The Wave Blog


This is our journal. Our place for our latest news and updates on The Wave. Whether it’s our big builds, hot surfing topics or help to improve your surfing, our blog contains it all. We also regularly share updates on events we’re attending and news about all our partners and ambassadors, who help make The Wave the great place it is.

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8th March 2019

Sam Bleakley: what surfing means to me

Sam Bleakley, multiple-award-winning British surfer, travel writer and presenter, met up with us to talk about getting a start in surfing, mindfulness, and the wonders of wetsuits.

Nina Whitby
Wavemaker - Content
7th March 2019

Founding copse of trees planted at The Wave

Symbolic trees planted on site marking the first of over 7,500 that will be planted on the site this year alone.

20th February 2019

Behind the scenes as Wavegarden technology arrives

Despite adverse weather conditions in February, the build in Bristol is pushing full steam ahead. See our latest update and shots as the team goes on site to see the Wavegarden technology arrive.

Abby Richardson
Wavemaker - Media Team
16th January 2019

Health benefits of surfing for body and mind

Explore how taking to the waves can benefit the mind and body and discover the benefits of surfing for individuals, groups and even whole communities.

Nina Whitby
Wavemaker - Content
31st December 2018

England takes gold at the World Adaptive Surfing Championship

On my third trip to the ISA World Adaptive Games, I had the enviable opportunity to spend a week in warm Californian sunshine with a group of truly exceptional athletes, who are part of a movement, a movement of serious competition, dedication and stoke.

Nick Hounsfield
18th December 2018

Is surfing risky in the rain?

Want to surf, whatever the weather? Explore surf dangers with The Wave to find out what risks surfing in the rain and offshore wind surfing could bring.

Nina Whitby
Wavemaker - Content
1st December 2018

Surfing in London

Live in the city? Tired of trekking to the closest beach to London to seek out the surf? Find out why surfing in London's now looking lively for 2020.

Abby Richardson
Wavemaker - Media Team
28th November 2018

Main contractor appointed for Bristol

Things are full steam ahead on The Wave Bristol and we have recently appointed Andrew Scott as our main contractor for the build phase of the project.

Abby Richardson
Wavemaker - Media Team
5th November 2018

Prescription glasses, sunglasses or goggles for surfing?

Here’s a quick practical guide outlining the pros and cons for each option to help you make the right decision for you.

Nina Whitby
Wavemaker - Content