We’re pleased to show our support for a hand-picked group of creative individuals with surfing at the core of their lives. Get to know them as we follow their competitions, trips, passions and adventures throughout the year - sharing their stories and journeys along the way. 

Luke Dillon

Location: Newquay, Cornwall

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Luke is one of Britain’s most successful men's competitive shortboard surfers both in the UK and internationally in recent years. His list of achievements are impressive with highlights including being the youngest ever winner of the British National Mens Open Surfing Championship and the UKPSA Mens Surf Tour. He’s also picked up numerous prestigious awards including Men's International Competitor Of The Year’ (Carve Magazine) and ‘Services To The Sport Of Surfing’ (UKPSA). 

"When I was a kid, it was awesome watching all the International Pro Surfers coming to Newquay and competing, I tried to surf with them as much as possible, and I loved watching the contest and the buzz that surrounds it. It’s an honour to be a Boardmasters Ambassador, and to surf an International event on my home beach is pretty special." - Luke Dillon


Lucy Campbell

Location: Woolacombe, North Devon

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Lucy has multiple Women’s competitive shortboard titles under her belt, including UK Pro Surf Tour Champion & British Nationals Champion. She’s one of the UK’s brightest hopes and she’s set her sights on getting to the top!

“I’m so happy to be an Ambassador for Boardmasters! It is always one of my favourite events of the year, the atmosphere on the beach is just amazing.” - Lucy Campbell

We’re super stoked to show our support for Lucy and can’t wait to see her shredding at Fistral this summer!


Tassy Swallow

Location: St Ives, Cornwall

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Tassy's competitive career includes numerous British, English & Cornish Championship titles throughout her competitive Junior career. Over the years, she has developed her love of the sport in order to coach the British Groms on behalf of Surfing England, recently representing in the California World Games. As a passionate free surfer, Tassy also focuses her coaching skills to empower women and young girls, through her own surf club in her hometown of St.Ives. She is a firm believer of the benefits of surfing, fitness and blue spaces being used to increase mental health wellbeing, and shares this passion across Cornwall and beyond.

"Boardmasters is one of the highlights of my year and I feel so lucky to have it right on my doorstep! Surfing all day, music all night, making memories with friends and camping out on the Cornish coastline. Come & live the Cornish dream life with me at Boardmasters this summer!" - Tassy Swallow



Location: Perranporth, Cornwall

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Surfing since the age of 3, Ben lived in Jersey until the age of 10 when he moved to Cornwall and began to turn his passion of surfing into a career. Now surfing professionally with multiple British & International Longboard titles under his belt - Ben surfs full time alongside running Skindog Surfboards and School. A regular and much loved face at Boardmasters, he loves nothing more than being with his family and sharing passion for surfing. There must be something in the genes, as Ben's son Lukas Skinner is swiftly rising up the ranks as one of the UK's most exciting groms. 

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