SurfEars Blog

Shore Shots – The Irish Surfing Festival
March 20, 2017

Shore Shots started as a grassroots initiative in Dublin 4 years ago. Since than it has grown into a credible event which attracts visitors from all over Europe. The event has a good balance of movies, key note speakers, workshops, live music and at the end of each day a great party. Shore Shots celebrates the best […]

Winter trip to Peniche (photo gallery)
March 11, 2017

Talented Welsh surfer Joseph Morris went to Peniche this past winter together with his coach Joel Grey of Surf Solutions and British surfer Jobe Harris. They scored some great surf among the many beach breaks around Peniche including Supertobos. All photos by Luke Gartside (@lugarts): “There was also a day where we tried some twin fin & foamboards…it was so […]

Surf Worth
March 8, 2017

Words by John Angiulo. Photos by Erik Schwab.  For as long as I can remember, people have questioned the value of surfing in any practical sense. Most people consider it a recreational activity that provides little to no enhancement of society as whole. More recently people are accepting it simply because of marketing companies looking to milk a […]

Extreme coldness (photo gallery)
February 28, 2017

Extreme coldness doesn’t deter Aurelien Bouche -Pillon from jumping in the water when there is surf in the Great Lakes. Photos by Theophil Syslo.

A celebration of surf culture in Barcelona
February 23, 2017

If you’re anything like me, you are not only a surf addict, but also appreciate the lifestyle that surrounds it. I am referring to the surf lifestyle and culture that was born out of our beloved pastime. Every culture has art, music which people celebrate and surfing is no different, especially with the upcoming Surf City […]

Tenerife Gigante
February 10, 2017

The very north tip of Tenerife is well exposed for any northern atlantic swell with several points breaking over the black lava rocks. On January 28th a big swell was reaching the island and Germán Pinelo was capturing this great footage of the big wave crew that was out:

Surfing in Iceland
January 29, 2017

Iceland, the big island in the northeast Atlantic with almost 5000 km (3000 miles) mostly still unsurfed coastline, have emerged as a destination for adventurous surfers. We had a chat with local surfer Ingó Olsen an early pioneer for surfing in Iceland and founder of Arctic Surfers. (Photos by Chris Burkard) How did you get into […]