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Top ten tips for a beginner kitesurfer

Kitesurfing is a form of kite boarding that's specific to wave riding. It's the ultimate connection between wind and waves.

Carl Coombes Carl Coombes
10 September 2014
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SUP - Stand Up Paddle Boarding

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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Our new GUL Waterman wetsuits

Recently we received four Waterman wetsuits from our friends at Gul to use on our on hand planing lessons, here' s why they have made such a difference.

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Mark ‘Egor’ Harris

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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11 gnarly surfing facts

Find out about the longest barrel and the biggest wave ever recorded and the origin of the Hawaiian “shaka” from this infographic by Calypso Soft drinks.

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Mark 'Egor' Harris: English National Surfing Championships

A highlight of the UK surfing calendar will return to Watergate Bay this May when the 41st English National Surfing Championships takes place.

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Top 10 tips for a beginner surfer

Watergate Bay is in North Cornwall, the perfect place to catch some waves and learn to surf with Extreme Academy, but before you start read our top tips.

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Tips For Learner Surfers