Tag archive for bellyboarding

Surf Riding is the source…

Lost in the National Trust archives for decades, this public service broadcast film (1940s) showcases the art of ‘Surf Riding’and  reveals the joy and exhilaration of riding waves on these simple wooden belly boards, a quintessentially British coastal pastime… The last National Trust World Bellyboard…

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Slyder Cup-date!

It’s fair to say that after this little run of surf, the Approaching Lines froth dial has been cranked up to 11 for the forthcoming frigid friction affliction winter convention that’s going down on the 29th November at Lusty Glaze. As well as prestige, pride…

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North of the Sun

In celebration of the Annual World Belly Board Championships, Approaching Lines is delighted to present a special charity screening of the multi-award winning ‘North of the Sun’ a  film of inspiration, perseverance and discovery. The screening takes place Saturday, 6th September, 8.00 PM at Driftwood Spars,…

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The Slyder Cup 2.0: The Summer Solstice Friction Affliction Convention

The Slyder Cup 2.0: The Summer Solstice Friction Affliction Convention We’re stoked to announce that in celebration of the Summer Solstice, The Slyder Cup 2.0 presented by Reef will be going down on Sunday 22nd June at Porthtowan in Cornwall! Part competition, part social gathering The…

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All of a quiver…

Slyder Cup 2.0: The Summer Solstice Friction Affliction Convention … it’s coming…    

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Man & Sea

There’s been a gentle tap, tap, taping in my inbox of of late, of stories and stills of slyde and stoke, of films of hand planes and hand crafted shapes, of those of us prone to surf… the Slyder Cup 2.0 is gathering momentum… but…

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Gwynedd Haslock

  Words: Demi Taylor Image: Mat Arney For those who have had the pleasure of Gwynedd Haslock’s company before, it was no surprise to see her in the bellyboarding final of the Slyder Cup giving pro surfer and former British Surf Champion Alan Stokes a run…

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