What? Did you seriously think that surfers never fall? For your knowledge, a good Wipe Out (technical term for falling when riding a wave) takes mastery, a certain sense of timing and a very laid-back attitude to handle all this whirling and getting washed! We've put together a great fail compilation of our students (and surf [...]
Last minute call for what's probably the best indy music festival in Europe this summer! Don't miss... NOS Primavera Sounds features great bands like Interpol, Antony & The Johnsons, Ariel Pink, Babes in Toyland and many others. Surf all day and enjoy this amazing festival at night - Can you handle it?
Everyone at Surfivor can join our Yoga for Surfers program that focuses on balancing between your physical effort while surfing and the much needed relaxation afterwards. It has been very popular among our guests, even for those who never tried Yoga before and special exercises will help you relax your muscles at the end of [...]
One week sharing photographic experiences at Surfivor Porto Surf Hostel in Oporto, Portugal, Unesco world heritage site and one of Europe's best surfing destinations. Tó Mané is excited to announce a once in a lifetime experience that many photographers based World wide have long been waiting for: the opportunity to visit and photograph the daily [...]
The area of Portuguese coast is known for the enormous winter swells, with underwater canyon running right up to the shoreline cliffs, amplifying the waves that are created. The swells along the Praia do Norte are now known as creating some of the biggest surf in the world. Garett McNamara, 45, is an extreme sportsman [...]
SURFDOME the famous UK based online store for the coolest surf & outdoor clothing and gear just published an article on their lifestyle blog about the 10 best surf camps in Portugal and Surfivor Surf Camp proudly got rated third on the list - we are super happy and proud! Surfdome’s Action Sports and Outdoor [...]
Peniche is elected by the ASP (Association of Surfing Professionals) to another stage of the world tour of surfing. The Moche Rip Curl Pro Portugal will be the penultimate stage of the WCT 2014. Definitely the name of Peniche and Portugal in the Top of the world surf.
Are you ready to take your Surfivor experience to the MAX? Skydive Europe in Espinho was born in June 2013. Mário Pardo, known as "Birdman" for his career as a Base Jumper, created his free fall jumping school in 1998 and opened this second delegation in Espinho. It's aiming to share this amazing experience with all [...]
Our nearby local surf break in Espinho received last weekend the first stop of the European Pro Junior tour, under the organization of the Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP), the Portuguese Surfing Federation (FPS), the city of Espinho and Espinho Surf Destination. With consistent 2-4 ft waves on the first two days of competition, the best [...]
The Surfivor 10 Year anniversary party with the opening ceremony of the new Surfivor Surf Hostel in Porto was a great success! We started with the Photo exhibition of our dear friend and famous surf photographer Tó Mané, who presented some of his best pictures of waves in north Portugal, as well as the famous [...]