Those that don't know, don't know but those that have visited the UK and stuck around for a bit will know that when it's on we have waves comparable to anywhere in the world. Down in the South West in Cornwall we are blessed with some consistent waves on both the North Coast and South coast, there are miles and miles of golden sand beaches with a whole host of super cool beach breaks to choose from, chuck in a couple of reefs and some local knowledge and it's game on. This ne
Our next rider lives in an area of South Africa that one could argue is home to one of the best waves in SA. On the right swell, huge waves break over the solid rock reef bottom casting perfect tubing waves for only the experienced to sample. Respect the locals and fear the sharks and you might just enjoy yourself, don't and suffer the consequences it's not like you haven't been warned... I was fortunate enough to travel here but unlucky for me never got to experience the she
This week we head to Brazil a country that seems to produce more female bodyboarders than most. If you look back through the history of our beloved sport it would also be fair to say that the Brazilian female riders have dominated the competition scene with Stephanie Petterson of Brazil winning the 1st world championship in 1990 and then riders like Claudia Ferrari, Daniela Freitas, Sandra Ferraz, Alessandra Bove, Mariana Nogueira, Glenda Koslowski, Isabela Nogueira, Leila Al
This week we are back in the hybrid breeding ground of fearless bodyboard chargers, South Africa. Our next rider comes from a port city on SA's south west coast directly below the very impressive Table Mountain and at one point was home to the once imprisoned Nelson Mandela on Robben Island, it holds impressive accolades such as in 2014 World Design Capital but more recently and for the seventh time has been awarded the best destination in Africa at the World Tourism Awards.
These feature blogs are really important to me for a few reasons, not just because they fuel my passion for sponging and help me get over the fact I now live in London away from the coast and can't just pop of to the beach or the fact I get to catch up with pros past and present or even amateur competitors that people have heard of or know, they also help showcase untapped talent. There are so many guys and girls out there with a tonne of talent but they choose to either no