Hello from the Shaka – the surf tribe’s monthly newsletter about all things surf 👋

Three weeks of good times (and loads of wind) just came to an end here in Fuerteventura.

We surfed, we explored and - sometimes - we scored.

And now we're already dreaming of surfing in the South of Portugal this Spring.

A day of long blue walls and the strongest offshores we ever experienced.

Surfing is the act of riding waves, but it's also all that happens around the waves. The stories we're told, the conversations we hold and the dreams we share about surfing are all part of the experience.

  • While it might be something many of us don't need to think much about, the conversation around Race and Surfing is an important one to have. Let Selema Masekela teach you some surfing history, from Africa to Polynesia to the Americas.
  • The World Surf League tour stop in Supertubos (Portugal) came and went by faster than we could even realize. The best day of waves was defintely on Sunday, as you can see from the highlights. And now that all the pros are heading to Australia, let's enjoy watching Italo Ferreira and friends & John John Florence having fun at one of the best beach breaks in Europe.   One of the countless reasons why Portugal is one o
  • Good surfing and big barrels: Nate Zoller in Dear Mexico is enough to quench some of that tropical thirst. More into smooth and stylish longboarding? Get hiptonized by 20 minutes of raw surfing footage in La Saladita.
  • "What I can say with more confidence, is what the world doesn’t need any more of, is golf courses." Read about why a wave you'll never surf on an island you've never heard of matters. Save Palmetto point in Barbuda.

Do you have any link to surfing stories or videos that everyone should enjoy? Send them our way and we'll feature them in the next Shaka 🤙

Stay stoked,

co-founder @ thesurftribe.com