New Zealand Surf Trip

kori Hahn New Zealand - Photo Stuart smythe

It was too good not to blog about. Cyclone Vincent made his wild appearance to the shores of New Zealand on the same day our flight landed.  If cyclones have a gender, I am going to say this one was a man.  He was big, rough and mean, yet he delivered a swell that stuck around for our entire trip, and for that we thank you Cyclone …

Lex Weinstein: Five Things to do in Sri Lanka

5 things to do in sri lanka surf and yoga

  { Reposted from Ember: The official Teva Blog } True adventure is not for the faint at heart. Sure, screensaver photographs and Pinterest boards look beautiful, but crossing thousands of miles of ocean and being fully immersed in the culture of a mysterious land is only the first step in the long and sometimes emotional journey of international travel.

Santosha Society’s First Sri Lanka Escape

{Featured Article for Outdoor UAE Magazine} Traveling the world is a dream to many.  Thoughts of seeing the most beautiful places, exploring exotic cultures and learning about the history and way of life in a land far from home are just a few of the reasons I have found myself living on the road for the past 15 years.  In the beginning I loved the …

{Meet Me} An Interview for Seadom Beachwear.

{An Interview for Seadom Surf Network}  The young inspirational surfer girls from Seadom Beachwear recently asked me to do an interview with them. I wasn’t quite sure what I had to offer, as their other ambassadors are up and coming noseriders. The girls rip. Then it came to me.  Despite our different levels of surfing, We share the same stoke. We have a bond through our passion for …

The Tao of Surfing: Yin Yoga

{published on The Inertia} The tides move from high to low as the moon rotates from new to full.  In just one day the ocean’s energy can change from pumping waves with spitting barrels to flat calm seas perfect for snorkeling.  Things are always changing.  It is the ebb and flow of life.