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News : Hawaiian Surfer Dudes Make Their Own DIY Waves

Anybody who surfs knows there's often plenty of downtime waiting for the perfect swell to come along. So what do you do while you're waiting around? Option 1: Nothing (boo). Option 2: Fabricate your own ready-made waves, via a makeshift current pool hooked up to the Waimea Riv ...more

How To : Be safe while bodyboarding

Francisco Pinheiro, Joana Schenker, and Neuza Mochacho give some safety tips for bodyboarding. You need to stay fit, enter and exit with care, surf in a crowd, stick to what you know, stay inside the barrel, work out the wave sets, wax your board, check your leash, and use sun ...more

How To : Perform a backside rail grab on a surfboard

Surfing: Hang Ten The ocean is a force of nature that refuses any effort to tame it. To throw one's self on the mercy of this beast is a courageous act. With the help of this trick guide, you can learn to harness that power and push your water-borne adventures to new heights. ...more

How To : Perform a backside air-reverse on a surfboard

In this video, Chris Ward offers you come great trick tips for performing a backside air-reverse on your surfboard. This trick is super cool and looks great on the water and with Chris's advice you will be able to get closer to performing it like a pro.

How To : Surf whitewash

Richard Schmidt shows you a technique for surfing whitewater. This is useful if you're at a break that stays shallow for a long why out.

How To : Identify wave types

Phil Macdonald and Trent Munro discuss how you can identify wave types for surfing. There are two types of waves: rolling and clenching waves. Rolling waves break far from the shore while clenching waves are more dangerous.

How To : Set up your surf kite

Instructions to help you get set for kite surfing. You will need a kite surfing kite, a harness, a pump, lines, bar, and a knowledgeable friend. Set up your surf kite. Click through to watch this video on videojug.com

How To : Ride the tube on your backhand

In this video, Andy Irons teaches you how to ride the tube on your backhand while surfing. Backside tube riding involved surfing the interior part of a hollow wave. This trick is fun and hard to do, but you will learn great tips to get you started from Andy in this tutorial.

How To : Perform the rodeo flip on a surfboard

In this video from Surfline, Jamie O'Brien shows you how to perform an awesome rodeo flip on a surfboard while you are in the ocean. Rodeo flips involve flipping upside down and landing back on your feet. This trick is pretty awesome and you will get some expert advice from th ...more

How To : Perform the coffin on a surfboard

Surfing: Hang Ten The ocean is a force of nature that refuses any effort to tame it. To throw one's self on the mercy of this beast is a courageous act. With the help of this trick guide, you can learn to harness that power and push your water-borne adventures to new heights. ...more

How To : Perform the Quasimodo on a surfboard

Surfing: Hang Ten The ocean is a force of nature that refuses any effort to tame it. To throw one's self on the mercy of this beast is a courageous act. With the help of this trick guide, you can learn to harness that power and push your water-borne adventures to new heights. ...more

How To : Shape a surfboard

Surfboard shaping can be a way to make your own surfboard before hitting the waves or a way to earn a few extra dollars at the beach. Learn how to shape a surfboard from a professional surfboard shaper in this free surfing video series. Part 1 of 15 - How to Shape a surfboard. ...more

How To : Pack a surfboard bag for travel

Strapped for time? If you're rushing to the airport but you need to pack your surfboard quickly, take a look at this instructional video and learn how to pack a surfboard bag in about three minutes.

How To : Do the air roll spin for bodyboarding

Francisco Pinheiro, Joana Schenker, and Neuza Mochacho demonstrate how to do the air roll spin for bodyboarding. You need to get some speed, hit the lip, roll and spin, and land. Do the air roll spin for bodyboarding. Click through to watch this video on videojug.com

How To : Fix a carbon fiber surfboard

Fixing your Aviso Carbon Fiber surfboard is just as easy as fixing your old poly surfboard. You can remove the drain plug. Dry it out completely. There is no foam to rot or wood to break. If fixed properly Aviso surfboards will keep all of there integrity. This addresses a pun ...more

How To : Install Future fins

Here's a great tutorial on installing Future brand fins by the company that makes these short surfboard favorites. Install Future fins. Click through to watch this video on futuresfins.com

How To : Repair a glassed on fin of a surfboard

Learn how to glass your surfboard by watching this video. You will be an expert after witnessing this master artisan Ian Berenger at work. A glassed on fin is an alternative to fins that sit in boxes like FCS or Future Fins. This is a detail common with classic boards and shou ...more

How To : Perform the sliding 360 on a surfboard

Surfing: Hang Ten The ocean is a force of nature that refuses any effort to tame it. To throw one's self on the mercy of this beast is a courageous act. With the help of this trick guide, you can learn to harness that power and push your water-borne adventures to new heights. ...more

