Margaret River and the magical swells of the Indian Ocean

Margaret River is a magical place touched by the Indian Ocean. In other words, meet the town known for its premium surf and wine.

In Western Australia, you always seem to feel the power of the elements and, for nearly 40 years, surfers and travelers have crossed the country and the world to take on the world-class waves of Margaret River.

You know you're in surfers' heaven, when over 75 top class surf breaks spread over 80 miles (130 kilometers) of pristine coastline from Cape Naturaliste to Cape Leeuwin.

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Surfing in Malta: the beauty of the unexpected

In one of the smallest nations in the world, you'll find uncrowded line-ups and perfect waves under sunny blue skies. Welcome to the Mediterranean swells of Malta.

La Valletta is the capital of Malta. It is also the smallest capital of the European Union. In this sunny state, there are two official languages: Maltese and English.

But if you ask a local citizen for the nearest surf spots, he might tell you that surfers are only spotted once in a while, despite the multiple reef and beach breaks that can be found throughout the country.

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Finding surf in the Ukrainian seas

Ukraine doesn't usually get spots listed in surf travel guides. It simply isn't the ultimate surfing destination. But, can you actually find waves and surf in Ukraine?

Ukraine - whose term derives from "ukraina" (borderland or frontier region) - has 44.6 million people. The second largest country of the Old Continent has 2782 kilometers (1729 miles) of coastline.

The country has a mostly temperate continental climate, although the southern Crimean coast has a humid subtropical climate. The small Ukrainian surfing community is only able to find waves in two different water resources: the Black Sea and the Sea of Azov. That is not a problem, though.

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The International Surfing Association (ISA) submitted a declaration of intent to the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) for the inclusion of adaptive surfing on the 2024 Summer Paralympics program.

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