Mental health of police officers improved thanks to surfing programme’s ‘unique approach’ 

Surfing helps improve police officers’ wellbeing and mental health, according to research from the University of Exeter Business School.

A research team evaluated the effectiveness of Surfwell, a health intervention programme spearheaded by Devon and Cornwall police that combines surfing with a programme of peer support and group therapy.

Around one in five police officers...

Academic to address International Surfing Symposium in Australia

A leading sustainability and surfing researcher has been invited to deliver a keynote address at the 2017 International Surfing Symposium on Australia’s Gold Coast.

Dr Gregory Borne, Director of the University of Plymouth’s Sustainability and Surfing Research Group (PSSRG), will speak at an inaugural conference designed to celebrate the establishment of the Gold Coast as the 8th World...

Global elite collaborate to address surfing industry's sustainability challenges

The greatest challenges to sustainability in the surfing world have been laid bare in a new book featuring contributions from the industry’s global elite.

Sustainable Stoke – Transitions to Sustainability in the Surfing World includes the views and opinions of more than 40 recognised global experts, including former world champions, environmental campaigners and the directors, CEOs and...

Holiday activities with the Whiz Kidz this summer

From crafts to cooking, from surfing to photography there are lots of fun things to do with the Whiz Kidz this summer.

Anyone aged 11 to 19 can register for a number of workshops and have fun whilst learning new skills.

The summer programme is run by Whiz Kidz, a non-profit making organisation set up to improve the employability skills of young people, and has been set up with...