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Sideways 7 Rule Surf Etiquette

Posted by Sideways on 4th Mar 2021

Sideways 7 Rule Surf Etiquette
Before you get in the ocean, it’s important to understand and notice the correct surf etiquette. These rules are put in place to keep surfers safe, and to respect one another.#1 Don’t drop in, don’t be a snakeKeep your distance in the surf, don’t put yourself and other surfers in danger by surfing right on top of them. Avoid paddling on the inside of another surfer to take off on the wave before they do. Be aware of your surroundings and take notice of who has right of way.#2 Choosing the right
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Essential Tips for Stand Up Paddleboarding

Posted by Sideways on 12th Feb 2021

Essential Tips for Stand Up Paddleboarding
Stand Up paddleboarding is an activity that people of all ages can participate in. Some people do it for fitness reasons, and for some it’s a serious sport. Many have taken it up as a social activity.Regardless of your reason, it’s a great way to get out and enjoy the sunshine.Here’s some of our essential tips for first timers:Centre your feet in the middle of the board, using the handle as a point of reference to place your feet either side.Keep a slight bend in your knees to keep your core cen
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The Age Old Question - PU vs EPS

Posted by Monique on 5th Jan 2021

The Age Old Question - PU vs EPS
It's the question every beginner asks - 'should I buy the PU or EPS?'. The answer really comes down the personal preference! It's a good thing Sideways always stocks both varieties.We checked in with our hardware experts for their take on it.What is PU?PU or 'polyurethane' is the traditional construction found most widely in the surfboard manufacturing industry. It has been around for a long time, and for good reason. PU boards are laminated in fibreglass and polyester resin. PU blanks are made
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Life in ISO with Archer Curtis

Posted by Monique Mai on 5th May 2020

Life in ISO with Archer Curtis
We checked in with team rider, Archer Curtis, to see what life in isolation is like for a sixteen year old pro surfer. Here’s what he had to say: SIDEWAYS: Hey Archer! How are you going in ISO overall? ARCHER: Yeah, not too bad, but going a bit crazy at home.... I can still surf so it’s ok! SIDEWAYS: What do you think you have learnt from this experience? ARCHER: I have learnt how easy it is to be lazy; there isn’t much to do, but I have also learnt that even around the house there ar
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JAY PHILLIPS - BACK IN THE WATER

22nd Sep 2016

JAY PHILLIPS - BACK IN THE WATER
It's good news for us all. The legend himself, team rider Jay Phillips, is back out there in the water after recovering from an ankle injury.Stoked to see Jay in the water again, doing what he loves. If you've been following Jay on the social pipes you'll know he has began posting some snaps indicating that he is getting back out there and prepping for a new season in the water. Make sure you follow us on Instagram (@sideways_surf) as we keep you updated on the waves Jay hits. See the
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