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Ban surfing on TV

I don't mean ban all attempts at hanging ten on your 42" flat screen television, that’s a worthy challenge. I mean ban all surfing from adverts and mainstream TV programmes. Why ban surfing on … Read More...

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Surfing World Records

To ride the biggest wave is widely accepted as the ultimate world record in surfing. But few of us are blessed with the bravery that possesses Garrett McNamara. Fortunately this infographic depicts a few others that are within the grasp of us mere … Read More...

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Ban surfing on TV

I don't mean ban all attempts at hanging ten on your 42" flat screen television, that’s a worthy challenge. I mean ban all surfing from adverts and mainstream TV programmes. Why ban surfing on TV Surfing in adverts and mainstream TV misrepresent … Read More...

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International Festival of Surf

International Festival of Surf: 19-22 March, Newquay from Approaching Lines. Woohoo, it’s bigger, it’s better and it’s back in Newquay. So here’s what you need to know: Event: Approaching Lines International Festival of Surf presented by Reef Date: … Read More...

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WIN cool stuff from I Sunk Your Battleship

WIN a crew sweatshirt, beanie and stickers from the UK streetwear company: I Sunk Your Battleship. How To Enter To enter this fantastic Surfer Dad giveaway, all you have to do is: • View widget below • Login to Facebook or enter your email • Click … Read More...

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Pier Rats Review

Pier Rats is now in my top 3 surf books ever, and I’ve read a lot of surf books. Pier Rats has been written for salty old sea dogs and teenage groms. It has the surfing insight and emotion of Breath by Tim Winton, but without the kinky sex. It … Read More...

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5 New Year Resolutions for Surfers

At the start of each year we all say to ourselves ‘this year I will surf more’. But you need to be more specific to succeed. I’ve thought about my surf failings and have come up with the following New Year resolutions. Hopefully they can help you and me … Read More...

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Surfing Charity Gifts at Christmas

Struggling for ideas about what to buy your favourite surfer this Christmas? Struggle no more. Surfing charities offer loads of Christmas gift ideas from t-shirts to teddy bears, or simple gift subscriptions. Buy your stocking fillers from one of these … Read More...

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Mermaids are real

No really, mermaids do exist! And if that’s not awesome enough, they’re helping save our oceans. An inspired few female professional freedivers have combined a passion for diving, modelling, art and ocean conservation, to become full time … Read More...

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WIN a Longsands hoody and t-shirt

Tis the season to be jolly, and in that spirit of giving Longsands Clothing Co are giving Surfer Dad fans a chance to win a chunky hoody and stylish t-shirt. How to enter All you have to do is join us on Facebook and Twitter. So click some buttons below … Read More...

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Father. Surfer. Writer

I'm a father, surfer and writer. Online and in life each role competes for my attention, and I can’t please all the roles all the time. Fortunately, I’ve been writing for two fantastic sites that have allowed me to focus on surfing and fatherhood … Read More...