Category: Surfing News

Upcycle Surf Products

LX – upcycle: Product Launch

Turning old wetsuits, kites, bike-tubes and sails into wallets, laptop cases and bags. Earlier this year we helped a fresh-born project “LX-upcycle” to collect out-of-service wetsuits, sails and kites from Irish outdoor enthusiasts around the country. Today we are happy…

Surf longer and paddle stronger with PaddlePillow

With one in four surfers suffering from lower back pain, Irish surfer David Collins – himself being part of that statistic – set about trying to find a solution that would keep him in the water longer and relieve his…

Surfing Ireland

Irish Tow Surf rescue now taking membership

Help them continue their core objective of health and safety in Irish Big Wave Surfing. The Irish Tow Surf Rescue Club have been working hard for the past 10 years to develop their voluntary club and provide a vital front…

Why Some Surfer’s Are Far More Likely To Go Deaf

Surfer’s ear is a common cause of hearing loss and ear infections in people who go in the sea regularly without protecting themselves.  Cold wind and water trigger the formation of small bony lumps around the outside of the canal. …

Fergal Smith Surfer/Politician Interview

With election day locked in for the 26th February, we thought a quick catch-up with Fergal Smith was on the cards. Fergal is running for the Green party in County Clare, a progression from his recent ventures in organic farming…

A Second Life for your old Watersports Gear!

Did you order new watersports gear for 2016? Are you about to give the old, destroyed gear to the binman? If that’s the case, please read on. Project eXtreme gear clean-up by LX bags are an Irish pre-startup looking to…

Surf Therapy

Surf Therapy in Ireland

This short documentary brings to life the challenges that can be overcome through Surf Therapy. The stats in this video are staggering; approximately 3.5% of children in Ireland have a disability. Unfortunately less than 38% participate in their recommended 60 minutes…

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