Captain James Cook (1728-1779) and his sailing crew are credited with writing the first-ever description of wave riding before surfing was even considered a sport. James Cook was born on November 7, 1728, in Marton, Yorkshire, England. He was a British navigator, explorer, and cartographer who served in the Royal Navy from 1755 to 1779.
New Zealand has long had a love affair with surfing. With an extensive coastline, the country offers surfers of all levels the chance to catch a wave on an uncrowded beach. According to Surfing New Zealand, the national governing body for the sport of surfing, one in 27 Kiwis surf. Surfing was a part of […]
Padang Padang is a dreamy left-hand reef break located on the island of Bali, Indonesia. It's one of the greatest surfing destinations on planet Earth. The spot produces a stunning, tropical green barreling wave and can be found just 1.5 miles northeast of Uluwatu. According to surf historians, the first person to ride Padang Padang […]
For some people, kindness and generosity have no price tag attached. This is the true story of someone who understood how a simple gesture could mean a lot to a fellow beach lover. Beaches are sanctuaries of health, places where Nature heals us both physically and spiritually. I have always felt attracted to the beach […]