Articles written by: Justin Fricke

Justin Fricke

I’m a 23-year-old recent college grad holding down a 9-5 job, but still managing to find time for fun and adventures at night and on the weekend. I hope you enjoy reading about my adventures here and more on my website, justintheweekendwarrior.com

7 Simple Rules of Dating a Surfer
Outdoor+Travel / Outdoors Tips

7 Simple Rules of Dating a Surfer

by Justin Fricke aka JustinTheWeekendWarrior Disclaimer: This is meant to be some sort of a humorous manifesto of dating a surfer. These are only a few of the lessons learned and heard over the course of 15 years and should be taken with a grain of salt. I’m not singling women [...]

Wetsuit Buyers Guide
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Wetsuit Buyers Guide

by Justin Fricke aka JustinTheWeekendWarrior With fall comes cooler weather. With cooler weather comes cooler ocean water for us surfers. On the west coast, they’re used to cold water since they have cold water current (California Current). However, it’s typically a bit of a shock for us on the East Coast [...]

Stay Warm Sleeping Under the Stars
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Stay Warm Sleeping Under the Stars

by Justin Fricke aka JustinTheWeekendWarrior Alright, so some of my friends out west have already started getting snow, and that’s crazy to this Floridian. Did we skip fall and go straight to winter this year? It’s undoubtedly getting cold, and that’s when the weather people on T.V. start telling us to [...]

Fire Building 101
How To / Outdoors Tips

Fire Building 101

by Justin Fricke aka JustinTheWeekendWarrior ***Note from ENO:  Before you begin assembling any form of outdoor controlled fire, please check with your local authorities and/or NOAA for fire weather risks and forecasts.  You can also learn about wildfires and how to prevent them at smokeybear.com*** Do you smell what I smell? No, it’s not [...]

Always Grab the Keys!
Travel Tips

Always Grab the Keys!

by Justin Fricke, aka JustinTheWeekendWarrior A couple weeks ago, I went on an annual all-guys surf trip with my dad, brother, and some of our buddies. We go surfing somewhere in Central America every summer, and this year we went back to El Salvador.   We’ve never really had any [...]