I knew Surf Action was a UK charity that helped veterans through surfing, but that was it. Then I discovered their office in Heartlands, Pool and popped in for a chat over a cup of tea. Managing director Russ Pierre, kindly took a break to talk me through what Surf Action do. It turns out […]
Jacob Cockle, an amazing Cornish photographer and bodyboarder, drowned whilst swimming in Hayle Estuary yesterday. It is a tragic loss and my sincere condolences go out to his family and friends. Here’s a visual tribute to Jacob’s mind-blowing talent: For more information about the sad death of Jacob Cockle, visit the BBC news page. For […]
If your in tropical Cornwall this Easter weekend, make some time to visit Finisterre in St Agnes. They’ve got some cracking events going on, and they’re free! Here’s what the gang at Finisterre have to say: Spring is a time of change; solitary winter sessions melt way and familiar faces return to the fold, recharging […]
It’s official, Kelly Slater is The Best Male Surfer Ever. Kelly claimed 50% of the votes in the prestigious Surfer Dad Best Male Surfer Ever Poll. Loveable legends Tom Curren and Gerry Lopez came joint second, and Laird Hamilton got towed in to third place. This will probably come as no surprise to you or […]
With a steady stream of low pressures lighting up the cold, dark dawns, awakening the beaches, reefs and elusive points of the southwest, this season has been a magical time to be a surfer. To celebrate, on Saturday 16th February from 10am – 5pm iconic cold water surf company Finisterre will be throwing open the […]
In case you haven’t noticed, it’s Movember. And to mark the month of Movember, Tony Plant has added a moustache to my favourite surf spot. Nice one Tony.
Felix has landed… safely from his Stratospheric jump. Felix Baumgartner is the new highest altitude free fall record holder. Preliminary Figures, official data TBC: Altitude: 128,097 ft Duration of freefall: 4:19 Total jump time: 9:03 Speed: 1137 kmh Here’s what Felix saw: