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The Sacredness of Surfing

Rabbi Jordie Gerson | Posted 06.11.2015 | Religion
Rabbi Jordie Gerson

A friend who's an Episcopalian priest (and a surfing buddy) showed me a comic last week, which she keeps on her fridge. In it, the sea has split, Moses is holding up his staff, and a dude is standing next to Moses, carrying a surfboard.

Caught on Tape: Top Surfer Braves Biggest Waves at Puerto Escondido, Mexico in Recent History

The Surf Channel | Posted 05.08.2015 | Sports
The Surf Channel

While most people suffer the occasional big wave, open ocean nightmare here and there, surfers like Mark Healey dedicate their lives to hunting down the biggest, heaviest waves in the world to score the ride of a lifetime.

15 Reasons You Should Never Date A Surfer

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 04.03.2015 | 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...

Carla Herreria

Before Female Surfers Were Sex Symbols, They Were Trailblazers

HuffingtonPost.com | Carla Herreria | Posted 03.12.2015 | Women

The past few years have been a very trying period for the women's surf industry. On several occasions, the media and the brands associated with the sp...

Driving a Useless Camper Along the Great Ocean Road of Australia

Sidonie Sawyer | Posted 04.24.2015 | Travel
Sidonie Sawyer

After our three great adventures in Uluru, Fraser Island and the Great Barrier Reef, we decided to go on a road trip for a few days and discover the roads and back roads of Australia.

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.

This Surfing Video Is Exactly What You Need To Calm Down And Zen Out

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 10.30.2014 | Travel

Surfing is known for being a meditative sport, but cinematographer Chris Bryan just took its calming nature to the next level. Shot at 1,000 frame...

After Epic Lawsuit, Surfers Win California Beach Back From Tech Billionaire

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 09.27.2014 | Green

Surfers are celebrating a major win after a California court ruled against a Silicon Valley billionaire who had tried to deny public beach access near...

What Surfers Can Teach Us About Living Well

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 09.29.2014 | Healthy Living

Surfers seem to have something the rest of the world does not. After all, their hair seems to hang a little looser and their smiles seem to stretch a ...

WATCH: Surfer Picks The WORST Spot To Check The Waves

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 09.19.2014 | Green

Looking over a rocky cliff to check the surf can put you in a whimsical state of zen. That is, unless a rogue wave crashes a tower of water over your ...

Surfers Impact Thousands With Autism

Lisa Masters | Posted 08.24.2014 | Impact
Lisa Masters

Last year, I attended a "Surfers for Autism" event at Ponce Inlet, Florida with my son. We did not register in time but went anyway so that my son could have a fun day at the beach with his friends. The event was huge.

This Teen Has Surfed 1,000 Days In A Row (And Counting!)

The Huffington Post | Clarke Reilly | Posted 04.23.2014 | Teen

You might say Meg Roh is obsessed with surfing. The 15-year-old from Southern California has hit the waves every day for almost three years, rain or s...

13-Year-Old Surfing Prodigy Will Make Your Jaw Drop

Posted 04.09.2014 | Teen

You could say that Noah Beschen was destined to take an interest in surfing: His dad is legendary surfer Shane Beschen and he grew up on the North Sho...

17 Signs You're Actually Addicted To The Ocean

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 01.06.2015 | Travel

The ocean -- or any brilliant, large body of water -- is a powerful and beautiful thing. It gives you special moments that nothing else in the world c...

Grant Baker Wins Mavericks Surf Competition (PHOTOS)

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 11.12.2014 | Sports

HALF MOON BAY, Calif. (AP) — The Mavericks surf competition off the Northern California coast delivered massive waves, and in the end South Africa's...

Gorgeous Video Shows Why An Entire State Is Obsessed With One Wave

Posted 11.12.2014 | Green

The state of Hawaii has a lot going for it in terms of natural beauty, but its biggest pride and joy may just be the massive wave known as Banzai Pipe...

The Hottest Surfers Of 2013

Posted 08.04.2014 | Sports

From world records to posterior pictures to inspiring stories of love and age, it was a big year in surfing. Below, the 7 biggest, hottest, most news-...

Real Life Version Of 'Blue Crush' Is Hawaii's Biggest Party Of The Year (VIDEO)

Posted 08.04.2014 | Travel

If you're anything like us, you watch "Blue Crush" anytime it's on television and each time, you think one of the following things: 1. No one real...

World's Best Surfers Fight GMOs in Hawaii Protest

Zach Weisberg | Posted 02.17.2014 | Hawaii
Zach Weisberg

It's not often professional surfers talk passionately into microphones and in front of cameras about social and environmental issues. But the issue of genetically modified organisms in Hawaii clearly has struck a chord.

Twerking Surfer Chick Turns Heads Again In New Video... Is She A Genius?

Posted 10.29.2013 | Women

Anastasia Ashley is an impressive professional surfer -- she was runner-up at this year's Pipeline Women's Pro -- but, these days, it seems like she i...

My Favorite 'Encyclopedia of Surfing' Entries

Justin Housman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Hawaii
Justin Housman

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The Eternal Conceptual: John Bauer's Practice

Bettina Gilois | Posted 11.19.2013 | Arts
Bettina Gilois

John Bauer grew up immersed in the primal, face to face with the concept of the infinite, as a surfer raised in the beach culture of La Jolla, in Southern California. To hear him describe his experience of the ocean is to glimpse the conceptual existentialism in his work.

Happy Monday!

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 07.09.2013 | Travel

Fourth of July has come and gone, and another long weekend is behind us. Maybe you're grateful for the office airconditioning, but we'll bet you'r...

Surfers Walk in Martin's Beach Access Trial

Zach Weisberg | Posted 04.13.2013 | Sports
Zach Weisberg

Thursday, in a modest courthouse in Redwood City, California, five surfers faced up to a year of jail time and thousand dollar fines for the simple act of surfing on the hotly contested San Mateo property known as Martin's Beach.

Chasing Mavericks Tells the True Story of a Surfing Legend

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 12.30.2012 | Entertainment
Jackie K. Cooper

Weston is perfectly cast as Moriarity. He can project just the right amount of innocence and wide-eyed enthusiasm necessary for the role without coming across as dumb or silly. He also seems perfectly capable of fulfilling the physical requirements of the role.