Bodyboarding

Best Bodyboarding Fin Socks

Bodyboarding socks, also called fin socks, are slip-on coverings for your feet that are intended to be worn under fins.  Your feet can chafe and develop blisters from wearing fins because of the moisture and the constant friction from movement. Fin socks are worn as a protective layer between your feet and the fins to

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How to Bodyboard for Beginners

There are two kinds of bodyboarders on any beach and it isn’t tough to tell the difference: the gaggle of kids with their dime store foam boards and the wetsuit-clad riders finning out past the break.  Both groups will likely describe what they are doing as bodyboarding, but we know which style will give you

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How to Bodyboard Big Waves

Bodyboarding is a fun and relatively easy water sport to participate in. As you are lying down on your board, or propped up on your knees, it requires only a brief time to learn and advance your skill. This can lead to you wanting to learn more advanced tricks and catch some larger waves. Learning

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Bodyboard vs. Boogie Board: How do they compare?

Is there a real difference between boogie boarding and bodyboarding? When comparing the two water sports of bodyboard vs boogie board, it can be challenging to understand the difference. There are many reasons for the common confusion found when discussing the two water sports. One main reason for this challenge is that both boogie board

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How to Bodyboard with Fins

Swim fins can complicate the simplest of maneuvers for bodyboards, and you might be wondering why anyone would use swim fins at all! Though it can be awkward at first, incorporating swim fins into your bodyboarding actually offers advantages at many different points throughout bodyboarding.  In fact, many accomplished bodyboarders would argue it’s hard to

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Best Bodyboards for Big Guys

Bodyboards, high quality boards that deliver stability and performance, aren’t as one-size-fits-all as they might seem.  In fact, most bodyboards have a weight capacity, a range of body weights the board’s materials and engineering are designed to support with optimal performance.   If you’re looking for the best bodyboards for big guys, there are some key

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Best Bodyboard Leash

You’ve just selected your ideal bodyboard; the exact fit that you’ve been on the hunt for. But you didn’t attach the leash quite yet. As you glide near the shore over a shadowy rip current sweeps your bodyboard out from under you. It’s gone. Your perfect board and financial investment are gone, succumbing to the

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Best Bodyboard for Adults

In the everyday world, body proportions don’t matter. All bodies are individual and uniquely beautiful. When it comes to the sport of bodysurfing, though, body proportions matter when it comes to selecting the right board for you. The benefit of bodysurfing as an adult is that your body isn’t constantly sprouting vertically as through adolescence

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Best Wetsuit for Bodyboarding

Over three hundred years ago privileged Polynesian folks were gliding across Pacific waves in a prone position. What evolved into stand up surfing, returned to a closer version of its roots when in 1971 Tom Morey shimmied across eastern Pacific waters off the coast of Southern California. Using only a four-and-a-half foot piece of polyethylene

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