10 Good Reasons Why Women Should Learn to Surf

by Bev Sanders

How you can stay forever young and still change the world? 1.  Remember the little girl who loved to play?  Surfing helps you find her. 2.  Surfing helps you develop your balance, both on your surfboard and in your life. 3.  Surfing stirs intuition.  It helps you connect with things you were born knowing… like how to [...]

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Women on Waves Exhibit Opens at California Surf Museum

by Bev Sanders

Women on Waves: Performance, Beach Fashion, and Feminine Mystique in the World of Surfing If you live in Southern California or you’re planning to travel there this year, here’s an event you won’t want to miss: Women On Waves, the California Surf Museum’s 2010 special exhibit, explores many aspects of feminine wave riding. From the [...]

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Julia Butterfly Hill Writes About the Powerful Girl Within

by Julia Butterfly Hill

Forward by Bev Sanders Many words describe my friend Julia Butterfly Hill- lovely, strong, graceful, effective, and independent, but after braving 738 days in the canopy of Luna, a majestic redwood tree, I add the word ‘fearless’. Her brave and inspiring action brought international attention to the plight of overlogging California’s ancient redwoods. She will forever be [...]

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How Surfing Changed My Life

by Bev Sanders

If I was told that I would redirect my entire life because of a single experience, I would have ignored the idea. I had heard of this happening to other people, but I never thought much about it or connected the phenomenon to my world. I’ve always felt these types of experiences either inspired someone [...]

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The Do’s and Don’ts of Surf Camp Fashion

by Bev Sanders

It can all start with a cute suit, preferably one that stays put. Gleaned from 13 years of “on the job” learning, here’s my list of surf camp Do’s and Don’ts: Surf Camp Swim Gear Do’s Rash Guards Rash guards are worn under a wetsuit to prevent rubbing.  In warm-water surfing locations, the rash guard protects [...]

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Authentic Mexican Guacamole Recipe for Hungry Surfer Girls

by Bev Sanders

You can skip the chips (and extra calories) and substitute raw vegetables to dip. But we don’t recommend that! Avocados are a perfect slow-burning fuel that are easy to digest and rich in antioxidants, making them an excellent food for replenishing tired athletes.

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Ten Tips for Selecting Your First Surfboard

by Julie Cox

“Buy a board that makes you smile” and nine other tips from Las Olas surf instructor and pro longboarder, Julie Cox. Julie Cox is a competitive longboarder and surf instructor who has consistently placed in the top ten in international surfing events. When not surfing, Julie is the Operations Manager for the California Surf Museum where [...]

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