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Month October, 2007

Top Ten Climb Spots

Climber on an indoor wall

What are the  best climbing destinations in Cornwall? Opinions differ and it's a matter of personal choice but we think our top ten will take some beating.With so many fantastic places to climb in Cornwall, it’s a tough task whittling them down to just ten. In pursuit of this list we’ve spoken to experienced rock climbers and local know-it-alls who

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Categories: Rock Climbing

Number Four for Denzil

Kitesurfer Denzil Williams takes off

Cornish kitesurfer Denzil Williams finished an admirable fourth place on the 2007 UK Pro Tour, following the British Kite Surfing Association’s final event at Hayling Island in early October.The St Blazey kiter narrowly missed out on a podium finish on the tour won again by Lewis Cranthern from Worthing.A special mention should also go to Cornwall’s Dreya

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Marathon Man

Snowdonia Marathon runners

An adventurer from Falmouth will push his body to the limits when he attempts six gruelling mountain and coastal marathons in just six months.Falmouth student Martin Holland, who is a relative novice at off-road running, will take on one marathon a month throughout the winter and early spring to raise money and awareness for the World Wildlife Fund.The 23-year-old,

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El Capitan Speed Climb Record

Climbers set speed climbing record on El Capitan

It’s not often that we tell tales of adventures from the other side of the world but this stunning photo made the story impossible to resist.It shows climbers Alexander and Thomas Huber on the Nose of El Capitan, in Yosemite National Park, California USA, where they set a new speed-climbing record of 2hr 45min 45sec.It took Warren J Harding, Wayne Merry and George

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Lifesaving World Championships Come to Cornwall

Lifesavers compete

Cornwall will host the Rescue 2010 Lifesaving World Championships at Fistral Beach in Newquay, following an announcement by the International Life Saving Federation (ILS) in Oporto, Portugal on 1 October.The prestigious event will welcome competitors and spectators from around the globe to Cornwall’s word famous surfing beach.The Lifesaving World Championships

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Categories: Adventure Sports

Atlantic Coast Challenge

Atlantic Coast Challenge

Over twenty runners and walkers completed the unique Atlantic Coast Challenge in early October. The challenge, held over three days, covered a staggering 76 miles. That’s three marathons, in three days.Men and women from all over the UK, and of all ages, took part in the first event of this kind in Cornwall.  The awesome journey started from Porthcothan, near

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Categories: Adventure Sports

Cornish Kitesurfer Takes on the World

Will Bennett gets barrelled

Cornish kitesurfer Will Bennett is making waves in the world of competitive kitesurfing and is currently taking on the best riders on the planet at a contest in Cambuco, Brazil.Watergate Bay local Will Bennett recently flew out to the far north of the tropical country to compete in the Wavemasters event at the Superkite Brasil contest, which is

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Categories: Kitesurfing & Kiteboarding

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