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


Legend of the Bay 2015

Legend of the Bay 2015

On 18 & 19 April Watergate Bay will host the dual discipline event ‘Legend of the Bay’ where kitesurfing and Stand up paddle surfing come together in one competition. A great event for competitors and spectators, no matter what the conditions.

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This entry was posted in Explore Cornwall, Extreme Academy, What's on and tagged , , , , on March 22, 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 Active breaks, Extreme Academy 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 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 and tagged , , on January 29, 2015


Get fit in 2015: surfing #GetfitWGB

Get fit in 2015: surfing #GetfitWGB

Next up in our series of ‘get fit for 2015’ blog posts is surfing – the ultimate mix of aerobic and anaerobic exercise that’s fun and super addictive.

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This entry was posted in Active breaks, Extreme Academy and tagged , , , on January 19, 2015


Kitesurfing Santa

Kitesurfing Santa

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 Extreme Academy and tagged , , , , , on December 8, 2014


Meet the Timpsons

Meet the Timpsons

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

On board with The Wave Project

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 2014 round up

BSUPA 2014 round up

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