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Topic: Begginer!

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replies: 2


Carl Walker

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England England



« on: December 01 2009 18:12:00 »

Hey everyone,

I am wanting to start surfing in the new year. I am 27 years old and have always, always wanted to do it. I lived in Yorkshire all my life so my chances were limited. I am now living in London and obviously I am a lot closer to Cornwall so there is no better time to start!

I have a few questions. First off, how long does the average newbie take to be ablet to stand and ride a few basic waves? What do I need to look for regarding boards and wet suites? Which are the best surf schools?

I know you have all probably read posts like this hundreds of times over before, but any info would be gratefully accepted.




RE: Begginer!

« Reply #1 on: December 02 2009 06:12:00 »

Hi Carl,
Actually Yorkshire is near to some very good spots, so you have kind of missed out there!

I would advise getting a few lessons from a reputable school, they will advise u also on what kind o board to get due to size, ability etc.

Then, you may think of going back to Yorkshire and north east coast for surfing as its less crowds etc.

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