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Join Phil Vickery on an “Adventure of a Lifetime”

Phil Vickery

Cornish born Rugby World Cup winner Phil Vickery, aka the Raging Bull, says that growing up in Cornwall inspired a sense of adventure and spurred him on to become a top sportsman. The rugby legend opened up about adventure being part of his life from a young age as the head of a new national rugby competition on behalf of Sharp’s Brewery. Phil started his career

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Sharp’s Brewery Launches Campaign to Inspire Adventure


Cornwall based Sharp’s Brewery aims to inspire a sense of adventure with its latest campaign offering people a chance to join a number of adventures in Cornwall. As part of its ‘There’s an Adventure Brewing’ campaign, Sharp’s Brewery is giving people the opportunity to win a place on one of five unique and extraordinary adventures in 2015. Research

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Alan Stokes Wins Single Fin Classic Invitational

Alan Stokes surfing in the Reef Single Fin Classic Invitational

Alan Stokes kicked off the 2015 contest season with an impressive win at the Reef Single Fin Classic Invitational at Fistral Beach in Newquay in March. The Newquay surfer took top honours in the retro board surf contest organised as part of the Approaching Lines International Festival of Surf - a curated festival of surf film, photography art and creative surfing in

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Three Cornish Sailors Selected to be Skipper’s in World’s Longest Ocean Race

Yacht sailing in the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race

Three skippers from Cornwall will lead a crew of amateur sailors through Mother Nature’s toughest environments in the 40,000 nautical mile ocean odyssey, the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race. Huw Fernie, from Falmouth, Ashley Skett from Newquay, and Peter Thornton, from Gorran Haven, will take on the huge physical and mental challenge, the only event of its

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Categories: Blog , Sailing

BF Adventure Awarded £53,000 by Children in Need

Child abseiling at BF Adventure

Halvasso based charitable outdoor centre BF Adventure has been awarded a £53,783 grant by BBC Children in Need to deliver and develop their learning difficulty and disability provision. The charity says that the funds, over two years, will "help make a difference to the lives of disadvantaged children and young people right here in Cornwall". BF Adventure have

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Watermen to Compete at Legends of the Bay

Stan Up Paddle Boarder at Extreme Academy Legends of the Bay

Some of the nation's top watermen will battle it out for title of 'Legend of the Bay' in a combined kitesurf and stand up paddle board event to be held at Watergate Bay on the weekend of 18 & 19 April. Launched in 2013 ‘Legend’ brings together stand-up paddle boarders (SUP) and kitesurfers for one big weekend. Competitors can choose to enter one or both of the

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Categories: Adventure Sports , Blog , Kitesurfing & Kiteboarding

Cornwall Spaceport Potential Boost for Global Adventure

Cornwall Newquay Spaceport Illustration

Excitement is mounting at the prospect of a Spaceport being considered for development in Cornwall. As well as offering commercial flights into space, a Cornwall Spaceport would slash journey times to far-flung destinations and open up access to a whole range of global adventures. Estimated journey times - via space - from Newquay to Sydney in Australia would be

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Watergate to Host SUP Championships

BSUPA stand up paddle board competitor

Britain’s best stand up paddle surfer will be crowned National Champion at Watergate Bay in Cornwall in early October. The sixth annual British Stand Up Paddle Association (BSUPA) National Championships will once again be hosted by the Extreme Academy on the weekend of 4 and 5 October 2014. Stand up paddle (SUP) boarding is one of the fastest growing water sports

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Polzeath Gears Up for Longboard Classic

Richard Balding Longboard Surfer at Jesus Longboard Classic

The 8th annual Jesus Longboard Classic will be held in Polzeath, North Cornwall over the weekend of 11th-12th October, and expectations are high for more great surfing after the success of previous years. It’s a great contest for both those who have not entered a competition before and for those who are seasoned contest surfers. The Jesus Longboard Classic has a

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Ocean Film Festival Comes to Cornwall

Whale Shark at the Ocean Film Festival

Theatre goers are invited to immerse themselves in the wonders of the ocean when the The International Ocean Film Festival UK comes to Hall For Cornwall in Truro on Thursday 04 September. A truly stunning selection of ocean films will be available to watch during the one-night festival. This extraordinary collection documents the beauty and power of the ocean, and

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