surfing in the Philippines - updates

Rappler's latest stories on surfing in the Philippines


Surfing in Eastern Samar and balancing its many challenges

Jan 08, 2018 - 6:43 PM

In Eastern Samar, surfing pioneers are not only balancing waves. They are also riding the challenges that come with the rising popularity of the water sports in their hometown.

How a Sorsogon surf camp helps keep kids in school

Dec 18, 2017 - 8:48 AM

In Sorsogon, the surfing bug evolved into a double-edged sword: kids enjoy surfing so much that they skip classes to spend more time catching the waves. A surfing camp found a way to change that.

Photo by Vee Salazar/Rappler

WATCH: Baler surfer breaks barriers despite disability

May 07, 2017 - 4:01 PM

Harry Marzan manages to paddle balance and gracefully catch the waves despite not having a left arm Read and watch his InspireCourage story

SURFING. For Harry Marzan, surfing is an opportunity for him to prove that he is no different from other surfers. Photo courtesy of Harry Marzan

Cloud Nine incident: Filipino surfers refute Australian surfer's story

Oct 02, 2015 - 2:25 PM

Local surfers say the incident puts the Philippine surfing scene in a bad light and want to correct the false claims

Filipino surfers show talent at Vans surfing competition

Feb 22, 2015 - 8:52 PM

Filipino surfers wowed the crowd and the international judges present in the Vans Coast Thru Life Single and Unattached Classic Single Fin Longboard Invitational in La Union

The meter high waves provided ideal surfing conditions at San Juan beach

Sand, surf and Baler

Nov 30, 2012 - 6:21 PM

Rappler surfed the waves with some of today s best and seasoned surfers in Baler

SHINY, HAPPY PEOPLE. Surfers not only dance with the sea; they share positive vibe with others, too.

Traveling on a rainy day

Jul 25, 2012 - 10:54 AM

The weather is no deterrent to a true blue travel lover

IF IT'S RAINING, GO surfing! Surfing in Baler, photo by Renz Bulseco

The waves of Zambales

Apr 04, 2012 - 5:26 PM

Zambales has 3 famous surfing spots: Magic Left Camara Island and Anawangin Cove

Share your 'stoke' with us

Apr 03, 2012 - 3:03 PM

Rappler begins a series on surfing and other fun stories to share about our islands

Eastern Samar: Surfing's last frontier

Apr 03, 2012 - 3:02 PM

Eastern Samar has undiscovered surfing spots