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Entering the surf through a rock jump is a very quick and direct way to get to the waves. It usually saves both energy and time, and often can allow instant access to the best part of the break. Rock jumps aren’t all butterflies and rainbows however…they can be dangerous resulting in broken bones, broken boards and shattered dig...

1 Jun 2016


CURL #24 was published in 2009.

Go and have a look, some things haven't changed! 







Surfers need strong upper bodies if they want to be able to make the most out of their time in the water. Conditions looking average?Don't have time to surf in the next few days? Try incorporate this little workout into your week. Your body will thank you for it.


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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.


Step 1

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...

Surfing small waves is really hard work. Often the crowd level will be low as people take one look and declare it “piddly.” Fortunately for us, it provides the perfect opportunity to practice your manoeuvres, and get your wave count up. Here are some top tips to surf your best in small, dribbley waves.

Photo: Roxy

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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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