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Month July, 2012

St Ives Biathlon Competitors Battle the Weather

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Despite rain, floods and challenging conditions, the 14th St Ives Biathlon took place on Saturday July 7 and was enjoyed by many, raising over £4500 profit. Organisers – St.Ives Surf Lifesaving Club - with the help of a team of health and safety officials, changed the traditional route for the popular “Open Race” just an hour before the start time, to ensure that

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Categories: Adventure Races

Winter Gets Wildcard Entry into the Boardmasters

Surfer Russ Winte rFistral

Newquay surfer Russell Winter will aim to reclaim the title of Boardmasters Champion this summer, thanks to wild card entry into the event.Winter is one of three Cornish surfers, along with Oli Adams from Newquay and Jayce Robinson from St Ives, to get the call up for the event usually reserved for the very best professional surfers on the world tour.The surfer, who is

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Categories: Surfing

Want to be a ski or snowboard instructor in Canada?

Ski Instructor

Adventurous individuals from Cornwall who dream of taking to the slopes this winter are being invited to apply for ski instructor internship programmes in Canada. Cornwall based firm The Winter Sports Company is on the lookout for suitable young people to fill positions in Sun Peaks Resort in Canada. Recruitment for 2013/14 is taking place between June and October 2012

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Categories: Adventure Sports

Swim, Kayak or Paddle Board the Ecover Blue Mile

Blue Mile

People are invited to swim, sayak or stand up paddle board the Ecover Blue Mile to be held on Plymouth's historic waterfront on the opening weekend to the Marine City Festival between 08 and 09 September 2012. The Ecover Blue Mile is a mass-participation water sports event designed to get the nation feeling good whilst getting active and raising vital funds to support

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Categories: Adventure Races

Ainslie and Team GBR Look Forward to the Olympics

Ben Ainslie

We're getting excited about seeing Cornwall's sailing superstar Ben Ainslie in action at the Olympics in a few weeks. To help us get fired up for the world class sailing events taking place just up the coast in Weymouth and Portland we've been watching this video featuring the Olympic sailing quad in Scandia Team GBR. The video features a compilation of the Skandia Team

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Categories: Sailing

Surfboat Racing Returns to Watergate Bay

Surfboat Racing in Cornwall

Surfboat racing returns to Watergate Bay, North Cornwall on Saturday 14 July 2012 with teams eager to prove themselves at one of the sport’s most challenging venues. The Extreme Academy will host crews from across the UK taking part in the third of five events in the UK Surf Rowers League (UKSRL) Summer Series. Originating from Australia, the oar-powered surf

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Categories: Adventure Races

Super Yachts Race in the Pendennis Cup

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Some of the world's most exclusive yachts have been racing off the Cornish coast in this year's Pendennis Cup. Sailing fans have been treated to some fast-paced action in exciting conditions off the coast of Falmouth. The racing is organised by the Royal Cornwall Yacht Club, with the yachts cruising past the coastline running from Gull Rock, north of the Roseland

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Categories: Sailing

Newquay Surfers Win Team Challenge

Surfer Russ Winte rFistral

The Parking Eye Sundown Team Challenge, part of the UK Pro Surf Tour held at the end of June, drew a crowd of eager spectators, who braved torrential rain and storms to experience the incredible atmosphere as local, national and international surfers competed in a series of challenges. The Parking Eye Sundown Team Challenge was won by Avit, a team that included

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Categories: Surfing

Bodyboard Wedge Air Show Ready for Take Off

Bodyboarding at Tolcarne Wedge

The best British bodyboarders will converge on Tolcarne Beach, Newquay on July 7-8 for the second stop of the Autosleepers British Bodyboard Club Competition Tour.   The event is one of the tour’s favourite stops due to the waves at Tolcarne seemingly always serving up good tubes and ramps for the competitors to display their gymnastic array of moves.   Rob

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Categories: Surfing


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