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Two surfers, same waves. But people aren't cool with the difference in pay.

Over the weekend, surfers competed in the Ballito Pro, which takes place in South Africa's east.<p>In the Billabong Junior Series, the under-18 mens …

South Africa

Controversial Photo Raises Pay Gap Question

A photo announcing the winners of the Under 18 division at last weekend’s Billabong Junior Series contest in Ballito has caused wide-spread …

Aquatic Sports

Australian big-wave rider Felicity Palmateer survives 30-35 foot wipeout in Hawaii

BIG wave surfer Felicity Palmateer has miraculously survived a head-on altercation with a monstrous wave at Jaws which forced her to deploy her …

Aquatic Sports

British Royal Family Decree: “Donate to Surf Charities”

Harry and Meghan explode popularity of UK's Surfers Against Sewage<p>If you're an England-based non-profit organization dedicated to a cause that's …

Royal Family

4 female surfers who paved the way for women on waves

It wasn’t the biggest check Lisa Andersen earned as a competitive surfer – but it was one of the most meaningful.She was the surf contest director in …

We Celebrate The Heroic Women Of 90’s Pro Surfing

The butch, boardshorts and battlers revamped!The post We Celebrate The Heroic Women Of 90’s Pro Surfing appeared first on Surfing World.

How to make Origami surfers and surfboards

Origami is the ancient Japanese art of paper folding. Using complex modular techniques, artists developed exquisite designs and breathtaking …

Brown Girl Surf Wants to Change Surf Culture

Images of black and brown women are not the first thing that come to mind when one thinks of surf culture. The Oakland, Calif.-based organization …

Morocco's women surfers ride out waves and harassment - SABC News - Breaking news, special reports, world, business, sport coverage of all South African current events. Africa's news leader.

Moroccan women surfers have become a common sight as they skim the waves off the coast of the capital, Rabat, but they still can face prejudice and …

This Digital Surf Workshop Is Designed To Advance Beginners To Intermediate Surfers As Quickly As Possible

<b>Editor’s Note:</b> <i>This feature is sponsored by House of Surf.</i><p><b>What if there was a way to fast track your progress from a complete beginner to an</b> …

The Women Surfers Saying Men Don't Get to Rule the Waves

“It’s really hard to imagine that you can be a surfer, unless you are in a community where it is expected and encouraged for girls to be surfers."<p>In 1963, surf pioneer Buzzy Trent declared that he couldn’t stand girls “attempting” to surf. “You see,” he told <i>Surf Guide</i> magazine, “girls are much more …

Feminism

The Woman Who Rides Mountains

Mavericks, the monster surf-break off the Northern California coast, has long been a proving ground for the world’s best big-wave surfers. But the contest held there most years has never included any women, despite the fact that female surfers have been dropping in on giant swells for decades. In …

The Faces of Women’s Longboarding in 2018

A highlight reel featuring Honolua Bloomfield, Kelia Moniz, Natalia Smith, Rosie Jaffurs, Victoria Vergara and more, courtesy of Roxy Facer<p>It was at …

Highlights From a Year of Women (Literally) Pushing Big Wave Surfing to New Heights

<b>Every year, women pushing the furthermost limits of big wave surfing continue to gain more of the exposure and recognition they deserve.</b> It’s long …

From a Woman’s Perspective: This Is What It’s Like to Feel Free in the Lineup

Photo: Brendan Simmons<p><b>I wanted to share a positive experience today as the only female in the lineup.</b><p>Clean but steep and fast waves were breaking …

Hawaiʻi’s female surfers who are making history

Charging the biggest waves you can find. Knifing the drop on a 30-foot bomb. Hacking and slashing, turning and smacking every wave that comes your …

How fear of judgment holds women back from exercise and sport

A new campaign addresses the anxieties that prevent three in five Australian women from being active<p>Until 2015, Jessica Lovett-Murray had never run more than a few kilometres at a time. Growing up in country Victoria from the Gunditjmara and Yorta Yorta tribes, she had played team sport as a …

Ultramarathons

SURF CAMP GUIDE SUMMER 2018

Surfing sisters, it’s time to throw caution to the wind and book that trip of a lifetime! Not only do surf camps help improve your surfing abilities …

Garbage Patch Growing Faster Than Expected

We should probably stop using so much plastic<p>Texas is really big. Imagine the entire surface of Texas littered with plastic. Now, double the size of …

Pollution

Sarah Baum Takes the Win at Avoca

Sarah Baum took first place this weekend at the 2018 Vissla Central Coast Pro pres by Slimes Boardstore, following a day of exciting action in clean …

Day 2, Quik Pro: "Lakey Blew My Eyelids Back!"

…BeachGrit correspondent wanders into women's event. Loses the ability close eyes.<p><b>A garbage truck woke me in the dark so I got up, did 50 push-ups,</b> …

Surfing: Paige Hareb set to fly the flag on the World Surf League Championship Tour again

After a three-year slog on the World Surf League qualifying series, Kiwi Paige Hareb is set to return to the Championship Tour.<p>Hareb spent six …

It's ON! Day One of the Quiksilver Pro Roxy Pro Gold Coast

Ten women that rock the surfing world

OK so it ended up a bit more than ten, and there are lots more we could have added, but on International Womens day these strong independent women …

SurfGirl Meets Jina Kim

<b>Photos</b> @olsinphoto<b>Jina, tell us about how you first got into surfing?</b>When I was 20, a friend of mine told me about a surf school on the East Coast of …

How the surfing sisterhood helped put Tofino on the map

Commandeering a sport long known for its machismo, fearless female athletes have helped bring worldwide fame to what was once a sleepy B.C. village<p>When Shelley Renard made her first trip to Tofino in 1971, she hitchhiked from her home in Calgary by landing a ride in the back of a Volkswagen van. As …

Aquatic Sports

A Surf Fin That Can Help Combat Climate Change

What if you could surf for science? That’s exactly what researches are hoping surfers will do with the creation of Smartfin. Researchers are hoping …

Wave Riding Meets Conservation at This Surfer's Global Nonprofit

Emi Koch is bringing surfing to children around the world in an effort to empower coastal communities.<p>Emi Koch is rarely without an ocean view. On the phone with her, you can hear faint sounds of the sea breeze, and it's easy to imagine the waves she describes rolling into shore.<p>If her life was a …

coastalcommunities

Six Exercises to Improve Your Surfing Today

Floridian surfer and personal trainer Cody Thompson outlines how to boost your surf fitness<p>It seems logical that the best training for surfing would …