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!...
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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....
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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....
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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....
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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....
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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....
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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. ...
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