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Month November, 2013

Luis Eyre Wins Thurso Surf Festival 2013

Surfer Alan Stokes

Luis Eyre wins this year’s Thurso Surf Festival held at Thurso East. In what was considered by many the best waves ever for a British surf contest. 6 – 8 ft perfect off shore barrelling waves. Luis commented “It has been a fantastic event; some of the best waves I have ever surfed in an event against the best surfers in the UK. I have enjoyed coming to Thurso

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Categories: Blog , Surfing

Photo Emerges of Kelly Slater in Cornwall

Surfer Kelly Slater in Cornwall

Kelly Slater posts a photo of himself at a surf contest in Newquay, Cornwall when he was a 14-year-old in 1986. Who could have known then that Kelly Slater would become the world's most successful ever surfer? In his posts he recalls hi experience of surfing in 'cold' water at Fistral Beach. kellyslater's photo on Instagram (Someone sent me this one. A pic from 1986 in

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Categories: Blog , Surfing

New Marine Conservation Zones for Cornwall

Marine wildlife - spiny lobster

Great news for Cornwall today as four areas around the coastline have been designated as Marine Conservation Zones. Padstow Bay, Whitsand & Looe Bay, the Upper Fowey Estuary a collection of sites in the Isles of Scilly have now been given protected status by the Government. The four areas in Cornwall are among 27 new Marine Conservation Zones created nationwide to

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Categories: Blog , Environment

Vote for the 2014 Adventurer of the Year!

Vote every day for the People's Choice Adventurers of the Year until January 31, 2014. We will announce the winner in February 2014. Click here to vote: http...Elliot Walker's insight:Adventurer of the year: surely there are a few people from Cornwall who would fit the bill. Any big wave surfers we should nominate?See on

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Categories: Adventure Sports

Twitter / EarthBeauties: Surfing in Norway …

NorwaySurfing

Surfing in Norway http://t.co/Ri3dOLOVy0Elliot Walker's insight:Incredibly beautiful photo of surfing in Norway. It's chilly in Cornwall today... but not that chilly!See on

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Categories: Adventure Sports

Perfect Conditions for Jesus Longboard Classic 2013

Richard Balding Longboard Surfer at Jesus Longboard Classic

Longboard surfers enjoyed near perfect conditions for the final event of the Jesus Surf Series, the Jesus Longboard Classic, which took place in Polzeath over the weekend of October 19 and 20th. Despite the forecast for howling winds and strong rain, Saturday’s conditions were clean, cross/offshore and for most of the day sunshine blessed the contest venue of

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Categories: Blog , Surfing


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