Brought up in Cornwall, Alex went to college in Falmouth and still lives and works in Polzeath, where he designs and builds his own boards. Alex will be competing on a specially branded Cornish Bed Company paddle board and is training hard in the four featured disciplines —SUP Surfing, SUP Racing Technical, SUP Racing Distance and Paddleboard Racing Technical and Distance.
Senior Manager at The Cornish Bed Company, Garry Smith, said "To support a fellow Cornishman is a great honour for us. We are very proud to hand make our Victorian beds in Cornwall and are always looking to support local talent. We hope Alex all the very best in Fiji and look forward to watching him compete."
Alex said "I am very excited to be representing the The Cornish Bed Company and would like to thank them for their support."