The Inertia for Good Editor

The Inertia

What is it about waves you’ll only find hundreds, if not thousands of miles away from home that make us all gooey? The saying tells us there’s no place like home, which suggests some romanticized connection with the place you hang your hat at the end of each day. But if you’ve been living in Southern California this summer, for example, then you’ve no doubt dreamt of the next time you can high tail it out of this joint. No romanticizing about weeks long flat spells. I watched this video this morning and cried.

Here are 5 signs you need a damn surf trip. Like yesterday.

1. You’re tired of summer. You’ll gladly trade in warm water and sunny days for a cooler climate and some solid winter swells.

2. Looking at the next two to three weeks worth of forecasts quickly turns to airfare searches and swell models in a different hemisphere.

3. You’ve actually had the free time for all those do it yourself ding repairs.

4. You’ve surfed every morning for the last week…but you still feel like you haven’t surfed at all.

5. Your longboard game is completely on point.

Editor’s Note: You can find more surf trip daydreaming material from the folks at ThunderBomb Surf Camp in Nicargua here.


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