Video:Parallels Between Trail Running and Surfing

Video To The Sea: Parallels between Trail Running and Surfing

That feeling of freedom and openness is a commonality that surfers and runners share

Shaun Tomson 1977 IPS World Champion

In the late 70s, surfing was professionalised by a group of young surfers, allowing them the chance to make a career out of doing what they loved most. Today the sport of Trail Running finds itself following a similar path.

‘To the Sea’ explores the similarities between these two sports through the perspectives of Trail Runner Ryan Sandes, Pro Surfer Frank Solomon and the first ever surfing World Champion and pioneer of professional surfing, Shaun Tomson.

This video goes some way to capture the essence of what many of us feel when we are running.Enjoy

Look out for the absolutely epic running shots at the 3 minute mark