Surfing Lessons that Have Nothing to Do with Catching Waves pt. 3: LEAVE YOUR EGO AT HOME

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*The following is Part 3 of a 3-part series called “Surfing Lessons that Have Nothing to Do with Catching Waves (you can read Part 1 here and Part 2 here). Read it, love it, live it!

My first trip to WRSC... no ego can survive Rafa's camera lense.

 

In this series, I’m addressing specific things I’ve realized because of surfing that have helped my life in its entirety. Because when you learn how to surf, you learn so much more than just how to surf. These are lessons I try to use when I’m in the water, and now try even harder to use when I’m on dry land.

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Surfing Lessons that Have Nothing to Do with Catching Waves pt. 2: THE ART OF SITTING STILL

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*The following is Part 2 of a 3-part series called “Surfing Lessons that Have Nothing to Do with Catching Waves (you can read Part 1 here). Read it, love it, live it!

Roberto behind me has mastered what I clearly haven't

If you try surfing and you get hooked, you’re going to catch yourself thinking about it a lot. You might be in line at the bank, or at the dentist, maybe even at your own wedding – no matter where you are or what you’re doing, surfing will be somewhere in (more…)

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Baby Waves to Bigger Waves: One Surfer’s Journey Through Progression

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The journey to surfing glory starts with a single step.

 

“Go now, amiga! PADDLE! Duro! Duro! DUROOOOO!”

My heart begins beating faster and my brain starts yelling at me: “I WANT THIS ONE. DO NOT MESS THIS UP. NO MATTER WHAT HAPPENS, YOU ARE NOT ALLOWED TO BAIL…” (more…)

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