Things to do in Cornwall in May and June

Things to do in Cornwall in May and June

Food, surfing, gardens and more – we think we’ve covered all bases in our guide of things to do in Cornwall this May and June.

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This entry was posted in Explore Cornwall, Videos, What's on and tagged , , , , on April 8, 2016


English National Surfing Champs 2016 | 30 April – 2 May

English National Surfing Champs 2016 | 30 April – 2 May

Bring on the waves and the action. The UK’s top surfers will gather at Watergate Bay on the Bank Holiday weekend from Saturday 2 to Monday 4 May to compete for national titles.

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This entry was posted in Explore Cornwall, Extreme Academy, What's on and tagged , , on April 4, 2016


Surfaced Pro – 11 & 12 June 2016

Surfaced Pro – 11 & 12 June 2016

We were asked to host a new event promoting gender equality in surfing – the first UK surf event to award equal prize money of £2,000 to both men and women riders. We said yes.

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This entry was posted in Explore Cornwall, Extreme Academy, What's on and tagged , , , on March 22, 2016


WGB Magazine: Out in the cold

WGB Magazine: Out in the cold

The air temperature is six degrees Celsius, the water is nine, and the surf is firing. Simple maths suggests you’re better off joining them in the water than standing on the shore watching. So who’s really mad? And what, ultimately, drives cold-water surfers to take the plunge?

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This entry was posted in Extreme Academy, WGB Magazine and tagged , , , on February 2, 2016


Moroccan magic – guest blog by Harry Timson

Moroccan magic – guest blog by Harry Timson

A 2,000km road trip. Three Jeeps. One shower. What happened when our Extreme Academy sponsored surfer prowled Morocco in search of perfect waves.

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This entry was posted in Extreme Academy and tagged , , , , on February 1, 2016


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 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


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