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3 of the Most Dangerous Surfing Destinations on the Planet | We Are Surfers

Surfing often offers a unique glimpse into unknown environments. The search for waves takes you to places you wouldn’t normally venture and allows you to experience cultures that would otherwise remain undiscovered. In places where surfing is uncommon, the locals’ attitude to these unknown and unfamiliar travelers is usually one of intrigue. Hospitality is warmly extended […]

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This Year’s Silver Dragon Tidal Bore Was Incredible | The Inertia

Tidal bores are incredible things, and there is, perhaps, no more incredible tidal bore that the one on China’s Qiantang River. Tidal bores are incredible things, and there is, perhaps, no more incredible tidal bore that the one on China’s Qiantang River. It’s the home of Red Bull’s Battle at the Silver Dragon surfing event–which just […]

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Lessons from John Severson about life, art, and where the two are one

Reflections on the legacy left by the late SURFER founder, according to colleague and friend Drew Kampion. From the pages of SURFER 58.6 LESSONS FROM JOHN WHAT I LEARNED FROM SURFER FOUNDER JOHN SEVERSON ABOUT LIFE, ART AND WHERE THE TWO BECOME ONE OCTOBER 11, 2017 BY DREW KAMPION We may not notice when they occur, but […]

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Creators: Matt Warshaw, for the record

With Encyclopedia of Surfing, History of Surfing and Above the Roar, Matt Warshaw has created the world’s most comprehensive look at surfing’s past According to esteemed historian, author and former SURFER editor Matt Warshaw, it’s an uphill battle getting surfers to click on links with terms like “history” and “encyclopedia” in the headline. “People hear […]

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Ben Skinner Is Going to Blow Your Mind on a 9’1 | The Inertia

Ben Skinner is wonderful to watch–aggressive and stylish at the same time. You may not have heard of Ben Skinner, which is a crying shame. He’s wonderful to watch–aggressive and stylish at the same time, seamlessly transitioning from rail to rail, nose-riding in situations where nose-rides should be impossible, and surfing a longboard like it’s a […]

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Is Your “Over-Training” Actually Under Recovering? Here are 3 Ways to Aid Recovery | The Inertia

If you read enough fitness magazines, listen to enough wellness podcasts and read enough health blogs, you’re likely to encounter the concept of over-training. The basic idea is that you’re doing too much, too quickly, so that you end up giving your body a greater stimulus than it can adapt to or recover from. If this […]