Alan Stokes has come forward to support the Joe Way Paddle for Life and has signed the Relentless surfboard being raffled at Hendra Holiday Park, Newquay’s five star touring and static van accommodation provider.
Alan was involved at the start of Joe’s website in June 2008 when he joined over 50 surfers who stuck the website logo onto their boards. Although Alan will be competing away during the Newquay paddle on the 5th of September his sister Lottie will be flying the flag at the event.
CLICK HERE to see Alan’s interview with The Times to see what makes him tick.
Tom Butler another Newquay legend has endorsed the Paddle for life concept and added his support. Tom took Joe’s Banner out to Sri Lanka to promote Joe’s story and was joined by Alan stokes in spreading the word. Tom and his family have been supporting the Way family with fundraising right from the start.
CLICK HERE to see Tom’s interview with The Times to see what makes him tick.
Star of ITV’s “The Bill”, Ben Richards, and long board champion Ben “Skindog” Skinner took to the waves to launch the “Joe Way Paddle for Life”. Ben Richards enjoyed some surf lessons from Europe’s finest and the duo signed one of Skin dog’s concept boards which is a one off never to be made again display board.
“This board was made through our research and development of our new Carbon Rail Technology. We used the highest end materials to make the lightest most high performance board I have ever seen. It is like an F1 racing car. Not made for durability, and was purely made to see how light we could go that turned into a piece of art. When you pick this board up, you will not believe the weight of it. It’s definitely a one off board that is for the wall, and we are glad to see it go to such a worthy cause”.
Photo's of Ben Richards learning to surf can be found in the gallery section.