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Surfer Girls Kick Ass – You must read this book!

Surfer Girls Kick Ass   Without a doubt, Surfer Girls Kick Ass this is a must-read book for girls that surf or anyone that just LOVES a great story. The Eat Pray Love of books for surfers. I got an advanced copy of this book...

Jolyn Bikini Review – 100% durable and 0% ugly

Jolyn Bikini Review A tie bikini that stays on – A surf bikini review by Billie Gurr   If you’re a female surfer of any level, I’m sure you’ve faced a range of bikini issues in the water. Whether it’s having your...

The new Sensi Graves Bikinis Blue Dreams collection

The Blue Dreams Collection The awesome bikini company that I am an athlete / ambassador for, Sensi Graves Bikinis is stoked to announce the release of the 2017 Summer Capsule Collection, Blue Dreams. It’s pretty frigging...

13 Photos that will make you want to visit Alaska

The gem of the north, the final frontier, the land of the hunky lumber jack fisherman… Ok so that last one isn’t an official tourist board attraction but it’s definitely one of my favs! Mmmm men in plaid and...

Subscription Food Boxes – Are they worth it?

Dinner at your door – A guest post by Laurie Guthrie   There has been a lot of hype lately around subscription food boxes. Touted as the new way to help save you time or money and keep your healthy meal plan in check...

Surf Bikini Review – OY Surf Apparel

OY Surf Apparel Review Quality surf bikinis with stunning prints Use stillstoked15 for 15% off   Oy Surf Apparel is a surf bikini brand out of Switzerland. Yup – Switzerland. That land-locked country better known as a tax...

Surf Bikini Review – The all reversible Costa Bikinis

Costa Bikinis Review Reversible bikinis designed in Spain with a fantastic price point   Costa Bikinis are a surfwear brand made in Spain and designed by surfers for surfers. These bikinis are designed for surf, kite, sup...

Surf training out of the water – Paddle fitness

Surf training – paddle fitness – This is a guest post by Nadine Gottal of njoyrides.com   Surfboard under your arm and leash fixed to your ankle, you stand on the sand, marvelling at the endless right hander...

15 inspirational quotes to pump you up

15 Inspirational quotes to totally pump you up and get you stoked. Gurl, you got this!   #1 Be more stoked.   #2 Courage doesn’t mean you don’t get afraid. Courage means you don’t let fear stop you...

A 45 minute bodyweight workout you can do anywhere

  Staying strong, supple and fit while on the road traveling is a challenge for everyone, from pro athletes to fitness enthusiasts. While spending time in Colorado with aspirant mountain guide Sydney Paez Duncan, I took a...

100 years of ski fashion

  Follow 100 years of ski fashion from 1915 to 2015. Also note the progression of ski boots, bindings and skis, how did we ever ski with leather boots? It is amazing how far we have come but wouldn’t it be great to...

Girlie & Burly – A film about women who climb

  I watch some girls that climb in absolute wonder. For such a small frame, these women have incredible strength and precise technique that transcend gender. The girls who made this climbing video nailed it. It definitely...

3 Mental Tricks to Overcome Fear

  99% of action sport athletes don’t know when to listen to their fear or work through it. In this article you’ll learn the how to take advantage of the 3 dimensions of the Performance Triad. We will identify the 7...

How to overcome fear after an injury

  In a second article by pro snowboarder Jussi Tarvainen on the topic of injury and recovery, we look at how fear can impact you . If you missed the first article 5 Reasons injury can be the best thing to happen, make sure...

5 Reasons injury can be the best thing to happen

  Did you just come out of an injury and now you’re second guessing yourself, overthinking and freezing up when trying to do old tricks?   Are you seriously underperforming and afraid to fall, make mistakes and get re...

Gear Post – My top 5 with mountaineer Sydney Paez

  Sydney Paez Duncan is an aspiring mountaineer from Denver Colorado. At the ripe young age of 26, she is currently training to summit North America’s highest peak, Denali in Alaska sitting tall at 20,322ft / 6,194m. I have...

