The tao of the surf
Ever since Mike Doyle, American surf champion, instructor and artist, landed in Los Cabos in the 1970s,it has been a world-famous surf beach. From early mornings onwards, colorful surfboards can be seen dotting the ocean, sharing the vast sea with families of humpback whales.
Many early-bird surfers claim to see them and even hear them sing while they shred the waves. Riders from all over the world have followed in Doyle´s footsteps and made the pilgrimage to Los Cabos to discover the meaning of life through surfing. Doyle has become a surf guru, but the truth is that the sea is the best teacher, whoever manages to understand its teachings will one day pay it forward.
This concept can be seen all over the beach today, as Los Cabos is home to a new generation of parents that are passing on the gift of surf to their children. You can see parents teaching their kids surfing basics on land first, these techniques quickly becoming solid principles once in the water, kids happily flying over the constant rolling of the waves.
Surfing is, to say the last, a showdown between the man and nature, a delight for surfers and spectators alike. Walk along the beaches of Los Cabos and you will encounter a mosaic of stories told by the sea and surf: a couple in search of the perfect wave, a solitary woman conquering the surf, a father teaching his child how to surf for the first time is giving her the tools to overcome anything in life.