New book celebrates the rise of Welsh Surfing
'The beaches of Gower have always been at the centre of surfing in the UK' (BBC, 24th July 2009)
Surfers walk towards the sea at Llangennith, Gower (© Visit Wales)
A new book - 'The Surfing Tribe' - features south Wales breaks such as Langland Bay and Aberavon, and celebrates the rise of the sport in Wales.
The author, Cornish surfer Roger Mansfield, gives special mention to the renowned surf spots of Swansea Bay and the Gower Peninsula:
'Swansea has been at the forefront of surfing in south Wales since the early 1960s, with the area producing numerous British champions ... Due to the fact they face directly into the Atlantic, the beaches of Gower have always been at the centre of surfing in the UK.'
To read the full article on the BBC website, click here.