Jake is a local lad, born and bread in Braunton. He has been in love with the ocean from an early age and started to compete in Surf Lifesaving as a young grom. His father was a surfer and first taught Jake to surf when he was 11 years old. Jake has a passion for surfing traditional style ‘fish’ surfboards and has spent time learning how to shape and glass boards for himself. Jake has held a beach lifeguard qualification through being a member of local surf lifesaving clubs, but gained his Level 1 surf instructor qualification with us as Surf South West. When Jake is not surfing he is a keen road cyclist and enjoys putting in the miles on his bike around North Devon.