Monthly Archives: January 2014

Winter holidays – paddling into sunshine

Winter getting you down? Can’t face leaving the comfort and warmth of your pit? Having a hard time motivating yourself to walk out of your house – let alone donning the rubber and heading into the brine? If the answer … Continue reading

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GoPro Flymount review vid: drums

Flymount have traditionally been all about windsurfing, and capturing saltwater action from overhead. However, this versatile GoPro mounting system lends itself to many more alternative situations – such as drumming, as demonstrated in the vid below. (Apologies for sound quality of … Continue reading

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Getting sponsored – parts 1, 2 and 3

A few months ago I wrote a three part series focusing on extreme sports sponsorship, what it means to be supported, what endorsed athletes are expected to deliver in return and whether it’ actually a viable route for anyone thinking … Continue reading

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Try it, you might like it – reasons to snowboard

Originally posted on Tez Plavenieks – action sports writing, editing, content creation:
Here in the UK we’re still enjoying those warm summer months. After amazing weather in July we’re still doing OK in terms of less rain and more sun,…

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Grenada (W.I.) – Surf/SUP Surf Spots

Originally posted on Tez Plavenieks – action sports writing, editing, content creation:
The beauty of Grenada – and yes, the island does get waves! When surfers mention the waves and surfing beaches of the Caribbean chatter generally favours the more…

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Scoring better SUP sessions

Scoring; a verb, the definition of which means to gain a point, goal or run in a competitive environment. In stand up paddle boarding terms it means something completely different. Rather than putting a glorified pig’s bladder in the back … Continue reading

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Hey Dude Shoes Vigo Easy Life rigger boots review

When I first came across Hey Dude Shoes I was browsing my local windsurfing emporium and spotted a pair of bottle green kicks that looked a bit different to the rest. I thought it refreshing to find something alternative to … Continue reading

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