Category Archives: Articles

Costa Rica for an Off-Season Surf Trip?

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Surfing Costa Rica Costa Rica is home to some of the best waves on the planet, crashing along beaches that are clean and blissfully empty. By: Erica Walsh Related To: Beaches Water Sports Sports Guy Trips Travel’s Best Outdoors and Adventure Travel Planning Less crowded than the beaches of Sydney, Hawaii or Southern California, the […]

The Wall Street Journal
Far From the Ocean, These Surfers Don’t Wait for Waves
They ride endless wakes created by speedboats; ‘a glassy Idaho lake’

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By Rachel Bachman May 17, 2015 5:59 p.m. ET NAMPA, Idaho— Justin Harrison is fighting for the right to surf in Idaho. This type of surfing needs no ocean. It is called wakesurfing, and it lets someone surf, untethered, in a speedboat’s wake as though riding a briny wave. Boats designed for wakesurfing are hot […]

Wakesurfing: Following the Boat Without a Rope | New York Times Article 2007

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By STEPHEN REGENOLD AUG. 17, 2007 THE surf was up on Lake Charlotte, a 255-acre blue gem among the farm fields west of Minneapolis, and Todd Zaugg was yelling at his son to get into the water: “All right, señor, you’re on!” A little green wave curled from the lake’s chop. The sun was a […]

Monday Motivation: Hunter Sims, record-breaking wakesurfing for a cause

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Photo credit: Kevin Ianders Our Monday Motivation series on profiles the inspiring stories of commitment, courage and dedication behind some of our most extraordinary titles. This week we’re placing the spotlight on a talented teen wakesurfer who used his rising fame in the athletic world to aid Tanzanian orphans. An ordinary day for Hunter […]

The 65 Best Surf Spots in the World

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Article from Men’s Journal By Jen See and Kit Doucette Every surfer’s ideal wave is different. “A bunch of factors come into play when you’re looking for great surf,” says Pat O’Connell, pro surfer and star of The Endless Summer II. “It depends on who you’re with, your ability, and your state of mind.” For some, remote, powerful, long […]

Pregnant Mom Wakesurfs Past Her Due Date!

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Check out this article from This mom rocks! Any other of you moms out there wakesurf when you were this far along? “Everything is harder when you’re heavily pregnant. Your energy is pretty much zapped to the point that even day-to-day activities take a lot out of you—that’s why we were so shocked when […]