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Double Paddle Dilemma

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We’re all guilty of it at least once, putting all of our energy into a double arm paddle for that last burst of speed to push us over the edge. The last ditch effort to try and catch the wave we’re about to miss.. But does the double-paddle actually help our…

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TOP 10 REASONS FOR A GIRLS SURF TRIP

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Peaks N’ Swells guest Emily Bradbury wrote this post for her blog, Adventure Travel Mom, and gave us permission to share it here. There are a lot of reasons a bunch of moms hovering around 40 should NOT go to Costa Rica to learn how to surf. There are jobs to…

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One Secret to Add Speed and Power to your Surfing

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Every surfer wants more speed. It’s like a surfing currency; the more speed you have, the bigger and better maneuvers you can buy. There are many different ways to gain speed on a surfboard, here we want to focus on a simple method that is under-used by the majority of surfers, the art of…

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Surf Contest Jargon – Demystified

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With the ASP World Championship Tour in full swing right now in the tropical perfection of Bali, watching the world’s best surfers via the live webcasts is a great way to spend a few hours… However, getting your head around the jargon and technical lingo that the commentators use can…

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Bounty of the land…

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Here at Peaks n’ Swells we believe that if you want to perform the best during your surf session, have the energy to explore the next cove or waterfall, to recover and recuperate after yoga and well deserved naps then you need to be eating fresh, healthy food. We are…

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Not just the Best Surf Destination in the World?

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I recently talked about 10 reasons why I believe Costa Rica is the Best Surf Destination in the World.  Peaks n’ Swells runs it’s camps out on the Pacific Coast of the Southern Nicoya Peninsula. Due to it’s consistent year-round warm surf, and the variety of waves that this coastline…

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