All posts by Elena
Surfers became the first skateboarders and they carried their favourite movements from waves to asphalt and concrete. At that moment they could not even imagine that skateboarding would ever go that far – now modern surfers are inspired by skateboarding so much that they kick-flip on the waves! Read More
Once again we’d like to remind you that our Sri Lanka season is open! Every day our hard-working students under the gentle supervision of our experienced instructors conquer the waves of this fairy-tale island. Today, live from the Sri Lanka surfing school, we are talking to Maxim Pavlovsky, one of our most famous and favorite instructors. Maxim is telling us about what new things that are expecting you in Surf Discovery Sri Lanka this year, what nice surprises we have prepared for you and why your surfing in Sri Lanka with Surf Discovery will definitely turn into the best surf trip of your life! Read More
Food is fuel for our body. Its proper and stable working is determined by the quality of what we eat. Nowadays healthy diet is one of the most popular topics for discussion, and not only among professional athletes. If you are doing any sports, your body needs much more energy, so paying attention to what we eat and drink is not only the key to excellent sports results, but it is also essential for being healthy. It is particularly true for us, for surfers, as we not only spend great amount of energy, but we are influenced significantly by salty water and sun rays. We are happy to offer some recommendations that will help you to make your diet more balanced: Read More
Surfing is a positive emotions provider. Surfing is an energy charger. But it also demands a serious physical training from all of us. It is a must in surfing to be fit. Why? Because only then you will be able to paddle efficiently, catch the waves, have a confident stand on the board, turn and, after a while, perform even more complicated tricks and moves. And surf fitness is what we need! Another essential here is a proper warm up before every surfing session. If you miss this part, be aware that in this case you risk the efficiency of your surf training and run the danger of being injured. Read More
It looks like Sri Lanka, this paradise island in the Indian ocean, was created specifically for those who are only making their first steps in surfing. Let’s be honest: professional surfers might get bored here as big, complicated waves are not regular guests here. But that is a perfect place to ride nice, long, friendly waves. If it is not enough for a blissful picture, add up warm water and gentle sun! Keep in mind, however, that your choice of a proper surfing spot will depend largely on a season. Read More
Oh yes! You do all your best to catch and to ride your wave. However, sometimes there are circumstances that are more powerful than your ambitions and efforts are. A crowded lineup is one of them. Can you find anyone who really enjoys surfing in a crowd? The answer is obvious – no.
But there are always some buts. And here are some of them. Read More
In today’s Little Hints and Tips we are talking about yoga. Sveta Osipova revealed the secrets of magic connection between yoga and surfing.
Sveta Osipova: As one of my friends always says, “Keep calm and do a downward dog”. Why? I can think of at least two benefits here. Firstly, your blood goes different direction and who knows? Some bright ideas might come to your mind! Secondly, such a weird pose as this will definitely embarrass and confuse your opponents. Double profit! Read More