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Tynemouth Surf Co winner Best Surf School Award 2017

The Best Surf School Award 2017

Sunday night saw the best of British Surfing congregate for the annual UK Surf Awards at the Carnmarth Hotel in Newquay, and The Surfing Sumo were there once again to announce the… Read more
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Uk’s Top Surfers Head Inland For Pro Tour Comp

After their first successful comp on a man made wave last year, the UK’s top surfers once again headed inland to Surf Snowdonia for event number 3 on the UK Pro Surf… Read more
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Vote for Your Favourite Surf School

We’re stoked to announce that our Surf School of the Year vote is back! The Surfing Sumo will again be sponsoring an award for the Best Surf School in the UK, and… Read more
Surfing Mentawai Islands

5 reasons why you need to visit the Mentawai Islands

Situated about 80 miles off the coast of west Sumatra, the Mentawai Islands are home to some of the best waves on earth and has become the bench mark for the ultimate… Read more
Steph Gilmore and Sophie Goldschmidt

World Surf League announces new female CEO

The World Surf League, the governing body for professional surfers, has announced UK native Sophie Goldschmidt as their new CEO. Sophie, who’s from London, will take over from CEO Paul Speaker and… Read more
How yoga can improve your surfing

You’ll be amazed at how yoga can improve your surfing

Gerry Lopez swears by it. So does Kelly Slater and Dave Rastovich. In fact, these surfers attribute the ancient practise of yoga to improving and in some cases, ‘saving’ their surfing. It… Read more
Tavarua left goofy foot

6 of the world’s best waves for goofy footers

Goofy foot surfers are a bit like people who write left handed. They’re a bit more unique in the line-up. Plus they find it a lot easier to ride waves that break… Read more
Emily Currie British surfer

Meet Britain’s multi-talented surfer Emily Currie

British surfer Emily Currie is flying high. Currently ranked second on the WSL Womens’ European Longboard tour, she’s set to take the UK female longboarding scene to a whole new level. But… Read more
Neil Kelly Isle of Man

Surfing the Isle of Man: Europe’s lesser known surf spot

Most people in Britain have heard of the Isle of Man and know that it’s famous for the annual TT motorcycle event. But what you probably didn’t know is where it is… Read more