Learn to Surf News – November 25th, 2013

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Learn to Surf News update!
How good was this weekend! (minus the short SHARP storm Saturday lunchtime). Almost the perfect combination, fun waves with sunshine – looks like Summer is just around the corner! Got some great photos through the week and some awesome ones from the weekend, check them out!
I will say it again, for anyone who wants to practice what they have learnt at camp, I highly recommend Cronulla beach as it is a short distance away from the city and it can be quiet when everywhere else is crowded. The Rip Curl store there has soft board hire for $20 a day and demo board hire for $40 a day! If anyone wants to have a look at the boards in the city, come and see us in the Rip Curl store on Market St.


My favourite pics from Surf Camp last week:


Surfing on the Internet – The Headlines:

1. Red Bull Decades new Episode – The Kelly Slater experience

This episode covers a more recently shaped board. The one ridden by Kelly Slater in his first few years of WINNING the ASP world tour! The interesting thing is the pros of today are struggling to ride it! The board looks super slow under their feet as they are now used to more buoyant boards. Check it out!


2. Rip Curl HELL TEAM rip up Europe

If you want to feel a bit ashamed of your surf skills watch this. Rip Curl youth team are let loose on the waves of Europe. Meu Deus they can surf! It shows the future of surfing, if they can do this NOW……



I do it, BEAGLE does it, all the instructors do it.. We love to watch the ASP world tour! If you want to get in on the action and be able to understand what is going on in the world of professional surfing.. READ THIS! 


4. Girls/Scandinavians watch this!

This is Laura Enever, she has a series of webisodes which although CHEESY have a good look into the strange world of a female professional surfer. In this episode she travels to Iceland and goes surfing with no clothes on!! YEWWWWW only joking she wears a wetsuit 🙁


5. Take care of your Wetsuit!

Anyone thinking of buying or got a wetsuit? READ THIS! These are the Do’s and Don’ts of having a wetsuit – NO WETSUIT WARMERS! If you do though (wink wink – we all do it) there are handy tips to stop it smelling like a crusty paid of well traveled shoes. Make sure it is clean!


6. AND FINALLY… Surfboard model “namer” runs out of names

Something funny to finish us off. After eight years in the business as one of surfing’s premier surfboard model namers, Ed Klonkfield, has run out of names and quit . “It was easy back in the day,” said Klonkfield, a 32 year old originally from Durban. (Read More)

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