Category: Surfing

The Sub-Zero Beach Boys

I’ll wager that not many of us remember the Beach Boys Christmas Album released way back in 1964. The California quintet were generally associated with the gnarly (rather than holy) trinity of sun, sea and surf instead of snow, turkey and church. However, there is perhaps one group […]

The Severn Paddle 2012

Paddling down a river on surfboards might sound a little crazy and somewhat hard work, but when it’s in aid of charity, it seemed like a great idea! Bring on the Severn Paddle 2012! Together with a band of Severn bore surfers, we headed to Tewkesbury on the […]

Surfing the Parrett Bore

Tidal bore surfing is by no means a new sport, however it comes as a surprise to many that it is even possible. Climbing into a river at exactly the right time to catch that elusive wave attracts the more adventurous surfer, and surfing the Severn Bore is […]

Surfing on Shell Island

Shell Island is situated between Barmouth and Llandanwg on the north west coast of Wales and although rarely breaks, when it does it can give nice left and right handers. The island isn’t an island any longer but a campsite which still gets cut off at high tide. […]