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The Fine Art of Getting Whacked in the Nuts

by Denis Faye | October 27, 2020
Filed Under: A Little Advice..., Personal Stuff

It’s safe to say that 2020 has been a collective kick to the gonads for the majority of the human race. But if you’re reading this, here’s a crappy little silver lining for you: You’re not dead. Don’t get me wrong; I’m

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Blog Love: Steve Edwards wins the day!

by Denis Faye | January 11, 2012
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I’m going to give my fellow Fitness Nerd Steve Edwards some love today. If you hop over to his Straight Dope blog, you’ll find a great post on staying motivated 24/7. Why is each day so important? Looking back through

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On Friday, the Fitness Nerd gets filleted!

by Denis Faye | September 2, 2011
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It’s been an interesting two and a half years in my world. Normally, I devote this blog to news, spews, and views, but every now and again, I throw down autobiographical style. Because of this, regular Nerd Herders know that

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Walking Doggy-style

by Denis Faye | March 15, 2011
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I smacked my hand on my fin surfing this morning. Although it no longer looks like I’m carrying a handful of purple sausages, it’s still a little swollen, making typing tough, so I’m keeping it short today. Here&

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Kayaks to Oblivion! And Beyond!

by Denis Faye | February 7, 2011
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Apparently, it’s not a huge day in fitness news, so I thought we might start the day with a video. As many of you know, I’m an avid surfer. I also like to sea kayak and, on (very) rare occasion, I’ll whomp it up

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Serious Night Moves

by Denis Faye | January 21, 2011
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Behold Australian Big Wave Cowboy Mark Visser surfing Jaws, one of the world’s most dangerous waves – at night. It’s kind of stupid, if you break it down. But there’s just something so thrilling about the f

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The world’s greatest athlete, dude

by Denis Faye | September 24, 2010
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Geez. It feels like The Real Fitness Nerd’s been pickin’ a lot of fights over the last couple weeks. How about we end the week with a little stoke? My friend and fellow beach-dweller Emily turned me on to this cool art

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Super Duke.

by Denis Faye | July 16, 2010
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I’m a couple days off reporting on this, but here’s a link to a great article on Surfline about one of my personal heroes, Duke Kahanamoku. Duke was an Olympic gold medal swimmer and legendary Hawaiian surfer largely c

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Friday morning stoke session.

by Denis Faye | May 14, 2010
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When Dana Cummings lost his leg in an auto accident, he decided to take up a new hobby – surfing. He also took the opportunity to start the Association of Amputee Surfers. Check this video out. You don’t get much coole

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Surfers: little, self-contained oil spills floating out in the ocean.

by Denis Faye | April 30, 2010
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I fixed a hole my kayak tore in my wetsuit last night. Well, technically, it was my doing; the kayak didn’t bite me on it’s own, but to phrase it that way would suggest incompetence on my part, so I prefer to transfer

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