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


Harry Timson

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Watergate Bay has been Harry Timson’s local surf break for as long as he has been surfing. We caught up with Harry to see what he’s been up to and where he’s been…

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


11 gnarly surfing facts

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Can you guess the most amount of people to ever surf on the same surf board?

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This entry was posted in Extreme Academy and tagged , , , on September 28, 2013


Surfing in Autumn

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Autumn is a great time of year to get into the ocean and learn to surf; forget about the cold, the sea is actually pretty warm throughout the autumn months.

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This entry was posted in Extreme Academy and tagged , , , on September 26, 2013


English National Champions come to Watergate Bay

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Tomorrow sees the 41st English National Surfing Championships return to Watergate Bay hosted by Extreme Academy and sponsored by P20. The event attracts the best surfers from across the country to compete for the English title in 14 categories. Past winner Oli Adams (2008) and defending ladies champion, Hannah Harding, will be battling for the […]

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This entry was posted in Events, Extreme Academy and tagged , , , , on May 3, 2013


Mark ‘Egor’ Harris: English National Surfing Championships

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A highlight of the UK surfing calendar will return to Watergate Bay on 4th-6th May when the 41st English National Surfing Championships takes place. Hosted by the Extreme Academy and sponsored by sun protection brand P20, the competition will attract the best surfers from across the country to compete for the English title in 14 […]

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This entry was posted in Events, Extreme Academy and tagged , , , , , , on April 26, 2013


Top ten tips for a beginner surfer

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  Watergate Bay is on the north coast of Cornwall, the perfect place to catch some waves and learn to surf. With waves currently rolling in between 3-5ft tall it’s time to book in a lesson at Extreme Academy and take to the Atlantic. But before you plunge into the ocean take a look at […]

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This entry was posted in Extreme Academy and tagged , , on April 12, 2013


Surfing Dogs

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There’s nothing better than surfing dogs. Really.

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This entry was posted in Flotsam & Jetsam and tagged , on October 17, 2012


Surf Lessons with Extreme Academy

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  The morning surf lesson warming up before hitting the waves. Perfect conditions today for beginners! http://www.watergatebay.co.uk/extremeacademy.htm

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This entry was posted in Extreme Academy and tagged , , , on July 6, 2012


English Open Surfing Championships

We are very pleased that after several cancellations throughout May (the flattest month of surf ever) the English Open Surfing Champtionships WILL be going ahead this weekend – the 9th/10th June. Now in its 40th anniversary year, the English National Championships will see up and coming surfers battle to knock established surfers off the top […]

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This entry was posted in Events, Extreme Academy and tagged , , , , on June 8, 2012