Surfing

Surfing Update October 2017

October 20, 2017

A fantastic day at Gwithian with sun, light off shore winds and a good 2-3 foot surf was the setting for this year’s Cornwall School Games Surfing Qualifiers. We took a 16 strong team this year competing against a number of schools in the Peninsula area. The Groms made good progress through a number heats, semi’s and quarter...

Truro School students shine at National Surfing Championships

May 4, 2017

Max Hudson Crowned Independent Schools’ Surf Champion

November 11, 2016

During the first weekend of half term, our Truro School surfers attended the Independent School’s Surf Championships at Perranporth...

Truro School’s Windsurfing Success

September 13, 2016

Otto Mead kitesurfs his way to a sponsorship deal

January 7, 2016

It was a fantastic Christmas holiday for Upper Sixth student Otto Mead who was accepted into the UK Air Rage kitesurfing team which involves sponsorship from South West Gin...

Ben and Ella win Gold in the Inaugural Independent Schools’ Surfing Championship

November 6, 2015

There were scenes of celebration on Perranporth beach on the weekend as Truro School pupils Ben and Ella won gold medals in the first ever Independent Schools’ Surfing Championship...

Beth Leighfield wins the British Girls’ Under 18 Longboard Surfing Championship

October 7, 2015

There is a new name on everyone’s lips in the longboard surfing community after Truro School Sixth Form student Beth Leighfield won the British Girls’ Under 18 Longboard Surfing title at the end of September.   Held on Cornwall’s Fistral beach, this year’s final greeted the UK’s best longboard surfers with good weather and a...

Truro School Surfers Excel at Cornwall School Games Qualifier

September 24, 2015

On Friday 18 September the Truro School surf team participated in the qualification round of the Cornwall Games surfing competition. Held at Godrevy Beach, the team consisted of Joe E, Tom L, Harry C, Ben N, Lloyd S, Jay S and Max H. We travelled down to Godrevy beach with time to spare to meet...

Surf Lifesaving Success for Truro School Pupils

September 17, 2015

Many of the Truro School Swimming Team members have been out in force over the past two weeks representing various Cornish Surf Life Saving Clubs.   The Surf Life Saving National Championships was held two weeks ago in Exmouth where 670 children from around Great Britain attended and, more recently, the Cornish Surf Life Saving...

Cornwall School Games Beach Sports Day

July 2, 2015

Truro entered a team into the Surf Lifesaving competition in the Cornwall School Games Beach Day at Perranporth on Wednesday 26 June. There were several podium places, with Emily B winning the 1km beach run and Steven L winning the swim with Ben N in 2nd place.   The swim/run/board relay team of Steven, Emily...

Trennick Boarding – Surfing and Study

April 29, 2015

The first week of the summer term as really flown by. This term us a short one with 5 weeks both sides of half term and is very busy with public exams at GCSE, AS and A2. The school internal exams and world aims during the last week of term. Rugby Success During the week...

Malvern Boarding – Surf Rider

April 27, 2015

Considering the exams are getting closer and the stress is getting greater most of the girls at the moment appear relatively relaxed and in control. There haven’t been too many extracurricular demands made of them this week so most appear to have a little more time on their hands for revision.   On Sunday however,...

George Named in GB Junior Surf Squad

December 8, 2014

Surfing Great Britain have named Truro School student George Hudson in the Under 18 Great Britain Junior Surf Squad.   He will attend training camps over the months ahead and is on course to compete in the 2015 World Junior Surfing Games. George is sponsored by Santa Cruz Europe, Carve Eyewear Europe and 4th Surfboards/Luke...

Surf Event at Sennen Cove

October 13, 2014

On Friday 17 October a team of seven surfers from Truro School – comprising five pupils and two teachers – will be heading south to compete in a ground breaking surfing event at Sennen Cove.   Sam Lamiroy, who leads the Truro School Surf Academy and is recognised as one of Britain’s top surfers, has...

Finn at the Windsurfing Championships

September 23, 2014

On Friday 12 September, Finn Hawkins from the 1st Year travelled to Rutland Water for the Champions Cup & Windsurfing National Championships.   Finn is a Member of the 2013/14 RYA Windsurfing Zone squad and has been competing in the UKWA events working towards selection for the National Junior Squad 2014/15. It was a hugely successful...

Truro School Surfers at Cornish Schools Championships

May 21, 2014

Surfers from Truro School’s Surfers Academy recently competed at the Cornish Schools Surfing Championships at Fistral, Newquay, for the very first time.   It was really exciting watching our pupils enter this event for the first time as a squad. Our team of five were there at 8am blessed with sun shine and small clean...

Cosmic Transforms the Heseltine Staircase

May 19, 2014

Renowned artist Cosmic has transformed the Heseltine Gallery steps. Following an ideas session with pupils the week before, Cosmic spent five days on a cherry-picker in the sun, creating a colourful mural to brighten up the grey concrete of the staircase.   Anoushka from 4th Year took part in the all-day workshop run by Cosmic....

Sam Lamiroy to Lead Truro School Surf Academy

February 4, 2014

Truro School are investing in professional Surfing Coach Sam Lamiroy to help create an elite surf squad and spearhead the future of surfing in Cornwall.   “The aim of this on-going project is to help the pupils improve their surfing, at the fastest possible pace, while having as much fun as we can,” says Sam,...