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Bodyboarding isn’t just about polystyrene bodyboards with a dolphin on the front. It’s so much more than that!  It's a hugely respected sport. Professional bodyboarders use high-end boards + materials, paired with a set of sport-specific fins. It's about riding waves fast, performing airs, rolls and...

Surfing is a whole body workout that can be pretty demanding on our bodies. Our muscles can feel totally destroyed after a long session if we’re not doing the right thing out of the water to stay surf fit. So whether your local spot has...

If I had a pound for every time, someone told me they’d lost their confidence in the surf - I’d be somewhere on a luxurious Maldives boat right now! ;)  Since starting Women + Waves I’ve been trying to understand why so many of us (myself...

Noticing the huge lack of female presence in the UK’s outdoor activity instructor industry, we worked with Newquay Activity Centre to create this course to fast-track women into their dream role teaching surfing, kayaking, coasteering, bodyboarding, stand up paddle boarding and beach lifeguarding. And even...

You might know as a seasoned surfer, your beach bag isn’t quite your typical beach bag anymore. They tend to be a little heavier, slightly more practical and resembles a backpack. Freeing up any spare arms you may have to possibly carry a board, baby...

This easy peasy pre-surf snack is the perfect energy booster before hopping in the water, keeping you energised for hours. ⁠ There’s nothing worse than surfing on an empty stomach or quickly scoffing down some porridge, trying to fuel yourself for an epic surf, but instead end...

There’s nothing like jumping in the refreshing cold sea to wake you up after a long, dark winter – especially after the year we’ve just had. For me, it had been seven loooong months without the ocean, landlocked and locked down near London. So as...