UK Surfing

Cornwall Unplugged: Forget Foreign City Breaks

Jane Egginton | Posted 31.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Jane Egginton

The train has barely left London when I realise, to my horror, that my Apple Mac charger does not fit the plug socket. With that my plans to work on the five-hour journey go out the window. 'Oh yes, these trains were fitted before those I-thingys', the conductor says rather too cheerfully.

Two Men And Woman Die In Newquay Surfing Horror

PA | Posted 27.10.2014 | UK

Two men and one woman have died in a surfing tragedy at a coastal beauty spot. Four children and three adults got into difficulty off Mawgan Porth ...

The End of the World Is Not Enough: Why the Key to Understanding Change Is Understanding Ourselves

Martin Dorey | Posted 14.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Martin Dorey

We don't like to be told what to do. We don't like to be told to compromise, when others don't. Each of us is as important as the other, so why shouldn't we have what they have?

GoPro's New Cameras Will Dominate Another Year Of Viral Videos

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 29.09.2014 | UK Tech

GoPro has unveiled its most powerful range of action cameras yet, the HERO4 range. With new Black and Silver editions GoPro has introduced two firsts,...

Gidget, Trestles, Mavericks, the Hollywood Music Supervisor and a Surfing Serendipity

Gregory Borne | Posted 08.11.2014 | UK
Gregory Borne

Before you reach the contest area the importance of film is clear, as you cross the threshold into the competition space - you become part of this virtual world. And with millions watching the action in the water from the comfort of their homes as well as those that had travelled to the contest, all kinds of sustainability related issues come to mind.

Hurricane Marie Creates Stunning Conditions For Surfers And Bodyboarders

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 28.08.2014 | UK

Hurricane Marie spinning off Mexico's Pacific coast generated huge swells off the Californian coast on Wednesday, creating sensational conditions for ...

Surf's Up and Cameron Needs to Stand Up

Will Black | Posted 23.10.2014 | UK Politics
Will Black

Without wishing to get all psychoanalytical, there does seem to be a parallel between Cameron's reluctance to stand up and surf and his apparent inability to stand up as a respected world leader.

Check Out This Amazing Footage Of A Baby Seal Hanging Out With Surfers

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.08.2014 | UK Comedy

“Me and my friend Andrew Flounders were out enjoying some summer waves when this little guy came along and scared the hell out of Andy because we di...

Surfing Research Part of One of the Best Degree Programmes in the Country

Gregory Borne | Posted 19.08.2014 | UK
Gregory Borne

This week represented the conclusion of an academic year. Let me make it very clear, this does not mean I am now on holiday. Far from it, there is a considerable amount of work to do in preparation for next years teaching and a pressing need to continue the research agenda.

From Firewire to NevHouse -Sustainability, Technology and Surfing Serendipities

Gregory Borne | Posted 27.08.2014 | UK Tech
Gregory Borne

Firewire is probably one of the world's most successful manufacturers and distributors of mass produced surfboards. These boards boast both sustainability and high performance. Founder and chief shaper is Nev Hyman and if you own a Timbertek you'll have already read Nevs note about the environmental credentials of the board...

13-Year-Old Girl Hits Out At Sexism In Surfing

The Huffington Post UK | Rachael Getzels | Posted 01.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle

A 13-year-old girl has hit out at a popular Australian surfing magazine for the sexist way it portrays women. Keen surfer Olive Bowers was shocked ...

I Conquered the Legendary 'Killers' Wave - and Realised a Lifelong Ambition

Tom Lowe | Posted 13.04.2014 | UK Sport
Tom Lowe

Because I had trained incredibly hard for this mission all summer, I was confident that I'd catch the wave of my life and now I've done it, it still hasn't actually sunk in. There were 10 surfers altogether on the day and the vibes were awesome.

Amanda Byram's Australian Retreats

The Spa Spy | Posted 09.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
The Spa Spy

Ohh la la... The Shangri-La's reputation definitely precedes it, possibly as one of the world's most luxurious hotels. Stepping into the lobby - a little oasis in the heart of Sydney's CBD (Central Business District) you feel a sense of old world grandeur that you don't find much of in Sydney's kicking modern city.

Surfing and Sustainability

Gregory Borne | Posted 09.04.2014 | UK
Gregory Borne

The jury is still out on whether sustainability can be achieved within surfing. But I wonder if there's something about surfing and surfers that will make this transition possible.

Did This British Plumber Break All Records With This Monster Wave?

Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.02.2014 | UK

A British plumber may have just ridden the biggest wave ever by a surfer. Andrew Cotton, 34, tackled the beast off the coast of Nazaré, Portugal, ...

Five Essentials Steps for Winter Surfing

Nicky Kelly | Posted 08.03.2014 | UK Sport
Nicky Kelly

Over the past number of years I have tended to surf more and more in the winter time. Most of my family and friends who don't surf think I am crazy, going out in such cold weather or big storms, why would I do such a thing when I can sit beside a nice fire with a cup of tea instead!

Let's Feed Fat People to the Sharks and the Real Odds of a Shark Attack

Xavier Toby | Posted 10.02.2014 | UK Comedy
Xavier Toby

Are the chances of death by shark attack really so low that it's not worth worrying about? With two fatal attacks in Australia very close together, it doesn't really feel like it.

Get Fit for Your Next Surf Holiday

Nicky Kelly | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Nicky Kelly

So you have booked a surf holiday and really want to get the most out of it. With just a couple of months to go you may be wondering what you can do on dry land that will help you in the water. Well there's plenty you can do!

Surfing Yourself Fit and Healthy

Outdoorbuzz.net | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Outdoorbuzz.net

We spoke to professional surfer Tehillah McGuinness who is helping girls and women improve their surfing skills and build their confidence, while learning about the importance of staying healthy and active.

LOOK: Surfer Saves Friend's Life, Then Catches 100ft Wave

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.10.2013 | UK

Fresh from saving the life of a young surfer trapped in extreme wave condition, Brazilian daredevil Carlos Burle took to the Portugese sea again, to r...

WATCH: Is This The Luckiest Man Alive?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

If you survived one shark attack, you may consider your situation pretty lucky – but one diver miraculously managed to evade the jaws of death twice...

A Cure for Impostor Syndrome?

David Dodd | Posted 18.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle
David Dodd

Impostor Syndrome describes the status of feeling like you don't know as much as you think you know on a given subject, that those around you know infinitely more, and that you might be found out as a fraud at any minute. Sound familiar? It's a problem from which even the most successful and outwardly confident people suffer.

Ten Ways to Feel Amazing This Summer

Realbuzz.com | Posted 16.09.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Realbuzz.com

If you have been toying with the idea of going on a learn-to-surf weekend, treating yourself to a spa weekend or taking up yoga then just do it! Summer is the perfect time to fulfill your health and fitness goals with warmer and finer weather, so there really is no excuse not to get into healthy, active living.

Melbourne - 5 Things to Do for Sports Lovers

Ben Whitmarsh | Posted 27.08.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Ben Whitmarsh

Melbourne is a place that likes to think of itself as the sporting capital of Australia. Given the Aussies obsession with anything that runs, jumps or plays with a ball, that probably makes Melbourne the sporting capital of the world.

WATCH: Women Surf In High Heels And Make Us Feel Inadequate

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 18.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle

A group of Russian women have completely out-girled HuffPost UK Lifestyle, by putting on their high heels and surfing (effortlessly) in a competition ...