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    Gifts for Surfers

    Whether you’re buying a surfer a gift for Christmas, Valentine’s or for their birthday, these are some gifts they’re sure to enjoy.

    Surfboard Cam

    Surfers want a surfboard for one or two reasons: To show off what they can do in the water, either just to their friends and family, a girl, or to make a sponsor film. Another reason is to have the ability to watch themselves surfing, check out where they’re placing their feet on the board, and how they react to the waves, in order to improve. GoPro offers a great surf cam.

    Board Shorts

    If you swim every day you don’t want to wear the same swim suit every single day – that’s not fashionable at all. Surfers don’t want to wear the same board shorts every day, either. Aside from not being fashionable, the ocean makes your shorts stink. Hurley, Quicksilver, and Billabong make good board shorts – find out what their favorite brand is and what colors they like.

    Wet Suit

    Wet suits are essential to surfing in winter. If your surfer doesn’t already have a wetsuit, you’ll be opening up a whole new world of surfing to them by buying one for them. Winter surf is entirely different (bigger, better, more powerful, more fun) than summer surf. If they already have a wet suit, take a good look at it; wet suits are prone to getting holes in them, and over time, we tend to outgrow them. It may be time for a new one.

    New Surfboard

    This is the king of new gifts for surfers. Look at the boards they already have and get one that’s comparable. Or ask them if there’s any kind of surfboard they’re really like to have; chances are they have one in mind. There’s really nothing better you can get them.

    Surfboard Stickers

    Stickers are good for several things. For one, they look cool. It’s fun to stick them on your surfboard, your car or truck, and your pet’s food bowl. They’re also good for putting on little dings in your surfboard. As a gift giver, the best thing about stickers is that they’re cool and very cheap. You can probably get a handful for under $5 at a surf shop. They don’t have to be the expensive ones (there are expensive ones, too, $3-5 each).

    Indo Board

    The Indo Board is a good gift because it’s a new challenge that improves your balance, which surfers must have. These boards are useful for improving surfing and fun for everyone who tries them. I’ve seen them be quite useful at parties.

    New Clothes from Their Favorite Surf Shop

    If the surfer is like me or any surfer I know, they like plad shorts, tshirts, flip flops, and hats from their favorite surf shop. Just be sure to get the right size and their favorite brands.

    Gift Card for Favorite Surf Shop

    If you’re not sure what size or brands to get, or if they’re rather the money be spent on clothes or surfing equipment, get them a gift card for their favorite surf shop. If the surf shop doesn’t have gift cards, they probably have a way to add credit to a person’s name, which is basically the same thing.

    Surfboard Tiedowns

    Surfboard tiedowns tend to get loose over time. If they break while they’re holding a surfboard down onto a vehicle, the surfboard will fly off and probably crash into another vehicle. Either way, an expensive surfboard will be completely ruined. It’s a good idea to replace them every couple of years.

    Month Supply of Surf Wax

    One thing surfers always need is more surf wax. Luckily it’s really cheap, around $1-2 a bar. You’ll want to find out what their favorite brand of surf wax is and how often they surf. They probably need one bar for every day they surf. If they surf 20 days a month, pick them up 20 bars for around $20-30.

    Indo Board Suing Mimic Skateboards

    b.aspx?id=3276&mm=49&img=IB 250x250 ori mini kit Indo Board Suing Mimic SkateboardsThe Indo Board is a product used to improve balance for surfing, skating, and snowboarding. It’s a durable, high quality product that does what it’s designed to, so I hate to see the company have to deal with things like this.

    Some people think they can get away with anything. Mimic Skateboards was allegedly selling a product similar to the Indo Board called an “Orbit Board” which even came with an unauthorized copy of the Indo Board instructional DVD.

    Mimic Skateboards also was allegedly using Indo Board’s trademark to send people to a website that said the Indo Board was sold out, and then redirected them to a sales page for the Orbit Board.


    New Indo Board Design

    indo board bamboo beach New Indo Board DesignThe guys who make the Indo Board have come out with a new design for the board called the Bamboo Beach. It’s the coolest design they’ve had so far.

    Here’s a picture of all the Indo Board Original designs you can currently purchase. The original board sells for $58, and the boards with designs on them cost $69.

    Our Indo Board Links:

    What’s an Indo Board?

    Learn Indo Board Tricks

    Watch a Crazy Indo Board Trick

    External Link: Get an Indo Board Original! – Everything you need to improve your balance for surfing and skating.

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    I Bet You Can’t Do This on an Indo Board

    This guy successfully takes off his pants while balancing on the Indo Board.

    0 I Bet You Cant Do This on an Indo Board

    Homemade Rasta Indo Board

    homemade rasta indo board Homemade Rasta Indo BoardI found this homemade rasta indo board on Craigslist. I have no idea how it compares to the real thing but hey, it’s only $20. These things really do improve your balance for surfing and skating, by the way. It makes it much easier to learn tricks, too. In a perfect world, the natural progression would be learning first to indo board, then skate, then surf.

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