A seasonal attempt to beat the winterblues.

I confess, I will have nothing to complain about this winter.  I’ve got so sick and tired with the whole dark days/cold nights period, I saved as much as I could to be able to get out for a couple of months. I bought myself a ticket and left cold Belgium for Asia. (More on…

Patagonia: Catch it.

Surfer Léa Brassy kissed family and friends goodbye and left her home in the Northern France to go and live the outdoor life. Addicted to surfing and loving the nomadic life, she ends up in the Lofoten Islands in Northern Norway. This video shows us some wisdom of a surfer girl.  This is such a fun…

You don’t have to stay dry to stay warm.

In June we had to say goodbye to the larger than life surf legend Jack O’Neill, who was – by many considered –  the inventor of the wetsuit. Also, with the recent news of Patagonia’s new eco-friendly wetsuit, it’s time for an article on the past, present and future whereabouts of our rubber suits. 1950‘s…

The Mystery Blogger Award.

  I was nominated for the Mystery Blogger Award by ScrappyYoga. Thanks, ScrappyYoga! I like reading about this Santa Cruz surfer. It’s great to stay tuned with other surfer girls and see what they’re up to. As per the instructions, here are the rules and explanation of the award copy and pasted below.  What is a…

For the love of longboarding.

Longboarding – surfing with a surfboard taller than 9 inch – is a whole different feel than when you’re out with a shortboard. Instead of an explosive style of surfing, you can relax and let the wave do the work. And who isn’t for relaxing? Surfing is all about catching waves and enjoying the ride…

I love this guy.

Whenever I feel I’m losing my faith in humanity, because of moments of sadness or because I’ve been watching the news too much or reading angry comments on social media, I switched to videos like these. At least it gives me the feeling that some things still are right in this world. This surfer guy…

Climbing: Would you go this far?

About Steph Davis: Steph Davis is the first woman to free-climb the Salathe Wall on El Capitan. Besides this, she is the second woman to free-climb El Capitan in under 24 hours. If that isn’t enough, Steph has managed to pin down numerous first ascents  – we’re talking about rock- and high altitude climbs – on…