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Surfing in the cold is hard work. Not only does cold water surfing bring physical challenges, but is also strains us mentally. It can be really difficult to motivate yourself to jump into freezing waters, but as we all know, the feeling after a surf is always worth it. These tips aim to make surfing in the cold far less daunting...

Want to add some flair to your top turns? Not sure exactly how? The Surf Box analyses this turn surfed by Coco Ho. Follow along if you want to push your surfing to the next level.


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Approach the wave and look at where you want to go. Point your leading arm in this direction also, whilst having your back arm behind you, ready...

Surfing is not just a “simple” skill to master. Surfing requires fine tuning physical movements, gaining and utilising ocean knowledge, being in the right mindset… the list goes on. If you find that you are not improving with your surfing, it can be hard to pin point exactly what it is you are doing wrong. Below are 6 common rea...


Have you ever had a surf where everything just seems to come together? Where things seem more effortless, more fluid, the dots just seem to connect. This is what I am going to refer to today as being in the “zone” – a place in which boundaries are pushed and progress is made. However quite often being in the “zone” doesn’t just...

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