UK Surfing

13-Year-Old Girl Hits Out At Sexism In Surfing

The Huffington Post UK | Rachael Getzels | Posted 01.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle

A 13-year-old girl has hit out at a popular Australian surfing magazine for the sexist way it portrays women. Keen surfer Olive Bowers was shocked ...

I Conquered the Legendary 'Killers' Wave - and Realised a Lifelong Ambition

Tom Lowe | Posted 13.04.2014 | UK Sport
Tom Lowe

Because I had trained incredibly hard for this mission all summer, I was confident that I'd catch the wave of my life and now I've done it, it still hasn't actually sunk in. There were 10 surfers altogether on the day and the vibes were awesome.

Amanda Byram's Australian Retreats

The Spa Spy | Posted 09.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
The Spa Spy

Ohh la la... The Shangri-La's reputation definitely precedes it, possibly as one of the world's most luxurious hotels. Stepping into the lobby - a little oasis in the heart of Sydney's CBD (Central Business District) you feel a sense of old world grandeur that you don't find much of in Sydney's kicking modern city.

Surfing and Sustainability

Gregory Borne | Posted 09.04.2014 | UK
Gregory Borne

The jury is still out on whether sustainability can be achieved within surfing. But I wonder if there's something about surfing and surfers that will make this transition possible.

Did This British Plumber Break All Records With This Monster Wave?

Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.02.2014 | UK

A British plumber may have just ridden the biggest wave ever by a surfer. Andrew Cotton, 34, tackled the beast off the coast of Nazaré, Portugal, ...

Five Essentials Steps for Winter Surfing

Nicky Kelly | Posted 08.03.2014 | UK Sport
Nicky Kelly

Over the past number of years I have tended to surf more and more in the winter time. Most of my family and friends who don't surf think I am crazy, going out in such cold weather or big storms, why would I do such a thing when I can sit beside a nice fire with a cup of tea instead!

Let's Feed Fat People to the Sharks and the Real Odds of a Shark Attack

Xavier Toby | Posted 10.02.2014 | UK Comedy
Xavier Toby

Are the chances of death by shark attack really so low that it's not worth worrying about? With two fatal attacks in Australia very close together, it doesn't really feel like it.

Get Fit for Your Next Surf Holiday

Nicky Kelly | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Nicky Kelly

So you have booked a surf holiday and really want to get the most out of it. With just a couple of months to go you may be wondering what you can do on dry land that will help you in the water. Well there's plenty you can do!

Surfing Yourself Fit and Healthy

Outdoorbuzz.net | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Outdoorbuzz.net

We spoke to professional surfer Tehillah McGuinness who is helping girls and women improve their surfing skills and build their confidence, while learning about the importance of staying healthy and active.

LOOK: Surfer Saves Friend's Life, Then Catches 100ft Wave

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.10.2013 | UK

Fresh from saving the life of a young surfer trapped in extreme wave condition, Brazilian daredevil Carlos Burle took to the Portugese sea again, to r...

WATCH: Is This The Luckiest Man Alive?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

If you survived one shark attack, you may consider your situation pretty lucky – but one diver miraculously managed to evade the jaws of death twice...

A Cure for Impostor Syndrome?

David Dodd | Posted 18.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle
David Dodd

Impostor Syndrome describes the status of feeling like you don't know as much as you think you know on a given subject, that those around you know infinitely more, and that you might be found out as a fraud at any minute. Sound familiar? It's a problem from which even the most successful and outwardly confident people suffer.

Ten Ways to Feel Amazing This Summer

Realbuzz.com | Posted 16.09.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Realbuzz.com

If you have been toying with the idea of going on a learn-to-surf weekend, treating yourself to a spa weekend or taking up yoga then just do it! Summer is the perfect time to fulfill your health and fitness goals with warmer and finer weather, so there really is no excuse not to get into healthy, active living.

Melbourne - 5 Things to Do for Sports Lovers

Ben Whitmarsh | Posted 27.08.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Ben Whitmarsh

Melbourne is a place that likes to think of itself as the sporting capital of Australia. Given the Aussies obsession with anything that runs, jumps or plays with a ball, that probably makes Melbourne the sporting capital of the world.

WATCH: Women Surf In High Heels And Make Us Feel Inadequate

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 18.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle

A group of Russian women have completely out-girled HuffPost UK Lifestyle, by putting on their high heels and surfing (effortlessly) in a competition ...

Learning to Surf This Summer? Great, Just Drop the Dude, Dude

Martin Dorey | Posted 12.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Martin Dorey

Now that summer has finally arrived it might be time to start thinking about getting out there and getting wet. How about surfing in Devon or Cornwall? Sun, surf and good times await those who make it down the M5.

Northern Ireland's Secret Adventure Playground

Posted 30.07.2013 | UK Lifestyle

It’s an open secret – Northern Ireland’s a top location for adventure activities. There are few other places in Europe where you can find top-cl...

Surf's Up: Hitting the Waves of Great Surfing Destinations

HomeAway.co.uk | Posted 09.07.2013 | UK Lifestyle
HomeAway.co.uk

There is something magical about riding a wave. It's that feeling of walking on air, adrenaline pumping, and yet somehow completely peaceful. Once you've done it once you understand why it's so addictive. So if you want a little taste of surf heaven, pack your wetsuit and your board and get ready to hit the waves of some of the greatest surfing spots around the world.

Why Remaking Point Break Is A Mistake

Ben Falk | Posted 12.06.2013 | UK Entertainment
Ben Falk

You remake Girl With The Dragon Tattoo because millions of people can't be arsed to read subtitles. You do a hundred versions of Macbeth because the writing is so complex and universal that each one can yield myriad subtext or reflections on our own modern-day existence. Point Break is Point Break. There's nothing to interpret.

Why the Media is Murdering South Africa's Image......

Amanda Willard | Posted 03.05.2013 | UK
Amanda Willard

In the midst of this media frenzy of blame centred on the 'paranoid' South African society and its unhealthy love of guns, the simple fact is that for many people in South Africa this isn't their reality.

Alternative Ireland

Andrew Matthews | Posted 28.04.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Andrew Matthews

In the tense final moments of 'Travel One-Upmanship' it's handy to have some opposites up your sleeve. So when it's gone beyond the country, it's veering towards a championship point but it's still all left to play for in the details, just steer the topic towards something that completely contradicts what your rival did.

Board in Devon

Deborah C Dooley | Posted 06.04.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Deborah C Dooley

There can be few things more pleasant in this life than reclining on a beautiful beach, and surveying white crested waves dotted with those black shiny suited acrobats of the sea. Not dolphins. Surfers

LOOK: Surfer Rides 100ft Wave

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 30.01.2013 | UK

Surfing legend Garrett McNamara may have smashed his own world record after riding the crest of a giant 100ft wave off the coast of Portugal. The ...

Planet Appetite: El Salvador, Central America - Small But Perfectly Formed

Rupert Parker | Posted 30.12.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Rupert Parker

In El Salvador they say the country is so tiny that nothing is more than 40 minutes away. Whether it's volcano, beach or capital city, all are close - it's just the traffic around San Salvador that might hold you up

Huffington Post Picture Desk Live: 1st October 2012

Posted 30.11.2012 | UK

Scroll down for some of the best news, entertainment, culture and sports pictures from around the world, brought to you by The Huffington Post's Pictu...