The GoPro bodyboarding challenge

The GoPro bodyboarding challenge

Here’s what happened when we challenged the Extreme Academy team to film their bodyboard sessions out in the water at Watergate Bay.

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This entry was posted in Extreme Academy and tagged , on May 17, 2015


Results: English National Championships 2015

Results: English National Championships 2015

May bank holiday saw the best in British surfing battle it out in some very ‘British’ conditions as part of the UK’s longest running surfing competition.

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This entry was posted in Events, Extreme Academy and tagged on May 7, 2015


Thundercats 2015 are set to go!

Thundercats 2015 are set to go!

Expect high drama, big airs and even people overboard as the ‘world’s toughest watersport’ – ThunderCat Racing – returns to Watergate Bay from 9-10 May 2015.

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This entry was posted in Extreme Academy, Uncategorized and tagged , , , , , on May 2, 2015


Josh and Dom crowned Legends

Josh and Dom crowned Legends

All hail our very own Josh Coombes from Extreme Academy, as he takes joint title of Legend of the Bay 2015 alongside reigning champ Dom Moore in challenging conditions.

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This entry was posted in Events, Extreme Academy, In the bay and tagged , , , , , on April 21, 2015


The world’s best surf breaks

The world’s best surf breaks

The Extreme Academy team share their world best surf breaks – aside from Watergate Bay, of course.

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This entry was posted in Extreme Academy, Get fit and tagged , , on April 7, 2015


Josh Coombes: Legend of the Bay – 27/28 April 2015

Josh Coombes: Legend of the Bay – 27/28 April 2015

One of the UK’s most unique sports events ‘Legend of the Bay’ returns to Watergate Bay for its second year on 18 & 19 April 2015 – a multidisciplinary competition combining stand-up paddle boarding (SUP) and kitesurfing. Our very own instructor Josh Coombes from The Extreme Academy will be entering once more, aiming give competitors a run for their money.

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This entry was posted in Events, Extreme Academy and tagged , , , on March 31, 2015


The UK’s best surf breaks

The UK’s best surf breaks

There’s no doubt the Extreme Academy team are complete surfaholics. So who best to ask to find out about their favourite surf breaks in the UK?

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This entry was posted in Extreme Academy, Get fit and tagged , , on March 25, 2015


Why Watergate for surfing?

Why Watergate for surfing?

A centre stop on the UK Pro Surf Tour, a beach that works on most tides and most importantly – warm showers. Here’s why Watergate Bay ticks all the boxes for surfing.

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This entry was posted in Extreme Academy, Get fit and tagged , , on March 14, 2015


Harry and Mark’s winter surfing adventures

Harry and Mark’s winter surfing adventures

Being local to Watergate Bay, surfers Harry – sponsored by the Extreme Academy – and Gul rider Mark eat, live and breathe the surf. We caught up with them to find out about their winter adventures.

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This entry was posted in Extreme Academy, Get fit and tagged , , , , on February 10, 2015


Warm water vs cold water surfing #GetfitWGB

Warm water vs cold water surfing #GetfitWGB

The age old debate rages on. Extreme Academy sponsored rider Harry Timson and Gul sponsored rider Mark Harris tell us how it is – and being local cold water surfers, they should know.

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This entry was posted in Extreme Academy, Get fit and tagged , , on January 29, 2015