Riding the waves

Riding the waves

For some, finding the perfect path in life can be as easy as taking a trip to the beach. Ryan Hervé knew instantly watching surfers at the age of nine, that this was what he would do with his life. A decision that has served him well as he is now the the owner of an established surfboard business that supplies Jersey, the UK and Europe. Once a surfing mecca, Jersey is now reclaiming some of its former glory as the sport grows in popularity and the community searches for new waters and the next great ride. For the dreamers amongst us, its comforting to know that maybe there really is something in the water.

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The Accidental Agent

The Accidental Agent

To Ally Meredith an interest in sport seemed nothing more than a passing hobby, albeit quite a fanatical one. But an introduction to social media at the height of the London Olympics in 2012 launched Ally into the fast-paced world of sports media and what was a passion soon turned into a business model when athletes approached him to help them reach their full potential. Through the creation of his sports media outlet, SportsHUB, Ally now assists a number of aspiring athletes on the cusp of greatness. 

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One detox too far?

One detox too far?

There’s been a lot of buzz lately about turning off your buzz. Escaping from the world of technology for a defined period to re-connect with the physical world around you. Detoxes are no longer limited to fruit juices and colonic irrigation, now to fully recharge we are led to believe that you must be prepared to pull the plug. As if living in Jersey doesn’t make you feel cut off enough from the rest of the world, is a digital detox just one step too far?

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How winners are made

How winners are made

What is it that makes us a winner? That drive to succeed, the need to be the best, the thrill of the chase? Chances are if you embrace competitive sport you will have that edge over others in the boardroom. I’ve decided to challenges some of Jersey’s professional high-flyers to new sporting highs in Jersey to find out just what it is that makes them tick.

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A bay a day

A bay a day

As someone with an aversion to sea swimming, “30 Bays in 30 Days” would be the title of my perfect horror movie. Thankfully, as I remind myself that Jersey waters are not shark infested and actually one of the most beautiful parts of our Island, I now try to overcome this fear and make an effort to dip my toe in at every possible occasion. So what better way to face the waters (and to model some of Jersey’s latest lines of swimwear) than a charity fundraising initiative with the support of the local community!

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The dawn of a new spa experience

The dawn of a new spa experience

It is estimated that we are exposed to some 300 chemicals on a daily basis, many of which are hidden from us and remarkably hard to avoid. Many spas now provide all-natural and chemical free treatments, but few have gone as far as Greenhouse Spa & Fitness in offering their clients the ultimate ‘green’ spa experience. With the comfort that everything in the spa is as toxin free and green as they can possibly make it, this wellness centre is not only good for your wellbeing, but good for the therapists that work there and less harmful to the environment. 

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