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When to Turn Away? A Globetrotter's Sentiments After Tragedy: Remember the Good in the World (and Keep Surfing)

Candace Loy | Posted 11.23.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Candace Loy

It's hard to turn away and pretend nothing bad has happened. Paris and Beirut have suddenly become close next-door neighbors in a little village, in...

People Are Freaking Out Over This New Surf Film

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 11.17.2015 | Sports

There's a new surf film in town. And early reviewers are stoked. "View from a Blue Moon" -- a joint project by videographer Blake Vincent Kueny and 23...

360-Degree Video Technology Lets Newbies Like Us Surf Inside A Tahitian Barrel

The Huffington Post | Landess Kearns | Posted 11.02.2015 | Sports

Welcome to Teahupoo, Tahiti, where the waves are monstrous and the reefs razor sharp. In other words, it's no place for beginner surfers. But thanks t...

Chasing Mavericks in Real Life

Kyle Thiermann | Posted 10.12.2015 | Sports
Kyle Thiermann

Over the past couple of months, I've been developing a new YouTube show with Discovery Digital's new adventure network, Seeker. The show follows me...

Surfers With Physical Disabilities Hang Ten At Championship Event

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 09.25.2015 | Good News

Surfers from all over the world arrived in San Diego on Thursday to participate in the first World Adaptive Surfing Championship. For Mike Coots,...

Bethany Hamilton Writes Beautiful Caption About Postpartum Bodies

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 08.28.2015 | Parents

In the two months since giving birth to her son Tobias, Bethany Hamilton seems to have successfully balanced her pro surfing career, an upcoming autob...

Where to Watch Mind-Blowing Surfing

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 08.04.2015 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

by William Finnegan, Condé Nast Traveler Alamy In his new memoir, Barbarian Days: A Surfing Life, award-winning journalist William Finnegan explai...

Niccolo Porcella Somehow Survived This Insane Surf Wipeout

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 07.29.2015 | Sports

You may not know Niccolo Porcella, but you're about to feel very, very sorry for him. The 27-year-old surfer got the chance to live out his teena...

Surfer Sets Himself On Fire, Gets Barreled Like It's NBD

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 07.23.2015 | Weird News

Who is JOB? Apparently, he's a professional surfer who wants to give Johnny Knoxville a run for his money.   During a recent trip to Ta...

4 Hidden Gem Surf Hotels You Didn't Know Existed

Oyster | Posted 07.15.2015 | Travel

For true surfers, who fully embrace the surfer culture and lifestyle, finding a hotel that fits the low-key, hang-ten, no-worries-bro vibe can be a more difficult feat.

The Best Things to Do in Durban

Elizabeth Gordon | Posted 06.10.2015 | Travel
Elizabeth Gordon

Durban is a modern, cosmopolitan African city that perfectly reflects South Africa's cultural complexity with strong African, Indian and European influences. I found the city fun, diverse and full of activities.

The Beach Belongs to Everyone

Toni G. Atkins | Posted 06.10.2015 | Green
Toni G. Atkins

Imagine going to spend a day at the beach with friends or family, looking to recharge your batteries at some of California's most treasured destinations. But before you hit the sand, you encounter razor wire. Or a locked gate. Or an oddly placed boulder.

Surf Photographer Takes On Massive Waves To Capture Mother Nature's Fury

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 04.30.2015 | Green

The ocean can sometimes awaken into a powerful, angry force that sends most people toward land. Not surf photographer Doug Falter. He grabs his ca...

Oahu's North Shore Is Almost Too Good To Be True

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 07.19.2015 | Travel

There's one neighborhood in Hawaii, above all the other magical places, that never fails to impress. The seven-mile slice of paradise known famous...

Oh! To Pet the Pilous Puffy Paunch of a Peaceful Pachydermal Pinniped Parked by the Purple Pebbles

Sidonie Sawyer | Posted 05.19.2015 | Travel
Sidonie Sawyer

Then we heard the burst of wings as they jumped in the ocean from the rocks on the shore. We were lucky that a bright moon finally highlighted the beach, and we saw a multitude of little ones having their fun in the water. We did not move, they never saw us. We were stealth.

Faithful Shopper: Beach Babies

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 04.14.2015 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

We've all had it with ice and snow -- it's time for sun and sand! Escape for a few days of warmth by the sea, and attire yourself accordingly from any of the stores below.

Triple Amputee Veteran Beats The Odds, Surfs With The Best Of Them

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 02.02.2015 | Healthy Living

After an improvised explosive devise took both of Martin Pollock's legs and part of his left arm in 2010, he did everything he could to get his active...

Surf's Up: Five Leadership Lessons I Learned From Surfing

Anne Loehr | Posted 03.31.2015 | Business
Anne Loehr

Not surprisingly, I also began to notice how all of the surfing lessons I learned also applied to leadership. Just like learning leadership lessons in the kitchen, it turns out I also learned leadership lessons in the ocean. Here are five of those lessons...

The Non-Surfer's Guide To Mexican Surf Mecca Puerto Escondido

Fathom | Posted 03.30.2015 | Travel

A small cove just west of Zicatela where a reef break causes waves break farther out, resulting in few, if any, waves on the shore. This spot is great for swimming and beginner surf lessons.

This Is What Hawaii Looks Like Right Now

The Huffington Post | Landess Kearns | Posted 01.27.2015 | Sports

Warning: The video below may incite extreme levels of jealousy, despair, and even rage. East-coasters, watch at your own risk. That's because last ...

Surfing's Most Hallowed (And Beautiful) Ritual

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 12.12.2014 | Sports

Last week, the world’s most revered big wave surfers joined hands in a floating circle at the mouth of Oahu’s Waimea Bay while hundreds of people ...

Surfers Need Your Signature to Create N. Baja's 1st State Park!!!

Kyle Thiermann | Posted 02.07.2015 | Impact
Kyle Thiermann

Protecting the place you prize begins with reflection. The next time you paddle out, take a moment to contemplate what makes up the wave you love. It may be the clean water, the fish, or even the kelp.

Daredevil Ties Wakeboard To Ferrari And Films Stunt; Cops Take Notice

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 12.04.2014 | Sports

If you ever happen to have both a Ferrari and a wakeboard sitting around, we beg you to not try this at home. While holding a rope tied to the spoi...

Stacey Moore: Curiosity Rover

Shana Nys Dambrot | Posted 01.30.2015 | Arts
Shana Nys Dambrot

Stacey Moore is a voracious autodidact with a near-pathological appetite for trying new things. If she had a motto, she jokingly but knowingly admits it would be, "I wonder what would happen if I..."

LOCOS REDUX: The Lost LA Years

Shana Nys Dambrot | Posted 01.24.2015 | Arts
Shana Nys Dambrot

Jack Kerouac said in On the Road that "Somebody tipped the American continent like a pinball machine and all the goofballs came rolling to LA in the southwest corner." And that seems pretty accurate. But what about those who were raised here? Are they the children of Kerouac's tilt, or something else entirely?