How To Fight Off A Shark Like Mick Fanning

On Sunday, July 19 in Jeffrey’s Bay, South Africa, during the World Surfing League’s J-Bay Open, there were not only professional surfers in the water, but Great White sharks, too. Five minutes into professional surfer Mick Fanning’s final heat against Julian Wilson, the three-time world champion was attacked by a shark during a live broadcast of the event, but managed to fight off the beast and escape the encounter unscathed.

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How The Biggest Waves In The World Are Formed

Kyle Thiermann, professional surfer and founder of Surfing For Change, discusses in a Discover News special how the biggest waves in the world come to be. The surfer, who has familiarized himself with waves by regularly surfing their massive faces, knows a thing or two about the ocean, which he conveys during the Discovery segment aptly titled, “How The Biggest Waves In The World Are Formed."

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The Greatest Skateparks In The World

There is no venue in the world quite like a skatepark, where the shreddage is as constant as the ocean’s rhythmic tide. For surfers, skateparks act as proverbial mistresses, accommodating them when they’ve been stood up by a flat ocean (which happens all too often… poor guys).

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Paddle Boarding at Night

Paddle boarding at night has become an exciting new way to paddle board. While it may sound a bit crazy, night paddle boarding offers a new twist on your favorite water activity.

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10 Amazing SUP Adventures

Whether you are looking for a SUP adventure in the US or have aspirations to travel the world with your paddle board, we have curated a list of the best SUP adventures.

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