by Michelle Michalak July 18, 2017

If you're not experiencing the ocean, 9 times out of 10 you're day dreaming about it.

Slyde into a visual day dream with 7 bodysurfing/handboarding accounts that will keep you virtually stoked where-ever you are.

@KahanaluHawaii  

This Instagram account shares the true spirit of Aloha & the art of Hawaiian Bodysurfing around the world, with epic images of warm glassy swell, legendary talent & island vibes.

@Captain_Kookman

Looking to embrace your inner kook and enjoy some epic POV barrel selfies? Look no further than this account, Daniel Carr aka Captain Kookman of Australia, takes handboarding & Gopro videos to the next level.

@OC_Crew

This crew of groms shreds the SoCal coast.  The crew includes a mixed bag of lifeguards, photographers, water polo players, and inflatable floatie enthusiasts, always on a rad adventure.
  

@DaFinhi 

DaFin surfing products have build their reputation on delivering the "best swim fins in the world," which also happen to keenly cater to the bodysurfer. This Honolulu Hawaii based Instagram account brings the aloha, in a sea of adventures seen thru the eyes of the FIN.

@th3waterboy

Run by British cold water body surfer Ben Schofield, this Instagram account explores the UK coastline one day off at a time. From bike rides to free dives, there's always an adventure in store. 


@achikefresh_handplanes

Ignazi Zio & his friends in Chile are so fresh. Sharing cool graphic designs, a colorful squad of handboarders & host to a slew of bodysurfing & handboarding contests titled Slyde Cup this account is worth putting on your radar. 


@bodysurfingperu

For these Lima Peru Bodysurfers, Bodysurfing is a union and the waves are always pumping. The account run by Ricardo Anorga shares waveriding friends, new equipment, and pure Peruvian stoke.
 
Have an epic Instagram account that we should feature in August?  
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Michelle Michalak
Michelle Michalak

Michelle's diploma reads BA Psychology with a minor in English, and her license plate reads #CaliforniaDreaming4Life. She begin her career in the NYC fashion industry working with fashion and internet pioneer, Bluefly.com However, due the constant "nagging" of her entrepreneurial spirit, her crush on surfing, and hardcore love for the ocean, she chosen to call San Diego home for the past 10 years. On the west coast she 's chased waves & enlightenment working alongside "Gurus" in the online marketing & personal development industries. It in May 2012 she found her true Zen & Stoke, and joined the Slyde Handboards Team.


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