The Surfing Sumo Blog 2

Ellie Turner flying high

British female surfing’s biggest prospect…and she’s only 15!

15-year-old surfer Ellie Turner from Bude is one of the most exciting prospects in European women’s surfing today. 2016 was an amazing year for Ellie, including first place finish on the UK… Read more
Legends of the Wayside T-shirt and truck

Win Legends of the Wayside surf gear and a surf lesson

What could be better to kick off your summer than a free surf lesson for you and a mate at Watergate Bay and a free t-shirt from cornwall's newest lifestyle brand Legends… Read more
Marine litter

World Oceans Day: how surfers can help protect our seas

Recognised by the United Nations in 2008, World Oceans Day raises awareness of how everyone can help conserve the world's oceans. The annual global day of celebration and collaboration to protect our… Read more
Why surfing is so hard but so worth it

Why surfing is so hard…but so worth it!

So, you’ve a had a surf lesson on holiday, had heaps of fun and loved it. Now, you fancy yourself as the next Mick Fanning or Steph Gilmore. Awesome! The question is,… Read more
Barbarian Days

7 must-read surf books that will inspire any surfer

Expand your surf knowledge out of the water! Get inspired with our pick of the best surf books to motivate you towards being a better surfer; Surf for your Life - Mick… Read more
Jessie Tuckman professional surfer

From landlocked surfer to sponsored competitor – Jessie Tuckman

Professional surfer Jessie Tuckman used to dream of living by the sea and chasing waves. Just 6 years ago, that dream became a reality. Despite learning to surf at 20 and living… Read more
Mick Fanning Cloudbreak

Different types of surf breaks – a beginner’s guide to surfing waves

Ever heard the term ‘surf breaks’ and not really sure what it meant? Don’t know your peelers from your close-outs? Or even why it’s important? As a beginner or novice, it’s hard… Read more
Ellie Turner at 2016 Surfing Sumo Clash of the Groms

UK Pro Surf Tour 2017 kicks off in Cornwall

Elite UK and European surfers will battle it out for a top spot on the rankings when the 2017 UK pro surf tour kicks off on 6th and 7th May. The Personnel… Read more
Famous surf quotes and why they make sense

Famous surf quotes and why they make sense

When it comes to surfing, everyone’s got their opinion. Even the stereotyped surf bum whose words of wisdom you should never underestimate. Apart from surfing all day and spending too much time… Read more