My Surfing Commandments

Unlike many mainstream sports, surfing doesn’t have a rule-book, just unwritten rules. For beginners, it’s like being expected to be a mind reader. To help, here are my 10 surfing commandments. Regardless of your surfing level, whether you are paddling in the foam or out back, we all need to respect these rules. Don’t drop...

Longboard Life Lessons

I am always excited about a surfing road trip and the Garden Route is one of my favourite destinations. For the first time in 27 years the SA Longboard Surfing Championships are being held in Mossel Bay. The Eden Longboard Surfing Association is hosting the championships, consisting of 16 divisions ranging from under-14s to legends,...

Doctors Orders

Biarritz doctors are prescribing surfing and SUP lessons for patients with chronic ailments in a clinical pilot programme. From depression to heart disease this miracle prescription is working wonders. Surfing has been seen as part of the next steps in therapy and rehabilitation. A big shift away from pill popping and more of a healthy...

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