My philosophy of how we learn to surf, kite and sup. Progression is fundamental when it comes to surf sports. Yes, reconnecting with nature, getting your dose of vitamin D, meeting great people and travel are all wonderful facets of … Read More
What’s the biggest obstacle in learning to surf? Popping up? Reading the waves? Balance? Turning? None of the above. I would say the biggest obstacle to overcome is fitness, or the lack of, when it comes to surf specific fitness. … Read More
The Ocean Confidence Course for kitesurfs, surfes and SUP’ers returns for 2016. Combining classic surfing knowledge and technique with proper sports science, this course will help you develop your knowledge, technique and fitness for the sports you love. Based in Newquay, 6th and 7th December, limited to six places.
Five words that you don’t often string together! Probably because Fistral Beach doesn’t represent what some people might think of as the ideal sup learning location – being that it’s exposed to wind and swells, is surrounded by rocks and … Read More
In my experience of coaching surf and kite sports, everyone benefits from a warm up and cool down. A lot of surfers may not appear to have a warm up routine, but jogging down to the beach and slowly paddling … Read More
Cracked ribs and kitesurfing don’t go hand in hand, except for the fact that one can lead to the other, or, if you have one, at some point you’ll find yourself wondering when you can do the other. I cracked … Read More
Previous guide: The Newquay Bay The River Fal and Truro River An awesome standup paddle journey into the heart of Cornwall. Meandering rivers, magnificent ships and secluded woods culminating in a spectacular urban landing. Start: Loe Beach Finish: Truro (one … Read More
Two days ago I picked up a Starboard Touring SUP board. If you’re not yet a paddler and are wondering what the difference between a touring sup and a ‘regular’ SUP is, a touring SUP is the board you’ll be … Read More
Yesterday, I went out with Mark Glendinning from Supersaturated to attempt a little underwater rock running shoot in the Newquay Bay. It was sunny, but the swell from the day before and residual waves were kicking up a bit of sand and … Read More
I am delighted announce the details of Total Immersion, a trip designed to take you away from it all so you can concentrate purely on your kitesurfing at the best locations around Cornwall.
I am delighted to announce the surfer’s Big Wave Boot Camp, a practical approach to surfing big (or bigger) waves with a European focus. This course combines ocean based and indoor training to help you ‘step up’ to meet the challenges … Read More
Hi crew, well I’ve been training and racking up the hours in the sea as usual, getting in and out of all sorts of scrapes, helping the odd person out here and there, reading and researching and learning about how … Read More