Surfboard art: use your imagination, create new purposes for old surf craft | Photo: Shutterstock

Surfboards are the perfect canvas for your artistic creations. Get great ideas, cool designs, and find innovative new uses for old surf craft.

Become a surf artist without even taking art lessons. Let your imagination free, and don't think too much. Enjoy a surf art afternoon session with friends and family.

If you own an old surfboard that will no longer glide across the salted water, take it out of the attic, and bring it back to life.

Groundswell: a long-period wave generated thousands of miles away from the coast | Photo: Shutterstock

What is the definition of groundswell? Why do surfers prefer long-period waves? Learn why are groundswells are better for surfing.

Swells form when the wind, at a certain speed, duration and direction, blows over a distance of water called the fetch. When the first waves form, they begin to travel faster or slower, depending on the ocean and wind conditions.

A groundswell, or ground swell, is a long-period group of waves created by a distant storm system over long distances, at least 2,000 miles away from the coast.

Kai Lenny: he crossed the major channels of the Hawaiian islands using hydrofoils | Photo: Mann/Red Bull

Kai Lenny has crossed all channels of the Hawaiian Islands to raise awareness of plastic pollution.

The Downwind Voyage for Change was a huge success. The waterman completed the expedition using hydrofoils shortboards, kiteboards, and stand-up paddleboards.

Lenny participated in local beach clean-ups at Hawaii, Maui, Lanai, Molokai, Oahu and Kauai every time he completed a crossing challenge.

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