What Does a Surfer Need? 11 Supplies to Get Started with Surfing
Surfing

What Does a Surfer Need? 11 Supplies to Get Started with Surfing

Perhaps you’re new to this thrilling sport and don’t know where to start. Surfing is an exciting sport, though it can also be expensive. The good news is, if you’re just starting out, you can rent, borrow, or buy second-hand equipment listed here! What gears do you need to start, anyway? Don’t worry, we’re going…

Types of Surfboards
Surfing

Types of Surfboards

A surfboard is the main equipment used in surfing. It is light, buoyant, but is strong enough to support you while you surf. Originally known as papa he’e nalu, the first surfboard originated in Hawaii. It is typically made of their local wood, and can extend up to 15 ft. Not to mention that they…

Do Surfboards Need Wax?
Surfing

Do Surfboards Need Wax?

Perhaps you’re new to surfing and you’ve heard of ‘surfboard wax.’ What is it? Do surfboards need it? How do you apply it? Surfboards need wax, it is an essential part of surfboard maintenance for every surfer. There are a wide variety of waxes on the market, each having different properties, so you may need…

Dangers of Surfing
Surfing

Dangers of Surfing

Surfing is an extreme sport, and while it can be exciting to be out under the sun and getting into the waves, surfing should be taken seriously. Any sport can be dangerous, depending on how much risk you’re willing to take. If you get into the water and surf with zero experience and knowledge, then…

Does a Surfboard Need Fins?
Surfing

Does a Surfboard Need Fins?

As you look into surfboards and the different options that they can come with, you have probably come across surfboard fins. They seem fairly common but come in different styles and shapes. They must have significance when surfing, but just how important are they? Does a surfboard need fins? Having fins on a surfboard is…