Isle of Wight sports

Residents on the Isle of Wight love their sport, it’s another one of those things that bring communities together. We published regular updates for cricket, sailing, speedway and football from local clubs.

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Hurricane Wilma Brings Great Surf to IOW

Hurricane Wilma Brings Great Surf to IOW

Thanks to Hurricane Wilma, there’s a big swell looming in the Atlantic, which should make things interesting for the Saltrock IOW Pro championships, part of White Air Festival taking place later this week. If

Tuesday, 25th October, 2005 9:39am

By Sally Perry

White Air Festival 2005

White Air Festival 2005

Experience four days of crazy extreme sports at the ‘UK’s Premier Extreme Sports festival’ which brings together the elite to compete in the championships of 14 awesome watersports and landsports. From the sheer radical

Monday, 17th October, 2005 10:06am

By Sally Perry

Video Footage of the Chicane Blast (and Podcast)

Video Footage of the Chicane Blast (and Podcast)

After being rained on in the morning and having to take to bed for the afternoon, my dear husband went down to the Cascade to shoot some video of the crazy folk who are

Sunday, 2nd October, 2005 4:56pm

By Sally Perry

Chicane Blast Off

Chicane Blast Off

Set up’s now complete and trials are well under way. Road conditions dry …. but some finding it hard to get round the switchback without crashing or sliding into

Friday, 30th September, 2005 4:15pm

By Sally Perry

Jeromino …

Just took a quick trip to the cascade and the Whiteairguys are now setting up and hope to start trials around 3ish. Check back later for pictures and vox

Friday, 30th September, 2005 1:00pm

By Sally Perry

Chicane Blast Gravity Racing

A new event to the White Air is the ‘Gravity Racing’. Street luge, Butt Board, Skate, Mtboard and Gravity Bikes make up the disciplines, and these will race head on in the finals of

Thursday, 29th September, 2005 9:38pm

By Simon Perry

Gravity Racing

Gravity Racing

The weekend starts early in Ventnor, as tomorrow sees the return of the UK Gravity Sports Association Gravity Racing down the cascade in Ventnor. Trials start at noon and the races take place on

Thursday, 29th September, 2005 11:50am

By Sally Perry