Hot Surfing How-Tos

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 puncture and a cracked and severely damaged rail.

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. See how to

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. See how to

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 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 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: 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. See how to

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. See how to

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 your vertical turns.

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 shouldn't be something you do unless you are an intermediate surfer. Repair your glassed-on fin with these simple steps.

How To: Blow The Tail with power when surfing big waves

Kalani Robb explains how to throw your tail out the back on your forehand with power. This SurflineTv Trick Tip is an insiders instructional on showing us how to blow the tail. Get a deep bottom turn to load up and spring out of the lip. Grab the rail so you don't lose it. Land it and enjoy. Make good timing so you can blow the lip out before it crests. Then you can follow it with a bit of a floater.

How To: Perform the cockroach 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 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. See how to

How To: Do the bottom turn for bodyboarding

Francisco Pinheiro, Joana Schenker, and Neuza Mochacho demonstrate how to do the bottom turn for bodyboarding. You need to gain speed, position yourself, and turn. This is an important technique to learn as it will help you gain speed for more complicated tricks. Do the bottom turn for bodyboarding.

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 this tutorial to get you started.

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 advice.

How To: Get up on a surfboard

Getting up on a surfboard takes great skill and balance. Get expert advice on surfing techniques in this video tutorial. Take action: find your individual sweet spot, do a one motion pop up, and put feet on board correctly. Mike Jones, the instructor in 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 brand, As-hi-as-I-aM International. The brand now has shops in Tahiti,...

How To: Begin surfing

Surfing is a great aerobic hobby to take up. Get expert advice on surfing apparel and gear in this video tutorial. Take action: use proper equipment, find a location, always bring a partner, and consult local surf shops. Mike Jones, the instructor in this how-to video from Live Strong, 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 brand, As-hi-as-I-aM International. The brand now has sh...

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: 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 unwaxed surf board.

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 give you a tip for keeping your board going straight despite the fact that you're only using one paddle.

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 be able to paddle faster and longer without tiring. How could that not make stand-up paddling more enjoyable?

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 seek out and how to maintain your balance on the water.

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