The Complete Guide to Cold Water Surfingby Zenon IsselWhen most people think of surfing, they think of sunny skies and warm water. But when the seasons change and the temperature drops, waves start to roll in.
And whether you’re surfing in the Arctic Circle, the Great Lakes, or somewhere in between, you need to be prepared for ice-cold water and freezing air temperatures.
We’ve got you covered with all of the gear recommendations & warming tips you’ll need to have a great session.
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Lobster Bisque by Hawaiian Spearfisherman/Freediver Kim Wernerby Zenon IsselGrowing up on a farm in Maui with her freediving father taught Kim Werner how to live a sustainable lifestyle. The family lived in small house where she following her dad out to the ocean while he hunted daily. Fast forward many years and she became a trained chef which brought her back to her family’s…
Hypothermia: A Cold And Warm Water Hazardby Zenon IsselIn this post, we will explain the definition of Hypothermia and how to stop it from ruining your watery experience. If you just want to get right to the point, go get yourself a Surf-fur Waterparka and make sure you wear it before and after immersion in water (any water below 75 degrees can cause Hypothermia)…
Surfer’s Ear – Wear Earplugs All Year Long!by Zenon IsselNow that we got your attention with this gross photo, read the article about Surfer’s Ear by our guest blogger, Dr. David Baglow. However, don’t be fooled by the title. Surfer’s Ear should be called Watermen’s Ear because even divers and swimmers can get it! Anyone who’s ears are exposed to cold water consistently and over…
The Three Amigos Hit The River Again! Part Twoby Zenon IsselFrom Hoover Dam into Lake Mohave By Gary Mortimer It was mid-February, the weather had been mild and the decision had been made to paddle on the Colorado River from the Hoover Dam and on through Lake Mohave. After researching the options of getting to the river right below the dam, we hired an outfitter from Boulder City, NV to…
The Best Post-Paddle Protein Drinkby Zenon IsselThree months ago, I finally decided to join an outrigger team. It’s an ass kicking workout with 5 other people in a skinny boat powered by aloha spirit! Its as close to feeling like you are part of the ocean as surfing or SCUBA/free diving. The boat sits deep in the waves and every paddle…
Wotterman Ambassador Program Launching This Week!by Zenon IsselWarmth Ambassador Program The Surf-fur Warmth Ambassador program is extended to unique individuals in various water communities who embody the Wotterman lifestyle and live our culture. We value their community involvement and dedication. We want you to apply to be the newest member of the Wottermen Ambassador Team and work with us to spread the…
Warmth Is The New Coolby Zenon IsselAs I was doing some important water research, I noticed a common theme among all types of water sport…it is imperative to maintain your body heat before, during and after your sport. I am sure everyone reading this can remember a time when they were out enjoying themselves in the water until it came time to get…
Paddling For 24 Straight Hours To Fight Cancerby Zenon IsselMonster And Sea, A West Coast Clothing Company, Is Organizing A 24 Hour Relay-style Paddle This April To Benefit Families Who Have Been Effected By Cancer. By Troy Nebeker Over goes the hand, banging, searching for that sliver of a button called snooze. Genius design really. By the time you find it, you are beyond…
You Know You’re a Wotterman When…by Zenon Issel1. Your idea of a pedicure is removing the wax from your toenails. 2. Your wetsuit never really dries. 3. You never know what movies are coming out, but always know current ocean conditions...
The Complete Guide to Cold Water Surfing
Lobster Bisque by Hawaiian Spearfisherman/Freediver Kim Werner
Hypothermia: A Cold And Warm Water Hazard
Surfer’s Ear – Wear Earplugs All Year Long!
The Three Amigos Hit The River Again! Part Two
The Best Post-Paddle Protein Drink
Wotterman Ambassador Program Launching This Week!
Warmth Is The New Cool
Paddling For 24 Straight Hours To Fight Cancer
You Know You’re a Wotterman When…