Duct Tape Invitational presented by Joel Tudor and VansFull post
This year, Joel Tudor’s Vans Duct Tape Invitational Camp; Festival was held in the north of Spain, in Zarautz (Basque Country). The last time it had been held in Spain was during the Salinas Longboard Festival, in Asturias, back in 2011. It’s been a long wait since then, but it was well worth it.
Seeking Adventures in SpainFull post
When I fell in love with a Spanish guy, I didn’t realize that I was also falling in love with a whole country. Living in Spain for the past 6 months, and exploring from misty mountaintops to wild seasides, has shown me just how much one tiny country can hold. As the days get longer, and warmer, I’m hoping to inspire some of your own adventures by sharing some of my favourite places.
Algarve Spot Guide: Where to stay, surf and eatFull post
In this little spot guide, I wanna present you four really nice beaches, that I have fallen in love with, Lutz Schwenke, TWOTHIRDS Founder
A trip to Southern PortugalFull post
After producing in Portugal for many years, it was almost an obligation to get to know the Southern Tip of the country. When our Sentinel Concha joined TWOTHIRDS, the pressure was on. We had to go.
The healing power of the OceanFull post
When Sara and Victor from Superando talk about the excitement of a Stand Up Paddle session, you imagine something beautiful and emotional. You think, there are children laughing, relaxing and excited. But until you experience this, you don't understand the real impact it has on you.
Voices of SkjalfandiFull post
In the past few years, tourism has been the main economic structure in Húsavík. This town, that traditionally lived only on fishing and occasionally whaling, realized that the presence of whales in their area could be exploited in a different way. The boats that were dedicated to hunting them were converted into boats designed for whale watching. Soon, it became the main economic activity for this remote place.However, the lack of whale watching regulations in the area makes this tourism unsustainable.
Our SailorFull post
"The ocean (and nature in general) gives me a sense of belonging, peace and energy" - Emil Kozak
Children of the OceanFull post
"The water gives these kids a feeling of freedom and at the same time of connection, a happiness that goes through each cell, each time they get into the water... It is undeniable that the ocean is made for them."– Loreto Gala
"Retreating" from ordinary LifeFull post
“This is the real secret of life — to be completely engaged with what you are doing in the here and now. And instead of calling it work, realize it is play.”– Alan Watts
Snow SurfingFull post
Every morning, after reading the avalanche report, we took our split-boards and touring skis, and decided which mountain to climb. For the steepest parts and most exposed slopes, we had to take snow profiles for deciding whether to continue ascending or not (the chamois didn’t care too much about it, though). To learn to read maps according to avalanche reports and to learn to read the profile of the snow for decision making was a very informative and interesting part of the whole thing.