Surfing in 360

Learn How To Surf In 360 Degree Video Tutorial

Surfing is one of the best sports to directly experience mother nature, many surfers would agree that just being out there in the water makes their life better and more balanced. However, surfing is also probably one of the hardest sports to learn. Not only it requires you to be physically fit to paddle, you must also learn how to read waves, and display proper surf etiquette…. something that most beginning surfers lack.


There are many articles that write about the basics of surfing, but being able to learn from an instructor or pro surfer on the beach and/or out in the water is far more efficient learning than reading articles to obtain instructions.


Best Surfer Kelly Slater surfs

World Champ Kelly Slater


In this 360 video and for the first time, a beginner surfer can learn how to surf as if they are out on the beach with a surf instructor. You can also look around in 360 videos to learn what it is actually like to be out there in the water, and being able to look around in different angles to gain multiple perspectives, most importantly, you can do this over and over with 360 videos.



kook surfers

Don’t Be A Kook!


With 360 video technology and the ability to learn how to surf at home on your computer, there’s no excuse to be a kook when you are out in the water!


How To view YouTube 360-Degree Videos


From web browsers from computer

YouTube currently supports playback of 360-degree videos with the latest version web browser such as Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, and Opera browsers (Safari is not supported and doesn’t appear that it will be soon).

From mobile and tablets

To watch and interact with 360-degree videos on YouTube, be sure you have updated your mobile device to the latest version of the YouTube app. To locate the YouTube video file, simply copy the video title name below:

Surfing 101: A Virtual Reality Experience (360 Video)


Then open the YouTube app, and paste into the search box.

For an immersive experience, you can even view 360 videos with a Cardboard headset through the YouTube app. Once the 360 video is located, tap the Cardboard icon located on the lower right corner, and you are ready to insert your smartphone and enjoy the video.

Author: VR Reporter

I am a hi-tech enthusiast, VR evangelist, and a Co-founder & Chief Director at Virtual Reality Reporter!

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