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Which Sunglasses Suit Me? A guide to getting it right!

Which Sunglasses Suit Me? A guide to getting it right! So, which sunglasses suit me? (Well, you, but you know what I mean!) Choosing the right sunglasses for the summer can be a bit of a chore. Unless you plan on going to find one of the few remaining sunglasses shops and pretty much trying on every style and size it can be a really hit and miss affair. Well not anymore. If you take a few simple steps to decide on the shape of your face as well as... Read More

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Send Us an Edit & Win Some Stuff!

So. . . . With the summer coming to a close and everyone hunkering down for the winter, well apart from you boarders praying for snow, we thought now might be a good time to run a bit of a competition. So whether you are into skating, snowboarding, surfing or do any other kind of extreme sport why not get involved. What we want: We want you to send us your best edit/s (Video) of the year so far (In mp4 format) and any we feature on our Youtube channel... Read More

surfing events 04/10/2017
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Surfing events this fall – impressive skills – fantastic atmosphere

Surfing events are not popular in many countries of the world. But in some countries, people live to surf. As a sport, surfing usually requires big waves. The currents are not so strong in many countries. But the countries that have ocean beaches usually fulfill this criterion. However, other countries also share the popularity – Portugal, Mexico, South Africa, Brazil, Japan, England, Peru, France, Maldives, Morrocco, Spain, Phillippines… Hawaii islands are taught to be the center of surfing in the world. And don’t be surprised – it is never easy... Read More

skateboarding events 25/09/2017
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Skateboarding events this fall – high adrenaline levels

Skateboarding league is very interesting. There are many interesting skateboarding events during the year which should pay your attention. It is a great combination of attractiveness, danger and world-class moves and performance. Everybody who is an adrenaline junkie should visit these events and take a look at some breathtaking tricks.   The most interesting skateboarding events this fall When it comes to the skateboarding events, it is a combination of a mega ramp, vert, and regular skateboarding. Here are all of the events you should pay attention to until the... Read More

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Summer 2017: Top Skateboarding Events across the UK

May UK Independent Vert Series An independently managed skateboarding vert competition. These comps don’t get too serious, they are truly about skating vert and having fun. 2017’s UK Independent Vert Series continues this month for Seaside Sessions on May 28th. The comp will run from 10am – 6pm at Blackpool’s Ramp City Skatepark. There will be a huge range of comps throughout the day. The UK ver series extend a warm welcome to skateboarders of all ages, abilities and genders. People are free to sign up on the day so... Read More

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Guide to the UK’s Best Surf Music Festivals 2017

Festival season is just around the corner, and tickets to this summer’s hottest events are selling like hot cakes! Embrace the wanderlust with UrbanSurfer’s guide to the best Surf + Music Festivals hitting the UK this summer! Electric Beach Festival 16th-17th June 2017 Great Western Beach, Newquay, Cornwall The two-day event offers a combination of live music, bellyboard competitions, fire shows and yoga. It promises be one of the hottest beach parties to hit the Cornish coastline this summer. Electric Beach Festival have announced Badly Drawn Boy and Cuban Brothers... Read More


Axel Cruysberghs’ Crazy Moves

It’s pretty safe to say that Axel Cruysberghs has some pretty crazy moves. Check him out in this awesome video, brought to us by etnies. The footage below has been filmed all over the world, taking a full year to complete.>  

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Boardmasters 2014

Summer is coming, Surf is returning to Cornwall. Grab your flip flops, pitch your tent and of course, bring your board! Here at Urban Surfer we live for the waves. Whether you’re a committed surfer, or a total novice (like I am), keen to check out the scene, We hope to see you out there riding.  Five months and it’ll soon be here, August 6th-10th: the BoardMasters 2014 festival of surf and music tickets are now available. The festival just keeps getting better and better each year. The lineup now... Read More

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Still getting over the news of Kelly Slater’s departure from Quiksilver?

A hot day in July, 2013; After travelling 21 hours, catching three flights (missing one) and then driving a further 2 hours, we finally arrive at our hotel in Huntington California: just in time for the 2013 Van’s US Open of Surfing to begin.  We’re here to see our man… my idol, Kelly Slater. On the day the competition we arrive at the beach at 5am local time, where, to my surprise the beach is alive. Its cold, dull and I’m sure it was raining – not the weather I... Read More

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Bethany Hamilton Wins Surf-N-Sea Pipeline’s Woman’s Pro

Fending off fierce competition from three other surfers, Bethany Hamilton ends her ten year drought winning the Surf-N-Sea Pipeline’s Woman’s Pro, a world renowned event in women’s surfing. If you look up ‘Inspirational’ in the dictionary, there should be an image of Bethany Hamilton. Having accomplished one of the best accident comebacks in sporting history (her success comes 11 years after having lost her arm in an almost fatal shark attack); the 24 year old has been busy falling in love and hosting surfing contests prior to this huge win.... Read More