Nobody was born ripped and ready to rock another 10k. Every single person you admire for doing whatever thing you think you could never do had to start somewhere. How about starting by removing the negative labels you’ve given yourself?
Maybe you’re not particularly athletic, maybe you hate the beach or are scared of the ocean, or maybe you don’t think you fit the surfer “type”. Whatever your reason, learning to surf as an adult can be daunting, so here are some notes on my experience as a 30-year-old woman who hated the beach, isn’t athletic, and does not fit the surfer “type”.