While the public perception of surfing in Europe was once limited to the beach breaks of France and the endless rivermouth barrels of Mundaka, improved wetsuits, a newfound taste for big waves, and a recently added pro tour event in Portugal have seen our horizons expand exponentially. No longer limited to the temperate weather of…

Although new age destinations like Indonesia, Fiji, and Central America often top the list when it comes to overseas surf trips, the Old Continent has no shortage of world-class waves set against a thriving social scene and wide diversity of cultures and historical landscapes. While boat charters might be all the rage these days, the…

With over 12,000 miles of coastline, three million surfers, and a majority share in surf industry, the US is the de facto global center of surfing. From California to Florida to Texas and North Carolina, a wide variety of waves litter both the east and west coasts, and the Gulfs of Mexico and Alaska are…

Top 10 Surfing Spots in the World (*Author’s Note: Any “Top 10” list is bound to cause some controversy, and even more so when dealing with a subjective topic like surfing spots. This list attempts to include different surf spots for different styles and levels of surfing, so while some destinations might not appeal to…