Hawaii’s has a healthy lifestyle throughout the islands. There are a few components such as our proximity to the ocean (like literally, we’re in the middle of the Pacific,) the warm climate and popular lifestyle activities. Hawaii has a healthy lifestyle #1: Fresh fish Fish Auction@Pier 38 by Chie Gondo is licensed under CC BY-NC
Surfing is an iconic part of Hawaii’s facade and that's why bodysurfing Sherwoods Beach Oahu is so much fun. Everyone knows that the best surfing in the world is done in Hawaii where you can surf all year long in warm water, big waves and beautiful scenery. Surfing has been around for a long time
Bodysurfing Makapuu Beach will stir you to your soul Surfing and bodysurfing are two of the most iconic sports representing Hawaii. Bodysurfing Makapuu Beach is even more iconic. It’s a great workout and a lot of fun when you’re with friends. If you’ve got a photographer friend with a waterproof camera or a gopro for
I'm not a dangerous person. I don't consider myself a 'thrill seeker' by the usual definition. But, that said, I have had a few times that I've almost died while trying to enjoy this crazy thing called "Life". This is a post about two such near death experiences that happened in the Pacific ocean while
A shark took part of Mike Coots' leg, but that didn't stop him from getting out there in the line-up! Here he is showing off a new carbon fiber leg that has made all the difference. In 1997 at seventeen years of age, Mike was surfing off the amazing and beautiful Hawaiian Island of Kauai
Surfing in Hawaii is one of the ultimate past times for locals and visitors alike. Hawaii just happens to have some of the world's funnest surf, so it's little wonder why so many people spend so much time in the water. Why is surfing fun for so many people? What is it about floating on
Big waves are nothing to play with. I learned that when I tried to go from 6 footers to 12, and 15-20 feet waves showed up in a killer set and wrecked me. Though I've caught some amazing big waves before, the kind that are huge - 10+ feet and break slowly (so I can
This video is from three years before I was born, guys riding easy 2 foot surf at one of my favorite places in the world to surf and bodyboard - Honolua Bay, Maui, Hawaii. Honolua Bay is located on the northwestern tip of Maui island, and it's a great place for a number of things.
Just when you thought it was getting a little boring to watch surfers go back and forth doing the same moves over and over, every competition the same... Someone cranks it up a notch. I did some midnight bodyboarding while completely smashed in 3-5 foot surf at Bellow Beach, Oahu as we stayed in a
Surf on Oahu is the best I've ever known. I couldn't imagine that it is better, more consistent somewhere else on this blue planet. Maui, Big Island, Kauai and all the Hawaiian islands have great surf... but, I think nothing beats Oahu for consistency and the number of great breaking wave spots around the island.
Oahu, and the other Hawaiian islands have amazing and almost non-stop wave-action going on. Waves are nearly continually breaking somewhere on each island. For the first year and a half or so I only bodyboarded. Bodyboarding was the biggest rush once I learned how to ride 4+ foot waves. I had heard about bodysurfing but
I was lucky enough to be sent to the island of Oahu during my tour of 'duty' in the US Air Force at Hickam Air Force Base in Honolulu, Hawaii. The most fun physically that I've ever had is a 'sport' or recreational hobby called, "bodyboarding". A bodyboard is like a small surf board. It