Four Australian pro surfers - Stu Kennedy, Connor O'Leary, Mitch Crews, and Jackson Baker - recently trialed night surfing at Wavegarden's demo center in northern Spain. Floodlights lit up the Wavegarden Cove like a sports arena, allowing the Australians to surf and train from sunset to late into the night, a feat not easy to […]
Aritz Aranburu was the first Spanish surfer to qualify for the World Surf League (WSL) Championship Tour. The shining marble star with his name has been embedded in the floor of the promenade of Somo, in Cantabria, Spain, as a new addition to its prestigious "Somo Surfing Walk of Fame." The Gipuzkoan surfer, visibly excited, […]
All surfers know its meaning, and nearly the entire world understands the gesture. Shaka is a universal body language that has even become a common greeting in the White House. On November 12, 2009, President Barack Obama was at the Elmendorf Air Force Base in Anchorage, Alaska.
In 2012, after many years of absence, I returned to my home country - El Salvador. I had spent more than half of my life in San Francisco and Hawaii. I had a weird feeling that although I was home finally, in Hawaii, there would always be better waves and competitions than in El Salvador.