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2014 Mavericks Surf Invitational Recap

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  • May 05, 2014
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The Mavericks invitational was a battle between surfers and 20-40 foot waves of freezing water in the famed Half Moon Bay of California. In the contest, the more experienced riders succeeded, with 40 year old star Grant “Twiggy” Baker...

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Thoughts of an Intern

For the last month, I had the pleasure of acting as an intern at the Rincón Surf School. Every day yielded different schedules; I would be in the office talking to travelers looking to score some waves with our...

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How To Pack A Surfboard

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  • May 05, 2014
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There are many ways to pick out newbies, including how they travel with their surfboards. Don’t get caught looking like a sponger trapped on the inside. Instead, use our guide to safely transport your board to our school here...

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Japan Powder!

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  • May 05, 2014
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The SGT crew is rolling through Japan, exploring the local culture and getting chest deep in freshies.  Join us for our explorations into  If our recap hasn’t changed your mind yet, then a quick look at some of the experiences...

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5 Great Exercises For Surfers

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  • May 05, 2014
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Every surf legend started somewhere; even the greats like Kelly Slater and Laird Hamilton were once groms. Some gringos can come from the Midwest without an ocean in sight, while others have a background from other board sports and can...

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10 Yoga Poses For Your Next Flight

Adventure travelers recognize the need to be fit and flexible to perform at full strength. Unfortunately, the 5 hour plane flights present a challenge, as sitting between a screaming baby and an oversized vacationer can be physically and mentally...

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The Skier Who Hated Powder

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  • May 04, 2014
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Johan Jonsson is not the typical skier. In his recent video series, “The Hunt For Likebombs And Sh*t F#%k Conditions”, the crazy Swede set out to tackle what would be the most unique among all challenges; searching for sh*t...

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Throwback Thursday to the First Winter Olympics

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  • May 04, 2014
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All of the news out of Sochi was grim. Whether it was the reported slaughter of stray dogs, or the deplorable living conditions of the reporters, or finally the claim by outspoken Danny Davis that the halfpipe was “garbage”,...

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Go Powsurfing!

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  • May 04, 2014
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At SASS, we understand the powerful feelings behind getting barreled on a giant wave. However, a new boardsport has a emerged, by the name of Powsurfing. Powsurfing is similar to snowskating, with the rider lacking bindings and feeling free...

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Surfing the fresh powder?

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  • May 04, 2014
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The North Face recently released a new video “Into The Mind”, which features some of the teams’ athletes in their natural element. A unique part of the film is the demonstration of the likeness between snowboarding through fresh powder,...

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