Last Friday, mainland Britain’s favourite ‘big wave’, The Cribbar, woke from its slumber, came barging down the stairs, and started throwing its weight around like an angry bear. The Cribbar (named after the Cornish word for ‘ploughed reef’, alluding to … Read More
How does five days of guided surfing, SUPing, body surfing, trying new surfboards, discovering new beaches, learning new techniques, video coaching, meeting cool people and having an all round amazing time under the mid summer Cornish sun sound to you? … Read More
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
We’ve had a lot of days like this so far this summer – too light to kite, to choppy and onshore to make stand-up paddling much fun, and too small to surf. Now I’ve got a 15m kite in my quiver that works great, I’ve got a new way to get properly immersed in a decent session rather than just frittering the time away with a body surf.
I went for a quick bike ride to the Pentire Headland today; it’s about five minutes on the bike from my house. I thought I’d share the shots on the bloggins here to give it some colour. Remember to click on an image once, and then again to see it in full size. Cheers!
Many thanks to the crew that turned up today, Jackie Smart of course (her idea in the first place!), Michelle and her grabbing sticks, Ben and Gemma from Surfing is Therapy, local lass Roxy, and Steve and Kate Roberts, it was a very fulfilling way to spend a sunny morning!
Expect more SUP updates this summer, not least because we are resurrecting SUP Mag for an issue or two, but also because I’m gonna get my hands on one again and triple my water time