How surfboards are made – a visit in shaper’s workshop

How surfboards are made – a visit in shaper’s workshop

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

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Caparica Primavera Surf Fest 2017

Caparica Primavera Surf Fest 2017

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!

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Surfing & kiteboarding in Morocco – wind, waves, camels & mint tea

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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

15 things you should know if you want to learn kiteboarding

15 things you should know if you want to learn kiteboarding

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

Verbier – snowboarding in the Swiss freeride paradise

Verbier – snowboarding in the Swiss freeride paradise

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;)
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3 reasons why 2016 was a real surfing breakthrough

3 reasons why 2016 was a real surfing breakthrough

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.
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TOP 7 places to go kiteboarding on New Year’s Eve

TOP 7 places to go kiteboarding on New Year’s Eve

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;)
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11 gift ideas for a surfer girl

11 gift ideas for a surfer girl
Every surfer misses the ocean. It’s a fact! Especially those of us who are the so called landlocked surfers. We constantly think of sandy beaches, blue water and WAVES. It’s so hard especially in the winter when the only water you can submerge into is the local swimming pool. And believe me, it’s not the same! I will tell you a secret;) We surfer girls are like mermaids. We may be able to live without salty water, but we may never be happy. For that we need vitamin SEA!
If you have such a mermaid in your family or among friends and would like to do something to cheer her up during those dark ice cold winter days, try giving her something that will remind her of what she loves doing. Smile on her face guaranteed!

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