Despite being the smallest of the Celtic nations, the surf scene in Wales has always had a big impact on Britain as a whole. Since the early 70s it has churned out a string of British and European champions, including pioneer Pete “PJ” Jones, Linda Jones, Carwyn Williams and Simon Tucker . Since then the […]
A wry grin widens on Zac Haynes’ animated features as he explains the intricacies of the Western Australian summer sea breeze to me, which at this moment, just as we are biting into the first sandwiches of our lifeguard shift is spinning around the quadrants in front of us.
Twelve days deep into a trip to London and I was staring at the reflective glass wall of a skyscraper’s ground floor. The pane was mottled, rising and sinking in gentle depressions like wind chop on water’s surface and distorting the brass interior of the atrium inside. I was transfixed, the sun’s movement off the […]
A scientist and life long surfer from California has claimed his research shows that rising sea levels are likely to destroy many of his local spots. Using information regarding optimal tidal and swell conditions for California surf spots, gathered from more than a thousand local surfers, Dan Reineman has concluded that ‘16% of surf-spots are endangered […]