El Cheapo’s Guide to Surfing – Is Surfing Expensive?

Cheap Surf

Surfing is special because it’s not a rich man’s sport. Sure you’ve got to live relatively close to the ocean, but other than that the cost to entry can be pretty low. If you’re a beginner surfer and want to own your own equipment rather than rent, you can probably get into the water for…

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The Surfboard Leash

surf leash

Before the leash, you had to be a really strong swimmer to even attempt surfing. Whatever your stance on the pros/cons of the surf leash, the fact is that the majority of surfers use them and even more surfboard have a method for attaching a leash. When used properly, the leash is another useful piece…

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Get a Grip on Surf Wax

surf wax

Surf wax is an interesting topic. Or maybe it’s not, I don’t know. Wax is something most surfers only think about briefly in one of two scenarios. The first being the enjoyment you get from the appearance and aroma of a freshly waxed surfboard. The second being the frustration of falling off your board when…

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