What is a real surfer?

"I hurtle on too long through the pounding submarine mist. End over end in my caul of bubbles until the turbulence is gone and I'm hanging limp in a faint green light while all heat ebbs from my chest and life begins to leach out [...]

By |November 4th, 2018|Categories: SURF|0 Comments

Surf Terms Glossary 101 – The top words you need to know

Being introduced to the surfing world also comes with a whole new dialect. You’ll find yourself in conversations where you’ll think “what da fack are they talking about ?! What does 'swell' even mean?" Yep. The Saltyz got your back! Here are the top surf [...]

By |August 21st, 2018|Categories: SURF|0 Comments

My introduction to the world of training (a tale from someone who hates working out)

I’ve never been a fan of working out. Just hearing the word “cardio” makes me want to throw up. Oh, and I hate gyms. Throughout my life I kind of tried to train here and there, just because I was told that exercising was good. [...]

By |August 16th, 2018|Categories: SURF|0 Comments

Feminine Psychology at the Peak (Surf Psychology)

When surfing, we all go through a whole range of emotions, thoughts and worries. Although you might feel like you are the only one struggling with some internal battles, we assure you - we’re all in the same boat. The pro’s might make it look [...]

By |July 25th, 2018|Categories: SURF|0 Comments

Best Surf Spots (Beginner+Intermediate): Las Flores, El Salvador

What's the Surf Spot Series ? It's the Salty Team's favorite surf spots ;) When it comes to surfing, it’s never easy to pick the right spot, especially as beginners. There are so many and they all work better at different time of the year, [...]

By |July 10th, 2018|Categories: SURF|0 Comments

5 Best Post-Surf Stretches

Wether we are pro-riders or pro-at-wiping-out, we all experience pretty serious tensions in our neck, shoulders and back from surfing. Treating yo'self with 10 minutes of stretching can significantly enhance your chances of feeling fresh for tomorrow's sesh, as well as increase your longevity. (Or [...]

By |June 27th, 2018|Categories: SURF, YOGA|0 Comments

Surf Competitions: How do they Actually Freaking Work?

Everyone can agree that everything related to surf is pretty cool. So are surf competitions. They're fun to watch, they connect us to our surfing inspirations and it's pretty nice to see people killing it at what they do best. But if you're new to [...]

By |June 13th, 2018|Categories: SURF|1 Comment

Best Surf Spots (Beginner+Intermediate): Balangan, Bali, Indonesia

What's the Surf Spot Series ? It's the Salty Team's favorite surf spots ;) When it comes to surfing, it’s never easy to pick the right spot, especially as beginners. There are so many and they all work better at different time of the year, [...]

By |May 6th, 2018|Categories: SURF|0 Comments

Best Surf Spots (Beginner+Intermediate): Montañita, Ecuador

 What's the Surf Spot Series ? It's the favorite surf spots of the Salty Team ;) When it comes to surfing, it’s never easy to pick the right spot, especially as beginners. There are so many and they all work better at different time of [...]

By |April 17th, 2018|Categories: SURF|0 Comments

FEARLESS // The Story Of A Female Surf Photographer

Jinna Yang interviewed by Caitlin Creeper It's been three years since Jinna Yang quit her corporate job in New York City to pursue photography full time.  What started as a late-night, weekend hobby turned into her everyday career through a lot of sweat, hard work [...]

By |October 5th, 2017|Categories: SURF|0 Comments

Why i’m done with beginner’s shame… and you should be too

Why do we get so weirdly embarrassed when we’re learning a new sport or skill or craft? PERSON: “Are these your paintings?” US: ‘Ya… but like, i’m JUST STARTING and I haven’t had any OFFICIAL TRAINING and this is just a HOBBY, and these paintings [...]

By |October 3rd, 2017|Categories: EMPOWERMENT, SURF|0 Comments

SALTY IN THE MENTAWAI // Part 3 – Surfing on Razor Blades

If you haven't read them yet, first read Part 1 and Part 2. Beyond the stormy boat ride and the wild pig BBQ, the real point to coming all the way here was obviously to surf impeccable waves. But we would be lying if we [...]

By |September 18th, 2017|Categories: ADVENTURE, SURF|0 Comments

SALTY IN THE MENTAWAI // Part 2 ~ Life à la Robinson Crusoe

If you missed it, read: Part 1- The Getting There  THE HABITATION We had settled into a modest land camp at the southern tip of the island. Six ocean front rooms with flower pattern mosquitos nets, a disproportionally spacious bathroom with a tiny sink, a shower [...]

By |September 3rd, 2017|Categories: ADVENTURE, SURF|0 Comments

SALTY IN THE MENTAWAI // Part 1 ~ The Getting There

Every cult has its mecca, that one place fanatics dream of experiencing with their own living soul. Surfing is no exception: Indonesia it is. In the last decade Indo has easily become the promised land for surfers and non-surfers alike, rapidly gaining popularity as one [...]

By |August 26th, 2017|Categories: ADVENTURE, SURF|0 Comments

Surfing: the sport of freedom? Not if you’re gay

Surfing: the sport of freedom? We often talk about how surfing is freedom, surfing is joy, surfing is an alternative lifestyle and a pure means of self expression. But many surfers still don't feel so free: surfers who happen to be gay. As the blog [...]

