Portugal’s surf history may not be as old as that of Hawaii, Southern California, or even Biarritz, but it’s come a long way in just a few years. Surfing in Portugal for most is a relatively new phenomenon, first gaining popularity in the 1990s. The Arquivo Nacional de Surf (National Surfing Archive) portrays surfing events … Read More
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Ericeira set for summer
OK, It’s only mid January. We are currently in the dead of winter, as they say. We dream of summer, but it seems a long way off. In Portugal however, summer is always around the corner. Despite chilly nights and a bit of rain and wind, the sun in Portugal is never too far away. … Read More
Surfing dogs: the next big thing?
For years we’ve seen Tillman, the world-renown skateboarding bulldog (who I’m happy to see from his homepage, rides old school boards) in various online news articles and youtube videos. Surfing dogs have also received their share of media hype, though not nearly as much as Tillman. Nonetheless, in the realm of serious sports, surfer dogs … Read More
Music and surf – summer in Ericeira
Ericeira, Portugal is popping this summer with music and surfing. Here are a couple of events taking place this weekend that are sure to please both the music-lover and surfing enthusiast. Quik Sessions – Concertos à Sexta is a series of concerts held every Friday at Tiago Pires Boardriders in Ericeira. These exciting live music … Read More