Here’s a transcript of an article I wrote for IKSURF Mag earlier this year. It’s all about facing fears that prevent you from pushing your personal limits and can be applied to kitesurfing, surfing, SUP, public speaking, or just about … Read More
It’s time for my annual kitesurfing video release. Coming in at 3 minutes and 34 seconds, three days was filmed over three sessions – Porthleven, Cribbar, and Porthleven again. That last session was in fact yesterday so this is real … Read More
This year my summer’s been a little different to previous ones, not just because July reached genuinely sub-tropical temperatures both on land and in the sea, but because I am now running Surf Sanctuary operations at the Headland Hotel. After … Read More
VIDEO BELOW AT END OF POST Earlier this winter (technically late last Autumn but winter started early for me) I went to Scotland with just Reb and a car full of kites and boards for company. As well as obtaining … Read More
This is my Ocean Rodeo Ignite drysuit review. If you’ve followed this blog for a while, you’ll know it’s not often I write reviews, but after just a few days of ownership of the new Ignite, I feel need to … Read More
Here we go, time for another one of my rare reviews of the kit that I in fact responsible for marketing 🙂 But before you grow concerned that I might be spinning you a bit of a yarn, the fact … Read More
If you’re wondering what OBX stands for, it’s Outer Banks. It’s surprising that the Outer Banks exist, more so that people feel the need to build roads, houses and business on them. The Outer Banks is basically a sandbar that … Read More
Cor, has it bean too weaks sensi last posted? I think it has. An interesting thing happened to me the other day. We’ve got a new drysuit at Ocean Rodeo, it’s called the Soul. Unlike a regular drysuit which is … Read More
In October I recieved a pre-production Ocean Rodeo Surf Series quad fin 5’11. Since then, it’s the only board I’ve kitesurfed, mostly without straps (though a couple of times with when things were a bit mental), and I’ve even surfed it three times. This write up is me describing how the board goes after an Autumn and part of a Winter in the North Atlantic.
Dear readers of my blogger, if you really are reading this and the page hits aren’t just spybots and mis-directed traffic, I hope you had a belter Chrimbo and are all set for something exciting / fulfilling on New Year’s Eve.
When I get into surf of this size I really rely on my equipment to do what is asked of it. You want to be able to focus 100% on navigating your way down that face and you don’t want any doubts in your mind that your gear is up to the task.
Big thanks to my great mate Phil Akister for giving up his leisurely Sunday morning to shoot us!
This weekend just gone, we ran the first 2012 Ocean Rodeo demo at Marazion, Cornwall with Lodey Kite Loft. Twas a result!