Monday, December 17, 2007

Surfing the Bore on the Severn

Surfing the Severn Bore has grown in popularity over the last few years and there can be up to 20 surfers trying to master surfing the bore and ride one of the longest waves in the world.

Surfers come from around the world to ride the Severn Bore and as far a field as Japan , Australia and the States.

But a word of warning you must be experienced surfer and get information from the who are a great group of people.

The current record for surfing the bore is Steve King who used a 10ft board and surfed for 1 hour and 17 minutes. Covering a distance of 7.6 miles reaching speeds up to 20 mph

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