swansea surf society

By Rhys Poulton

The University’s Surf Club got straight to work as soon as October hit. Socials, surf lessons and BUCS were on the agenda. The 200 members began enjoying Wales’ finest waves, despite the treacherous weather!

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Photo: Princess Oyebanjo

In early October, 70 of the clubs members travelled down to Newquay in high spirits to support their fellow surfers in the largest European student surf competition – BUCS.

With over 350 students competing and 30 university’s, competition was high. Swansea successfully battled through 3 days worth of heats, with the men’s team bagging 2nd, and club president, Rhys Poulton, placing 3rd in the individuals. The club definitely have gold in their sights for next year.

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Photo: Princess Oyebanjo

Sun and clean waves are on the horizon for the club. Fuertaventura awaits them in January for their annual winter trip.

The fun club is growing day by day and is most definitely one not to miss out on. Check their Facebook page ‘Swansea University Surf Club 2016’ for more information.

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