SURFING IN THE UK

Surfing in the UK

  1. One of the leading surf spots on the Gower Coast near Swansea-Three Cliffs Bay (Photo: Swansea Museum) (Swansea Museum)
  2. The Big Three at Salton-by-Sea; L-R: John Roughton, John (The Bull) Smith, Ian Davies (Photo: National Maritime Museum Cornwall) (National Maritime Museum Cornwall)
  3. Jersey Surf Club, 1959 (Photo: National Maritime Museum Cornwall) (National Maritime Museum Cornwall)
  4. Present-day radio personality "Plastic Sam" (and friends) at Langland Ba, Swansea in the early 1960s (Photo: Swansea Museum) (Swansea Museum)
  5. Early surfers at Llangennith on the Gower Coast--one of the hotspots for Welsh wave riders, 1960s (Photo: Swansea Museum) (Swansea Museum)
  6. Watching the waves roll in at the famous "Beach Huts" at Langland Bay in the late 1960s (Photo: Swansea Museum) (Swansea Museum)
  7. Surfers at Rotherslade Bay in the early 1960s (Photo: Swansea Museum) (Swansea Museum)
  8. Young surfing star Linda Sharp (red) with friend at Llangennith (Photo: Swansea Museum) (Swansea Museum)
  9. Leading UK surfer Pete "PJ" Jones on a trip to Australia in the 1970s (Photo: Swansea Museum) (Swansea Museum)
  10. Pro surfer Rod Sumpter walking Fistral Beach, 1966 (Photo: National Maritime Museum Cornwall) (National Maritime Museum Cornwall)

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