I felt like a child in a candyshop or even better a chocolate factory! To see a renown shaper in his workshop and follow live the process of making surfboards is an amazing experience for any surfer. I’m so impressed with the skills of Lufi Bento, whom I had the opportunity to see at work and ask like a million questions;) Read more
Not everywhere in the world the water is 25 °C or above, and watching the waves from the beach is not in the nature of a surfer. Neoprene wetsuit will solve this problem, but you need to know how to choose it right so that it keeps you warm and comfortable.
It was an usual winter day in Poland and I was just going ice skating when I received a message with an invitation for a spring surf festival in Portugal. Can you believe it? There was snow everywhere and I was already looking forward to going to the sunny Portuguese beaches and riding ocean waves. Who could think of no better way to start the surfing season than an event dedicated entirely to water sports!
This winter, when it was really really cold in Europe, I manged to spend some time surfing in a far warmer place. When the temperatures were reaching -30°C (-22°F) back home, in Morocco it was around 25°C and the water was so warm that a 3/2 mm wetsuit was enough (note that I usually use a thicker one on the Baltic coast in summer!). Read more
Would you like to learn kiteboarding? Great! It really is an amazing sport that gives you a lot of fun and a big adrenaline rush. However, before you start buying the equipment, there are some important things you should know first. This post is written based on my 3 years experience of working as a kiteboarding instructor as well as the questions that beginners and wannabe kiteboarders usually ask me. Read more
What can be more beautiful in winter than mountains covered with snow and lots of fresh white powder all around. Add to it hundreds of kilometers of ski (snowboard;) runs and places to go off-piste. Now, for all those of you who love winter sports, this may seem like a paradise, no matter if you’re a snowboarder or a skier;)
If you’re following the surf news, you must know pretty well how much happened last year in the surfing world. Then you probably imagine what kind of breakthrough I’m going to write about. But do read till the end, there’s some bonus cool stuff in there that’s surely worth mentioning in the 2016 surf summary.
Where I come from, New Year’s Eve is associated with snow-covered slopes and skiing rather than the beach. But there are places on Earth where January is the warmest month of the year. If you love kiteboarding and that’s how you would like to start another year, check out the below list of 7 wonders of spots with the best wind conditions at this time of the year. As a bonus you also get a proposal for New Year’s Eve drink in each of these places;)
Lombok is the second Indonesian island that we visited during our surf trip. It’s only half an hour flight away from Bali but there are a lot of differences. Read more