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Boardmasters in black and white

August 16, 2021

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I set myself a projeckt for the 2021 Boardmasters surf festival, the target was a dozen portraits in black and white. The tool I chose was the Fujifilm XT-3 coupled with the Mitakon 33mm f0.95, a Chinese lens that is only manual focus. The results are below, no captions – just photos – jpegs straight […]

Snowdonia Surf Pool Comp 2018

September 19, 2018

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Had fun judging this event of the UK Pro Surf Tour & managed to snap some portraits, line ups and surf action during my breaks. Here they are Jobe Wave garden Mr B Action Emily Emily Emily Emily Jo, queen of the pond Mike, king of the judges pre heat isolation Alys Patrick Surf Snowdonia […]

English Champs 2014

May 11, 2014

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Contrast this years English Nationals with the Scottish Champs held earlier this year. One a hardcore, one day event run by volunteers in classic reef waves at remote locations and the other a three day behemoth of an event run in 1-3 foot beach break at Englands surf capital (Newquay) with all the razzmatazz and […]

UKPro Surf Tour Scotland 2012 Daily Updates

October 21, 2012

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Monday 29th October Homeward bound Thurso in Caithness is 3° north of Moscow and about 800 miles from Newquay, the trip there is full of anticipation and, depending on your vehicle, takes about 15 hours – usually split into two days. The trip back takes twice as long. Sunday 28th October Boys into men What […]

Readers poll and happy holidays

December 19, 2011

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With Chrimbo just around the corner and this blog being nearly a year old I thought it would be appropriate not only to say thanks to everyone for reading my inane ramblings over the past year (and leaving your comments) but also to wish everyone a merry, peaceful holiday and best wishes for a surf […]

Tribute to Russ

November 11, 2011

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Congratulations to Russell Winter who won three titles yesterday in one epic day of surfing at a thumping Fistral Beach, which was a strength-sapping and grinding 4 – 8 feet and classic conditions for the season deciding final event on the UK Pro Surf Tour. Russ won the final Relentless Energy Drink Super Series contest […]

Super Lynmouth Series

November 1, 2011

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Reubyn Ash smashed his way to victory in the inaugural Relentless Lynmouth Super Series today with a mixture of old school grunt and new school cool. He combo’d Russell who sat on a 9.17 and a 8.60 in the final at Blacklands, which was perfect 3-4 foot, running and glassy, with a double alley-oop 9.77 […]

Three degrees tour 2011 UKPST daily updates

October 1, 2011

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FINAL DAY and we were greeted by a maelstrom at Rest bay, but despite the very difficult conditions there was some excellent surfing, some drama and upsets and a fairytale win for Jayce Robinson, who finally made the breakthrough with a well deserved victory. Beth Mason kept her cool to do the job in the […]

In My Opinion

September 23, 2011

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Getting amped for the UKProTour event at Lynmouth this autumn and cant wait to see Britain’s best surfers hacking into one of Britain’s best waves. The event will be run in one day and the UKPST has allotted three wildcards from the 32 man draw to the local surf clubs; Croyde, Woolacombe and Westward Ho! […]

Judge Not

July 30, 2011

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One day all judging towers will be as good as this one. Erected at Downend by Croyde Surf Club for the Atlantic Watersports Games, this little beauty was spacious, remote and with a superb view of the action from low tide up to high. Not only was it practical success, it is a great place […]