Wakeboarding Terms and Tips

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If you want to understand the wakeboarding sport better, then there are a few different wakeboard glossary terms that you are going to need to be aware of. Wakeboarding is a truly specialized sport, and the terms that are attached to this sport are also quite specialized. If you are not already aware of the terms that matter the most… Read more »

Skateboarding Lexicon

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180 – This is a term that refers to a half rotation. 360 – This is a term that refers to a single full rotation. 540 – This is a term that describes a 540-degree rotation while in the air. This is equal to one and a half full rotations. 720 – This is a term that typically refers to… Read more »

How to Rotate Inline Skate Wheels

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It is important for you to know why it is important for you to rotate the wheels on your skates, and it is also important for you to have an understanding of when you should do it. There are a number of different available approaches to take when it comes this process as well. Why you should rotate your inline… Read more »

Braking in Skating

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Learning how to stop when you are riding inline skates really is not rocket science, and yet there are many novice skaters that actually struggle when it comes to braking simply because they have an intense fear that they are going to fall. This fear often comes from having to take whatever skate you are braking with, tilting it, which… Read more »

Gear Basics for Surfing

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Surfing is a sport that does not require the use of a lot of gear, but the gear that you do need is essential. What this means is that it is important that you choose the right gear when it comes to the sport of surfing. There are a number of factors that go into determining that the best surfing… Read more »

Gear Basics for Kitesurfing

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Kite surfing is a sport that has gained significantly in popularity over the past couple of years. This is very understandable, at least if you watch some of the champion Kite surfing events and see how much fun it looks. Kite surfing is also known as kite boarding or fly surfing depending on who you ask. There are certain pieces… Read more »

Surfing 101

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Here are some basic tips that will help you with your surfing. Surfing is a competitive sport that can be a lot of fun for everyone involved. Waves are regarded as highly coveted items, and a variety of different factors go into surfing and its success including the wind, the tide, the swell, the ocean bed and so many others…. Read more »

Learning How to Duck Dive

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Before you can learn how to duck dive, you may need to learn what duck diving is and what it is all about. Any breaking wave that is more than two feet high is going to require that you duck underneath the wave rather than floating right over it, and this is where the duck dive term comes from. Duck… Read more »

Guide to Choosing a Surfboard

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Guide to Choosing a Surfboard

Are you just learning how to surf, or are otherwise looking to purchase a new surfboard? One of the most difficult decisions to make when it comes to surfing is choosing the best board for you. There are a variety of different factors that are going to influence your choice of a surfboard, which range from what types of waves… Read more »

Learning to Paddle Out

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Paddling out is one of the first things that you need to learn when it comes to learning how to surf, and for obvious reasons as well. Paddling out sounds like such a simple process, but in reality, in surfing situations, you also have to be simultaneously balancing your body on the water, which is moving, and you need to… Read more »