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The Eddie Aikau Big Wave Invitational Took Place & History was Made

For those unfamiliar, The Eddie Aikau Big Wave Invitational is a monumental event in surfing that, until last Sunday, hasn’t run since 2015. The celebrated contest is held in memory of the famed North Shore lifeguard and waterman Eddie Aikau. The North Shore hero is credited with saving over 500 lives. Eddie met an early…

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January 25, 2023

The JOB Surf Experience Vans Pipe Masters Recap

As we mentioned in our Guide to Winter on the North Shore, Vans took complete ownership of the Pipe Masters this year and reimagined the entire event. The event ran as a specialty World Tour event, meaning even though World Tour Surfers participated in the Pipe Masters, the contests does not affect the CT rankings. The event also…

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December 29, 2022

JOB Surf Experience Guide to Winter on the North Shore

Winter swells have officially arrived on the North Shore. As North swells light up the Pacific and turn Pipeline and Backdoor into the best show in professional surfing. The professional surfing world has already started its annual pilgrimage to the North Shore of Oahu ahead of this winter’s competitive events. Winter on the North Shore…

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November 24, 2022

The Top Banzai Pipeline Moments of All Time

As arguably the best wave in the world, Banzai Pipeline has hosted too many historic moments in surfing to count. From Bruce Brown’s documentation of the early waves surfed at Pipeline in the 1960s to Gerry Lopez’s revolutionizing style in the 70s and too many legendary Pipe Masters heats to count, Pipeline has played host…

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October 27, 2022

The Most Influential Surfers and Watermen in Hawaiian History Part II

Image Credit: Bear Surfboards   It’s no secret that the Hawaiian Islands are home to the best waves and surfers on the planet. If you grow up surfing the waves here, you can likely hold your own anywhere. Last week on the JOB Surf Experience, we dove into the rich history of Hawaii’s original watermen…

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October 11, 2022

The Most Influential Surfers and Watermen in Hawaiian History

Image Credit: As the birthplace of surfing and home of the most celebrated waves on the planet, it’s no surprise that scores of Hawaiians have left their mark on surfing’s storied history. The famed waters of the Hawaiian Islands have created some of the best watermen and women on the planet. They’ve introduced the…

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October 11, 2022

How Daily Yoga Can Improve Your Surfing: A Complete Guide to Yoga for Surfing

  If you’ve been on a surf trip in the last decade, you may have noticed the yoga studios, retreats, and resorts popping up all over popular surf travel destinations. While yoga and surfing are seemingly unrelated, the two have a lot in common and can be mutually beneficial when practiced together. Whether you’re new…

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September 9, 2022

5 Benefits of SUP Yoga

JOB Surf Experience, located in Turtle Bay on the North Shore of Oahu, offers more than just North Shore surf lessons and surf guiding. In addition to our surf lessons, we also offer Stand Up Paddle Tours, Stand Up Yoga, Turtle Safaris, and so much more. Whether you’re an avid yogi or a new practitioner, you’ll fall…

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August 16, 2022

The Best Surf and Golf Combo Travel Destinations

If you’re planning a vacation, why not combine your passions into one epic trip? There aren’t many destinations around the world where you can pack in multiple activities in a day that you truly love. For many people, Hawaii is one of those rare travel destinations that truly has it all. Beyond the surf, the…

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August 15, 2022

Our Favorite South Shore Oahu Surf Spots

Image Credit: Hawaii Travel Guide Summers on Oahu means one thing for surfers— it’s time to surf the south shore. During the winter, the North Shore lights up with powerful north swell that originates in the artic and detonates on the Seven Mile Miracle in full force, producing world-class waves at Pipeline, Sunset, and beyond….

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July 6, 2022