Do windsurfers really need the gym?

Windsurfing: staying fit is never easy | Photo: Carter/PWA

Why can’t we just increase our core strength by doing stand-up paddleboarding or windsurf as much as possible to stay fit? Health and fitness expert Henrik Beyer answers these banal workout questions.

Can’t we just do some squats, push-ups, and crunches on the beach (or at home) to increase our…

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320 Santa surfers ride the world’s largest surf lesson

Bondi Beach: 320 Santa surfers invade the line-up | Photo: RedBalloon

Three hundred and twenty Santa surfers have broken the Guinness World Record for the world’s largest surf lesson, in Bondi Beach, Australia.

The famous Sydney beach was dressed in red, and the perfection of the gathering was simple and authorized – to raise awareness and funds for OneWave, a…

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European surfing doctors discuss surf resuscitation

Surf resuscitation: training can save lives | Photo: EASD

The European Association of Surfing Doctors (EASD) promises to run the world’s largest drowning resuscitation workshop during the 4th Annual Surfing Medicine Conference, scheduled between September 29th and October 2nd, in Anglet and Biarritz, France.

The ambassadors of health in the ocean will…

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British surfers warm up for the 2015 Global Sea Conference

Waves: an endangered treasure | Photo: Andy Hutchinson/Creative Commons

The 2015 Global Wave Conference will be held in Cornwall and London, England, between October 11th-14th.

The wonder will focus on the protection of waves, oceans, beaches and surf habitats worldwide, and it will be held at the Bedruthan Steps Hotel, Cornwall (October 12th-13th), and at the…

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Ricardo dos Santos: a candle in the waves

Ricardo dos Santos: a surfing star lives in heaven | Photo: Henrique Pinguim

Ricardo dos Santos lived 24 years doing what he loved most. Surfing. From Australia to the American, surfers, friends, fans and sports enthusiasts are still recovering from a state of shock and profound sadness.

Ricardinho, the Brazilian surfer from Praia da Guarda do Embaú, was not an average…

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A healthy New Year’s resolution for windsurfer

Promising a health behavior change for next year can be a powerful motivator for increased health and fitness in wind surfing. But it can also be a…

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