Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

'World First' Underwater Jetpack Gives Divers And Surfers A Boost

A startup in Israel is launching what it describes as the world’s first completely hands-free underwater “smart scooter

News | Antisemitism Watch

‘Swastika boards’ and ‘surf Nazis’: New documentary explores surfing’s history of antisemitism

In “Waves Apart,” director Josh Greene chronicles how he learned about the history from his bar mitzvah party and talks with famous Jewish surfers.

Sports | Surfing/Skating/SUPing

This Is One of the Gnarliest Drop Ins You’ll Ever See | The Inertia

Who are we to judge? That’s not what this post is about. But this has to be one of the gnarliest drop ins you’ll ever see. And it was at Teahupo’o, one of the gnarliest waves in the world.

Music | Music

New Year's Day at Tourmo

Sports | Surfing/Skating/SUPing

The Worst Wipeouts Ever

Why not watch people getting pounded in the surf from the comfort of your chair, is that wrong? Contains ouchy to the max.

Sports | Surfing/Skating/SUPing

Four Pro Tips on How To Become A Better Surfer

Simple, valuable advice from four of the sport’s most elite coaches

Sports | Surfing/Skating/SUPing

The 15 most common excuses for dropping in on fellow surfers

Taking off in front of a surfer who is riding a wave under priority is not a good thing to do. Drop-ins are an intolerable violation of the surf etiquette but still quite common these days.

Sports | Surfing/Skating/SUPing

The best cheap surf destinations

Surf travel can be inexpensive. Explore the most affordable countries in the world for surfing.

News | Animal Links

Sunscreen, Clothing, And Other Coral Reef-Safe Alternatives

Harmful chemicals from sunscreen can leach into the ocean and damage coral. Here are some sun-blocking alternatives.

Sports | Surfing/Skating/SUPing

How to adopt a proper surfing stance

A proper surf stance will help you maintain your balance, accelerate and brake, turn, and pull off nearly all surfing maneuvers.

Sports | Surfing/Skating/SUPing

The funniest surfing memes of all time

Do you think surfing the web is a sport? Have you caught a wave with an ironing board? Take a look at the craziest and funniest memes about surfing and surfers.

Sports | Surfing/Skating/SUPing

How Dangerous Is Surfing?

Every year, when the World Surf League releases its entries for the wipeout of the year awards, the same words pass across thousands of lips: ‘How on earth didn’t they die?!’ While there have been several high profile deaths over the past few decade

Sports | Surfing/Skating/SUPing

Watch Surfers Ride Freezing Waves in Ireland

See the trailer for a film that dives into the ocean—and intimate family lives—of some of the best surfers in Ireland.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

'Bay Boys' surfer gang cannot block access to upscale beach, Coastal Commission says

For generations, a small group of locals in wealthy Palos Verdes Estates has maintained a reputation for keeping other surfers off Lunada Bay's well-shaped waves.

Sports | Surfing/Skating/SUPing

6 Vibrant Photos of Surfing Culture at Its Peak

From the shores of Hawaii to the California coast, no other sport captures our imagination quite like surfing. And no photographer understood the bliss of nailing a perfect wave quite like LeRoy Grannis, who chronicled the scenes in California and Hawaii in the early 1960s.

Sports | Surfing/Skating/SUPing

Mick Fanning, Professional Surfer, Attacked By Shark During Competition in South Africa - NBC News

Professional surfer Mick Fanning was unharmed in the shark assault that was broadcast on live television during the J-Bay Open in Eastern Cape.

Sports | Surfing/Skating/SUPing

Aussie surfer rides 60-foot wave, breaks leg and has no regrets

A surfer has survived to tell the story, after riding what can only be described as an epic wave off the coast of Western Australia on Friday.

Sports | Surfing/Skating/SUPing

How Many Surfers Fit on a Really, Really Longboard?

Surf champions and local heroes were among those who hung loose on a custom built, 42-foot board off Huntington Beach on Saturday.

Sports | Surfing/Skating/SUPing

California: Surfboards turned into works of art in Morro Bay - LA Times

More than 20 surfboards-turned-artworks are on display around Morro Bay, Calif., in the town's first such public art on display through November. The Surfboard Art Festival features boards that have been painted to convey familiar scenes in the Central Co

Miscellaneous | OTHER STUFF

A Rabbi’s ‘Spiritual Playground’ Extends to the Surf - NYTimes.com

EAST HAMPTON, N.Y. — Rabbi Hanniel Levenson had a problem. He had to teach Hebrew to a group of boys. It was his job.

But here was the thing. It was summer in the Hamptons. The sky was distractingly blue. There were swimming pools, bikes, bonfires, girls.

How could the rabbi convince the preteen boys that it was important to memorize a new alphabet and difficult prayers for their bar mitzvahs?

The rabbi offered his students a deal.

Sports | Surfing/Skating/SUPing

Best surfing beaches in America - Trestles, Ehukai Beach Park, Ditch Plains & more!

With swells shifting and the crowd of out-of-towners thinning, there isn't a better time to paddle out at your local break —…

Sports | Surfing/Skating/SUPing

Hawaii's spectacular ocean waves – in pictures | World news | theguardian.com

Hawaiian photographer Clark Little gets to the heart of the action and shoots ocean waves in Oahu as they roll over him

Sports | Surfing/Skating/SUPing

Hawaii's spectacular ocean waves – in pictures

Hawaiian photographer Clark Little gets to the heart of the action and shoots ocean waves in Oahu as they roll over him

Sports | Surfing/Skating/SUPing

Amazing video: Extreme surfers in the Arctic

"I love to suffer," says extreme surf photographer Chris Burkard.

That much is clearly evident from his incredible portfolio (see photo gallery below left), built up from shooting surfers as they ride waves in some of the most extreme places on the planet

Pets & Animals | Animals!

LOOK: 'Over 100' Dolphins Surf A Party Wave Like You've Never Seen Before

Apparently, the mammals of the sea are having some kind of weird, surf competition-slash-viral drone video battle. First, it was the humans of Hawaii, showing off their shredding skills at the world famous Banzai Pipeline. Then, a few months later...

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

Behind the lens | photographer Todd Glaser shoots Pipeline

When shooting at Pipeline everything tends to blur into one as your adrenalin is running really high. I remember shooting the Pipe Masters last year and watching CJ Hobgood, John John Florence and...