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Welcome to SurferToday.com. Established September 12, 2007.

Founder & Executive Manager: Luís M. Pinto


SurferToday.com is the ultimate surfing news website.

SurferToday.com features the latest news from the world of wave and water sports, including surfing, bodyboarding, skateboarding, kiteboarding, windsurfing, and skimboarding, as well as updated content on environmental issues and surf travel.


SurferToday.com was founded in Porto, Portugal, European Union, on September 12, 2007, by Luís F. M. Pinto.

Contributing Writers

Adam Rees
Ana de Brito Costa
André Klein Martins
Andrew Island
Andy Gratton
Anjali Ajmani
Arne Gahmig
Anthony Sheardown
Anthony Tipton
C. K. Littlewood
Carly Stoenner
Cat Woods
Cerven Cotter
Chantell Glenville
Charles Vandemeulebroucke
Colin Kirk
Craig Libuse
Dane Scarborough
David Xu
Dean Torrence
Desmond Muirhead
Donn Ito
Ed Marx
Evan Valenti
Frank E. Barberena
Gerald Taggart
Graham Best
Graham Howes
Hazel Bennett
Heidi Hansen
Helen Barber
Henrik Beyer
Ivana Bajic
James Russell
Jeff Hubbard
Jennifer Schmeer
Joe Moseley
Joe Taylor
John Gamlin
John P. Murphy
Jonathan Weston
Jorge Dominguez
Kenneth Liberman
La Shawn Pagán
Laura Fulton
Laurie Lattimore-Volkmann
Lily Turner
Luís de Carvalho
Luís MP
Martijn van Gool
Matthew H. Nash
Maxwell Van Rees
Michael Brooke
Michael C. Willis
Michael Chuku
Mikey Sanderlin
Milton B. Willis
Nathan Ho
Nicholas Landell-Mills
Nicole Rigler
Nuno Beleza de Andrade
Nyx Martinez
Octavia Drughi
Peter Camann
Peter Lynn
Reha Discioglu
Rob Reichenfeld
Rob Small
Robert Caughlan
Roger Raffee
Rukhsanna Guidroz
Sascha Baltes
Scott Cuttre
Scott Huntington
Seamus McGoldrick
Sebastian Kevany
Shannon Duvall
Steve Brown
Tatiana Dudova
Traci Effinger
Uli Stanciu
Wendy Vogelgesang
Willem van Winden


Our mission is to produce and deliver the world's finest and most credible information about surfing, bodyboarding, skateboarding, kiteboarding, windsurfing, and skimboarding while advocating for the protection and preservation of the world's oceans and beaches.

On our path to sharing accurate content, we commit to the values and principles of truth, objectivity, fairness, integrity, and excellence 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year.


To lead international surfing, kiteboarding, windsurfing, bodyboarding, skimboarding, and wakeboarding news, following the true sporting values of innovation, culture, and mutual respect in sports and competition.

Corporate Info

SurferToday.com is wholly owned by Luis F. M. Pinto.

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a) By using SurferToday.com, you agree to be bound by these terms, which shall take effect immediately on your first use of this site. If you do not agree to be bound by all of the following terms, please do not access, use and/or contribute to SurferToday.com;

b) SurferToday.com may change these terms from time to time. Your continued use of SurferToday.com will be considered an acceptance of the updated terms. If you do not agree with the changes, please stop using SurferToday.com.

Article Sources

All articles published by SurferToday.com are reviewed/written and approved - without exception - by the SurferToday.com staff.

Our sources of information are press releases, official notes, newsletters, mailing lists, direct contacts with news sources, RSS Feeds, official social media accounts, and other traditional (oral, traditional mailing, phone contact) forms of collecting official information.

There is no automatic user news submission.

Users and readers are welcome to suggest and send news, but all articles shall be approved before final online publishing on SurferToday.com.

All approved backlinks published at SurferToday.com are nofollow.

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You may not copy, reproduce, republish, download, post, broadcast, transmit, make available to the public, or use SurferToday.com content in any way except for your own personal, non-commercial use.

You also agree not to adapt, alter, or create a derivative work from any SurferToday.com content except for your own personal, non-commercial use.

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Users of SurferToday's RSS Feeds are not authorized to republish photos and articles on external websites.

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Readers are invited to comment on articles. SurferToday.com is not responsible for their words and ideas. Posting comments on SurferToday's social media platforms must respect the following rules:

a) Contributions must be civil, constructive, and polite;

b) Harassing, defamatory, abusive, threatening, harmful, obscene, profane, sexually-oriented and racially offensive material is not acceptable;

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e) Publishing commercial URLs is not permitted;

Third-Party Articles

SurferToday.com is open to contributing writers.

We have set high standards for contributing articles, so not all articles submitted are being published.

We only accept exclusive, unique, and non-commercially driven articles. Content generated by Artificial intelligence (AI) will not be reviewed or published.

Stories should not be written with the purpose of driving traffic to an external business, website, service, or product.

All included content must be informative, substantial, and relevant. Affiliate links are not allowed in these articles.

After being submitted, SurferToday will let the author know whether it will be published or not.

After being reviewed, approved, and edited, we will add a signature and a single, non-linked URL to the author's website.

SurferToday reserves the right to review, edit, or remove parts of the article or the entire content.

The contributing writer may not request to take the post down without SurferToday's consent.

SurferToday may change these rules at any time.

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SurferToday does not run or accept sponsored content or paid product promotions.


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Images, photographs, or videos displayed on the website are either the property of or used with permission by SurferToday.com.

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The remaining articles are the intellectual property of SurferToday.com. Parties interested in republishing this content must contact SurferToday.com.


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