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Category : Surf

Ben Howard Wins Big at The Brits

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Ben Howard – Surfers Success at The BRIT Awards Here at Urban Surfer HQ, we love Ben Howard. From songs like ‘Only Love’ to his superb cover of the irritatingly catchy ‘Call Me Maybe’, we think he’s great. As well as being one of the best (if not the best!) singer-songwriter in the UK, he is […]

Surfer Andrew ‘Cotty’ Cotton chats with Urban Surfer

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Hailing from Devon, Andrew ‘Cotty’ Cotton is a big wave surfer. He describes himself as somebody who loves pushing boundaries and has dedicated his whole life to surfing. A well known British surfer, Cotty was part of the team that broke the record for the largest wave ever ridden in 2011. He was the tow […]

Garrett McNamara chats Records, Surfing & more with Urban Surfer

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Garrett McNamara is a record breaker. In November 2011, Garrett broke the record for the highest wave ever surfed in Nazaré, Portugal. The 78-foot wave beat the previous record, held by Mike Parsons, by over a foot! Fast forward to 2013. Same guy, same spot as 2011. Garrett attempted to break the record again! Although it’s […]

GB Surfer Micah Lester Speaks To Urban Surfer

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This week we got the opportunity to speak to British surfer Micah Lester, despite originally coming from Queensland, Australia he is now loving life on our shores and his positive vibe and attitude is exactly what British surfing needs! US: Hey Micah, it’s great to talk to you! How are you? ML: I’m really good […]

Remembering Andy Irons

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This day 2 years ago, the world was shocked by the passing of Andy Irons, ex ASP World Tour Champion, proud Father, all round nice guy and surfing legend. Born and raised in Oahu, Hawaii to Phil and Danielle Irons, he was introduced to surfing by his Father at a young age with his Younger […]

Arron Evans Interview

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This week we caught up with the brother of British surf queen Corinne Evans, Arron Evans! Arron is a well known and respected name and face on the British surfing circuit and here is what he has planned for his very bright future… US: Hey Arron, it’s great to catch up with you! AE: Hello.. […]

Interview With Young Star George Picking

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This week we got the oppurtunity to interview young surf star George Picking, we talk about injury, Pints and Chilli Con Carne! US: Hey George! How are you? Its great to talk to you! GP: Hey, I’m good thanks! yeah it’s nice to talk to you too! US: So we hear you’re pretty beat up […]

The Legendary Tom Sims Passes Away

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Skate and Surf legend Tom Sims sadly passes away at the age of 62, one of the first to truly master the waves and the streets, winning both snowboarding and skateboards world championships, still the only man to win both world titles. Tom went on to create his own brand of snowboards and skateboards under […]

Corinne Evans Back In Blighty!

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This week i caught up with the beautiful Corinne Evans to chat about how her Summer had been and what she’s planning for the future! US: Hey Corinne, what’s happening? CE: Hey! Well…where do I start. I’ve been a busy bee since we last spoke 🙂 US: So you’ve got to tell us how France […]

Stephanie Gilmore Wins The Roxy Pro!

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Aussie surf star Steph Gilmore has pulled off a magnificent performance to become the world champion for the 5th time! The Roxy Pro was held at Biarritz in Southern France this year in ideal conditions and showcased the massive wealth of talent that Women’s surfing is enjoying right now. Other hot names like Carissa Moore, […]