SurfEars Blog

Sharks, Orcas and arctic surf with Shannon Ainslie
February 14, 2020

Shannon Ainslie is a South African surfer currently living in Lofoten in northern Norway. He has been through most surfer’s worst nightmare, when he was attacked by two great white sharks. Later in life, he also encountered an orca during a surf event. Shannon hasn’t let these close encounters with the ocean’s top predators scare […]

The saga of the Swedish surfer
February 1, 2020

The Swedish surfer Freddie Meadows has made a name for himself surfing waves in the Baltic Sea, where most people wouldn’t consider surfing at all. Time after time, he is sharing photos and edits where he is surfing waves of a such a quality that it’s astonishing even to his fellow Swedish surfers. He is a […]

Ear Checks in Portugal
November 12, 2019

Earlier this year we offered free checks for surfer’s ear on the Boardroom Show in Del Mar in California and the MexiLogFest in Mexico. Now we have brought the same concept to surf shops. Last week we offered free ear checks in 8 different stores in Portugal and also a store in Sweden. As it turns out […]

Le Chéile
September 13, 2019

We are thrilled to present this video by Kev L. Smith featuring ambassador Ollie O’Flaherty in Lahinch, Ireland. Without further ado this is Le Chéile ( means together in Irish). Did you like what you just saw? Le Chéile is up in “the shorties” at London Surf Film Festival, show your support and give it your vote here!

Wild Child
August 26, 2019

The west coast of Ireland can be cold, windy and rough, but damn it can be beautiful too, and no-one captures its beauty better than George Karbus. In this video his nine-year-old son Joshua shows how wonderful life can be in Ireland. 

Have you heard about the ear cam?
August 23, 2019

After twenty years or so of surfing, I was nearly deaf. My friends basically referred to me as “What” because my inevitable response to everything they said to me was, “What?”  I was around twenty-five.  It was then that I tried SurfEars. I had already like them but after being dragged underwater for hundred yards […]

Surfing might have been around much longer than we thought
August 16, 2019

A recent study made by a team of scientists from the US and France,  studied the skulls from 77 of Neanderthals and found that almost half of them had Surfer’s Ear! The Neanderthals, or Homo Neanderthalensis is an extinct close relative to Homo Sapiens (humans), that lived in Europe and Asia 400 000 to 40 […]