Author Archive for: Quien Graves

Wake Boarding – Combines Techniques of Several Sports – Surfing, Water Skiing and Snowboarding

Author:
Jun 24, 2013
0 Comments
Wake Boarding – Combines Techniques of Several Sports – Surfing, Water Skiing and Snowboarding

Many people think of wake boarding as the perfect combination water sport because it perfectly mixes surfing, water skiing and snowboarding into one big ball of awesome. There is speed, tricks, and beauty on display no matter who takes on the sport.

People started turning to wakeboarding because not everyone lives near the ocean where they can surf and catch waves and with wake boarding all you need is a lake or wide river and ...

Read more...

Today’s Surfboard Types used by Beginner to Expert Surfers

Author:
Jun 24, 2013
1 Comment
Today’s Surfboard Types used by Beginner to Expert Surfers

If you are interested in surfing, you're going to need a surfboard. If you need a surfboard, you're going to need to know the difference between all of the types of boards that are out there right now, so you don't select the wrong type of board because you think it looks cool or some sales person says it will work for you!

 Below are the 5 board types that are used by beginner to expert surfers.

    Read more...

Surf Photography – Tools of the Trade Needed for Great Surfing Shots

Author:
Jun 24, 2013
0 Comments
Surf Photography – Tools of the Trade Needed for Great Surfing Shots

Surf photography is popular because it's a great way for photographers to take action shots while also having fantastic backgrounds in their pictures, spending time outdoors and at the beach. What could be better than a day at the beach? While shooting these types of images isn't extremely difficult, it's still important that you know what photography equipment you need to take the perfect surf photography images.

First, you do...

Read more...

Surfing Videos – Surf Videos are Exciting and Mesmerizing

Author:
Jun 24, 2013
0 Comments
Surfing Videos – Surf Videos are Exciting and Mesmerizing

Just about everyone I have ever talked to will say that they love to watch surfing videos. Even if they are not huge participating fans of the sport or surfers themselves, when it comes to just sitting back at your TV or computer screen, there aren't too many sports that are as action-packed or visually stunning as surfing.

I think what makes surf videos so special is that you get to see the waves in all of their glory. Even if...

Read more...

Skimboarding – A Laguna Beach California Created Sport

Author:
Jun 24, 2013
0 Comments
Skimboarding – A Laguna Beach California Created Sport

Skimboarding is a type of surfing that starts out in front of the waves instead of behind them. It was created in Laguna Beach to allow lifeguards an easier way to get up and down the beach. Nowadays, Skimboarders will run from the beach and then glide in the direction of oncoming waves and then catch them as they're breaking.

The boards used in skimboarding vary depending on the height and weight of the rider. The boards are u...

Read more...

Windsurfing – The Power and Beauty of Surfing and Sailing Combined

Author:
Jun 24, 2013
0 Comments
Windsurfing – The Power and Beauty of Surfing and Sailing Combined

Surfing and sailing are popular all over the world, so it's no surprise that windsurfing, which combines the two, is also popular. Windsurfing didn't hit the mainstream until around the 1980's, but it has since gone on to become an Olympic sport and windsurfing competitions are held throughout the world.

A specialized surfboard becomes a windsurfing board by adding a movable mast, which allows the board to move on open water. T...

Read more...

Paddleboarding Offers Diversity – A Stand Up, Lay Down, and Kneeling Sport

Author:
Jun 24, 2013
0 Comments
Paddleboarding Offers Diversity – A Stand Up, Lay Down, and Kneeling Sport

Paddleboarding is a sport that is perfect for anyone who loves the water and loves a workout, so it's pretty much a sport for just about everyone. All it takes is a board and paddle, so it's not going to cost you an arm and a leg to try and you'll be able to experience a fantastic water sport.

The diversity offered in Paddleboarding is due to the fact it can be performed while laying down, kneeling or even standing up on the bo...

Read more...

How to Take Great Surfing Photos

Author:
Jun 24, 2013
0 Comments
How to Take Great Surfing Photos

Surfing photos are fun to take because you get to shoot action shots, you have the sky and sparkling ocean as a backdrop, and everyone likes to see water in photos. While it's not too tough to figure out how to get the pictures to look good, it takes some practice to make them look like professional shots.

Timing is everything when it comes to any type of photography, but it's especially important when you're talking about taki...

Read more...

Kite Surfing and Kiteboarding – The Ultimate Combination of Sports

Author:
Jun 24, 2013
0 Comments
Kite Surfing and Kiteboarding – The Ultimate Combination of Sports

Extreme sports have popped up over the years that combined different popular sports, but kitesurfing (also known as kiteboarding) might be the most complete and fantastic combo sport ever invented. By combining the best parts of sports like surfing, wakeboarding, windsurfing, paragliding, and snowboarding, kite surfing is a watersport that was made to satisfy the masses.

The best part about kiteboarding is that all you need to ...

Read more...

Longboards – The Glide, Splendor and History of the Classic Longboard and Longboard Surfers

Author:
Jun 24, 2013
0 Comments
Longboards – The Glide, Splendor and History of the Classic Longboard and Longboard Surfers

The longboard was the first surfboard used by the Polynesians and Hawaiians and eventually brought to the mainstream market. It continues to be the most used by both amateurs and professionals. Shortboards started to take over for a while during the middle of the 20th century, but a few minor modifications brought the longboard back with a vengeance in the 90s and has been the most popular type of board ever since.

L...

Read more...

Copyright © 2013 Kick'n Surf
Powered by Living Alpha