Red Snapper Sports has been built on community. From the very beginning, we wanted create a sense of wellbeing, acceptance, belonging and commonality - whilst promoting care and respect for nature and the beautiful planet we share the natural world with.
Growing up as a water baby and nature lover, I have always been inspired by strong female role models in the area of conservation. In particular Virginia McKenna, both in the role she played as Joy Adamson in "Born Free" and the subsequent work she has done since the movie, by setting up The Born Free Foundation.
Today, as part of our series of inspirational blogs to celebrate World Oceans Day this coming weekend, we pay our respects to another huge global movement taking place today. World Environment Day marks its 75th Anniversary this year and is widely celebrated in over 100 countries
Europes biggest FREE beach festival attracts 50,000 visitors over the weekend and it's not hard to see why. With its eclectic bunch of beach sports, water sports, mermaids, water men, surfers, paddle boarders, exhibitors, kids entertainment, live music stage, food and drink a plenty, it really is fun in the sun and in, on or under the water!!
Winter wetsuits can be anywhere from 4mm - 7mm thick. The most important thing to take in to consideration however is the technology, as different brands will vary. We strongly advise that you go to your local surf shop and talk to the people that work there, as they will be able to give you sound advice. Don't rely on guess work and get fitted properly.
When kick starting any new hobby, research is key! Whether it be mountain biking, hula hooping, running, or indeed supping, having a keen interest and wanting to try something new is only the beginning of the journey. There are so many considerations to take in to account when looking to purchase your first paddle board and there is no real fixed rule. So lets break it down in to bite sized chunks and look at every aspect of the purchasing decision.
SUPing has seen huge growth over the last few years and it's not hard to see why. With practice and a bit of determination, paddle boarding is easy to do - and compared to many other water sports, it’s relatively pain free. You can use our many shores, rivers lochs, canals and lakes!! Or if you fancy guaranteed sunshine and calm waters you can jump on a plane and head abroad.
Its one of Brighton and Hove's biggest events of the year - with an anticipated 50,000 visitors expected to head to Hove Lawns on the 7th and 8th July. And it just keeps on getting better and better! Having been granted charitable status for the first time this year, The Wild Side takes a look in a bit more detail at some of the brilliant events going on this year and some of the organisations that will benefit!