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The Bodyboard-Depot Director, British Team Coach, Bodyboarding Head Coach
Years surfing: 20
Rob Barber is the editor of ThreeSixty, the most respected bodyboard magazine in Europe. He has been at the very core of British bodyboarding for as many years as most can remember. In his fourteen years of coaching Rob has taught thousands the ways of the boogie, right from first time beginners to members of the national team. His experience, knowledge and ability are second to none.
Rob has represented Britain and England and won more than 25 events including; British Cup Champion, British Bodyboard Club Championship Winner, ThreeSixty Series Winner, Virgin Cola Surf Tour Winner. He finished 1995 as the highest ranked European in the world professional ratings after placing 22nd in World Champs in Hawaii. He was the 2010 British Senior Champion.
Coaching Qualifications and experience:
BSA level 3 surf coach, Coached the British team at the World Surfing Games in Portugal 1998, Brazil 2000, South Africa 2002, Ecuador 2004, California 2006, coached the English team at the European Champs in France 2000, coached/managed the English Junior team France 1999, 2002 and Morocco 2009. Head coach of the ESF surf school since 1998, ran Rob Barbers Bodyboarding School since 1997.
Employment: The Bodyboard-Depot, Rip Curl English Surfing Federation, Rob Barber's Bodyboard School, ThreeSixty Magazine