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human geography, Surfing

2017 Annual CMRG Postgraduate Researcher Presentation prize Winner!

Posted on 19 January 2018 by Lyndsey Stoodley

Last summer I worked on a paper with Professor Anderson to present at the RGS IBG conference in London. It was a pretty daunting experience; a big conference where i didn’t recognise as many names as I should have been able to, in a big city where getting lost seems to always be incorporated into
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California, Collaboration, Fieldwork, human geography, PhD, Surfing, Travel, World Surfing Reserves

International Collaboration: Phase 2

Posted on 13 September 2017 by Lyndsey Stoodley

I’m in California! Phase two of our international collaboration scoping trip is now in full swing. After a quick tour of Hollywood, a stroll along Venice Beach and a few hours spent in L.A traffic, I’m in San Diego to meet with Dr Jess Ponting, Director of the Centre for Surf Research at San Diego
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sound, Surfing

Sounds of surfing

Posted on 29 June 2017 by Lyndsey Stoodley

Boom crash, swoosh. The ocean is well known for its distinguishable sound, the wind, water and waves all moving around, shouting their presence.  Their absence is quickly noticed on a calm day, the stillness almost eerie as the water glistens and the calls of the birds take centre stage. A summers day can sound different
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Fieldwork, Labels, PhD, Surfing, Survey

An interview with a view: Piloting Surf Self Interviews

Posted on 20 June 2017 by Lyndsey Stoodley

As surfing is so integral to the identities of surfers, I’ve been trying to find a way for this to be portrayed in interviews and have recently tested out a prototype quick fire interview with a twist. The interviewee will be the interviewer, and the whole thing will take place on a surfboard in the
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