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The Giants how to surf guide – How to paddle properly

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We have decided to create a series of surfing tutorials here in Nicaragua. We are going to be starting at the complete basics and work our way up. This week we present the how to on correct paddling technique.

Break Bio: Surfing Rancho Santana

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Continuing on from last weeks ‘Panga Drops’ guide, today we are continuing north and only ten minutes later we arrive at the next surf-able break, Rancho Santana.   Situated on a 5 star private beach resort and accessible only by Continue reading

Break Bio: Surfing Panga Drops

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Last week we talked about Playa Colorado and this week we are taking a look at the break directly north, and on the same stretch of beach. Bienvenidos a Panga Drops. Panga is the local Spanish word for boat, which Continue reading

Break Bio: Playa Colorado

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Playa Colorado is by far one of the most famous spots in Nicaragua and rightly so. The name itself conjures images of deep cavernous Nicaraguan barrels and broken boards. This beast of a wave breaks over a shallow sandbar, left Continue reading

Looking Foreward to the Upcoming Week!

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The guys are coming this week! We have a group of more than 5 time returning guests! Hoping to get some solid swell within the next few days because these guys are dead serious about surfing. We’re sure to be Continue reading

Finally! 2015 Season has arrived!

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It’s finally here! The beginning of our 2015 season has arrived! The last few weeks have been busy to say the least but hard work pays off and we’re stoked on the adventures to come! Our head surf guide Conrad Continue reading

Surfing Social Media and Marketing Internship available for 2015!

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GFS is looking for a Social Media and Marketing Intern for the 2015 season! If you or someone you know has the chops and wants to spend a few months living on the beach and getting barreled, contact us at Continue reading

Winter break is over and it’s back to the surf mines

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I know, life is pretty rough for us down here. But our short break of over-rich american food, TV shows about famous people whose soul source of fame is that one same show, and explaining to family that ebola isn’t Continue reading

Our new chef, Robbie, enjoying some secrets of the trade.

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If you sign up for our intermediate package, Blair will teach you to do this:

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Ok. That’s a lie. We can’t promise that. But… There’s a lot you can learn from video review. Ever wonder why your frontside turns just aren’t making tight arcs like the pros? Look at your arm placement. Now look at Continue reading

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