Boardmasters, the UK’s premiere surf festival, took place on the weekend with all the best names in music, surf, skate and BMX descending onto the coastal town of Newquay. The Sea to Sky team couldn’t make it to the event, so we sent designer and lover of all things surf, Alie Sadler, to cover the event: Continue Reading →
Boardmasters came to an abrupt end on Sunday thanks to the remains of Hurricane Bertha. However, while thousands of revellers left a devastated campsite, the surf competition still went on. Continue Reading →
Surfer, Kevin Bourez, from French Polynesia has taken a horrific wipeout at the Air Tahiti Nui Billabong Pro Trials.
Bourez went head first into the reef and suffered multiple head fractures and face lacerations. He was taken into hospital and had four hours of surgery. He is now in a stable condition. Despite leaving the event in an ambulance, Kevin won the heat and was one of the favourites to win the Air Tahiti Nui Billabong Pro Trials. Continue Reading →
Last week Hawaiian Coco Ho, 23, won the 6-Star Los Cabos Open of Surf at Zippers in Los Cabos, Mexico. Continue Reading →
The survivalist world is dominated by men: women rarely get a look-in. Every contestant in Bear Grills’ The Island is a man and there is not one survival show presented by a woman. So it is a breath of fresh air to see Surfer Alison Teal put her surviving skills to the test for Discovery Channel series Naked and Afraid. Teal had an unconventional childhood and learnt her survival skills at a young age.
She’s journeyed all over the world with her camera and pink surfboard to share global secrets of survival, sustainability and happiness. In this video you’ll follow Teal as she prepares for Naked and Afraid and learn about how her unusual parents passed on their survival skills to her.