Meet The Team – Adam

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You might think being a surf instructor is all about sea, salt and sand and to be honest you’d be right! Meet Adam, one of the Extreme Academy team.

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This entry was posted in Extreme Academy, Meet The Team and tagged , , on September 17, 2014


Strapless Kitesurfing

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Strapless kitesurfing combines the best of surfing and kitesurfing in one exhilarating sport. And you can now learn to strapless kitesurf at Extreme Academy

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This entry was posted in Extreme Academy and tagged , , on September 12, 2014


Top 10 tips for a beginner kitesurfer

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Kitesurfing is a form of kite boarding that’s specific to wave riding. It’s the ultimate connection between wind and waves. We spoke to the team in the Extreme Academy to ask for their 10 top tips for a beginner kitesurfer.

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This entry was posted in Extreme Academy and tagged , , on September 10, 2014


SUP – Stand Up Paddle Boarding

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Stand-up paddleboarding is the oldest form of surfing, originating in Hawaii. The sport really took off in 2005 when the first SUP competitions took place. Since then the sport has grown in popularity and gained a huge following.

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This entry was posted in Extreme Academy and tagged , , on September 6, 2014


Meet the team – Carl

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Having worked at Watergate Bay for over 8 years, it’s fair to say Carl has a lot of fun at work as Sports Manager at Extreme Academy.

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This entry was posted in Extreme Academy, Meet The Team and tagged , , on July 25, 2014


English National Surfing Championships 2014

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Last weekend, 3-5 May, the UK’s best surfers descended on Watergate Bay to compete for the title of English National Surfing Champion 2014. All the waves. All the Action. All the winners.

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This entry was posted in Extreme Academy, In the bay and tagged , , , , on May 13, 2014


Harry, Josh and Mark

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Harry, Josh and Mark are three local gents who all have a passion for watersports, be it surfing or kitesurfing you’ll find these three in the surf.

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This entry was posted in Extreme Academy and tagged , , , , , on April 9, 2014


Our new GUL Waterman wetsuits

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Hand planing is the latest craze to take hold on the Cornish shores and our guys at the Extreme Academy try and get into the surf with a hand plane as often as possible. Recently we received a set of Waterman wetsuits from our friends at Gul to use specifically on our on hand planing lessons, here’ s why they have made such a difference.

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This entry was posted in Extreme Academy and tagged , , , on March 27, 2014


Josh Coombes

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You may recognise Josh if you’ve ever been for a lesson with Extreme Academy, but what you may not know if Josh is a professional kitesurfer. We caught up with him to see what he’s been up to.

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This entry was posted in Extreme Academy and tagged , , , on February 28, 2014


Mark ‘Egor’ Harris

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Mark Harris, a.k.a Egor was born and raised in Newquay. With the beaches as his backyard he was destined to become a true surfing gent.

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This entry was posted in Extreme Academy and tagged , , , on February 4, 2014