By |July 24th, 2017|Categories: SURF|1 Comment

Les limites, barrières du potentiel ou dompteuses de risque ?

Photo par Morgan Maassen Soyons respectueux devant le possible dont nul ne sait la limite - Victor Hugo En lisant récemment mon dernier exemplaire de Surfer Magazine, j’en suis venue à réfléchir au concept de frontières ou plutôt au concept de limites. Bien sûr, d’un point [...]

By |July 19th, 2017|Categories: SURF|0 Comments

For a Brighter Future: Surf Competition for Kids of Montañita, Ecuador

I grew up in a first-world country in a family that was financially, in a word, fine. We weren't the richest, but we never starved, and I always had access to as much water as I wanted. It is insane to me now how much [...]

By |June 13th, 2017|Categories: SURF|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Surfer mon ‘Home Spot’: La Nouvelle-Angleterre

Le ciel est sombre. L’air froid me fouette le visage tandis qu’un puissant vent offshore forme des vagues lisses et bien définies. Il y a à peine cinq courageux dans l’eau. Un set se profile au loin et vient assombrir davantage l’horizon. Je suis trop [...]

By |May 17th, 2017|Categories: SURF|0 Comments

Why I Surf…

I surf because I need a constant adrenaline rush, otherwise I get bored. I surf because I love hearing my heart beat after a nice long wave. I surf because when I face my fears, I make myself proud. I surf to feel free. I surf [...]

By |May 3rd, 2017|Categories: SURF|0 Comments

Salty in Ecuador : the Recap !

The Salty Souls just completed their first season Ayampe, Ecuador. Here, participant Ashley Dujlovic recaps the nine day experience. Sometimes it takes a week away with other strong, like-minded, and hilarious women to remind you that you are capable of anything. There are not enough [...]

By |March 12th, 2017|Categories: ADVENTURE, SURF, YOGA|0 Comments

L’ULTIME liste de films de surf à voir absolument !

C’est le retour de la saison froide (du moins pour ceux et celles qui se trouvent dans l’hémisphère nord), et qui dit températures fraîches, dit aussi saison du cocooning, des tartes aux pommes et des feux de foyer. C’est aussi le temps parfait pour s’envelopper [...]

By |December 22nd, 2016|Categories: SURF|0 Comments

Premier Titre Mondial pour Tyler Wright et John John Florence

photo par Cait Miers Autant chez les hommes que chez les femmes, une étape est encore à l’agenda du circuit de la WSL, mais déjà, les champions du monde 2016 ont été couronnés. Du côté des femmes, avec quatre victoires en poche, Tyler Wright est arrivée [...]

By |October 26th, 2016|Categories: SURF|0 Comments

Board Porn: 10 of the most beautiful surfboards on the planet

We don't know about you guys, but in our world, most of the surfboards we own are of the dinged-up and yellowing variety. So it's nice every once in a while to escape down the rabbit hole of Board Porn: images of surfboards so beautifully [...]

By |October 13th, 2016|Categories: SURF|0 Comments

Meet Brenda Centeno: El Zonte’s young shredder

This past summer I found myself in the tiny town, El Zonte, off the Pacific coast of El Salvador. I had spent close to a year living in the surf town of San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua a couple years before and left regretting not [...]

By |September 24th, 2016|Categories: SURF|0 Comments

Retour sur le Hurley Pro at Trestles et le Swatch Women’s Pro

15 septembre 2016 – Le Hurley Pro at Trestles et le Swatch Women’s Pro ont pris fin mercredi dernier sur les plages (plus ou moins ensoleillées) de la Californie. Alors que les vagues étaient au rendez-vous, c’est surtout l’élimination hâtive des leaders du circuit qui [...]

By |September 17th, 2016|Categories: SURF|0 Comments

Retour sur le Billabong Pro Tahiti

24 août 2016 - Ce sont dans des vagues généralement modestes que les amateurs ont pu assister à la 7e étape du circuit de la WSL tenue sur la célèbre vague tahitienne Teahupoo. La mythique gauche était au rendez-vous et les meilleurs surfeurs de la [...]

By |August 25th, 2016|Categories: SURF|0 Comments

Being a Professional Surfer from Ecuador – The Harsh Reality

When you think "professional surfer" images of hotels, a wide selection of boards, surf coaches and strict diets might come to mind. But picture this: some of the most talented surfers in Latin America sleep in their board bags on the beach and split one [...]

By |July 11th, 2016|Categories: SURF|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

9 Days a Salty: On Body Image, Bonding, and Being a Beginner in El Salvador

A few weeks ago I hopped on a plane from Australia to take part in the first Salty Souls Experience for the season. And it is fair to say I came out a different person than I was when I went in. To try fit [...]

By |June 11th, 2016|Categories: ADVENTURE, SURF|0 Comments

5 Things I’ve Learned From Six Months of “Serious” Surfing

1- It's all about commitment. I know what you are thinking now : "Oh yeah, tell me something I don’t know!” Right? Well, I wish I could tell you something completely unexpected, that I’ve discovered a shortcut, or else that you just have to put [...]

By |May 26th, 2016|Categories: LIFE HACKS, SURF|1 Comment



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