Glass Butter Beach is not just about great music and beach culture. We’ve got a whole host of the coolest action sports to stoke up the entertainment during each day. Top professional athletes will be on show for Surf, Wake, Skate & BMX and with no other event like it in Wales, you don’t want to miss out on this.
SURFING: Taking place at Hell’s Mouth (Porth Neigwl), one of the most respected surf breaks in the country. We’ve got a great mix of surfers battling it out for the O’Neill Butter Beach Open from 3:00pm to 5:30pm (Roll Over day Saturday 17th, same times). Don’t miss prize giving on the main stage on Friday night at 9:00pm.
We’re also giving you the opportunity to ‘Have a Go’ FREE to GBB Ticket holders, with instruction from 2 of the most respected surf schools in the country; Offaxis & West Coast Surf. DETAILS TO FOLLOW SOON
||WAKEBOARDING: This will take place on the festival’s very own beach and at Glasfryn Wakeparc, with some of the sports best riders. Competing for the Nautique Wake Classic title, riders such as the UK’s Johnny Carne, James Young & Australia’s Scotty Broome will be thrashing it out for the title & share of the prize purse. Junior, Ladies and open categories are also going to be eagerly contested. The competitions take place on Friday 16th at Glasfryn Park 09:00 – 12:00, then on the festival beach at 3:00pm till 5pm. Then on Saturday 17th between 4:30pm 6:30pm on the beach. ‘Have a Go’ sessions are also available for wakeboarding from Offaxis. CLICK HERE FOR MORE DETAILS.|
|SKATEBOARDING: Right in the heart of the festival site in Llanbedrog we’ve got the King Ramps Vert Ramp with some of the countries best riders showcasing the sport to the highest level. Pro riders will be taking full advantage of one of the UK’s most respected ramps positioned in the most spectacular location with the backdrop of Cardigan Bay. There’s a full schedule of skateboarding lined-up & of course the ‘Have A Go’ opportunity is definitely worth getting involved with. CLICK HERE FOR MORE DETAILS.|
|BMX: Joining the skateboarders on the Vert Ramp we’ve got some of the countries finest BMXers ready to rip it up for the Glass Butter Beach crowds. They’ll keep you fixated on the action that starts at 12:00pm and runs through to 8:00pm both on Friday 16th & Saturday 17th on the festival site in Llanbedrog. Bring your own bike and ‘Have a Go’ with top level instruction both on Friday & Saturday. CLICK HERE FOR MORE DETAILS.|
|WAKE SURFING: Wakesurfing is the latest craze out on the water, using the boats wake to create an artificial wave that follows the boat allowing surfers to ride the wave and stay just behind the boat for as long as they keep on the critical section. Great fun and impressive to watch when done well.|
|Other sports that will be available at GBB 13 are:|
|STAND UP PADDLEBOARD: Another great sport that is growing rapidly and available to ‘Have A Go’ at Glass Butter Beach. Known in Hawaii as Hoe he’e nalu, it is an emerging global sport with a Hawaiian heritage. The sport is an ancient form of surfing, and reemerged as a way for surfing instructors to manage their large groups of students, as standing on the board gave them a higher viewpoint. Now a highly respected sport in its own right it has taken the UK shores by storm and Offaxis will be giving you the opportunity ‘Have A Go’ right through the weekend.CLICK HERE FOR MORE DETAILS|
|SPACE HOPPER RACING: And the fun doesn’t stop there, Regardless of your age space hoppers are a great way to enjoy yourself while you are at Glass Butter Beach 2013 . There will be space hopper races organised to take place on the festival beach so look out for the races on the beach. lets see who can hop their way to the finish line first.|
| BEACH VOLLEYBALL: Everyone love’s a game of beach volleyball and what better place to get stuck into the fun than at GBB.13.