Rip Curl Grom Search – the search is over

Rip Curl Grom Search – 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


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, What's on 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 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


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 Extreme Academy, What's on 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 Explore Cornwall, Extreme Academy and tagged , on March 25, 2015