The kitesurfing test – Gul’s Code Zero wetsuit

The kitesurfing test – Gul’s Code Zero wetsuit

Extreme Academy manager Carl jumped at the chance to test Gul’s new hybrid wetsuit. He puts it through its paces while kitesurfing at Watergate Bay.

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This entry was posted in Extreme Academy and tagged , , on December 1, 2015


BSUPA National SUP Surf Championships – the results

BSUPA National SUP Surf Championships – the results

The Extreme Academy played host to the BSUPA National SUP Surf Championships last weekend. And with a tail-end hurricane hitting the shore, it was a real battle.

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This entry was posted in Extreme Academy, What's on and tagged , , , on October 16, 2015


How to find the right wetsuit

How to find the right wetsuit

Our team at the Extreme Acadmey and the lovely folks at Shop on the Beach, both located on the beach slipway, tell us everything you need to know about finding the right wetsuit – and these watermen and women should know.

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This entry was posted in Extreme Academy and tagged , , on October 1, 2015


Rip Curl Grom Search 2015 – the search is over

Rip Curl Grom Search 2015 – the search is over

All of the right elements came together for the final UK leg of the Rip Curl Grom Search last weekend, with fun, pumping waves and sunshine – and even some reggae beats to boot. These are the next big things in UK surfing…

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This entry was posted in Explore Cornwall, Extreme Academy, Videos and tagged , , , on August 27, 2015


Rip Curl Grom Search | 15-16 August

Rip Curl Grom Search | 15-16 August

Rip Curl’s search to find the ultimate junior surfer is coming to Watergate Bay on 15 and 16 August. Half of International GromSearch winners are on the World Surf Tour… who will be next one?

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This entry was posted in Explore Cornwall, Extreme Academy, What's on and tagged , , on August 5, 2015


Cornwall’s retro surfing scene

Cornwall’s retro surfing scene

It hasn’t been hard to notice a shift in the world of surfing in recent years. Surfers are now craving a return to their counter-culture roots, shunning big-name brands for more authentic offering. And Cornwall is leading the way in adding some soul back into the surfing experience. Join us as we go on a retro tour.

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This entry was posted in Explore Cornwall, Extreme Academy and tagged , , on July 22, 2015


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 Extreme Academy, What's on and tagged on May 7, 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 Extreme Academy, What's on 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 and tagged , on April 7, 2015