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U.S. Surf Champ Kelly Slater Calls For Shark Cull After Boogie-Boarder Death

The Huffington Post | Mary S Papenfuss | Posted 02.26.2017 | Green

U.S. champion surfer Kelly Slater has called on the French government to cull the population of sharks crowding the seas off Reunion island in the wak...

American Surfer Mauled By Crocodile In Costa Rica

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 07.26.2016 | Crime

An American surfer survived a fierce crocodile attack at a popular Costa Rican beach, thanks to the brave actions of his roommate. Jon Becker, a 59-ye...

Watch A Surfer Land A Historic Backflip Like It's No Big Deal

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 05.18.2016 | Sports

Surfers have been riding waves for centuries. Yet, with aquatic wizardry and a whole lot of skill, they've managed to reinvent the sport over and over...

These Women Want To Be Known As Surfers, Not Sex Symbols

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 05.12.2016 | Sports

Here's a hard pill to swallow: When it comes to athletic sponsorships of women, brands often seem to value female athletes more for their looks than t...

Big Wave Surfing Finally Gives Women The Recognition They Deserve

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 10.06.2016 | Sports

The fight for gender equality in Big Wave surfing just edged closer. First, the World Surf League announced on April 20 that it would include a women'...

Surfers Hear Baby Whale Crying And Come Running To Help Her

The Dodo | Annum Masroor | Posted 04.24.2016 | Good News

An exhausted baby pilot whale who became stranded during low tide was saved from drowning this week — all thanks to the kindness of surfers who refu...

The Surf Love Story of an Introvert Mermaid

Candace Loy | Posted 01.29.2017 | GPS for the Soul
Candace Loy

In the beginning, I was always more scared, than calm, excited and confident like those around me. The pictures you see of the composed and artful hu...

Bethany Hamilton Surfs The Biggest Wave Of Her Entire Life

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 01.07.2016 | Sports

Some legends earn their glory by overcoming extreme adversity. Others do it by achieving unequivocal success. Bethany Hamilton, shark attack survivor ...

This Is for Those Who Love to Travel

Candace Loy | Posted 12.24.2016 | Travel
Candace Loy

It can however still be a lot of fun, if you go in with a smile and wait your turn and choose to enjoy the fun and beauty there is.

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

Candace Loy | Posted 11.21.2016 | 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, inst...

Dolphin Body-Slams Surfer, Proves They're Just As Clumsy As We Are

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 09.11.2015 | Weird News

Some dolphins, it seems, are cursed with two left flippers. This past Labor Day, Matt Minich was stand-up paddle-boarding with his buddy at a southern...

Surfer Bro Gets Wisdom Teeth Out, Professes Love For Beach And His Mama

The Huffington Post | Landess Kearns | Posted 09.09.2015 | Comedy

True soul surfers are always ready for a trip to the beach -- even immediately after surgery. In the case of Cody, a college-aged, quintessential surf...

Tandem Surfing Couples Are The Definition Of #RelationshipGoals

The Huffington Post | Landess Kearns | Posted 08.28.2015 | Weddings

Surfing and romance, it turns out, go hand in hand. In ancient Hawaii, catching the same wave on separate boards was considered a highly romantic ges...

The 17 Surfers You'll Meet In A Lineup

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 07.17.2015 | Hawaii

Every surf break may be different, but the line up of characters you meet is almost always the same. The question is: Which one are you? Behold, the 1...

New York Surfer Rides Massive Waves in Ireland

The Surf Channel | Posted 07.10.2016 | Sports
The Surf Channel

When it comes to riding giants, big wave surfer Kurt Rist is no stranger to the gladiator sport. But how does one of North America's most promising big wave athletes hail from Southampton, New York, a place most known for wealth and luxury over anything else -- certainly not surfing.

15 Reasons You Should Never Date A Surfer

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 01.25.2016 | Hawaii

The polls are in and it seems like everyone wants to date a surfer. Surfers are summer love all year long, after all. They chase waves for hours an...

How to Forecast the Environment for Success

Marshall Goldsmith | Posted 05.31.2015 | Business
Marshall Goldsmith

How can we forecast our environment so that we are aware of its influence over us and how we can use what we learn to our success? There are three interconnected stages of importance here: anticipation, avoidance, and adjustment.

How to Forecast the Environment for Success

Marshall Goldsmith | Posted 05.31.2015 | Business
Marshall Goldsmith

As we journey through life, we are creating our world and our world is simultaneously creating us. Much of who we are and what we will become is deter...

Watch This 6-Year-Old Surfing Prodigy Show The Grown-Ups How It's Done

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 11.11.2014 | Parents

Move over Kelly Slater, there's a new guy running the surfing scene -- and he just graduated from kindergarten. Meet "Baby Steve" Roberson, a 6-yea...

Skate for Cleaner Waves: Patagonia Invests in Recycled Skateboard Startup

Lauren Daley | Posted 12.31.2014 | Green
Lauren Daley

With the motto "Skateboards for plastic-free oceans," and the slogan "Ride your Footprint," Bureo aims to reduce the amount of sea pollution by recycling discarded fishing nets -- which make up 10 percent of the world's ocean pollution -- into skateboard decks.

WATCH: This 'Mindlessly Perfect' Wave Has Surfers Competing for Superlatives

The Huffington Post | Chloe Fox | Posted 08.19.2014 | Green

This barrel just. keeps. going. After you watch this video, courtesy of surfer Koa Smith's GoPro, you'll find yourself wondering (aloud, if you're...

LOOK: Surfer Almost Runs Over Shark With Stand-Up Paddleboard And Has No Idea

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 07.15.2014 | Green

We're not sure what's worse: Playing in the ocean and not knowing what scary things lurk beneath or playing in the ocean while being totally aware of ...

This 7-Year-Old Surfer-In-Training Is Unbearably Cute

HuffPost Live | Posted 04.21.2014 | Parents

This clip is part of HuffPost Live's "Tell Me Why" series, featuring young enthusiasts discussing the subjects they're passionate about -- from horror...

An Exclusive Interview with Kassia Meador

Cyrus Saatsaz | Posted 12.21.2013 | Los Angeles
Cyrus Saatsaz

This week's episode features an exclusive interview with professional surfer Kassia Meador who joined the show to talk about her surf trip to France and how the surf is in her hometown of Venice Beach when a solid well hits

Surfer Selfies Put Your Bathroom Selfies To Shame

Posted 07.28.2014 | Travel

There's a new trend in town and it makes "kissy faces" and "bathroom selfies" look like amateur hour. Surfers are using GoPros and water-proof iPhone ...