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Month March, 2008

Walking Trail Unforgettable

Walkers on South West Coast Path

The South West Coast Path is one of three British walking trails to be featured in the newly-published book, Unforgettable Walks to take before you die. People living in Devon have always known the South West Coast Path National Trail is world-class. Now the secret is out - Britain’s longest and best footpath has been included in a new selection of the top

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Categories: Adventure Sports

Saltrock Open Postponed

Surfer at Saltrock Open

The Saltrock Open surf contest, which was due to be held in Croyde over the Easter weekend, has been postponed until the 12-13 April due to lack of swell. With just a small wave predicted for Saturday, along with a howling cross-shore wind and swell from the north – the worst direction for Croyde – the decision was made to delay the contest. 

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Categories: Surfing

Ainslie Wins in Majorca

Ben Ainslie Sails to Victory

The road to Beijing continues to be paved with gold for triple Olympic medallist Ben Ainslie, who clinched victory at the Princess Sofia Trophy in Palma, Majorca with a day to spare. The 31-year-old had an unassailable lead of 26 points at the top of the Finn leader board heading into the final despite only finishing seventh in his first race of the regatta.

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Categories: Sailing

Newquay Adventure Race

Newquay Adventure Race at Lusty Glaze

Almost 70 competitors battled it out in a tough test of fitness, agility, nerve and teamwork in the first ever Newquay Adventure Race at Lusty Glaze Beach in May. A total of 23 teams of three people took up the challenge to get off their sofas and do something active over the Bank Holiday weekend by joining the multi-activity event, which is the first of its kind in

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Categories: Adventure Races

Marines take on Tresco

A team of marines in full gear and carrying 30lbs backpacks will run the Tresco Marathon on the Isles of Scilly on Sunday 13 April 2008. The ten-man, Plymouth based, 42 Commando Royal Marines team is aiming to raise money to improve the lives of the thousands of people living with Cystic Fibrosis, the UK’s most common, life-threatening, inherited disease. Team

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Categories: Adventure Races

Surf Relief Festival is back

Surf Relief

The surf community will be raising funds for Surf Relief UK to give disabled and disadvantaged young people the chance to experience surfing during the White Stuff Surf Relief Festival at Watergate Bay on Saturday 26 July. Skydivers will parachute onto the beach to officially start the festival at 2pm on Saturday 26 July, triggering a packed programme of beach games,

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Categories: Surfing

Coastal Ultra Marathon

Ultra Marathon

Super fit adventurers will take on a gruelling 44-mile cliff path ultra-marathon - the Classic Quarter - from Lizard Point to Land's End at the end of June. The Classic Quarter Ultra Marathon, organised by Endurancelife, was first hosted in 2007 with much success. The challenge is to run, between dawn and dusk, from the southern most, to the western most points of

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Categories: Adventure Races

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