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How to Surf World Class Waves for $10 a Day

7 December 2011

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Indo Tube in Nias, Indonesia

Surfing world class waves doesn’t have to be expensive. Despite what all the surfing magazines try to tell you in their stories about all-inclusive surf camps, 5-star lodges and 3 warm meals a day, you can still surf world class waves on very little money. In fact, the country with the highest concentration of consistent [...]

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3 World Class Waves You Have To Surf in Costa Rica

9 July 2011

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Set Wave at Witches Rock, Costa Rica

If you know anything about me, then you probably know that I love to surf world class waves. Even though I grew up landlocked in Germany and did not start surfing until I was 20 years old, I still managed to surf more world class waves than your average surfer. But don’t get me wrong, [...]

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How to Become a World Traveler

13 June 2011

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Flying over Bali, Indonesia

How do you become a world traveler? …is a question that I get asked a lot. And it’s not a questions that I can answer easily. My best and shortest answer I can give you is that I am a surfer to the very core. Now what the hell does that mean…a surfer to the [...]

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Photo of the Week: Epic Sunset Tubes in Indonesia

9 June 2011

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Sunset Wave, Lembogan, Indonesia

Escaping overrun Kuta and other crowded places on Bali to the nearby Lembongan island was like stepping back in time. The place felt like Bali must have been 20 years ago: No cars, hardly any scooters, little houses at the beach and world class surf. After surfing for four hours in the morning and another [...]

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Photo of the Week: Morning Blues at the best Wave in the World

10 May 2011

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Jeffreys Bay Waves, South Africa

This is what I found before sunrise in Jeffreys Bay: Firing waves at the Supertubes section of the best wave in the world. I was tired as hell after an overnight bus ride from Cape Town, my twisted ankle was hurting and I almost fell asleep while taking this picture. Which made my first wave [...]

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Photo of the Week: Perfect Waves in Morocco

24 April 2011

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Anchor Point, Taghazout Morocco

The waves in Morocco are world class and uncrowded.Well, uncrowded it usually is if there isn’t a local contest going on and all the guys who got kicked out of the contest decide to give the spot you choose to surf a go as well. But hey, what’s better than sharing a few waves with [...]

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Surfing 20 Meter Monster Waves in Hawai’i

15 April 2011

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Waimea Bay, Oahu, Hawaii

During northern hemispheres winter time the North Shore on the island of Oahu in Hawai’i is the place to be if you are a surfer. Not only are you in absolute paradise with palm fringed golden sand beaches, but you are also able to surf the biggest waves of you life – guaranteed! The Winter [...]

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4 Tips to Surfing the Longest Wave in the World

13 March 2011

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The Point, Chicama Peru

World class waves come in many different flavors. Some taste like pure fear, others leave your tongue tingling with adrenaline, but very few are so long that your taste buds are overstimulated and give up. If you’re looking for taste bud over-stimulation why not give the longest wave in the world a try? Welcome to [...]

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Costa Rica Beach Adventures

10 October 2010

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Big Playa Hermosa - Costa Rica

After a day in a sweaty bus going up and down dodgy switch-back roads, I finally made it to my destination: the Pacific Ocean. My first mission was to find a surfboard that works for me. After running around the little town and literally looking at over 200 surfboards it dawned at me how spoiled [...]

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Coldwater Rush in Santa Cruz

29 September 2010

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Beautiful Pleasure Point

Arriving at any great place when you travel is great. But for a surfer, life is even sweeter when the arrival coincides with arrival of a good-sized swell and epic waves. It doesn’t happen all that often for the non pro-surfer, but this time the stars aligned and I was blessed with 4 days of [...]

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