Surfing Guides

shark threat

Does Poop Attract Sharks? Aqua Dumpers Beware!

When you gotta go, you gotta go, and sometimes that means taking a dump in the ocean (also known as ...
does poop float in the ocean

Does Poop Float in the Ocean? The Dirty Truth

Have you ever wondered if poop floats in the ocean? It might sound like a bizarre question, but this can ...
are sharks attracted to urine

Are Sharks Attracted to Urine? Should You Hold Your Pee In?

Seeing a shark when you’re in the water can make your blood run cold, and for good reason. Even if ...
when to wear board shorts

When Can You Wear Board Shorts? What to Know

As the sun beats down on a pristine beach, waves lazily lapping at the shore, amidst the panorama of sunbathers ...
Are Board Shorts and Swim Trunks the Same Thing?

Are Board Shorts and Swim Trunks the Same Thing?

You’re at the swimwear store, with one hand grasping a pair of board shorts and a pair of swim trunks ...
How Long Are Board Shorts

How Long Are Board Shorts? How to Find the Perfect Length

If you’re currently shopping for board shorts, you might be wondering why there are so many board shorts of varying ...
how do surfers die

How Do Surfers Die? Top Causes and How to Avoid Them

If you’ve ever seen first-hand (or through videos) surfers riding monster waves and then wiping out spectacularly, you might be ...
what happens to poop in the ocean

What Happens to Poop in the Ocean? What You Should Know

If you are a surfer or an avid beach goer, you may have wondered what happens to poop in the ...
Do Booties Go Over or Under the Wetsuit

Do Booties Go Over or Under the Wetsuit?

When you wear boots on land, there is an argument to be made as to whether you should tuck in ...
do wetsuits cover your feet

Do Wetsuits Cover Your Feet?

Don't you just hate it when you buy a product, only to realize that the accessories aren't included? Well many ...

Have you ever seen a video of a surfer riding a huge wave and wondered, “Man, that looks cool. I wonder if I could do that?” Well, probably not right now. But, it’s actually not that hard to get started with surfing and begin riding a smaller wave.

WIth a good instructor, using a huge board, under the right conditions, with some solid balance, you could accomplish this all on your first day. And when you do, it’ll feel amazing. The hard part is what comes after; when you’re addicted to that feeling and want to ride a bigger wave.

Once you’ve caught the surfing bug, you’ll want to surf without any supervision, get your own equipment, learn all the rules and lingo. This will be a big step forwards, and without proper guidance, you will feel overwhelmed.

Out of all the water-based board sports, surfing is arguably the most famous and easiest to get started with. That’s why we’ve written many surfing tips and tricks and compiled them all into this section. Whether you’re thinking of getting started with surfing, or you’re a casual surfer looking to improve your skills, there is sure to be a guide for you.