WSL is ready for the 2018 Mavericks Challenge

The official competition window of the Mavericks Challenge will run from January 3 through February 28, 2018.

The announcement was made by the World Surf League (WSL) after receiving the approval of event plan by the California Coastal Commission.

"Mavericks is a special location that adds a new level to the Big Wave Tour (BWT) schedule. Hosting the women's event at Mavericks was always a priority for us when we acquired the event," noted Sophie Goldschmidt, CEO of WSL.

Read more ...

Things you shouldn't do in the surf lineup

Crowded lineups often generate tense vibes at the peak. Here's what everyone should avoid doing in a busy surf break.

The lineup is the area where waves break; the so-called take-off zone. Therefore, it is the place where the majority of surfers wait for their treasures, sitting on their surfboards and looking out to the horizon.

When we're lined up waiting for our turn, we must remember that we're not alone, and everyone around us is near you for the same reason - to catch the most and the best waves.

Read more ...

The best surfer nicknames of all time

You don't need to be a surfing legend to earn a cool nickname. Just do something memorable and let your friends do the rest. In the meantime, discover the best surf-inspired and non-surf-related nicknames.

They're cool, laid-back, aggressive, fresh, creative and quite often define a surfer's personality. Nicknames are words that usually represent the person who owns one.

Animals, food, drinks, personality traits, physical characteristics, mental skills, lifestyle preferences, reputational assets, abbreviations and diminutives, they all serve to create a moniker.

Read more ...

How are the waves today? Learn the basics of a surf report, and take note of what to check to know if the surf is coming to you in the next days.

+ Surfing News

Although a very young water sport, windsurfing has seen the birth, birth, and rebirth of several sailboard-oriented magazines.

+ Windsurfing News

The Australian Bodyboarding Association (ABA) has released the full schedule for the 2018 ABA Tour.

+ Bodyboarding News

Nico von Lerchenfeld has had the time of his life at Surf Snowdonia, in Wales. But he was not there to surf.

+ Wakeboarding News