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Articles written by: Karl

5 things you didn’t know about Stefani Nurding

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Urban Surfer caught up with Stefani Nurding to discuss everything from skating to fashion, Animal and more! We have certainly taken a liking to your style here at Urban Surfer – are you still at university doing your Fashion Design Degree? No I only just finished ;), I graduate in October.   You’ve been working […]

Skating, Contests, Go-Pro and… Ducks with James Threlfall.

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This week Urban Surfer had a quick catch up with the man himself, James Threlfall. We talk about what he’s getting up to this year, including the NASS and Boardmasters contests and he also reveals that one day he would like to own a… duck!  You mentioned in your blog post 2014 / A New […]

World Cup 2014 Treats…

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It’s Friday, the sun is shining and we’ve just had a delivery that put a huge smile on our faces! That’s right. Hundreds and hundreds of chocolate footballs to give to our Urban Surfer customers. Of course we all had to take one for the team (no pun intended) and do a taste test… just […]

Back To The Old Skool

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This week Urban Surfer are going back to the old skool with our new range of Vans backpacks, perfect for school use and skate missions alike – we’ve also thrown in a few other Vans classics… Vans Old Skool II Backpack / White Check Reflecting the attitude of the famous Vans shoe style, the Old Skool […]

Things we love this week…

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Got that Friday feeling? Here at the Urban Surfer HQ we certainly do! So, with the week drawing to a close, here is our top 5 things that we love/ loved this week: 1) Tara the Cat Yes – the little feline everyone is talking about all over the world right now, the cat who […]

Catch the perfect wave… everytime!

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Wavegarden have built a new surfing lagoon that generates perfectly formed tubing waves every time that can peel for more than 220 meters without losing power or shape. “Every minute two identical waves break simultaneously left and right with barreling point break type rides up to 20 seconds long. Once the waves reach the bay […]

Rhys Barfield Talks Sharks, Beaches and Surfing Tips

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At only 16 years old, Rhys Barfield has already has an impressive CV, with 3 Under 18 Welsh Championship wins, represented Team GB during the ISA World Junior Surfing Championships and picked up by Quiksilver at only 11 years old! This week Urban Surfer had a quick catch up with the man himself, Rhys Barfield. What does a typical day of […]

Buying your first surfboard?

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Surfboards are like cars, as soon as you buy one the value drops dramatically. So unless you already know that you’re fully invested in the sport and interested in becoming the next ISA Surfing Champion, you should maybe just hire one, or buy a second hand one. This is probably the best advice anyone could give you, […]

3 ways Star Wars has changed our lives.

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Lets face it, we’ve all lost a day or two watching this epic saga! Star Wars fans… It’s changed our lives, moulded us into the people we are  today, given us countless hours of enjoyment throughout our childhoods – and  even through adulthood. How many of us desperately want a car that is like the Millennium Falcon, […]

Happy Birthday Tony Hawk!

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Happy Birthday Tony Hawk! Can you remember what you got for your 9th birthday? Tony Hawk can. At the age of 9, Tony received his first fibre-glass skateboard. This was the beginning of the future; the start of greatness. However, it wasn’t an easy ride for him. The first time he stepped out onto his […]