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Second only to your board, a wetsuit is an essential component of your surfing kit. It insulates your body temperature so that you can surf or dive in a range of weather conditions and protects your skin from irritation caused by surf wax and sand. And all of that means you get to stay in the water longer.
Nowadays surfing has been fairly considered one of the most spectacular sports ever. And it doesn’t come as a surprise. Just take a look on some random corresponding search results on Youtube, Instagram or any other popular platform and you’re going to be stoked by passion and power of many surfers all over the World.
First off — let’s cover the basics. Think of this as your Bachelor in Understanding The Surf Forecast degree. For your degree, these four variables are the basics: swell, swell height, swell period and swell direction. Understand this holy foursome and you will have a decent package of know-how and you are ready to start planning your next surf session.
The best thing about surfing in Europe is the abundance of different countries and their respective surf culture. Be ready to smash your stereotypes about different regions and their habitats since surfing will give different countries different flavours.
Doesn’t get better than this, folks. Surfing in Asia is straight out of those glossy-paged surfing magazines: endless rows of palm trees, white sand, exotic fruits, incredibly friendly locals, and continuous lines of near-to-perfection waves.
Surfing in the United States must be on every wave sliders’ bucket list. The most famous surf hubs are the ones on the West Coast and they are associated with Californian sand beaches and palm trees but in reality the US has a lot to offer.
While surfing has been growing increasingly popular worldwide and begun attracting tourists, world’s best surf spots thrive and new are on the way to be discovered. Hence when it comes to choosing a destination for a new surf trip the degree of confusion among surf junkies is getting higher.
Aloha, fans of surfing, and please get ready. 2019 offers a range of exciting events in the most exotic and demanding surf locations. If you want to see A-class surfing, insane waves, and a like-minded crowd – don’t miss these events. The excitement is palpable when seeing rockstar surfers live but if you’re on a tight budget, live streaming the events works just fine.
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