Category: Longboards

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

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Jun 24, 2013
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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.

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California Longboard Surfers Favorite Surf Spots – San Onofre, Huntington Beach, and Trestles

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Jun 7, 2013
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California Longboard Surfers Favorite Surf Spots – San Onofre, Huntington Beach, and Trestles

San Onofre

  • Surfers have been heading to San Onofre State Beach in San Diego County, Southern California since the 1930s and it is a well-known and popular spot for longboards.
  • In the past, surfers who visited San Onofre had previously spent time in Hawaii. These surfers brought some of the things they'd seen in Hawaii to San Onofre, including the ukulele, thatched huts and tandem surfing--all of thes...

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The Top Surf Spots to Ride Longboards and Hang Ten

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Jun 1, 2013
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The Top Surf Spots to Ride Longboards and Hang Ten

California, United States: California is a hugely popular surfing destination:

  • Malibu - First Point is a popular destination for longboarders and Surfrider Beach has waves that are small and perfectly formed.
  • Cardiff - this place is often described as having the best longboard waves in the world.
  • San Onofre - the longboarders definitely rule the waves here.

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The World’s Top Longboard Surfers 2012 – 2013

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Jun 14, 2013
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The World’s Top Longboard Surfers 2012 – 2013

According to the Association of Surfing Pros (ASP), an organization for professional surfers that tracks points from various contests throughout the year of its members, we have provided a list of the world's top longboard surfers. (wikipedia.org/wiki/Association_of_Surfing_Professionals)

To round out the list we have provided their year of birth (Y...

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