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Surfing at The Park, Real Quezon

Posted by on Mar 31, 2013 in Featured, Philippines, Surfing

Where were you this Holy Week? I’m sure you all went to the beach, the mountains, spend it with family and what not.  But, I also know that a few of you, needed to work on the Holidays?  Isn’t that right?  I am no exception!  I had a few paperworks and write-ups over the Holy Week. But, Saturday came and I’m finally free!  So, I wanted to drive some place to surf....

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Diane Von Furstenberg for Roxy Surf Wear

Posted by on Mar 15, 2013 in Fashion, Featured, Sports, Style Flair, Surfing, Travel, Wardrobe

Summer is here!  In a tropical island like the Philippines, we have the luxury to just drive a few hours to our enjoy our beaches!  There are also quite a number of surf spots that we enjoy and the ladies have been getting more and more involved with surfing!  We have a lot surf spots in the Philippines!  We are situated around generous bodies of water – South China Sea, Celebes Sea...

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The Circle Hostel – Budget Surf Trip in Zambales

Posted by on Mar 11, 2013 in Featured, Philippines, Pilipinas, Surfing, Travel

  My name is Hannah Villasis, and I am addicted to surfing.  Check all of my surfing blog posts here. picture by Philippe Villareal and Cheryl of LittleRunningTeacher.com There was a time when I would surf every week for 3 months.  All my savings went to surf trips.  It was a whole lot of fun… I WAS BROKE haha!  I do sound like a legit addict.  I got busy though and I had to...

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Surfing Photography Tips

Posted by on May 5, 2011 in Art & Photography, Featured, La Union, Sports, Surfing

Surfing is definitely one of the sports that is fun to capture. Every photo you take has something to do with how the waves form, how your subject performs his tricks and of course – luck and timing! After you get a really good capture, it’s all worth it! Show your subject your gnarly photo of him and he will appreciate it. I’m a surfer too and I know how it feels when someone...

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Always Summer Attitude and the Havaianas Race to Hawaii

Posted by on Jan 28, 2011 in Entertainment and Lifestyle, Events, Fashion, Music, Philippines, Surfing, Travel

What’s up interwebosphere? So, I was walking around Manila Polo Club yesterday night and I felt the cool night breeze that you will only feel around this time of the year.  To me, it was the perfect weather!  I heard some reggae music and I had the weirdest adrenalin rush! ^_^ If you don’t know yet, I’m a raggamuffin’ girl (a girl who loves reggae)!  and I usually just hear these...

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Surfing in Boracay

Posted by on May 20, 2010 in Featured, Pilipinas, Sports, Surfing, Travel

Yes, It’s possible… At around the cool months of October to December, Boracay usually has waves.  This is when you will see people kite surfing. I forgot the name of the place renting out paddle boards and surfboards actually but you will see them along station 1 with a surfboard standing on the sand with the sign “Surf lessons here.” Last April 2010, I came to Boracay for an adventure!...

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The Sickest, Gnarliest Soundtrack Album to my Surfing and Skating Ever!

Posted by on Apr 2, 2010 in Entertainment and Lifestyle, Music, Sports, Surfing

I must say… It’s “Destiny” It’s Destiny that brought me to this gnarly music discovery! I find myself often in search for rare lovable music! One day, at the Fort, I went to the Press Conference of International Skateboarders.  I surf and I do long board skateboarding.  I don’t think I have the balls to ride a short board skateboard though lol. Anyway, I...

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Surf’s Up 2009

Posted by on Aug 31, 2009 in Featured, Pilipinas, Sports, Surfing

Surf Season’s coming!  Usually it’s starting now but lately there’s just no waves on the beaches.  Hopefully by September there would be some swell coming up!  Definitely the months of October to December got really big crazy waves! Preparing for surf season 1.  Buy Sunblock or Tanning lotion! It depends whether you want to stay fair or get tanned, the important is, get...

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La Union Aug Long Weekend – Day 2

Posted by on Aug 24, 2009 in Featured, Pilipinas, Sports, Surfing, Travel

La La La… Potong Stim! (Malay expression) There still got no waves!  Actually, here were still some baby ones by afternoon and I still tried to ride it… ALONE!!!  And I got a wave, paddled, popped up, rode the board… ON MY OWN!  Without TULAK!!!  This is an achievement for me surf-wise and by this event I am just happy! I had brunch at Surf Camp (quite expensive) but I was...

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La Union Aug Long Weekend – Day 1

Posted by on Aug 21, 2009 in Featured, Pilipinas, Sports, Surfing, Travel

[ad] Disappointing Loser waves today… At least there are some baby waves towards the late afternoon so I better not complain before the waves completely turn their back on me. We are staying at San Juan Surf Camp now.  We are like 20 people plus DKS friends and their friends (6).  They are staying in Sebay though because Surf Camp is full-booked the weekend. It’s the first time...

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Let’s Go Sago SURFTRIP!

Posted by on Aug 5, 2009 in Advocacy, Announcements, Entertainment and Lifestyle, Events, Featured, Sports, Surfing

This is a quickie post. I’m promoting my friend’s event: Let’s Go Sago Surfing Clinic in La Union Why? Because I also want to promote sports to you alls! Don’t just sit on your laurels! Go out! hear the waves! stand on the waves! SURF! It’s the awesome-est event of the year organized by Jonel Uy of Let’s Go Sago.    It’s a surf clinic catered to...

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Surfing Big Waves in La Union

Posted by on Jul 18, 2009 in Featured, Pilipinas, Sports, Surfing, Travel

 I am not really in that level XD It’s just the first time that I have seen La Union with these big waves and I am such a trying hard beginner! The forecast at magicseaweed just showed a really gnarly swell in this area and me and my friends really planned this trip despite the risk of road trippin on some flodded provinces.  Luckily, the storm is leaving Philippines already! I was...

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Beach Hut Sunblock is made for Candy

Posted by on Jul 11, 2009 in Featured, Health, Sports, Surfing, Travel

[ad#ad-1] THE STORY: I went surfing for two consecutive weeks and when I got back to the office, my officemate Lush Angel said “Hannah!?!  You look like a local already!” … “OMG!  Look at your legs!“ … so I looked at it and I was like… “ZOMiGee!!! It’s charcoal!!!” ******FAINTSSSSS****** Before the surf trips, my complexion was darker...

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Surfing Photography

Posted by on Jun 30, 2009 in Art & Photography, Featured, Pilipinas, Sports, Surfing, Travel

[ad#hlink] [ad#ad-1] I used my nikon D40 plus 70-300mm…  I need to buy a new body in the next 2 years… meanwhile the manual focus is kind of a hassle… but if I have a D90 perhaps I would have the autofocus working for me…  anyway, my manual focus is not bad take a look at the good stock photos I took… although some are still blurry I didn’t remove them coz...

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First time on a short board

Posted by on Jun 30, 2009 in Featured, Sports, Surfing

I’m a beginner surfer but this was my first time to try and ride a 6’10” short board. Riding the short board is more difficult and wobbly than the long board… you need to get used to it! I’m no pro… I’m just a beginner who likes to video my surfs so that I know what mistakes I have been doing and stuff XD Thanks to Doy for the board and to my Rockstar,...

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