Finn Gamblin posing with bronze medal after finishing 3rd at BSUPA Round 1

Two Podium Finishes for Team Loco in the BSUPA SUP Surfing Nationals Round 1

Two Podium Finishes for Team Loco in the BSUPA SUP Surfing Nationals Round 1 Despite an early heads up as to a dire forecast from team rider and Devon local Sean Facey  boss man Joe and team grom Finn 'Burgers' Gamblin decided to make the 500 mile pilgrimage down from the North East to take part in last weekend's Round 1 of the BSUPA Nationals at Puttsborough. With a board delivery in Bournemouth to work into the proceedings 7hrs soon...

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East Coast Frozen Juice NJC test drives 2014 Loco 8’4”

East Coast Frozen Juice NJC test drives 2014 Loco 8'4'' For almost 2 weeks our native East Coast has been going off, attracting swell deprived watermen from as far as Cornwall! Whether you're a hardcore prone surfer in search of uncrowded slabs or a SUP surfer looking for punchier waves to assist those first aerial attempts Northumberland has something for everyone. Loco Boss Man Joe T had been talking about a 'board meeting' with Berwick ripper NJC for some time. This...

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Loco Paddle Surfing Clinics in Fuerteventura December 2013

Looking to escape the cold for a week or two this December? What if you could try a new sport and come back charging? Maybe you've already got the bug and want to progress from flat water paddling or those first attempts at SUP surfing to dialling in fluid carves and even a trick or two? Loco boss man, Joe Thwaites, has been teaching people how to paddle surf for over 5yrs through his Tynemouth-based SUP School Boardskillz, alongside offering 1-2-1...

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Loco on Location Part 1 – Saltburn 2ft at 7 seconds

After a seemingly endless swell famine the Loco boys were frothing when MSW indicated there might be a useable bump in the post. It was decided that Saltburn would make a nice change from Northumberland so a plan was hatched for a Wednesday dawnie. The boys could hardly believe their luck when they arrived to find lovely 2-3ft peeling waves, decent spacing and a light offshore breeze holding up the occasional pit. Boss man Joe decided to snap Steve B...

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K4 Fins Review

K4 Fins Review K4 fins is owned and run by intrepid vagabond wave warrior Steve Thorp. Hailing from the middle of England (Leicestershire) you’d be forgiven for thinking that the chap got hardly any water time – and yet you’d be mistaken. Thorpy clocks up more hours travelling to where it’s firing than most people have hot dinners. Steve Thorp @ Fistral - pic courtesy Ricard White Steve also happens to have a stake in a plastics company and it was only a...

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