UK Pro Surfer and Cornwall native Jessie Tuckman is no stranger to cold water. Currently the Cornish coast is alive with swells, some around 10ft tall, and all hitting the coast from all sides. Luckily on the pocked coastline there are many beaches and sheltered bays that face every direction, so surfers can pick the best place to …

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  Just 10 days left to enter our Swellwomen x Carve Designs Subscriber Giveaway! All you have to do is sign up for our Three Issue Subscription by January 31, 2016, and you’ll be entered to win a luxury surf-and-yoga retreat from SwellWomen, to Maui, Panama, El Salvador, or Nicaragua, and a $500 shopping spree at Carve Designs! …

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Here is a message from filmmaker Miriam Alexa. Her next surf film is currently running a Kickstarter campaign. If you want to see more women-directed and women-starring surf films, consider donating to this project. You have eight days.   Beneath The Surface is short action drama about a young woman, Maya. She has a successful …

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It’s no surprise at Misadventures that surfing magazines have a history of erasing women from their pages, and the sport. Last year, our very first Gender Representation Report, which tracks women’s representation in outdoors magazines across the board, revealed the sorry surfing media statistics: in the August 2014 issue of Surfing Magazine, only 9 images of women appear, as compared …

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Misadventures is coming to print! Yes, you read that right: the magazine by and for adventurous women is making its ink-on-paper debut. Featuring brand-new content, including interviews with incredible women, a compendium of winter survival skills, a holiday gift guide tailored to misadventurers, and page after page of stunning photography, Issue 0 will be available …

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Earlier this year, when water off the British coast was much colder, we interviewed pro surfer Jessie Tuckman. She caught up with us recently to prove that surfing there in the summer is a completely different thing. (How much are plane tickets again?) In two weeks Jessie’s going to be competing in the Boardmasters Surf Contest in …

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I began surfing this year. My husband and I drove from the United States to our current location in Uruguay; we have been traveling Central and South America for over a year. Prior to this journey, there were a few years when I dabbled in surfing. On average, I probably went in the water for …

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If you take up surfing as an adult, you may never ride waves as tall or as fierce as “Jaws” on Oahu. But don’t be discouraged: there are plenty small, smooth waves around the world. Add a long board and a patient teacher, and your vacation could become epic fun.

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