Photo Duel: Skimboarding or Surfing

ShareTweet I’m sure you always here the word STOKED. If you haven’t yet, you read that word for the first time from me. 🙂 SKIMBOARDING It was 2008 when I first learned about skimboarding. I was living in Palawn and wanted to experience surfing. Because there are no big waves in Puerto Princesa, I contented myself with skimboarding. Skimboarding is usually done on the shoreline (unless you are a pro, you do it on the reef break and paddle-drop). Its when you run with a skimboard and drop it to the subsiding waves and try to ride the board. SURFING […]

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Siargao Island: Running or Surfing?

ShareTweet I love surfing! Before I bought a Runner’s World magazine, I was buying old SURFING and SURFER mags from Booksale. I guess you can call me surfer wannabe with my rash guard and board shorts on. For the love of travel and backpacking, waves came last September 2009 at Borongan, Eastern Samar when I was invited by a friend of mine to learn how to ride the waves. Unfortunately, I got no pictures. Anyway, I learned how to paddle and body surf because its really hard to stand on the surf board. The waves are about 15-20ft and are not friendly for […]

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