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How To: Surf a backside tail slide and recover for shortboards

Dane Reynolds explains how to throw your tail, slide, and recover on your backhand. Thrash it out with style. You need a steep wave that's not too powerful to throw you off. Stomp on your back foot to project into the lip. Then put your pressure on the front foot to throw out your back foot. The sweet spot is between the barrel and the soft shoulder. Check out this how-to surfing video for the right, steep wave for these surfing moves.

How To: Pack for a surf trip with Chris Malloy

EXPN's Doin' Thangs: Packing For a Surf Trip with Chris Malloy. Traveling for surf can be an epic experience. There's excellent surf all over the world from Teahupoo, Tahiti to Antarctica. Malloy says he's probably surfed in over 40 countries. Make sure you pack a good quiver of surfboards. He packs three for a month long trip. He brings an 8' footer with a quad setup that can get into a certain mush. Bring a nice little short board for the waves you pray for. Then pack the gun, his is 8'0" t...

How To: Perform an aerial 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. See how to

How To: Perform an off the top 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. See how to

How To: Stand up 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. See how to stand up on a surfboard.

How To: Perform a stingray shuffle when surfing

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. See how to perform a stingray shuffle when surfing.

How To: Change positions on a surfboard

Changing positions on a surfboard is one of the hardest things to learn how to do. Get expert advice on surfing techniques in this video lesson. Take action: use proper foot position, shuffle feet to make minor adjustments, and remember that sweet spots are different for every individual. Mike Jones, the instructor of this how-to video, has been surfing since he was only six years old. He was lucky enough to surf the pro tour for a few years before starting his own surf shop and clothing bran...

How To: Stand up paddle with Surf Tech

Get the lowdown on the newest rage, stand-up paddle boarding or paddle surfing. This is the ultimate workout and great way to catch a wave in a whole new way. Watch out for the view though. You can see everything under the water's surface, including sharks!!!

How To: Fix the dings on a surfboard

So you've been hitting the waves, but it's pretty obvious that your surfboard has been suffering from your enthusiasm to shred. Take a look at this instructional video and learn how to repair the dings on your surfboard and get it looking brand new.

How To: Learn to surf

Want to pick up surfing? Take a look at this instructional video and learn how to surf. This tutorial covers the fundamentals of surfing, including what wetsuit to pick out and how to get on the board.

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 2: The set up The forward spin is a basic maneuver which, performed in the right section of a wave, will look very impressive. Watch this instructional video and learn how to forward spin on a bodyboard. Do a forward sp...

How To: Make a surfboard

In this video series, our expert Kimo Greene will teach you how to make a surfboard. He will tell you all the necessary tools you will need, and talk about the different types of blanks, fins, and stringers. Kimo will also teach you how to trim the crust, make an outline, draw the template, shape the board, level the stringer, and put in the rails.

How To: Surf inside the break

Andy Bottomley demonstrates how to surf the break zone. You have to remember to paddle well and keep the correct positioning before you start. Approach the wave with the board's nose directly facing the wave. Surf inside the break - Part 1 of 2.

How To: Paddle a surfboard

Richard Schmidt teaches you the proper technique for paddling on a surfboard. Learn the proper body placement and orientation for your surfboard when paddling out into the surf.

How To: Catch a wave

Richard Schmidt teaches you how to surf the curl. Learn the proper timing and positioning as well as how to maneuver your surfboard through the water.