“You must be crazy!” “Isn’t it cold?” “Are there any waves here?”
Just some of the responses you get when you tell people you are a surfer (even a paddle surfer), let alone telling them you surf in Kent. Unless you live in a surf town it seems the average person still thinks of surfing as a sport that is limited to far off lands with constant sun and waves. There’s something special about being a Kent surfer though. Something that is difficult to explain and verbalize but I’m going to give it a go… with some help from my fellow surfers.
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It’s been nearly five weeks since we returned from Ireland and boy has it flown by. I was planning to write this blog the minute we returned, however, working full time and having the surge of bank holidays meant more surf trips and not much time in between! What can we say about Ireland other […]
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Hi, my name is Louise. Or perhaps in this context Step mumma-boards. One thing I’ve realised this month is that I’m a bit like a plant. .. Well, in that I’m powered by the sun. (So in that analogy, I could also be a lizard or a tortoise.) But what I actually mean is that […]
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Loufest shinanigans – watch the round up! Happy 30th Louise! Watch video on YouTube here: http://youtu.be/JBIjCsJTToQ via CHANNEL-URL-HERE
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With paddle boarding being the fastest growing water sport in the world, all disciplines have increased in popularity. I personally, am hooked on the surfing aspect. If like us you don’t have a consistent break on your door step, the chances are if you have also chosen SUP surfing or any other water sport that relies on waves you have to travel to get your wave fix. There are plenty of good breaks around the cost of the UK and Ireland for the wave hungry. I have managed to visit a few and in this blog going to give the low down on my favorites. I am also going to give my thoughts and experiences on the ever murky world of board choice.
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