6 Surfing Gear Essentials Every Water-Loving Fit Girl Will Want

Surfing is actually the perfect winter sport...


Michelle October |

Get kitted – because the right kit could mean the difference between a 30-minute session and an epic one that lasts the whole day… Here, your surfing gear essentials.

Roxy 3.2mm POP Surf Chest Zip Wetsuit

The suit you buy depends on where you surf. This full-body suit is perfect for the colder water in the Western and Eastern Cape. Durban surfer? Ask for a springsuit. R5 500, Boardriders.co.za

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O’Neill Heat Ninja Boot

Keep frostbite at bay with these booties. The rubber soles also help grip the board. R749, Pollywog.co.za

Hurricane Leash

Leashes make sure you don’t lose your board. This one absorbs wave impact and stretches with tension to avoid snapping. R285, Pollywog.co.za

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GoPro Camera Hero7

Freakishly smooth video with HD, it’s perfect for capturing that perfect ride. R3 999, Incredible Connection

Fitbit Charge 3

Did you even surf if your watch didn’t record it? This one tracks heart rate and swimming strokes and auto- detects activity. R3 000, Sportsmans Warehouse

READ MORE: Here’s How Pro Surfer Bianca Buitendag Stays In Shape

Mr Zogs Sex Wax

A waxed board provides traction so you don’t slip off. R60, BoardHub.co.za

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