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Month April, 2010

Grand Prix of the sea comes to Penzance


Britain’s most exciting new motorsport, the Powerboat P1 SuperStock Championship, launches its 2010 season in Penzance on May 22-23. Hosting the best UK powerboat racing teams in Mounts Bay for an action-packed weekend both on and off the water, Cornwall will see some of Britain’s biggest thrillseekers tackling the elements and manoeuvre through the unforgiving

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English Surfing Champs come to Watergate


One of the UK’s longest-running surfing competitions returns to Cornwall’s Watergate Bay in May. The Extreme Academy will host the 38th edition of the Protest English National Surfing Championships - an event which attracts some of the country’s best surfers - on the weekend of 1st and 2nd May 2010.Organised by the English Surfing Federation (ESF), the event sees

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Cornish Activity Holiday Company Launches

Kayaking Cornwall

A new company promoting active breaks and activity holidays in Cornwall has opened for business in Newquay.Pure Holidays, which aims to inspire more visitors to get active and experience the outdoors while on holiday in Cornwall, officially launched its new service shortly before the Easter break.The new company combines quality resort style accommodation in Cornwall with

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Flowrider Opens in Cornwall


Surfers headed inland in early April for the launch of the UK’s first Flowrider ‘standing wave’ machine at Retallack Resort & Spa near Newquay. Known as The Loop, the attraction offers boardsports enthusiasts a new place to practice their skills when the surf is flat. The machine creates a ‘wave’ by generating a thin sheet of water, no more than three

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Cornwall Hosts New Kitesurf Race Event

Kitesurfer at Watergate Bay

Britain’s best kitesurfers will start the 2010 championships with a new course racing event in Cornwall in April. Athletes including the current ladies world champion will be at Watergate Bay to compete in the British Kite Surfing Association (BKSA) National Course Racing and Wave Jam. The event, hosted by the Extreme Academy, will be held from Friday 16th to Sunday

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Categories: Kitesurfing & Kiteboarding

Russell Winter Trains Juniors


Europe's most successful surfer Russell Winter showed his continued support for the development of English surfing this weekend by providing free coaching to the English Junior Surfing Team. The Newquay pro surfer used his unparalleled contest knowledge and experience to train England's best up-and-coming young surfers. The Acorn Blue ESF Junior Surfing Team were able to

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Gul Night Surf Returns

Newquay Surfer Mark Harris

The country's top surfers will compete under floodlights in the Gul Night Surf at Fistral Beach in Newquay on the weekend of 18-20 June 2010. Part of the UK Pro Surf Tour, the contest traditionally attracts best British surfers and many international competitors for the very popular midsummer event. Set over three days and three nights the event will hold Men’s,

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Categories: Surfing

Mountain Board Hero Shares His Secrets

Tom Kirkman air

Riders from Cornwall continue to dominate the global mountain boarding scene. At the top of the pile is Tom Kirkman who has won so many world titles we’ve lost count. Here, the Callington hero shares his thoughts on why Cornwall produces the best boarders on the planet. Mountain boarding, also known as all terrain boarding or off road skateboarding is one of the

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