Surfing History

Surfing History In the early 1900’s the Hawaiians organized the Hui Nalu (surf club) and competed in neighborly surf competitions with the Outrigger Canoe Club. This drew a great deal of attention to the Waikiki surf shore, bringing a revitalized interest in the sport, which had fallen out of favor in the late 1800s. Duke…

Water Sports – Surfing

Water Sports – Surfing Surfing is a kind of water sports where the surfer is carried along by a breaking wave towards the shore. Apart from surfboards body boards, kneeboards, surf skis and kayaks can be also used to surf. Various sports involving surfing are sea kayaking, paddle boarding, kite surfing and windsurfing. The first…

Body Surfboards

Body Surfboards Body boarding, just like surfing, is a long practiced water sport. While the surfboard is complex in its construction, shape and design, the body board is basically a simple foam rectangle slab. Though there are different foams used for bodyboards, each one changes the flexibility and control of the board. Different foams are…

Waxing your Surfboard

Waxing your Surfboard So you bought a new surfboard and are ready to head out to catch some waves. First you need to give your board a good waxing, unless sliding off into the ocean depths is your idea of a good time. First you need to figure out just which wax suites your needs….