Wednesday, September 20, 2006

Free Surfing Lessons & BIG Waves


There may be no such thing as a free lunch but the British Surfing Association is offering 40 free lessons a day for 40 days as part of - you guessed it - their 40th anniversary.

This set what's left of my fevered mind running off in some peculiar directions. There was the 40 days and 40 nights thing - you know Noah and all that rain and overflowing oceans. Then there's Hurricane Gordon blowing this way with waves at Fistral, where the free training is taking place expected to be BIG, and I mean BBBBBIG - this coming Thursday.

Maybe this is why surfing is now determined to be an "extreme" sport. Well , with this mix of newbies and thumping waves, I reckon I need to get down to Fistral with the gear - and the camcorder. Oh yeah, and if you want more lessons when the freebies finish, you can try the...

... or you can hire yourself a pop-out, paddle out and teach yourself!

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