We’re Celebrating 100 years of Surfing in Australia today it’s officially Duke Day 100 years ago a humble and handsome Hawaiian swimmer came to Australia following his medal winning performance in the 1912 Stockholm Olympics. When he was here he gave swimming exhibitions and shaped the first ever surfboard in the country and revealed to an … Continue reading Duke Day Freshwater Australia January 8th-10th 2015
What the hell are The Sea Badgers? The Surf Nomad has no idea what that means and really we don’t care. What we do know is that this is a great little clip made my Cyrus Sutton for his epic channel Korduroy TV. There is nothing we don’t like about Cyrus and his work. We … Continue reading Special K and The Sea Badgers
So you want to be a pro surfer? The Surf Nomad recently had one of our Twitter followers ask us an interesting question. “Do you guys sponsor surfers?” Now the bottom line is, The Surf Nomad is not about all that. Never the less we are interested in exploring the matters that interest the community that … Continue reading Want to be a Pro Surfer?
Watch the descent into surfing madness of Mark Matthews as he follows Taj Burrow into the West Australian Maelstrom known as The Right. In this video Matthews cops a 45 second hold down as a result of trying to capture the ultimate turds eye view as he is flushed inexorably to the very bottom of … Continue reading The descent into surfing madness
Some of today’s greatest surfers riding some of the greatest surfboards from history what’s not to love? What do you get when you put a bunch of the best surfers from the present on some of the most legendary surfboards the past present and future. You get RedBull Decades. This is one of the most intriguing … Continue reading Surfboards from history
Getting a surfing education from 60 years of surf movies There’s nothing that gets The Surf Nomad’s stoke pumping like a good old fashioned surf flick. Over the years we have watched em all. Some are better than others but in our opinion there are certain surf videos that stand out as the definitive surf movies … Continue reading 60 years of surf movies every grommet should watch