Sunscreen for Surfing

Sunscreen might be one of the most important pieces of your surfing toolkit. From session to session it might seem inconsequential, but in the long run, you’re going to be happier with your past-self for having used a proper sunscreen while you surf. A few simple things go into choosing the right sunscreen to wear …

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What is a Traction Pad?

Traction pads, tails pads, or deck grip are patches of foam-type material that adheres to the deck of your surfboard to provide you with some extra grip and traction in place of surf wax. You’ll often find traction pads on the tails of shortboards, hybrids, or any type of board that caters to vertical maneuvers, …

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The Twin Fin Surfboard

The twin fin, like the thruster or quad, describes a certain type of fin setup rather than a surfboard-type. However, like the other prominent fin setups described here, the twin fin certainly deserves a page of its own. If you’re new to twin fins, you’re in for a treat. It’s a type of fin setup …

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Surf Racks

Surfboard Racks 101

If you’ve been surfing for a while, you’re probably aware that along the way you’ve somehow developed this weird desire to keep accumulating more and different surfboards. It’s a disease that cannot be cured. It’s fun to surf a variety of boards – it allows you to get to know your own surfing better – …

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