We are pleased to unveil the members of the British junior surf squad who will be competing for a places on the team that will be heading to the ISA world junior surf championships in Panama in April 2012
Epic conditions greet surfers in “People’s Championships”
Stu Campbell Takes the Open
Sarah Beardmore completes double with European and British Crowns
Dawn of a new era for British Surfing.
The 2011 British Surf Championships was held over two days last weekend in classic and building surf. By the end of Day one, the Open, Masters, Women’s and Junior titles had been decided in pumping conditions at Fistral Beach. Read the rest of this entry »
Well done to all the competitors who joined us in Newquay for the British National Surf Championships and thanks to all the friends, supporters, sponsors and volunteers for the time and effort they put it to make the event happen. With surf building from 2ft in the morning till come the final we had 6-8ft rollers steaming through the lineup, its fair to say we had the conditions in which to crown true British champs, thanks again to all who took part and made it such a fun and friendly weekend for everyone.
With the British Nationals set to run this weekend at Fistral; A gathering of surfers, interested parties, parents, businesses, media and others is meeting in Newquay to decide the future of surfing in the UK.
We want to start as we mean to go on and keep you as informed as possible so we’ve got a few documents you need to read to
The 2011 British National Surf Championships Website is now LIVE. Open and Open women surfers, together with juniors and grommets of both sexes, will compete for the British titles on 29th 30th October, at Fistral in Newquay.
With on-going difficulties at Surfing GB, none of the 2011 National events were scheduled to take place. Alarm bells started ringing amongst surfers that their NGB was in a state of crisis.
Volunteers stepped forward to salvage the most important event, the British Nationals; making a statement to the wider surfing community that events like this matter; and that no- one sponsor, or failing NGB, can take away surfer’s rights to contest their National titles, run their own events, and determine their own governance.
That message struck a chord. Within a fortnight an eclectic and diverse range of sponsors had offered their support. From surf industry giants to local shops and tourist businesses, the offers of help rolled in.