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Get on board with these insider tips

Get on board with these insider tips

Originally Published: August 5, 2011
By Colleen Oakley

Surfing is arguably the coolest sport out there. The way it looks, the lifestyle, the lingo -- it's all "off the Richter," as they say. It's also not exactly easy. "Sand facials" and "Neptune cocktails" (translation: water drunk during a wipeout) are part of the lexicon, too. "It is a hard sport, but so rewarding," said Maya Gabeira, a pro surfer who currently holds the record for the biggest wave ever surfed by a woman. "Keep going out no matter how many times you fall. Eventually, you'll get ...

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