keels? And the leash? The ideal surfboard will depend on several factors: the sea you usually surf, your learning stage, your size and weight are the main ones. What is the secret to finding the ideal surfboard, then? I would say the big secret is to test as many options as possible before starting to build your quiver....

Best Surf Peaks of the Northeast and North

Hello people! Last week I decided to write about the best surf spots in Brazil, considering the largest geographic distribution possible. As the post was getting too long, I divided it into two parts:...

Best waves from the South and Southeast of Brazil to surf

Luckily for us, we live in a country with many options for those who want to surf. However, most of the best surf spots in Brazil are beach breaks, that is, they have a sandy bottom, which is good from the point of view of decreasing the risk of injuries, but bad from the point of view of lack of frequency. . It is not uncommon for us to have to hope for a swell, because the sea is completely flat, which does not happen in peaks with rock or coral bottom, which end up having waves, even if small....

Surf Terms and Slang Dictionary

Hi guys! It is very normal for beginner surfers to “float” when witnessing a conversation between more experienced practitioners of our so noble sport. And it is so unique, with such a strong community, that even its own dictionary of surf slang, which is almost a language, it has....

Best Surf Spots In Florianópolis

Florianópolis has some of the best surf spots in Brazil. The best time to surf on the island is in winter when the biggest swells usually appear, but the geography of the island ends up making surfing possible almost 365 days a year. Along with the beautiful people who live or frequent the island, this makes Floripa one of the favorite destinations for Brazilian and foreign surfers.
Florianópolis has some of the best surf spots in Brazil. The best time to surf on the island is in winter when the biggest swells usually appear, but the geography of the island ends up making surfing possible almost 365 days a year. Along with the beautiful people who live or frequent the island, this makes Floripa one of the favorite destinations for Brazilian and foreign surfers....

What is Swell in Surfing?

On calm days, when all the peaks are flat, it is very common to hear surfers saying that the sea will improve because a swell will enter. But what is a swell and what does it have to do with surfing? The word, in English, comes from the verbs to swell, dilate and grow and represents a meteorological phenomenon capable of generating large ripples....

Discover the 10 Biggest Waves in Brazil for Surfing

Brazil is far from being part of the right destinations for big riders (giant wave surfers) in search of big swells throughout the year. But there are some peaks that, depending on the conditions, can scare even the most experienced. Some are more consistent in the right season and others only work in the big hangovers for the bravest.
Brazil is far from being part of the right destinations for big riders (giant wave surfers) in search of big swells throughout the year. But there are some peaks that, depending on the conditions, can scare even the most experienced. Some are more consistent in the right season and others only work in the big hangovers for the bravest....

How does the World Surfing Championship work?

The history of surfing in Brazil is quite long. Some say that it started in the 40's, others 50, it had its professionalization in the 80's and finally it seems that it fell in favor of the Brazilians through the good performances of the Brazilian storm - nickname given to the very talented Brazilian generation that today competes in the World Surfing Championship (World Tour Championship), the elite of world surfing....

The best wave forecasting sites

One of the biggest challenges for those who are starting to surf, or practice other sports with a board, is to be able to decipher whether a nearby peak will work in the next few days or not. Especially for those who live in Brazil, with our sandy bottom beaches and more irregular wave formation, learning to make a reliable wave forecast can save a lot of time and travel.
One of the biggest challenges for those who are starting to surf, or practice other sports with a board, is to be able to decipher whether a nearby peak will work in the next few days or not. Especially for those who live in Brazil, with our sandy bottom beaches and more irregular wave formation, learning to make a reliable wave forecast can save a lot of time and travel....

Best Surf Spots in Rio de Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro has some of the most beautiful and famous beaches in the world. Despite being always full, surf lovers do not feel neglected by the city's beaches. Quite the contrary ... there are waves for almost every taste.
Rio de Janeiro has some of the most beautiful and famous beaches in the world. Despite being always full, surf lovers do not feel neglected by the city's beaches. Quite the contrary ... there are waves for almost every taste....

The 6 Main Surfing Maneuvers

At first glance, the possible repertoire of surfing tricks does not seem to be that vast. Torn, Cut-Back, Tube, Floater, Aerial and Beat. There may even be others, but you can be sure that these are the main ones, which will be seen most in championships or free-surfing sessions.
At first glance, the possible repertoire of surfing tricks does not seem to be that vast. Torn, Cut-Back, Tube, Floater, Aerial and Beat. There may even be others, but you can be sure that these are the main ones, which will be seen most in championships or free-surfing sessions....

The best places to surf in Portugal

Portugal is one of the best surfing destinations in Europe. With over 1,700km of coastline combining both south and west coasts, Portugal offers a plethora of incredible surf spots for surfers of all ability levels. In this post we’re going to unpack all the surfing gems Portugal has to offer....

How French surf spots compete with Brazilian ones

Surf is developing everywhere in the world. Both the lifestyle and the sport itself attract new people every day. In France, the trend is the same. The top spots are getting crowded (for good reasons) and new spots are found for every level.
Surf is developing everywhere in the world. Both the lifestyle and the sport itself attract new people every day. In France, the trend is the same. The top spots are getting crowded (for good reasons) and new spots are found for every level....