Category Archives: Surfing and Surfboards

South Nicaragua for the New Year

We live in Northern Nicaragua and don’t make it down to the South very often, so it was exciting to get a chance to cruise down for New Years to live it up in luxury land for a week. Hot … Continue reading

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Surf Lifestyle in Northern Nicaragua

The waves aren’t perfect every day. Sometimes it’s small and kinda closed out, lumpy, and plagued by riptides. That’s just a part of surfing. But the sunrise is beautiful, the beach is empty, the water is warm. Even if the … Continue reading

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HipEhabitat Honeymooners in the Philippines

Holly and Kim Obermeyer took a break from their life in Nicaragua to cruise over to the Philippine Island of Siargao for a relaxing honeymoon. They stayed at the Kawayan Resort which only has two really private very comfortable cabanas … Continue reading

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Beautiful Girls on Longboards at the Bay

Afternoon light, a friendly paddle, one 9’2″ longboard with GoPro mounted on the nose, trading off, smiling, laughing, toes on the nose, crouching for speed, cross-stepping into the later afternoon. All part of the life, living the dream.

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Offshore Tubes in Nicaragua

Nicaragua is one of those places where you can get barreled every day. That’s only one of the reason why I live here, but it was the primary force that attracted me to the country! With lots of great beach … Continue reading

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Testing the Rusty Dozer, 4F, and Jokerr Surfboards in Nicaragua

We love surfboards. My current favorite models are the Dozer, 4F, and the Jokerr. I ride them at 5’5″, 5’7″ and 5’9″ respectively. It’s surprising to me that a 5’9″ now feels like a big board. Granted I don’t surf … Continue reading

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Living the Dream – Surfing, Dogs, and Ridgetop BBQs at Tierra Del Sueno

This is why we live in Nicaragua – warm water, fun waves, dogs off-leash on the beach, estuary swimming, hiking barefoot, and sausage BBQs on a sea-view ridge with cold home brewed Belgian Ales to wash it all down. Life … Continue reading

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Testing the Rusty Desert Island 8’0 in South Nicaragua

Holly and Lobo try out a Rusty 8’0 Desert Island model in big and small waves around Rancho Santana in South Nicaragua.

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Windmills In Nicaragua

One of Nicaragua’s most valuable resources turns out to be wind.   Super strong (often hurricane force) and consistent winds blow across lake Nicaragua.   These amazing winds are basically Trade Winds that are funneled and amplified as the high pressure on … Continue reading

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Surf Trip to Central Nicaragua

It’s like driving from LA to SD for a swell except just a little bit better…. There are really nice waves all around us in the North, including a few within walking distance, but sometimes when you see a big … Continue reading

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Extreme Driving to Extreme Luxury in Southern Nicaragua

We were headed down to Southern Nicaragua to check out Rancho Santana and talk about possibly using it as a location for an upcoming women’s surf and yoga retreat. The drive usually takes about 6 hours but we wanted to … Continue reading

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Holly Beck Surfing In Nicaragua

Check out a few clips of Holly Beck surfing in Nicaragua in Nov/Dec 2011. Good times, great waves, so much fun!

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The Meyerhoffer Pill Surfboard

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Longboarding at La Bahia

Small clean waves, no one else out, so fun on a longboard!

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Backside Boomers

On a big day with lots of waves going Boom! I pulled into a few rights and got absolutely smashed trying to sneak under the lip and come out of the biggest one. camera: http://www.gopro.com music: http://www.motherhips.com Want to buy … Continue reading

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