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    Written by Team Rider - Simon Short There is a variable plethora of travelers and explorers roaming the earth these days. I meet all types of folk while on surf trips around the globe. The soul searchers, the retired couples, the holiday makers, and of course the surfers, the list is endless. Travelling is more appealing, trendy and accessible than ever before and there is nothing wrong with that at all. We can fit all these different types of travelers and explorers into two groups. Those who can afford it and those who can’t but do it anyway....

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To capture the most recent swells around the country we work with some incredible photographers to ensure we can share these magic moments with you. Suzanne Reed from Zephyr_revolutions sat down with us a while back to share some of her amazing skills and now we think we should introduce to you another talent behind the lens.  We have worked with Surfscapes_of_Cornwall for a few months now and he has delivered some fantastic shots of our friends in the water around Kernow. Take a seat and lets talk photography.   Name:  Mario Cortes Place of birth:  Tunbridge Wells, Kent Equipment: ...

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Sometimes surf comps and a decent swell don't come together...but for the Scottish Uni Surf Champs all they wanted was a good time and by the sounds of this foamy surf comp and sunshine...it was a job well done.   Below Written By - Oscar Manville-Hales After such abysmal conditions in last years Scottish Universities Surf Championships we thought this years contest couldn’t get much worse. Welcome to the 2018 running, hosted by the University of Edinburgh at Belhaven Bay.   Coming off the back of one of the best winters on the east coast since I’ve been at university we had...

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By Simon Short I am not talking about your fitness.  I am talking about you, me and the every-man or every-woman surfer.  The blue collar surfer. The guys and gals who fit in a session where they can.  Before work, after work or the weekend warriors. The ones who ride duct taped boards and wear patched up wetsuits.   The guy who surfs after grabbing the morning coffee and battling the traffic for an hour only to find all the good parking spots are taken, there are a hundred people out and the meter is broken.  Or the girl who got...

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We have exciting news for you Fitzroy followers. We have 2 new member of the team to announce today. Creating a positive atmosphere in the water and working alongside both members to create products and insights to the brand. The feedback from the team is vital as we want to create and develop the brand along side a wide audience and to stay true to that we need to have like minded people helping us. With no further hesitation the first member we are going to introduce you to is....  Simon Short - AKA An Average Surfer Simon is a...

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