Sam Bleakley

Sam Bleakley book launch Sennen photo

Sam Bleakley © Chris­toph­er Laughton

Sam Bleakley is a writer and pro­fes­sion­al surfer. He has been a mul­tiple European, Brit­ish and Eng­lish Long­board Surf­ing Cham­pi­on, and a reg­u­lar com­pet­it­or on the Oxbow World Long­board Tour. He has an MA in Geo­graphy from Pem­broke Col­lege, Uni­ver­sity of Cam­bridge. He is author of Surf­ing Bril­liant Corners and Surf­ing Trop­ic­al Beats, and is widely pub­lished and fea­tured in inter­na­tion­al magazines, includ­ing Resur­gence, Action Asia and The Surfer’s Path. He has con­trib­uted to numer­ous surf and travel books, and edited The Surf­ing Tribe: A His­tory of Surf­ing in Bri­tain.

You can watch Sam in action, and find out more about him on his web­site or in Wiki­pe­dia. Read about Surf­ing in the UK, or dis­cov­er five secret surf spots recom­men­ded by Sam for the Fin­an­cial Times. Fol­low him on his trips at Surf­EX­PLORE.