Friday, April 27, 2012

Surf terms defined: What is a point break?

Sure you've seen the movie starring the late, great Pat Swayze, but what exactly is a point break?

A point break is any break formed when waves hit a rock(s) or formation of land jutting out from the coast line.  This generally forms a nice, peeling wave that is very surfable.  See some images of famous point breaks below:

See more surf terms and slang defined in CRSI's ultimate surf dictionary.
Ollie's point Costa Rica.

Malibu, probably the most famous point break of all.

Thursday, April 26, 2012

Kelly Slater now has a place in National Museum of American History

Kelly Slater, the world's most accomplished surfer, now has a place in the National Museum of American History, or at least his board does.

The museum will house the board Slater used en route to his 2010 world title.  The board was custom designed by Channel Islands.  Scope it below.

Full article here: