GSN Health & Fitness

A range of articles on health & fitness specific to female surfing.

Registrations for The April Butterfly Effect Maui!

The Butterfly Effect is presented by GlideSoul! The all-women water sport downwinder will take place on the North Shore of Maui, Hawaii. The course is a 5k paddle perfect for all levels. Bring your sisters, moms, daughters, aunties, and friends! It is a perfect day to celebrate each other, nature, health and happiness! The Butterfly Effect [...]

SALTI HEARTS – HOW THIS AMAZING ISLAND GIRL LAUNCHED HER OWN SURF, YOGA, FITNESS RETREATS.

In 2015 Yeni Canelon founded Salti Hearts, the surf, yoga and fitness camp for women. The camp encourages women to take some time out from reality to explore the Salti life. Here is Yeni’s story. The early days.  My name is Yeni Canelon. I am half Venezuelan, half Italian with a great passion for all [...]

GSN EARTH MOVEMENTS – PART 1. LITTLE URCHIN – THE ALL NATURAL ‘REEF SAFE’ SUNSCREEN.

In 2015 a study by marine scientists hit headlines around the world. A chemical called Ozybenzone, commonly found in sunscreen, was damaging coral reefs and threatening their very existence. Oxybenzone is found in more than 3,500 sunscreen products, said the study, published in the latest edition of the Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology. The [...]

FEMALE SURF SEMINAR – MANLY, AUSTRALIA

Do you want to know how to get more speed, do better bottom turns, finally do that roundhouse cutback you’ve been dreaming of for years? On the 4th February, 2017 we are running a full day, classroom style seminar just for females. In our seminar you will hear from some of Australia’s most respected female [...]

Steps to Becoming a Fluid Surfer.

Girl Surf Network came across this Northern Beaches local, frother, exercise physiologist and strength coach who has a passion for helping surfers correct body imbalances and surf to their highest potential. Michelle Drielsma continues to work with professional surfers including Tom Carroll, Davey Cathels, Freya Prumm and pro snowboarder Jess Rich. She has recently published [...]

RUNNING LIKE CHINA. AN IN-DEPTH INTERVIEW WITH SOPHIE HARDCASTLE.

An interview with Sophie Hardcastle, author of Running Like China by Eloise Baker. I finished reading Sophie’s memoir in one day, mostly on the beach with the Fijian cyclone swell pounding in the background. I was captivated by her honesty, not just the declaration of having a mental illness but the revealing of the scary, [...]

San Diego Surf Ladies; Barb Benner Whatley Surviving and Thriving.

San Diego, Ca., March 1, 2016— I wasn’t prepared for the tsunami-like wave barreling down on me. There was no way to avoid it; I was going to get hit – period – and sure enough, I did. But not by a wave. This time, I was hit by breast cancer. Two and a half [...]

The LOVE of Surf – Presented by GSN

Girl Surf Network are very proud to present the highly anticipated all-female surf book The LOVE of Surf  featuring some of the world's greatest female surfers including Stephanie Gilmore, Layne Beachley, Keala Kennelly, Laura Enever, Pam Burridge, Tatiana Weston-Webb, Paige Alms, Rosy Hodge, Bec Woods, Alyssa Lock, Sally Fitzgibbons and many more.     The [...]