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Surfing world mourns the passing of Tom Morey

Surfing world mourns the passing of Tom Morey

16/10/2021, International, Surfing, World Surf League, Article # 30480042
On October 14, 2021, the physical world lost Tom Morey. As soon as the news broke, surfers, bodyboarders, and water sports enthusiasts from all over the world started paying tribute to the...

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https://www.surfertoday.com/surfing/surfing-world-mourns-the-passing-of-tom-morey
The best surf hats for riding waves

The best surf hats for riding waves

13/10/2021, International, Surfing, World Surf League, Article # 30476402

Surf hats are increasingly popular in the world's busiest lineups. Here's everything you should know about these specific stay-on head coverings for wave riders.

All surfers know that style matters - in and out of the water.

But when it comes to protecting our health from the elements, one must always favor utility over class and sophistication.



https://www.surfertoday.com/surfing/the-best-surf-hats-in-the-world
Ribeira d'Illhas, Ericeira: the ultimate European point break

Ribeira d'Illhas, Ericeira: the ultimate European point break

07/10/2021, International, Surfing, World Surf League, Article # 30469161

Ericeira is a famous Portuguese surf town known for its collection of world-class waves. Among its famed surf breaks is Ribeira d'Ilhas.

Ericeira is a wave-rich region located 28 miles (45 kilometers) northwest of Lisbon and 37 miles (60 kilometers) south of the Peniche and Supertubos.

The area features 22 other world-renowned surf breaks - seven of them made it Europe's first World Surfing Reserve (WSR).



https://www.surfertoday.com/surfing/ribeira-dillhas-ericeira-the-ultimate-european-point-break
Eisbach: the mother of all river waves

Eisbach: the mother of all river waves

30/09/2021, International, Surfing, World Surf League, Article # 30462318

Welcome to Eisbach, the birthplace of river surfing and probably the most famous wave in Central Europe.

The Eisbach is a 1.2-mile (two kilometers) river that flows across the Englischer Garten, a public park located in Munich, Germany.

Despite being a small distributary of the Isar River, the Eisbach features a very fast stream, making surfing a reality in an inland city.



https://www.surfertoday.com/surfing/eisbach-the-mother-of-all-river-waves
Surf therapy: a growing movement to address mental health

Surf therapy: a growing movement to address mental health

29/09/2021, International, Surfing, World Surf League, Article # 30460948

Surf therapy is a method of health intervention that combines surfing and surf instructing alongside structured group or individual activities that promote psychological, physical, and psychosocial well-being.

Over the past ten years, this type of therapy has become an established form of therapeutic support for mental and physical health worldwide.

In the United Kingdom, it is recognized by the National Health Service (NHS) as an effective form of therapy for children and young people at risk of mental illness.



https://www.surfertoday.com/surfing/surf-therapy-a-growing-movement-to-address-mental-health
Griffin Colapinto and Caitlin Simmers win 2021 US Open of Surfing

Griffin Colapinto and Caitlin Simmers win 2021 US Open of Surfing

27/09/2021, International, Surfing, World Surf League, Article # 30458312

Griffin Colapinto and Caitlin Simmers have taken out the 2021 US Open of Surfing at Huntington Beach in California.

The American duo won the first stage on the 2021 World Surf League (WSL) Challenger Series (CS) and simultaneously celebrated the biggest achievement in their career.

The finals got underway in average three-foot waves, with reform sections on the inside proving to be critical in building a good score.



https://www.surfertoday.com/surfing/griffin-colapinto-and-caitlin-simmers-win-2021-us-open-of-surfing
How to get to the lineup fast using channels

How to get to the lineup fast using channels

25/09/2021, International, Surfing, World Surf League, Article # 30454810

Surfers often use deep water channels running adjacent to the surf breaks or wave peaks to get faster and effortlessly to the lineup.

A channel is a current that usually runs perpendicular to the beach and provides a quick and safe route into the surf zone.

Channels can also help create underlying high-to-low bathymetric profiles that tend to create consistent, predictable, and often perfect waves.



https://www.surfertoday.com/surfing/how-to-get-to-the-lineup-fast-using-channels
The beginner's guide to meteorology and weather forecasting

The beginner's guide to meteorology and weather forecasting

23/09/2021, International, Surfing, World Surf League, Article # 30452803

Water sports such as surfing, bodyboarding, windsurfing, and kiteboarding are physical activities that are mostly practiced outdoors, especially in the oceans.

Therefore, it is essential to understand our planet's "operating system" and how and why some phenomena taking place on Earth occur.

The atmospheric and meteorological conditions are elements and variables that influence the ocean conditions and the surrounding context.



https://www.surfertoday.com/surfing/the-beginners-guide-to-meteorology-and-weather-forecasting
How Kelly Slater became the greatest competitive surfer of all time

How Kelly Slater became the greatest competitive surfer of all time

22/09/2021, International, Surfing, World Surf League, Article # 30451766

The stats, figures, and facts speak for themselves. Kelly Slater is the greatest and most successful professional surfer in the history of the sport.

No one has ever been close to Slater's record winning streak.

Throughout his career, the Floridian-born athlete won 11 Championship Tour (CT) titles, 55 elite events, and many other second-tier trophies, including the U.S. Open of Surfing.



https://www.surfertoday.com/surfing/how-kelly-slater-became-the-greatest-surfer-of-all-time
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