Kitesurfing Santa

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Santa has been spotted kitesurfing at Watergate Bay, Cornwall! We caught up with him to find out why kiting is the perfect antidote to delivering parcels.

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This entry was posted in Christmas, Extreme Academy and tagged , , , , , on December 8, 2014


Meet the Timpsons

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Extreme Academy’s team surfer, Harry Timson, and his family recently featured in surfer’s bible Wavelength magazine. We take a sneak peak.

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This entry was posted in Extreme Academy and tagged , , , , , on November 26, 2014


On board with The Wave Project

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Ever donned a wetsuit from the Extreme Academy for a surf? Chances are, it’s now benefiting a young person near you via an award-winning community surf project.

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


BSUPA round up

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All the action for the BSUPA Nationals at Watergate Bay on 4/5 October 2014, where Matt Barker Smith took the championship for the second year running.

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This entry was posted in Extreme Academy and tagged , , on October 22, 2014


Mark, Harry and Josh

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Harry, Josh and Mark are three local guys who all have a passion for watersports. Be it surfing or kitesurfing you’ll regularly find these three in the ocean. We caught up with them to see where they’ve been and what they’ve been up to over summer.

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This entry was posted in Extreme Academy, Out & about and tagged , , , , on October 6, 2014


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