Nick Radcliffe

Nick Radcliffe started surfing aged 12 in St Agnes and got his first surfboard in 1973 for £15.

Interview: Matt Rose 14/11/12 Ref: AV4037

Full interview available in The First Wave Archive.

Surf spots



Super chilled Aggie

Weather chart

Early shops and comps

Cornish 1980

Surfing’s not aggro

Maggie Fraser

Starting with floatinas

Just made do

Just as good as the guys

Aggie SLSC

First custom boards

Surfing niches

Endless Summer

Bungee leashes

Complex board design

Pro am ’82

Custom boards

Surfboards designed