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Christmas Gift Ideas For Your Favorite Surfer

With the holidays approaching it is time think about gifts for your loved ones (or even just more surf gear for yourself!). Here are some cool and original ideas we have found that can improve a surfer’s experience in the water - check em’ out!

Wetsuits – The Cheap Option

No logos, just a premium, high performing, all black wetsuit for a fraction of the cost of the better known branded wetsuits.

Price: $185/€175 (for a 4/3)

http://www.needessentials.com

christmas gift ideas for your favorite surfer

 

Wetsuit – The Environmental Option

Oil based neoprene is bad for our planet but was the only way to make wetsuits...until now. Patagonia has taken the lead by changing their neoprene to a plant based material called Yulex, and the result is great!

Price: 449$ (R2)

http://www.patagonia.com/shop/mens-wetsuits

christmas gift ideas for your favorite surfer

 

Earplugs

Ear infections and surfer’s ear are nasty realities for many surfers and once you are aware of the consequences you sure don’t want to get into the ocean without ear plugs. SurfEars are without doubt the best plugs you can get; letting sound in and keeping water out, customizable and comfortable.

Price: $59,90/€49,90

http://surfears.com

christmas gift ideas for your favorite surfer

 

An asymmetric surfboard

Why should surfboard be symmetric when nothing else in surfing is? Album surfboards perform amazingly in the surf and are pretty damn good looking too.

Price: $745

http://albumsurf.com

Christmas Gift Ideas for you Favorite Surfer

 

Eco friendly boardbag

Wave tribe makes some of the best boardbags around, ensuring your precious boards are given the first class treatment on your next flight (even if you aren’t…). What’s more, they are made out of hemp; High quality and eco friendly.

Price. From $129

https://www.wavetribe.com

christmas gift ideas for your favorite surfer

 

Front deck traction pad

No more forgetting your wax, or slipping on bald spots as Octopus are re-introducing the front deck grip. Worried it might give you a rash? No problem, goes great with the surf rash cream from Sett surf (see below).

Prize: $36.00

http://octopusisreal.com/products/front-deck-corduroy-grip

christmas gift ideas for your favorite surfer

 

Surf Rash Cream

Surf rash sucks big times, but now there is a solution. This natural cream by Sett surf creates barriers against rubbing, soothe the burn of a surf rash and get you back out enjoying the waves ASAP. It’s also great for sunburns and bug bites too - a must have for the next surf trip away to the tropics. What’s more, its natural and free from petrolatum & paraben.

Price: £17

https://settsurf.com

christmas gift ideas for you favorite surfer

 

Paddle pillow

Lower back pain is a harsh reality for many surfers. Paddle pillow is an inflatable pillow to put inside your wetsuit that will help your paddling and relieve the pain by taking the worst load from your lower back.

Price: €9,99

http://www.paddlepillow.co.uk/

christmas gift ideas for your favorite surfer