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Meet Female Surfboard Shaper Valerie Duprat!

By |2017-11-26T04:13:44+00:00November 26th, 2017|Categories: Absolute beginners, General, Ladies, Live your passion, Must haves|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

How did surfing come into your life? When and where? I tried surfing a long time ago when I was young and wanted to play cool with my then boyfriend, but it was a total failure.  However, I married him, so that part was a success!  Then, I crossed paths with the waves by flying above [...]

Moving to Biarritz to Follow My Dreams

By |2017-11-18T22:59:31+00:00November 18th, 2017|Categories: General, Ladies, Live your passion, Wanderlust|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

It was a rainy afternoon when I was looking for my next mission in life. Initially, I was looking to start a Masters degree when I came across the advertisement. An internship for 6 months in the Basque Country, in the South of France. My heart started to race, it was a sign. After falling in [...]

Surf Couples, Surf Dating – How Surfing Strengthens Relationships

By |2017-11-05T20:02:43+00:00October 21st, 2017|Categories: Fitness & wellbeing, General, Live your passion|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Sunrise at High Tide It’s no doubt that couples that play together stay together, well at least most of the time. Physical activity and play can be the cornerstone of a healthy relationship. Sports like surfing get the muscles pumping, lungs breathing, and energy moving. With warm bodies and neurons firing, its no surprise to hear [...]

The Surf Van – Do you want one?

By |2017-10-11T02:58:48+00:00October 11th, 2017|Categories: Live your passion, Must haves|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

One of the best travel experiences I’ve ever had came from living in a van for four months. It’s certainly a different way to live, but it’s a rewarding one, and allows you to see and experience significantly more than you would via traditional forms of travel, as well as surf as many different breaks as [...]

Surfing – The Martial Arts of the Sea

By |2017-09-30T15:22:33+00:00September 29th, 2017|Categories: Live your passion|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Martial arts is a combination of body and mind training, and I’d like to argue that surfing is an art form that has many similarities to martial arts. It embodies a set of principles and lessons that we surfers have been learning from the sea like a student does from her karate master. I have been [...]

“Resurface” : Movie Review

By |2017-09-11T17:53:31+00:00September 11th, 2017|Categories: Must haves|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

If you ever get discouraged when you’re out surfing, you need to watch this quick documentary.  If you ever what it is about the ocean that keeps pulling you back wipeout after wipeout, you need to watch Resurface.  If you ever need proof that surfing can change lives, watch this movie. I had several friends tell [...]