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Address: Hastings Main Road | Bridgetown, Barbados
Phone Number: (246) 228-4785
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Description: Dread Or Dead surf shop is a surfing technical and funtional fashion...
Dread Or Dead surf shop is a surfing technical and funtional fashion retail store. We offer surf lessons, tours and board hire/rental through our surf school Surf In Barbados as well as SUP lessons, tours and hire/rental through our SUP shop SUP In Barbados.
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First time! Loved it! Hooked!

Hadn't planned on surfing during my recent first-time trip to Barbados. Saw the school and thought I'd give it a go. Took about half an hour, but got up and was on the waves... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 26, 2015
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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Hadn't planned on surfing during my recent first-time trip to Barbados. Saw the school and thought I'd give it a go. Took about half an hour, but got up and was on the waves! Loved it so much, I surfed another 3 days in a row! Absolutely hooked! Thanks to Russell and Matthew - great school, great guys, great attitude,... More 

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Tampere, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

We toke surf lesson during our honeymoon, teacher (Matthew i think) was really nice, and even we were first timers, we did manage to stand on board and surf couple of times :)

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Barbados
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

I just wanted to thank Russell for a great two hours of coaching. Wish I had done it sooner. He was really good at quietly encouraging me to work through some bad habits I have picked up and my surfing really came on in a very short space of time. So for all those who love being in the water... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

What a great introduction in surfing! Good value for your money, pick-up service (which was on time) and with interesting conversations. Lucky us: private lesson for only two today! After a short instruction at the beach we directly head into the water, we got feedback after every (try-to-)ride, so we could (try to) better ourselves and we are happy with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Review is for surfboard rental only. If you’re reading this, thanks for contributing to an overall great weekend Russell. Quick response (e-mail), great service (drop off / pick up for no extra fee) and super laid back. Russ is the owner and personally dropped off the boards, answered the phone and made sure we got some waves. From a NYC... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 via mobile

I would highly recommend booking a lesson! My girlfriend and I booked a lesson with Russell which was absolutely amazing!!! I am a complete novice, never surfed before and not much experience of the sea but Russell was knowledgeable and made learning fun! We cycled to pebbles beach to meet Russell however the waves looked poor in his opinion so... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Awesome experience - if you are interested in surfing lessons during your visit to Barbados - I highly recommend Dread or Dead Surf Shop. Experienced instructors, excellent price and excellent value.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

We, rather, my wife has been wanting to do SUP for the last 2 years in Canada. So while on a warm tropical island vacation we decide to try it out. Recommend by our host, Russell provided us with the best first experience in SUP we could have both hoped for. My wife picked it up quickly as I struggled... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Had a great lesson with Russell. He managed to fit me in at very short notice and was very helpful. I'd had a few surf lessons previously but was able to make good progress with some help from Russell.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I along with another couple went out with Russell! He gave us a safety lesson then had us practice getting up in land on the board. Next into the water we went and one by one we paddled to Russell and as a wave came in... The rest was history! We ALL got to our feet... And... More 

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Address: Address: Hastings Main Road | Bridgetown, Barbados
Phone Number: (246) 228-4785
Location: Caribbean  >  Barbados  >  Christ Church Parish

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