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.

Health

10th May 2021

Surfing as "Blue Mindfulness"

Surfing is one of the best activities to take you outside of your comfort zone by immersion in a liquid environment.

Sam Bleakley
13th January 2021

Ice Ice Baby

Cold water has been receiving a lot of attention of late, being touted as a treatment for depression, a way to slow down dementia and a brilliant boost for our immune systems, amongst other benefits.

Abby Richardson
Wavemaker - Media Team
14th August 2020

Into The Blue: Blue Health and Surfing in the 21st Century

Surfing to me is more than just a sport, a culture, a way of life. It’s my medicine, my reset button, the thing I do to rediscover the best version of myself. I’m delighted to share the news that The Wave has today published ‘Into the Blue: Blue Health and surfing in the 21 st Century’ - a report bringing together research into Blue Health, surfing therapy and its benefits for mental health and wellbeing.

Nick Hounsfield
Founder
14th August 2020

Into The Blue - What surfing means to me

Into The Blue - What surfing means to me

Nick Hounsfield
Founder
25th November 2019

Asher Clark : what surfing means to me

Find out what surfing means to Asher Clark. Surfing interview with Vivobarefoot beach shoe designer.

Nina Whitby
Wavemaker - Content
16th October 2019

Easkey Britton: what surfing means to me

Find out what surfing means to Easkey Britton. What are the benefits of surfing for mind and body and how to progress as a surfer.

Nina Whitby
Wavemaker - Content
8th October 2019

Come surfing whatever the weather

Enjoy surfing all year round at The Wave, whatever the weather! Great rainy day activities with the family.

Nina Whitby
Wavemaker - Content
11th July 2019

My surfing journey with Spike Kane

Spike Kane turned to adaptive surfing after being paralysed in a motorbike accident. He now competes internationally and met up with us to talk about what surfing is like as a disabled person, how he overcomes challenges and why surfing means so much to him.

Nina Whitby
Wavemaker - Content
13th June 2019

Sophie Hellyer: what surfing means to me

Sophie Hellyer, former British and English surfing champion and Ambassador for The Wave, tells us how she got into surfing as a girl in Devon and what she loves about it.

Nina Whitby
Wavemaker - Content