How To : Do a forward spin on a bodyboard

Bodyboard like a pro by pulling off the tips and tricks contained within this video tutorial. The basic bodyboard forward spin is explained here by VideoJug's resident body boarding expert teacher. Step 1: You will need * 1 Bodyboard * 1 Wetsuit * 1 Leash * 1 Pair of fins Step ...more

How To : Avoid being a Kook while surfing

Basically, a "Kook" is the type of surfer everyone hates. Kooks put themselves and others in danger by their actions in the water. In this video, learn the rules of the ocean and avoid everyone staying far away from you at the beach. You Will Need: * A surfboard * A leash * Co ...more

How To : Perform the stall on a surfboard

Surfing: Hang Ten The ocean is a force of nature that refuses any effort to tame it. To throw one's self on the mercy of this beast is a courageous act. With the help of this trick guide, you can learn to harness that power and push your water-borne adventures to new heights. ...more

How To : Noseride on a surfboard

In this how-to video, surfer and author, James MacLaren provides a brief introductory overview of the physics of noseriding. James MacLaren is well known in his ability to surf. Part 1 of 4 - How to Noseride on a surfboard. Part 2 of 4 - How to Noseride on a surfboard. Part ...more

How To : Carve to snap while surfing

Timmy Reyes guides us through a turn that every surfer can use. Carve to snap with tips from this how-to video on surfing. You can double take on your turn or do a single clean one.

How To : Wax a new or unwaxed surf board

Mr Zog's Sex Wax shows you how to wax a new or unwaxed board. Make sure your board and wax are cool or it will flake. Start off going across the stringer, than go parallel to the stringer to begin to get bumps. This is key to an easy ride, like tires on a car. Wax a new or unw ...more

How To : Fix a small ding on a surfboard

How to fix a small ding in your surfboard and the right way. First sand the ding. Cut out a patch of fiber glass to fit over the ding. Apply resin. Let it dry. Then apply another layer of glass.

News : Alpine Racer Swaps Surfboard for Skis

Chuck Patterson has spent much of his life riding majestic mountains in boots and bindings, ski poles in hand. In recent years, the extreme athelete decided the massive Hawaiian swells needed conquering as well. Below, Patterson ditches the traditional surfboard for his trusty ...more

News : Surfing Monster Waves By Moonlight

Watch surfer Mark Visser take on a 30-40 foot massive wave off the famous Jaws reef break on Maui in nearly total darkness. Guided only by the LED lights built into his life vest and board, helicopters hovered overhead, filming the event. "It wasn’t until I saw the pictures I ...more

How To : Keep your stand up paddle board going straight

When you think of Laird Hamilton, you probably picture him tearing up some ludicrously big wave. But he's got to relax too, and stand up paddle boarding is a great way to do that. It's basically surfing on flat water with a paddle, and in this video Laird Hamilton himself will ...more

How To : Stand-up paddle more efficiently on your board

Stand-up paddling is sort of a niche spinoff of surfing in which the rider stands up on their board and moves across flat water by paddling. This quick video from an expert in the field offers some tips for improving the efficiency of your stroke when stand-up paddling. You'll ...more

How To : Easily ride the tube frontside

Another way to ride the tube is on the frontside. Check out this tutorial from Dean Morrison for tips and tricks on how to ride the frontside of a wave all the way to the shore.

How To : Perform a kerrupt flip on a surfboard

In this tutorial, Eric Geiselman walks you through one of today's most technical surf tricks - the kerrupt flip. This flip is very cool and pretty hard to do but with Eric's help and advice you can get closer to flipping out like a pro.

How To : Perform a Superman air on a surfboard

In this clip, Jordy Smith teaches you how to perform a Superman air move on your surfboard for maximum impact. The Superman is a complicated looking move that involves grabbing your board mid-air and landing back down on it. Jordy gives great advice for which type of waves to ...more

How To : Go vertical on a surfboard

In this video, surf pro Joel Parkinson gives you his best tricks for getting vertical on your surfboard. Getting vertical basically entails moving your body completely to its side so you are standing on top of the wave. Joel offers some awesome tips and tricks for practicing y ...more

How To : Perform a layback snap on a surfboard

In this video, Pancho Sullivan teaches you how to perform a perfect layback snap on a surfboard. Pancho is an experienced surfer and offers some great tips and advice on how to create this awesome power maneuver.

How To : Perform a backside snap on a surfboard

In this tutorial, Damien Hobgood shows you how to acheive a perfect backside snap on a surfboard. Damien will show you exactly how to hold your body to do this move and how to achieve the best balance. In this tutorial, Damien shows you examples and gives you great tips and ad ...more

News : Believe It Or Not, These Dogs Are "Serious" Surfers

As silly as it may seem, Loews Resort's annual dog surf competition is indeed real. These pups aren't just props on a surfboard, they actually DO ride waves. Held in Imperial Beach, CA, this past week, the judges rate each canine contestant based on endurance and ability to c ...more

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