Surfing

Soft Top & Foam Surfboard Guide: What to Know & Which to Buy in 2024
The Ultimate Guide to Soft Top & Foamie Surfboards

From seasoned surfers looking to get loose to first timers playing in white water, no surfer’s quiver is complete without a humble foamie

Searching for Surf and Safe Passage in the Gulf of Alaska
Photo Essay: Searching for Surf and Safe Passage in the Gulf of Alaska

A two-week boat trip through surfing's final frontier brings snow-capped mountains, icebergs and sea lions, hot springs and epic vistas

Nocs x Florence Collab Waterproof Binoculars for Wave Watching
Nocs & Florence Collaborate on Waterproof Binoculars for Wave Watching

Limited edition binocs equip surfers and wave watchers with high-quality optics, sealed in a rugged, hi-viz waterproof package

NICO Is a Design Concept That Combines Airbnb & Micro Hotel in Sayulita, MX
This Micro-Hospitality Concept in Sayulita Is a Hybrid Between an Airbnb and a Hotel

Five minutes from the central plaza and strong year-round surf, NICO relies on contextual design to secure its status as a traveler’s destination

The 10 Best Board Shorts for Men, According to Actual Surfers
The 10 Best Board Shorts for Men, According to Actual Surfers

Ideal for surfing, beaching, and transitioning through town, these board shorts will earn you chafe-free style points in and out of the water

The 10 Best Surf Bikinis & Swimsuits for Women, Tested
The 10 Best Women's Swimsuits Actually Designed for Surfing

Through trial and (a lot of) error, these are the best surf swimsuits that are comfortable, flattering, and actually stay on your body

New York City Surfing: A Comprehensive Guide for Locals & Tourists Alike
Yes There's Surf in New York City: Here's Everything You Need to Know About It

A generous guide for lifelong waterman and beginner surfers alike, including where to go, what to ride, and what seasons to plan on paddling out

"To Be Frank" Celebrates Those Who Hold Surfer Communities Together
How One Man Became the Heart and Soul of a California Surf Micro-Community

The 11-minute short film explores the authentic and positive spirit of 73-year-old Frank Paine, a legend at the center of Hermosa Beach's surf scene

Nixon’s Heat Watch Is Here to Help You Send Harder, in the Water & Out
Nixon’s Heat Watch Is Here to Help You Send Harder, in the Water & Out

Waterproof to 100m with a super slim yet rugged design and capability to run multiple pre-programed timers, this sleek “surf watch” is so much more

FERAL Wetsuit Review: I've Finally Fallen in Love With Winter Surfing
The Best Winter Wetsuit Is From a Tiny Brand You've Never Heard Of

The small San Francisco brand uses Japanese Yamamoto neoprene to cut weight & improve warmth—here's how their 5/4/3 suit tested in icy waters near NYC

The Nami Project Offers Seaside Cabins, Cedar Saunas & Modern Design
Book a Room with a Private Cedar Sauna & Hot Tub at The Nami Project in Canada

Located in a tiny fishing village on Vancouver Island, BC, the new boutique hotel embraces Japanese, Scandinavian, and peaceful PNW sensibilities

Where to Find Black-Centered Outdoor Recreation Events Near You
Where to Find Black-Centered Camping, Climbing, Surfing & Other Outdoor Rec Events

Organized and led by Black and BIPOC groups, these community-focused events aim to increase accessibility and diverse participation in the outdoors