A night surfing party at Wavegarden

The pressure is on, and the Wavegarden has a lot of work to do these days.

After opening the world's first public wave pool in Snowdonia, Wales, the Basque Country company is unrolling its second generation artificial wave - The Cove.

But the battlefield is open, and Wavegarden will have to cope with three strong opponents - Surf Ranch, BSR Surf Resort, and Surf Lakes.

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How hard is it to learn to surf?

On a scale of 1 to 10, how difficult is it to learn to surf? It depends on your determination and ability to tick a few critical boxes.

The good news is that it is quite easy to learn the basics of surfing. No doubt about it. Let's just say it requires a few balance skills.

In fact, the majority of surfers will tell you that surfing has a relatively smooth learning curve and that you can get started pretty fast.

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"The Outrider" is a surf comedy masterpiece

Ready for the most hilarious surf movie of the 21st century? Here's why "The Outrider" changes everything.

The movie tells the story of Mike Strident (Danny Webb), a 1970s surfboard shaper and innovator who invented "The Outrider," a revolutionary fin.

However, with the advent of the thruster fin setup developed by Simon Anderson, his creation becomes outdated and old-fashioned, and Strident falls into obscurity.

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