If you enjoy scuba diving or skiing, you need to make sure that you are using and wearing all of the right gear. Without proper gear, the sport you’re participating in could get dangerous. Scuba diving, for example, needs to be done safely in the case that you encounter dangerous animals underneath the water. The best thing for you to do is to write down a list of all the equipment that you need and shop online for it all to save yourself time and money. If you (more…)
For a while now, surf sports have gone without the coverage that all the other major sports tend to get. There are dozens of television channels you can find for football and baseball and hockey and tennis, as well as all the college variants. You can even get coverage on rugby or cricket through a television service like tvbydirect.com if you know where to look.
It seems crazy that, with all these other sports getting covered; surf sports would get the short end of the stick.
ESPN felt the same way which is why, late last year, they unveiled the all-new Surf Channel.
The Surf Channel hopes to do for kite boarding, surfing and all surf sports in general what the major television providers have already done for football, baseball and all the other mainstream sports. The channel will focus on the world of surf sports and highlight the top athletes along with up and coming stars.
It is the hope of ESPN that the Surf Channel will not only give surf sport fans what they want but, ultimately, help make this particular sport more relevant to today’s society. While it remains to be seen if this will be accomplished, if you have a hankering for surf sports you should look it up.
Teaching your kids how to windsurf can be great fun. When you are teaching your kids, keep in mind that you should do your best to keep it fun. This is how you are going to keep their attention. Kids have an even shorter attention span than adults.
Keep it light at first
When you are starting them out always remember to keep it light. What this is going to do, is it is going to help buildup their confidence as they learn how to windsurf. As their confidence (more…)
Kite boarding or kite surfing is an exciting aquatic activity, which mixes many other activities together. This sport comes together when wake boarding, windsurfing, surfing, gliding and gymnastics are joined. The kite boarder is moved across the water on the kite board by the lifting of the kite powered by the wind. This article will discuss a few of the best places to Kite board.
The first place on the list is Bermuda, which lies right in the (more…)
Florida and the Carolinas are the obvious choices when it comes to areas that have great beaches and areas for tubing, water skiing, kitebording and other water sports. Unfortunately, the most popular areas tend to be crowded and overly expensive. Thankfully, the US has many undiscovered treasures to help you avoid the crowds and expenses while enjoying the water sports you love.
South Padre Island in Texas is just one of those places. It was rated one of the (more…)
While windsurfing can be one of the most exciting sports to partake in, it can also be extremely risky for the novice. The key to your success in this extreme sport is to know how to be safe when windsurfing.
Your first order of business should be to always check your equipment before you go windsurfing. One frayed line or broken board could easily turn your adventure into a nightmare. Equipment checks are a necessary part of the sport.
It is also important to make sure you have all of the proper equipment before you go windsurfing. You may not (more…)
Kite boarding is an extreme sport that joins the the two acts of kite flying and surfing together. Participating in this extreme sport can be a very exhilarating experience. Just as it is a very fun sport it is also a dangerous sport. If you are not aware of how to keep yourself and the others around safe when kite boarding, it can lead to harm for yourself and others.
There are a few tips that should be taken (more…)