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Comedian Bert Kreischer Visits Our North Shore Surf School

  When professional funny man Bert Kreischer visited the North Shore of Oahu recently, he had one goal for his trip— to learn to surf. Kreischer, AKA the Machine as he is affectionately known, was so serious about this endeavor that he spent the weeks leading up to his Hawaii vacation training and dropping pounds…

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October 4, 2022

Paddling Out: How to Master the Fundamentals of Surfing

As we’ve said before, surfing is approximately 90% paddling. So, it’s no coincidence that the best surfers in the world are also the most efficient paddlers. To navigate a lineup, you need to be able to read waves and understand surf etiquette, but ultimately, it’s your paddling ability that will determine the type of session you have. If…

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January 24, 2022

The Best Oahu Activities in and Out of the Water: What to do on Oahu When You’re Not Surfing

  Hawaii visitors know they’re going to get epic surf, but what else does Oahu have to offer? In the water, when you’re surfing with us at our Oahu surf school, you can expect North Shore surf lessons that prioritize fun above all else. We teach the fundamentals of surfing while reinforcing the age-old adage,…

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November 8, 2021

Why You Should Learn to Surf in Hawaii

  Hawaii, specifically Oahu’s North Shore, is home to the world’s most celebrated surf. Come winter each year, the international surf community descends on the stretch of coastline on Oahu’s North Shore known as the Seven Mile Miracle, where the planet’s most formidable waves break. Among those waves is Pipeline, perhaps the most dangerous and visually…

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November 4, 2021

Intermediate Surf Tips from Our North Shore Surf School

If you’re an intermediate surfer who has mastered the basics of popping up, riding cleanly down the line, and understands lineup dynamics, then it’s time to take your surfing to the next level with an Advanced Surf Lesson. During an Advanced Surf Lesson at Jamie O’Brien Surf Experience, our professional surf instructors act as surf coaches…

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October 25, 2021

Surf Tips from our Oahu Surf Lessons Coaches

At Jamie O’Brien Surf Experiences, we pride ourselves on our ability to have fun in the water. As Jamie says, “surfing is all about creativity. There is no right or wrong way to ride a wave.” Regardless of your age or skill level, there’s an opportunity for you to enjoy surfing here on the North…

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October 13, 2021