Surfer News

Why we should open our fingers for efficient paddling

Paddling: keep your fingers open, Kelly

Surfers will paddle faster if they spread their fingers optimally.

Paddling faster is a competitive advantage. You'll catch more and better waves. There are several paddling tips and techniques to get your surfboard moving faster.

Interestingly, the ultimate paddling/swimming secret is in the fingers of our hands. Scientists from the University of Toulouse (France), Duke University (USA), and the University of Pretoria (South Africa) have contradicted common sense.

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My Surf Project

My Surf Project is’s very own look at the wide variety of Canadian surfers that make up the community and industry that we all live for. Next week we sit down with Kye Peladeau. From a new beer sponsor to boat pioneering, this Tofino local legend is sure to keep you on your feet, and will bring a few laughs along the way.

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