Jun 17, 2013
The 4th Annual Edge Race Cup ran over the weekend of the 15th and 16th June 2013 and marked the second stop on the British Kitesurfing Association UK kitesurf racing tour. Held in Exmouth which is widely regarded as one of the best locations for kitesurfing in England with kiting possible across all wind directions.
Edge Watersports hosted and organised the event fronted by Steph Bridge 4 x ...Read more
May 28, 2013
A beautiful weekend in Cornwall. With light seabreezes and scorching sun. The Pasty race cup held in Marazion was attended by all the top riders from around the UK. With 9 races held across the weekend the racing was tight but Ollie Bridge ultimately won the event beating his mum Steph into 2nd place.
The Edge Race Cup is round 2 on the BKSA race tour and held right here in Exmouth. Pre registration is just £35. £45 on the day. The goodie bag for just entering is worth more ...Read more
May 16, 2013
The Edge Race cup is fast approaching with just 4 weeks to go. We are already receiving entries and it pays to pre register!
Pre Registration is open until the 7th June and costs £35. Registration after this date and on the day is £45. The Cost of Entry is more than covered by a goodie bag containing industry items worth more than the entry fee itself. So everyone is a winner.
Furthermore the Edge Race Cup is the only UK based event this year with substantial prize ...Read more
May 05, 2013
Team Bridge have continued their success from last year at the european youth freestyle championships in France this weekend. So far Tom and Guy bridge have secured first and second place respectively in the under 13 category and Ollie Bridge is still competing in his category but is on course for a 3rd place or ...Read more
Apr 28, 2013
The Camel estuary boosts similar conditions to the river Exe , however when the wind swings to the NE, the bay facing opposite Daymar is always worth heading to. Hawkers Cove nested deep into the mouth of the river and protected by the 'doom bar' provides some flat water conditions & a view worth pickling! Sat 27th April we loaded the Edge Express & headed with a few kiters & team Bridge to remember what a stunning location this ...Read more
Mar 15, 2013
With snow on the ground in Exeter Airport, NE winds 25knots & sub zero temps we took a 06.15 Dixon airways flight aboard a 4 seater private jet to Gibraltar. Mark, Ray, David and myself as coach we had every minute filled with action since we were returning back to the uk on Wednesday afternoon.
Landing at 11am on Monday in Spain we took our car loaded with kitesurfing equipment & headed for the capital of kitesurfing & windsurfing. Tarifa was buzzing – sunny & ...Read more
Feb 09, 2013
What seems to have grown into our second home, BoaVista bought varied wind, waves & plenty of action during our final coaching trip of the winter. Staying at the Riu Toureg we split most days to find the best wind & waves on the island. Travelling with our local guide- ‘Strava’ & a bunch of 4 x 4 trucks we kited most spots with the highlights being Varandinha for some world class cross shore wave riding. Coaching ...Read more
Jan 24, 2013
So it felt like a difficult decision to close the shop for a thursday Morning in January, but then the snow is only around a few days so off up the m5 we went.
Neither of us have much experience on exmoor but we found ourselves on a hill overlooking wimbleball reservoir. The wind was light but the views and snow were amazing, it felt just like being in the alps, and certainly a world away from ...Read more
Nov 22, 2012
Its all got quite exciting weatherwise this week in the westcountry. Wednesday saw exmouth pretty much isolated with all routes in or out of the own flooded. And Thurday is proably the windiest day of the year so far.
There has been some new kitesurf spots pioneered including Budleigh cricket Ground where Ned was seen boosting over the clubhouse. And Geoff and JC from topsham pioneered kitesurfing at Darts Farm. Take care where ever you are! Big surf day alert ...Read more
Oct 22, 2012
here is the official video for the kite race world championships in Cagliari. Both Ollie and Steph featur. Ollie is number 111 and steph 205
Oct 09, 2012
As most of you will know already the sport of Kitesurf racing has recently been selected to appear at the Olympic Games and will be showcased for the first time at Rio in 2016.
Edgewatersports Mother and Son team Steph and Oliver Bridge began their campaign for Rio 2016 with back to back European and World Championship events in France and Italy during recent weeks.
First came the European Championships in La Baulle, France. After several days of tough competition Steph ...Read more
Oct 01, 2012
If you wish to keep up to date with Steph and Ollies progress at he World Champs in Cagliari, make sure you check outr the official event page where results will be published daily together with course details and the daily goings on.
Oct 01, 2012
Congratulations to Steph who has been crowned European champion over the weekend. Competing in La Baule France, Steph stayed ahead of the competition and continued her winning form.
Sep 26, 2012
So we have an awesome set of winter gloves up for grabs if you can name the legendary South Devon Rider who appears in the background of this shot! Entries by facebook message on the edgewatersports facebook page. If there are multiple correct answers the winner will be drawn out the hat.
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Sep 25, 2012
We managed to enjoy a beautiful evening session down at Bantham, South Devon last night. The forecast this week has been alot dryer than forecast in the south west, but the wind has kept pumping.[caption id="attachment_2942" align="alignleft" width="819" caption=""][/caption] [caption id="attachment_2941" align="alignleft" width="819" caption=""][/caption] [caption ...Read more
Jul 06, 2012
Oliver, Tom and I travelled to Istanbul for the PKRA racing & freestyle event which for all of us was our first proper stop this year. An Easy Jet flight out of Luton following the Edge Race Cup wrap up & we arrive to 30 degrees , some wind & time to get wet at Burc beach, Istanbul. Tom was just competing for freestyle & enjoyed hours of fun in the onshore conditions with Aerial Corniel, Patrick Blanc & other kiteboarding legends like Kevin Langeree & Mogli ...Read more
Jun 30, 2012
In total the crossing took 2hrs 18minutes to complete with 10 riders including Richard Branson and family, not to mention our very own Steph Bridge!
Well done to all involved!
Keep your eyes and ears peeled for the latest news and write ups of the ...Read more
Jun 26, 2012
June 23rd and 24th saw the 3rd running of the Edge Race Cup, now established as the premier kitesurf racing event in the UK. The record entry of over 40 kiteracers came expecting great kitesurfing conditions and were not disappointed! Amongst the entries were organiser Steph Bridge 4 times Kiterace World Champion and previous UK National Champions Denzil Williams from Cornwall and Callum Edge from Weymouth. The weekend also saw many 1st time racers get ...Read more
Jun 14, 2012
Tomorrow (15/06) is the deadline for £30 entry fee for the Edge Race Cup 2012! After this it is ...Read more
May 17, 2012
The last few weeks have been very fast paced with the setting up of the new Edge Watersports at Exmouth Marina. We are now stocked up, open and running as usual with our trained team of staff.
As well as a new location we are now stocking many new clothing lines such as RipCurl, Mystic, North and many more, with Reef flip flops on their way to us very soon! Another addition to our stock is Go Pro, we have ...Read more