Day: June 17, 2022

Wave of support as local athletes adapt to conditions and push boundaries at pro contest in Hawaii
Surfing Hawaii

Wave of support as local athletes adapt to conditions and push boundaries at pro contest in Hawaii

Australia’s adaptive surfing team has scooped the pool at the inaugural Adaptive Surfing Professionals World Championship Tour event in Hawaii. Key points: Four Australian surfers travelled the Hawaii to compete in the inaugural Adaptive Surfing Professionals World Championship Tour event All four surfers won gold in their respective divisions The tour has gone professional for the […]

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The 9 Unwritten Rules of Surfing in Waikiki
Surfing Hawaii

The 9 Unwritten Rules of Surfing in Waikiki

If you’ve ever wanted to try your hand at surfing, Hawaii’s world-famous Waikiki Beach is one of the best places in the world to get started. Located on the south shore of Oahu, Waikiki is one of the most popular destinations in Hawaii. The neighborhood is known throughout the world for its two-mile-long stretch of […]

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Plus-size women have a champion in Hawaii: ‘If you’re surfing, you are a surfer’
Surfing Hawaii

Plus-size women have a champion in Hawaii: ‘If you’re surfing, you are a surfer’

Sarah Sekula  |  Special to USA TODAY WAIKIKI, OAHU – It’s a few hours before sunset. Mellow waves consistently kiss the shoreline. With a few strong strokes, Elizabeth Sneed pops up onto her yellow longboard with ease. She smiles. Sneed is doing something she’s always dreamed of: surfing. It‘s something that certainly didn’t happen overnight. […]

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Team Hawaii returns home with Gold medal finish in ISA World Junior Surfing Championship
Surfing Hawaii

Team Hawaii returns home with Gold medal finish in ISA World Junior Surfing Championship

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) – After nine days of nonstop action off the shores of Surf City, El Salvador, Team Hawaii returns to Honolulu with a Gold medal team finish in the 2022 ISA World Junior Surfing Championship. “It was really amazing.” Surfer Ewelei’ula Wong told Hawaii News Now. “I love the support I get from my […]

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Adaptive surfer hits the water for surfing Championship, despite stolen board
Surfing Hawaii

Adaptive surfer hits the water for surfing Championship, despite stolen board

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) – It was been a stressful few days for Spike Kane after his custom made surfboard was stolen from his hotel, however the local surf community jumped into action. Within minutes, offering their help to find him a replacement ahead of todays heats and thanks to that swift reaction, Kane is back in […]

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Best places to surf in California – Lonely Planet
Surfing California

Best places to surf in California – Lonely Planet

Hawaii might lay claim to the first waves ever ridden, but surf culture was born in California. Whether it’s the salt-washed hair of the Lords of Dogtown, the tunes of the Beach Boys or the legendary Endless Summer crew, there are countless examples of how California is intertwined with the world of wave chasing. It’s […]

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International Surfing Day Forecast
Surfing Mexico

International Surfing Day Forecast

‘Tis the season for the biggest holiday in surfing. This Saturday, June 18th, 2022, marks the 18th edition of International Surfing day (ISD), offering surfers around the globe a reason to celebrate the activity we all love regardless of whether the surf is pumping, flat, or somewhere in between. And the good news, for many […]

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