Surfing

Almost all lifelong surfers get some degree of exostosis, but the condition commonly known as "surfer's ear" will likely require surgical intervention in those who don't wear earplugs.

Surfing

For many young Australian surfers, this is the moment they've been waiting for all year. The 2017 Taj's Small Fries crowned seven new champions in Yallingup, Western Australia.

Kiteboarding

Daniela Moroz has been announced as US Sailing's 2016 Rolex Yachtswoman of the Year.

Kiteboarding

It's a wrap. The inaugural Kite Park League (KPL) season has come to an end.

Windsurfing

For many, Newman Darby is the original father of windsurfing - the man who opened the way to an entirely new form of sailing.

Windsurfing

Max Rowe has been named Windsurfer of the Year 2016 by the United Kingdom Windsurfing Association (UKWA).

Wind: one of the most powerful forces in Nature | Photo: Shutterstock

Environment

The wind map of the world

The wind is one of the most powerful forces in Nature. It has a violent, destructive strength, it creates swells, and it produces energy. Check how, when and where the wind is blowing.

Bodyboarding

Shore breaks are tough stuff. Waves that break directly on the sand can easily break several bones in a matter of milliseconds. Learn how to survive a shore break experience.

Bodyboarding

Is Nazaré all about Praia do Norte? Absolutely not. Here's an ode to flawless five-foot cylinders pumping at a nearby secret spot.

Surf travel: explore the inexpensive side of surfing | Photo: Shutterstock

Travel

The best cheap surf destinations

Dream spots, with perfect peeling waves, offshore winds, fantastic food, and friendly locals. Cheap surf trips are hard to spot, but we've identified the most inexpensive vacations you can experience if you're a traveling surfer.