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Hello! My name is Julian and I film surfing with my drone! I was born and raised in Miami, Florida and didn’t actually grow up surfing since there were rarely Read More...

Asher Eastwood took home the win at the third annual Daytona Beach Week Surfing Competition at the Daytona Beach Pier, Florida in the XGroms 12 and Under push-ins division. The Read More...

Benefits of surfing have long been known for rejuvenating the body, mind, and soul. And these benefits have been evident for those who participate in Surfers For Autism events, a Read More...

By 1advnturetraveler Stephanie Griggs California Beaches hold a special place to me where growing up I can truly say spending a day on the beach provides an unsurpassed amount of fun.  Read More...

Gnarly Charley Surf Series had a huge turnout of groms surfing Saturday along with Pro Surfers Shea Lopez, Michael Dunphy, and Ben Lacy for an expression session! Michael took home Read More...

Written By THEWALDENWORD You work harder than a one-legged Sherpa during climbing season in the Himalayas. So you decide to tell your non-surfing boss that you need some time off Read More...

Friday surf was large. Buoy reading 9ft @ 9 Seconds with a heavy 15-25 MPH NE wind. Most the time in Florida we do not get power or size. Friday Read More...

So, you want to step up your big wave game? Or, perhaps you’re not quite yet into the “big wave” realm, but you’re planning a surf trip and you want Read More...

Little grom shredder Corbin Buckley joined us this year for Winter’s Surf Expo, in Orlando, Florida as our Grom team rider. Corbin, 11 years old, has been surfing since he Read More...

Over the past few years I have been through a lot. A lot of pain, struggle, rejection, but also a lot of personal growth. Its not all what you see, Read More...

These guys have been shredding since they were groms! Psshhh, to me they still are! Yesterday was supposed to be knee high at best, with Surfline giving conditions a poor Read More...

Kelly Slater, Matt Kechele, Jeff Crawford, Dick Catri, Bill Hartley, Mike Tabeling, Greg Loehr, David Speir, Charlie Kuhn, Todd Morcom, Lisa Anderson, the Lopezs and the Hobgoods. These names, and Read More...

I used to spend a lot of time on the Gulf Coast, I actually lived with my grand parents for a little while in Bradenton before my grandfather passed away Read More...

Citizens For Clean Water C4CW Eco Pro Surf Series kicks off their first stop at Ponce Inlet in Volusia County, Florida. The Eco Pro Surf Series is professional surf comp Read More...

LAY DAY WITH DAD TURNS ALL FOR THE THRILL A simple way to retain life long memories turns into a family tradition, and lifestyle! I Brandon G. Taylor purchased our Read More...

Blog originally written on “The Best Lessons Are In The Journey” Mastermind brainstorming site on August 18, 2018 My name is David Pritzker, President and CEO of Raw Surf. We Read More...

  The mission of #HandsAlongTheWater is to stand in solidarity all across our state to defend water and wildlife, and demand change. Their website is www.handsalongthewater.com, and can find the Read More...

Hurricane Florence formed out in the Atlantic and was making its assent across the ocean as we drove up from Florida to the Outer Banks of North Carolina to catch Read More...

Here’s Why Surfing Is So Addictive (According to Science)   Very few (legal!) things in this world are as addictive as surfing. The search for the perfect wave is never-ending, but Read More...

We spent some time with our grom shredder Logan Radd while he was making big impressions and ripping fun waves with Hurley at Ron Jon’s 2018 Beach N’ Boards Festival Read More...

Welcome to the team Maddie! And congratulations on the exciting trip to the North Shore of Hawaii! You can follow Maddie on Instagram here. Maddie Franz has recently been elected Read More...

NKF Pro-Am Surfing events all are based on the life story of Richard K. Salick, along with his brother Phil, whom founded this festival we’re all attending this weekend as Read More...

This year was Villon Clothing‘s 4th annual “Local’s Only” Pro-Am Surf Contest in Satellite Beach Florida. Hosted by Surfrider Foundation Sebastian Inlet Chapter, and brought to Brevard by Long Doggers Read More...

We are surfers, rough, rugged people who storm the seas, brave weather, and conditions no other human could possibly understand. Tackling obstacles, and overcoming fears are eighty percent of what Read More...

I had the pleasure of experiencing Surf Expo this year with the 11 year old “up and coming” Grom ripper, Logan Radd and his parents for the day. During the Read More...

Most of the water was out, but Cocoa Beach Publix South got a restock before the storm! Saturday September 9th, 2017, at Orlando International Airport, and about to hop onto Read More...

Surfing in dangerous conditions is a right of passage here in florida. As to the waves have never gotten life threatening in my opinion there are definitely times where you Read More...

I was getting pretty antsy and frothing for days, for New Years was coming and I was praying for some good waves! Not to complain, there has been 2-3 foot Read More...

Attending this year’s annual Surfing Santas event on Christmas eve was nothing short of spectacular! There were over 3,000 people in attendance, which is heck of a lot of Santas Read More...

Blog written December 12th, 2017   With our April El Salvador Surf Retreat just around the corner, we thought it would be a splendid opportunity to share with you the Read More...

This Black Friday while you were out shopping in the crowds for gifts your kids don’t need, we were enjoying a a full day of fun northeast swell with light Read More...

Gnarly Charley Surfing Contests have been happening at the beach all up and the east coast now since 2006.  And “Gnarly” Charley Hajek is passionate about his work! Undertaking a Read More...

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Kelly Slater made a surprise appearance this weekend at the 32nd Annual NKF (National Kidney Foundation) Surfing Team Competition, in Cocoa Beach, Florida. Surfing for Team Purps in memory of Read More...

How come the art of riding waves is so addictive? Is it the speed of shooting down a 6-foot beautiful face? Or is it the search, the adventure, the journey Read More...

  Originally Published in Swell Life Magazine on August 9, 2017 FROM FL TO HAWAII WITH SCHUYLER ALLEN photo: Sam Moody Written By: David Pritzker     It all started Read More...

    I Surf, Because… Because it is one of the hardest things I have ever done. I stood up on my very first wave at eight years old, but Read More...

There’s so much to learn in the world of surf. You shouldn’t go out with out  a solid understanding of the fundamentals. In this and my next few blogs i’ll Read More...

Pleasures and lessons learned through Surfing, by a High School Student Photos taken on 9-16-2017 by David Pritzker in Satellite Beach, Hurricane Jose Swell The pleasures of being a high Read More...

Surfing Then and Now August 31, 2017 by Travis Puckett Find the original blog post here  So much has changed over the years in the surfing world. From board shaping Read More...

June 20th, 2017, actually June 19th, we got on the phone with the Raw Surf crew, Kyle, Patrick, and Ant, to discuss the impeding swell from the South in the Read More...

When were at Corey Lopez’s Bred to Shred Surf Contest at Ponce Inlet last month, we ran into Shea while we were taking some photos of the groms all ripping Read More...

Check out this awesome Info graphic on Bodyboarding vs. Surfing by Finbin.net While we may be biased in favor of surfing, because there is no feeling like standing up on Read More...