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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9th January 2020

Chris Hines: what surfing means to me

Find out what surfing means to Chris Hines, Co-Founder of environmental campaigning charity, Surfers Against Sewage, and Head of Sustainability at The Wave.

Nina Whitby
Wavemaker - Content
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
22nd July 2019

The Wave and Surfing England mark two years of working in partnership

The Wave, which is on track to open the doors of its Bristol site this autumn, has announced that it will be continuing its support for Surfing England through 2019.

Abby Richardson
Wavemaker - Media Team
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
10th June 2019

Rip Curl catches The Wave

We need wetsuits at The Wave. We wanted to make sure we got it right and we are excited to say we will be partnering with Rip Curl to make sure everyone is well suited and booted at The Wave!

Abby Richardson
Wavemaker - Media Team
22nd May 2019

Getting into your wetsuit

As we all know, the wetsuit is a truly marvellous invention. And yet this modern-day wonder-garment does have a flaw, namely that whenever you try to put it on or take it off, it can seem determined to resist your every effort. Tactics and tricks are needed and we share the best ones here.

Nina Whitby
Wavemaker - Content
16th May 2019

Jenny Jones: what surfing means to me

Jenny Jones is a British professional snowboarder and Olympic champion. She's a dab hand on a surfboard too and she met up with us to talk about how surfing has made her a better athlete, being ok with making mistakes and the importance of the social side of surfing.

Nina Whitby
Wavemaker - Content
3rd May 2019

Surf etiquette: a fun way to teach your kids some manners

The little codes of honour between surfers can really rub off on your kids, and a few hours learning to surf can teach them good manners without them even realising they're being taught.

Nina Whitby
Wavemaker - Content