was my first experience of the Severn Bore so Im not in a
position to make any comparisons but I was well impressed!
five year old daughter and I found a spot at Minsterworth and waited
for half an hour for the Big Wave!
was just amazing to see it eventually approach around the
corner and was much bigger than I expected, especially after
hearing this week that it might only be rated as a three star
rather than the four star initially predicted. So
what was it, 3 or 4?
it got nearer, people rushed in front of me so I jumped down to
the next bank below. I soon realised that if I didnt climb
back up again I would get soaked.
the muddy and slippery bank, I made it just in time which meant
that I was too busy to get any close shots!
I can tell you, Ive got a picture of it right there in my
mind! It had to be a four star bore!
daughter was a bit disappointed that none of the surfers present
stood up on their board but I think she enjoyed it too!
weather was perfect for it, it attracted hundreds and hundreds of
spectators and I cant wait for the next big one!
are a couple of photos, not brilliant ones but you can see on the
before and after shots, the sudden increase
of the water level.
on the links below to see Stéphanie's
photos, and more photos taken by Graham Bloomfield:
Pictures - 4 pics)
(More pictures from Graham Bloomfield - 9 pics)
by Stéphanie Ingram
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