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Month August, 2011

Get your tickets to the Adventure Big Ball!


All the extreme sports industry need to let their hair down at the end of the season -  I know, I know, it seems like September is a long way off to start thinking about your well deserved end of season party, but considering you’ll all be working your socks off for the next two months, you’ll need something to look forward to!  Adventure Activities Cornwall has

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Time to Support English Surfing!


The English Surfing Federation (ESF) has finalised its selection of the English team to take part in the European Surfing Championships in Bundoran on the west coast of Ireland between September 23 and October 2 2011. Now they need the support of the surfing industry!The team which consists of a large percentage of Newquay surfers are entering the final stages of their

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Categories: Surfing

Ainslie seals sailing test event gold in style


Ben Ainslie sealed his Olympic sailing test event victory in style on Saturday (13 August), winning his final medal race to end the Weymouth and Portland International Regatta with a 31 point winning margin in the Finn class.Iain Percy and Andrew Simpson ensured a second podium spot of the day for the Brits, winning their medal race in the Star class to take silver and

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Motocross Stunt Show in Truro


Three of the UK’s finest freestyle motocross riders will be stunning crowds in Truro on Sunday the 14th August with three jaw-dropping displays in aid of LARF Cornwall.The event will start at 3pm on Sunday at Lemon Quay with live music from Sandfire Siren who recently supported Pendulum at this years Eden Sessions.At 5.30pm Jamie Squibb and Kona Hellier with guest rider

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Categories: Charity Adventures

Animal Bike tour to hit Falmouth Week


The Animal Bike Tour, will be visiting  the Henri Lloyd Falmouth Week 2011 on Wednesday 10th August with shows taking place at 11.30am, 1.30pm, 3.30pm, 5.30pm and 6.35pm after the Red Arrows Air Display.One of the best FREE events to go to this summer, the show mixes the incredible skill, control and balance of trials riding with the spectacular aerial style of dirt jump

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Henri Llloyd Falmouth Regatta week countdown begins


The excitement is ratcheting up in Falmouth with the start of the Henri Lloyd Falmouth Week beginning on Saturday 6th August and finishing seven days later. The Falmouth week has developed into the largest regatta in the South West, rivalled only by Cowes Week. It provides a racing schedule to challenge the most competitive sailors, yet retains a ‘fun and friendly’

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World Surfing Talent in Newquay for Boardmasters


Top talent in surfing, skateboarding and live music will descend on Newquay this month when the Relentless Energy Drink Boardmasters Festival rolls into town. Now in it's 30th year, the festival promises to be the biggest and best yet with a fantastic line-up of live music acts, skate contests and surfing from some of the world's top surf professionals. The Relentless

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Categories: Surfing

English Channel Charity Surfboard Paddle Success


Four hardy surfers completed a marathon paddle across the English Channel on Tuesday 26 July, and raised almost £3000 for the charity Surf Relief UK. After being beaten by the weather in 2010 and earlier in 2011, the foursome finally completed the 23 miles from Dover to Cap de Griz in France in a very quick time of 5hrs and 23minutes. They just had time for a very

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Categories: Expeditions

Russell Winter Wins the NIKE 6.0 NIGHT SURF


Newquay surfer and current leader Russell Winter added another title to his collection when he won the Nike 6.0 Night Surf in held at fistral Beach in July. Winter’s unrivalled competition experience and knowledge of his home break allowed him to dominate the competition and pick up a cool £3k for his effort. In the Longboard category Ben Skinner showed off his

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Categories: Surfing

Cornish Kitesurfer Joins World’s Elite

Kitesurfer Lee Harvey

West Cornwall wave kitesurfer Lee Harvey, aka Pasty has been selected to compete on the Kite Surf Pro world tour. The Penzance kitesurfer was selected after extensive voting by members of the International Kiteboarding Association, industry partners and the world’s kitesurfing media who were asked to submit their Top 15 male and Top 8 Female kitesurf wave

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Categories: Kitesurfing & Kiteboarding

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