Alana Blanchard: In Pursuit of New Experiences

Alana Blanchard and Thermal have teamed up to give away the surf trip of a lifetime, and all the Pursuit sunscreen you could hope for! Enter, right here - and hear more from Alana herself.

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The Portugal Board Bag

Pack these surf-essentials to score on your next surf trip to Portugal.

What's In Your Bag?

Local Currents with João from Easy Life, Portugal

Getting to know Easy Life’s João and his very special surfer’s getaway in oft-forgotten Northern Portugal.

Local Currents

The Local's Guide to Waves in Portugal

Indeed wave-rich Portugal has a break for every surfer whether you’re a big-wave Dave or just caught the surf-bug. Honestly, there’s far too many options to choose from, but here’s our favorite ones for three different levels.

The Local's Guide to Waves In...

On Location: Portugal

Perhaps THE most wave-rich country in all of Europe—while also the most affordable one as far as living costs go—Portugal has become an undeniably amazing destination for world-class surf.

On Location

So Cal's Surf Essentials

Pack these surf-essentials on a certified So-Cal surf safari.

What's In Your Bag?

Meet: Southern California's Frank Curren

Surfing Santa Barbara, through the eyes of Rincon local and professional surf coach, Frank Curren.

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Southern California's Best Breaks

From The Queen of the Coast (Rincon) down to the US/Mexico border, there are around a hundred fun surf breaks just off the Pacific Coast Highway in Southern California. Here are our favorites spots for three different levels.

The Local's Guide to Waves In...