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Tom Higson

Tom Higson

Joining the ranks of the Surf Europe team as tea boy back in 2006, Txomin Higson new little on how to make a good cuppa and even less about riding waves. However, over the course of the last 8 years, the beachbreaks of Anglet in SW France have done wonders to his duckdive and subsequently earned the proud Swiss fence-sitter a hard-fought promotion to online editorial assistant.

Recent Articles By Tom

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Backdoor comes to Hossegor

The surf was off its face again for the Quik Pro Hossegor last Sunday. One of Surf Europe’s senior photogs even got to experience his...

Backdoor comes to Hossegor
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Clay Marzo comes to France

YG3 supergrom Clay Marzo has been in town, staying in the Spy house. The eyewear brand has rented a massive Basque-style mansion just round the...

Clay Marzo comes to France
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That'll learn me...

There’s a friend of mine, he doesn’t like to surf when it’s big. Says he suffers from a bad back, and I take great pleasure...

That'll learn me...
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Surf Europe Secrets

A series of mysterious photos were left on Surf Europe’s doorstep last week suggesting SE’s Alex ‘SC’ Laurel has been charging solid 12-foot La Nord,...

Surf Europe Secrets
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Sunburn, spagetti arms and a really sore throat

This week’s been a struggle. I woke up with sunburn, spagetti arms and a really sore throat Monday morning, nothing in the fridge or cupboards...

Sunburn, spagetti arms and a really sore throat
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Dropped in on at the Golden Arches

… Naaaaaarrt!! Rory Jordan and I went to Maccas for lunch yesterday because the weather’s been cold and miserable. The place was heaving with scroaty squeakers....

Dropped in on at the Golden Arches
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Debagged at Volcom European Headquarters

Volcom Wall Art Some mental partying went down for the opening of the new European Volcom headquarters in Anglet, France last night. Volcom founder and CEO...

Debagged at Volcom European Headquarters
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Couple days in Paname

’Sup crazy cats! Just got back from a weekend in gay Paris. The surf has been massive, unrideable, onshore crap in Anglet for the last...

Couple days in Paname
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Booties, who needs 'em?

The most snow the Cote Basque has seen in 20 years. I woke up this morning thinking I’d died and gone to heaven. As it turned...

Booties, who needs 'em?
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Where in hell has winter gone?

I was back in the Swiss Alps for Christmas catching up with the family. Thought I might get some “freshies” in too, for old times’...

Where in hell has winter gone?
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2007 WCT: New faces, New Technology

Apparently the ASP will be introducing video replay technology for the judges for next year’s CT in order to avoid controversy and keep scores as...

2007 WCT: New faces, New Technology
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Globe Secret Machine DVD Review

Globe’s Secret Machine was definitely at the top of my list of video premieres to make this autumn. The trailer was an all-time favourite and...

Globe Secret Machine DVD Review
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Parko wins Quiksilver Pro France

Putting an end to Andy Irons run at four consecutive Quiksilver Pro France titles in the semis and taking out fellow Australian Mick Fanning in...

Parko wins Quiksilver Pro France
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The latest Quik Pro France action

Jérémy Flores takes out Bobby Martinez in round 2 of the Quik Pro France On a last second, nail-biting wave, Jérémy Flores defeated one of the...

The latest Quik Pro France action
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Quik Pro France

The first round of the Quik Pro France got off to an incredible start last Saturday. After starting the contest at La Nord, the world-famous...

Quik Pro France
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Boost Mobile Pro

The Boost Mobile Pro Presented By Hurley is currently underway folks, running from September 12-16 at Lower Trestles, Southern California. With small waves and onshore...

Boost Mobile Pro
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Quiksilver Night Airshow, Anglet

Quiksilver was back in Anglet this year for the 12th edition of the Quik Airshow and one of the biggest highlights of the summer at...

Quiksilver Night Airshow, Anglet
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Smile, you’re on camera!

Smile, you’re on camera! Here’s for some comedy footage I filmed back on 1st April in Anglet. It was another solid day at Les Cavaliers...

Smile, you’re on camera!
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Insight 300 Seconds Short Film Festival, Salle des Bourdaines, Seignosse

August 27th, 2006 Insight 300 Seconds Short Film Festival, Salle des Bourdaines, Seignosse The 3rd edition of the Insight 300 Seconds international short film festival came...

Insight 300 Seconds Short Film Festival, Salle des Bourdaines, Seignosse
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