Surf fitness and exercises with pro surfer Paige Hareb

  Paige Hareb is a professional surfer from New Zealand with an wicked sense of humour and envious, globe trotting lifestyle on all the best waves. We met through the Girl Surf Network and ran a small riot in Manly, during...

Silvia Mittermüller’s pumpkin soup recipe

  Silvia Mittermüller is a pro snowboarder from Germany that maintains a super healthy, GMO-free, clean, vegetarian diet. She shared her thoughts on the importance of maintaining a mindful, conscious and healthy diet on a...

What does Ronda Rousey eat in one day?

We are big fans of Ronda Rousey. Not only because she is a huge inspiration with her achievements in UFC, but because she actively promotes women in sport, a positive body image for athletes, and a healthy/normal lifestyle...

The importance of Vitamin C for ligament repair

Injured? Get clued up on Vitamin C.   Vitamin C (ascorbic acid), is a vitamin that you need a constant supply of. Being a water soluble vitamin, left over amounts not used by your body end up in the toilet water. It is...

Your protein diet needs when training

Getting ready for winter involves a lot of training and strength work. You need to be ready for long days riding and more importantly, ensure your body is injury proof. I am even more focused and motivated to get strong for...

Roxy POP SURF returns with sexy pastel palm prints

Shop Roxy PopSurf “Show a little skin. Flaunt a lot of colour. And never give them what they’re expecting.”   The trend in fashionable, surf-functional water-wear, continues with the new Roxy POP SURF collection...

Holden Outerwear 2016 winter range is HOT HOT HOT!

  Like many outside of America, I have always admired Holden Outerwear from afar. For many years, I’ve been a massive fan of the co-founder, pro snowboarder and street snowboarding pioneer Mikey LeBlanc, completely in...

Ronda Rousey training and workout inspiration

  “Some people like to call me cocky or arrogant, but I just think, how dare you assume I should think less of myself” – Ronda Rousey   MMA fighter Ronda Rousey is my biggest girl crush and fitness...

Life Hack: Make your own yogurt in a jar

This is a sponsored post on behalf of EasiYo Yogurt. I’m not much of a dairy farmer. In fact recently I haven’t even been much of an eater, let alone cooking anything that requires effort. When the opportunity...

Roast Tomato Soup Recipe with Chorizo and Lentils

  Soups go a long way!   I am a huge fan of soups. Not only are they easy to make but they are great to freeze in batches for future meals as well as light on the tummy for late night dinners (why is yoga class at...

The Do’s and Don’ts of Surf Bikinis

Surf Bikinis – What to look for   Close your eyes. Imagine warm water, glassy offshore head-high waves, deserted reef breaks… just you, your friends and your bikini. It’s that sensory freedom you look forward to...

Healthy Avocado Hummus Recipe with Zucchini

  Working with Australian supermarket chain Woolworths last year on creating awesome recipes for their YouTube channel, I got to work with an amazing food team that came up with some DELICIOUS recipes. A few definitely stuck...

These guys built a dream house… In a tree

  “The Cinder Cone” – Dream Home Alert! In the Spring of 2014 a small group of close friends broke ground building project in Skamania County, Washington in the Columbia River Gorge. Their primary endeavor...

How to prepare for a long haul flight

Tips for a long haul flight   Like every other English chick living in Australia, we tend to fly home on the regular. Next week is my mum’s 60th birthday and two of my best friends are getting married. I personally...

How to make a green juice recipe

  Juicing is a great way of consuming lots of heathy fruits and vegetables without having to overload or chew on them for days. In a way juicing helps relax your gut because of the way juicers separate the liquid from the...

Surfer Girl Style – Top 10 surf fashion staples

Surfer Girl style We stalk the most stylish surfer girls and pin their look down to 10 items   There’s something about living in a beach town and the effortless chic of surfer girl style that’s hard to put your finger on...

Surfing Fitness: How to get fit for surfing

Where did my surf fitness go?   Do you ever wonder how some people can paddle faster than you? Carve a deeper bottom turn, or spray the hell out of the top of a wave? One word: FITNESS. It is the biggest challenge...

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