The incredible Jessie Tuckman, whose surfing skills and stories have been a highlight here at Misadventures, surfed this summer in the Boardmasters Festival, one of the qualifying competitions for the World Surf League championship. She also carved out some time to go longboarding! As we skate into September — and the weekend — check out this sunny summer video, and make space …

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UK Pro Surfer and Cornwall native Jessie Tuckman is no stranger to cold water. Currently the Cornish coast is alive with swells, some around 10ft tall, and all hitting the coast from all sides. Luckily on the pocked coastline there are many beaches and sheltered bays that face every direction, so surfers can pick the best place to …

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Jessie Tuckman reports: Earlier this month I went to the Elusive Welsh Open, a surf contest in South Wales at Porthcawl. I love going to Wales! The girls and guys who surf there are a good laugh. I always end up meeting up with my friends Georgie and Libby at surf contests, so it’s nice to …

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It’s no surprise at Misadventures that surfing magazines have a history of erasing women from their pages, and the sport. Last year, our very first Gender Representation Report, which tracks women’s representation in outdoors magazines across the board, revealed the sorry surfing media statistics: in the August 2014 issue of Surfing Magazine, only 9 images of women appear, as compared …

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Jessie Tuckman, our surf correspondent, UK ambassador, and general surf inspiration has sent us some updates on the winter swells in her part of the world:  “The winter swells have started pumping waves in the UK. In fact, yesterday the big wave spot “the Cribbar” was breaking around 20ft and local big wave surfers have …

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