Trisha Shetty

Surfing in the United Kingdom

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Country  United Kingdom
Governing body  English Surfing Federation
National team  Great Britain Olympics team

Surfing was first introduced in the United Kingdom in 1929 when four Australian teenagers brought the sport to Britain.

Map of United Kingdom

The sport has a small but significant following, and Cornwall is considered a hotbed of surfing in the United Kingdom.

The Museum of British Surfing opened in 2012 in Braunton, Devon. English Surfing Federation is the official board in the United Kingdom for surfing. For Wales it is the Welsh Surfing Federation. Surfing in Scotland is a minor sport.

References

Surfing in the United Kingdom Wikipedia


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