Russell Winter

Brought up in Newquay, Russel Winter was the first ever European to qualify for the World Championship Tour and continued to compete at an international level for well over a decade with memorable wins over Mark Occolupo, Kelly Slater and Sunny Garcia.

Interview: Level Films with Mark Harris and Mitch Corbett Ref: AV4070

Full interview available in The First Wave Archive.

Surf spots



The party tour

Competition scene

Being British

The best waves are Scottish

Part of surfing history?