Fit For Surf

Gerry Lopez on Yoga, Meditation and Wanderlust

By Cash Lambert Gerry Lopez is a man who needs no introduction, yet deserves one anyway. The Honolulu native spent the 1970s surfing the most dangerous wave - Pipeline - with casual and fearless grace, earni...

Darin Yap at Tactical Strength

Story and photos by Chris Latronic In the heat of a Honolulu morning, I made my way onto Waimanu street in the Ward/Kakaako area, a quaint little side street bustling with daily business. Nestled in a nook o...

Destroying Limitations

How Sensory Deprivation Tanks are Reimagining what’s possible By Blake Lefkoe  Photos Keoki As surfers, we are always trying to step up our game: bigger waves, steeper drops, more powerful turns, deeper barrels and higher airs. We strive to find the perfec...

Fit For Surf / Physical Therapy Exercises

Whether you are recovering from an injury or just keeping fit and ready for surfing, follow these physical therapy tips from Dr. Chang and Keoni Ching at the Straub Bone & Joint Center to keep your surfing ...

DOWN TO EARTH WITH EARTHY ANDY

Story and photos by Greta Evans If you’re hungry and craving something equally delicious as it is healthy, you go to the Hannemann’s house. It’s just what you do. Luckily for the North Shore community, Andrea Hanneman’s door is always open. Mo...

“FINDING TRUE NORTH” AT WANDERLUST OAHU

On February 25, the Wanderlust festival returned to the grounds of Turtle Bay for another challenging and sweaty event. Over the course of four days, yoga enthusiasts from around the world gathered to t...

Hawaiian Water Patrol

The Unsung Heroes of the 2016 Quiksilver In Memory of Eddie Aikau By Chris Latronic   Photos Tony Heff Imagine having the job of being the premier water safety team for the biggest event of surfing history in...

Fit for Surf: The Knee Sprain

  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7-0SHNZ4W0A&feature=youtu.be Dr. Spencer Chang from the Straub Bone & Joint Center takes us through the most common knee injury in surfing; the MCL sprain. He talks about how the injury is caused, different leve...

Surfing and your body

Your hip flexor and hamstring muscles are one of the most important groups of muscles necessary for long term mobility, stability and safety of your lower body.  Healthy, conditioned and well maintained hip f...

Garrett McNamara injured badly at Mavericks

Big wave celebrity Garrett McNamara was injured at Mavericks yesterday when he caught air under his board during a set wave. Video shows McNamara getting hung up at the lip before plummeting down the face of a huge wave and skipping like a stone before being h...