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Surf coach Scott Marshall of BSX featured in a BBC documentary – Part 3

The third part of this four part documentary featuring Scott from the Bude Surfing Experience surf school shows Scott contemplating leaving the surfer dude lifestyle and his job as a surf instructor and head coach at the Bude Surfing Experience in pursuit of finding a career in London as a photographer.

In this episode he leaves his surfing lessons and gets on a boat in search of sharks in the Bude area with local shark conservationist Richard Peirce. Using a shark cage he gets into the water with a snorkel and mask after throwing chum into the water to try and attract the sharks only to be met with a beautiful pod of dolphins.

>> Local shark expert Richard Peirce talks about the sharks in Britain

Surf coach Scott Marshall of BSX featured in a BBC documentary – Part 2

In 2006 Scott appeared in a four part documentary aired on BBC1. Episode 2 shows Scott surfing and running surf lessons with the surf school on Summerleaze beach in Bude. Shot in High Definition it shows how lovely the North coast of Cornwall really is. When the sun is shining there really is no better place in the world to go surfing than Bude.

Once here learning to surf couldn't be easier. There are plenty of surf schools running surf lessons and many beaches to choose from but we think having a surf lesson with Scott and his instructor crew on Summerleaze beach should be your number one choice. Oursurf school on Summerleaze beach is a great place to learn to surf as it is one of the friendliest and safest surfing beaches. Book a surf lesson today and make your way down to Bude for the best surf experience of your life.

The documentary highlights life around the ocean and Scott's choice on choosing a career as a photographer in London or a surf coach in Cornwall. Come and see for yourself how beautiful it is here and you will understand why his choice was such a hard one to make. Surfing in Bude is not just a summer thing. surfing is available all year round. All surf equipment is provided including winter wetsuits, wetsuit boots, gloves and hood.

Surf coach Scott Marshall of BSX featured in a BBC documentary

Owner of the Bude Surfing Experience Scott has been surfing on Summerleaze beach for thirty years. He has also been involved in surf instruction and teaching people to learn to surf for over two decades. Surfing has been a huge part of his life and passing on the knowledge he has learn't through surfing around the world is important to him and his team of surf instructors at the surf school.

Scott has been running the surf school in Bude for over twelve years and is committed as Head surf coach at the surf school to the provide only the best surf lessons for all those who participate. He believes the combination of surf instructors, the equipment and the location of the surf school in Cornwall together with the facilities offer the best surf experiences and the highest quality surf lessons for beginner and improver surfing.

Scott's other passion in photography. For a while Scott went to London to study photography and featured in a documentary on the BBC called the Great British Summer where he was faced with a big decision on whether to carry on running the surf school in Cornwall or making it as a photographer in London. There are four parts to the documentary featuring Scott and other characters in Bude and it highlights what a beautiful part of Cornwall Bude is for surfing.

Easter Surf Lessons with BSX surf school

Book your holiday in Bude, cornwall this Easter and learn to surf with the Bude Surfing Experience. We are running surfing lessons everyday throughout the Easter holidays on Summerleaze beach in Bude. Summerleaze beach is Bude's main beach and is becoming the place to be if you want to go...