Crantock ripper George Hudson is the subject of our latest from file.
Name: George Hudson
Instagram / twitter: Instagram: george_hudson and my instagram surf page: george_hudson_surfer
Local break: Crantock
When did you first start surfing: when I was 4 on holiday days down in Cornwall
How did you get into surfing: I started off on a body board at around the age of 3 years old and I was drawn to surfing then when I was a bit older I had my first ever surf lesson
Who are your surf buddies: All of the surf solution cadet squad whenever their around, I surf a lot with my neighbor Jools and his friends quite often, I also surf with my mate Ollie from school and will from Newquay
What is your favourite wave: Don’t really have one favourite wave, I really liked Thurso from when I went up there and also La Graviere in France, but nothing beats a good surf at home!
Favourite international surfer: Chippa Wilson, Ozzie wright and Dane Reynolds can’t decide which is the best!
Favourite UK surfer: Andrew Cotton
Sponsors: Santa Cruz, Carve eyewear and Sorted Surf shop
Describe a typical day at home: Get up watch some tv and eat breakfast after that go for a surf come home have lunch then if the weather looks good go into Newquay and hang out with my mates there
What’s the strong point of your surfing: I guess my best bit about my surfing is when I get in the water I’m always having fun!
What are you surf plans for 2014: Hopefully 2014 will consist for me of trips, comps and most importantly having fun!
In 10 years what will you be doing: To be honest I’m not sure what I will be doing in ten years time, hopefully I will be surfing loads but have a good job and be doing well in life!
Apart from surfing what else are you into: I’m really into bmxing at the moment, but I also enjoy skating, cliff jumping and occasionally the odd body board sesh.
Surfboard dimensions: Currently at the moment I’m riding a Fourth blue canvas 5’6 x 18 ¼ x 2 1/8 and also a Fourth stoker 5’4 x 18 x 2
Where have you surfed in the world: I have surfed; Morocco, Portugal, France, Thurso, Lanzarote and Fuerteventura
Favourite UK wave: Crantock or a couple of Corners around this coastline.
Favourite international wave: La Graviere, it’s a super fun wave!
Best waves on the recent Portugal trip: Probably the best surf was on the last day of the trip but I cant remember the spot name, however it was a super fun left hand wedge with backdoorable barrels going right and it was 3-5ft and offshore!
Favourite food on the trip: Best food on the trip was by far this Mexican place called the Green Room! The food is so good there!
Who did the best surfing on the trip: Everybody surfed super good on the trip but my standouts where either Stan, Joe or Kittens (Kit)
What is the best thing about surfing: In my opinion it about the freedom being able to do anything you want when your in the ocean and the feeling you get after a good surf.
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