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Month June, 2010

Sprint into action with 2010 RNLI Summer Sprint

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The RNLI’s Summer Sprint event will attract runners from across the region when it returns to the spectacular Gwithian beach on Thursday 5 August.The running event is one of five taking place across the country during ‘Lifeguard Week’, which highlights the vital lifesaving work carried out by over 150 RNLI Lifeguard units around the coast of the UK. In 2009, RNLI

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Pro Surf tour returns to Arugum Bay

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The UK Pro Surf Tour will once again be returning to Sri Lanka in July this year for the “Sri Lanka Champion of Champions Surf Contest” at Arugam Bay. The 2010 Championships, which take place on 1st to 4th July and will see some of UK’s top professional surfers, international and local Sri Lankan surfers fighting it out to become the ultimate champion. This year as

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Kids hot up for first Triathlon in Cornwall

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Next month (9 July), over 600 school children from all over Cornwall will get the chance to take part in their first triathlon as the Corus Kids of Steel event comes to town. Over 20 schools with pupils aged between 8 and 13 will be taking part in the mini-triathlon at Helston Leisure Centre, involving swimming, cycling and running, and the great news is there are still

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Top UK Surfers confirmed for first Flowriding Championships in Cornwall

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The entrant list for the first UK Professional Surfers Flowriding Championships has been announced with some of the country’s finest surfing talent set to test their skills on the recently-opened standing wave at Retallack Resort & Spa near Wadebridge on Thursday 17th June. With a £2000 prize pot up for grabs, the men’s roster includes the following: Russell

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The Gul Night Surf is back at Fistral

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Gul are proud to once again be bringing the one and only original night surf competion in Europe!  The Night Surf will be at Fistral for it’s third stop on it’s nine date tour. Returning for it’s second year on the 18th,19th and 20th of June the much anticipated Gul Night Surf is shaping up to be even more spectacular than the first. Custard Point surfboards are

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Russell Winter Wins the Saltrock Open

Russell Winter in action at the Saltrock Open

Russell Winter is the new Saltrock Open Champion.  The final took place over the weekend of the 30th May in clean, 3 ft sets in a sun soaked Croyde and brought to an end a hard fought and very well supported competition. Russell, who is originally from London but now calls Newquay home has been the English, British and European surfing champion and is generally regarded

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PaddleFree launches its two week kayak adventure

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The PaddleFree 2010 initiative is setting off on a two week kayak adventure around the Cornish coast to help raise money for two worthy groups. Benefitting from PaddleFree 2010 activities are British Divers Marine Life Rescue (BDMLR), a charity who rescue the sea life that finds itself stranded on our coastline, and the Isles of Scilly Veterinary Support Group, a

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Get Flowrider lessons from Greg Lazarus

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In advance of the first UK Professional Surfers Flowriding Championships in Cornwall on June 17th, Greg Lazarus – USA Flowriding Champion – is spending two days coaching and showing off his moves at the Loop Flowrider® at Retallack Resort and Spa, Cornwall.  Greg will be teaching on Tuesday 1st June (6pm-9pm)  & Wednesday 2nd June (3pm-6pm) so make sure you

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ESF Junior, Zak Lawton takes on Europe

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Zak Lawton provided the highlight of the Acorn Blue ESF Junior Surf Team’s 2010 European Junior Championship campaign. The championships took place in Viana do Castelo Portugal from the 7th-16th of May and provided the cream of England’s wave riding talent with the opportunity to go head to head with the best of Europe.  Lawton used a combination of classic and

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