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British Boardmasters Event Preview

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The Boardmasters is held in Cornwall in the South West of England each year and is he biggest event on the British Surf circuit. Since it’s inception to the surfing competition circuit in 1981 it’s grown each year and in 2014 not only does it include surfing, like the US Open it’s an epic festival with Skate, BMX and loads of music and stalls – It is the middle of Summer after all, and festivals are what we like to do on the long, hot days.

Held on August 6th – 10th this year, the event hosts mens and women’s divisions as well as grommets as well it provides a surfing showcase of the (and international) finest British and international pros and amateurs with an Air Show included in the line up, an opportunity for the competitors to get their “fins out” and put on a display of their high-flying skills.

The SunGod Women’s Open will host many of the local surfer girls. We’ll look forward to seeing them at their best  and what they’ve got to show off in their countries biggest event.

Fistral beach is a beach break with mostly rights and shows it’s best at low tide with big, wide banks. Magic Seaweed is predicting 1-2 foot swell with on-shore winds for the first 3 days of competition until a change on Sunday will bring an increase to 3-5 foot swell until Wednesday.

Stay tuned for the SunGod Women’s Open results and event updates.


This year’s Women’s Open division features the following female surfers:

Jessie Tuckman -Newquay
Tina Beresford -Newquay
Flora Lawton -Croyde
Mischa Maguire -Newquay
Jess Knight -Newquay
Tehillah McGuinness -Ireland
Hannah Bristow -Sleaford
Lucy Campbell -Woolacombe
Keshia Eyre -Manchester
Rachel Bonhote-Mead -Emfield
Laura Crane -Croyde
Grace Doyle -Ireland
Georgina Lewtas -Pembroke
Frankie Pioli -Aberdovey
Emily Currie -Bude
Beth Wallace -Holsworthy
Ellen Harding -Kingsbridge
Naomi Bishop -St Merryn
Jordy Lowe -Newquay
Gabi Rowe -Looe
Zoe Sheath -Newquay
Melodie King -Hayle
Sarah Beardmore -Poole
Rachael O’Brien -Truro
Holly Bendall -Weymouth
Olivia Harwood -Newquay
Bethan Lewis -Llantwit
Rachel Cosier -Llantwit
Ellie Parker -Totnes
Hannah Harding -Devon


 

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