Nick Donawa surfing at The Wave in Bristol
The importance of diversity, inclusion and awareness of cultural, social and racial disparities in our surfing spaces is something for us all to recognise, discuss...

18 Nov

Beekeeping at The Wave

by Sam Bleakley

Bees at The Wave
In our on-going work to improve the biodiversity in and around The Wave site, we’ve recently established some new beehives with an exciting new busine...

27 Oct

Feel Good Drinks

by Sam Bleakley

Feel Good Drinks with surfers at the back
We are excited to announce that Feel Good Drinks are partnering with us on our social impact programme, specifically supporting disadvantaged young adults in Bristol to...

5 Oct

Surf Therapy Research

by Sam Bleakley

The positive power of surfing and ‘blue space immersion’ has long been used to boost the confidence and personal wellbeing of people around the planet. But what about...

29 Sep

Body-mindfulness and surfing

by Sam Bleakley

Girl surfs wave at The Wave Bristol
Mindfulness is usually described as an inward-looking process of stopping, reflecting and clearing the mind in learning a discipline of meditation or Zen awareness. Among...

24 Aug

Breath of Water

by Sam Bleakley

One of the commonest experiences when learning to surf is the tendency to panic and stop breathing calmly, just when you need a fluent rhythm of inhalation and exhalati...

17 Aug

Siyanda Hewitt

by Sam Bleakley

Electric surfing 14-year-old goofyfooter Siyanda Hewitt is a rising talent in British waveriding and the newest member of The Wave ambassadors’ team.

5 Aug

Zen Through Diversity

by Sam Bleakley

A Zen moment is when we truly feel the joy of complete openness and awareness.

5 Aug

Olympic Surfing

by Sam Bleakley

The water has now settled on Olympic surfing’s debut, offering a chance to reflect on the landmark event.