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Cornwall Surfers Score at Boardmasters

Surfer Ben Skinner Claims His Win at Boardmasters

Cornwall's surfers put on a fantastic show for the crowds at this year's Boardmasters contest at Fistral Beach, with local surfers Ben Skinner winning the Longboard division and Alan Stokes finishing second in the Open. Competing against surfers from all over the world, in challenging storm waves caused by Hurricane Bertha, the Cornish surfers showed their strength

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World Class Surfers Head to Boardmasters 2014

Boardmasters surfing

Some of the world's best surfers will take on Cornwall's finest wave riders during the Boardmasters festival at Newquay's Fistral Beach from 06-10 August. The surf, skate and music festival returns to Newquay with an action packed schedule which will welcome world-class athletes from all around the globe to compete in five days of thrilling competition. The

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Neil Eddy Wins Stithians Triathlon

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Cornish triathlete Neil Eddy raced to a comfortable victory against a record number of competitors at the Tempus Leisure Stithians Triathlon at the end of July. Neil Eddy, who competes for team Cycle Logic, comfortably won after gaining an impressive lead on the cycle part of the standard distance triathlon. The Triathlon was the seventh event in the Tempus

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Butler Reigns Supreme at the Night Surf

Tom Butler Wins Night Surf 2014

Newquay surfer Tom Butler showed his wave riding prowess to win the Night Surf 2014 contest at Fistral Beach during the first week of July. Sunshine and surf welcomed competitors and spectators to the beach for one of the most popular events on the UK Pro Surf Tour with heats running over two days. In the Beach Bum Under14 Boys, UKPSA Under 12 Champion Stanley

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Polo on the Beach Pulls in the Crowds

Action at Polo on the Beach

This year’s Veuve Clicquot Polo on the Beach at Watergate Bay was a huge success with a record number of spectators turning out to watch the display of equine skill. Now in its eighth year, the popular sporting event hosted by Watergate Bay Hotel kept the crowds entertained with a series of polo matches and entertainment over the first weekend in July. On Saturday

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Elite Watermen Complete Celtic Crossing

Glenn Eldidge in Ocean Ski during the Celtic-Crossing

It was billed as an epic challenge. A race from the Isles of Scilly to Sennen in Cornwall using only paddle power. And the event lived up to the hype as eight wold class athletes completed the 50km paddle in May. The watermen and women, made up of world champion surf lifesavers, surfers and stand-up paddle boarders, paddled against the clock across the notoriously

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Active Attractions at Fal River Festival

Fal River Festival Castle to Castle swim

Falmouth University Fal River Festival is now in full swing with a a line-up of over 150 events for the annual 10-day festival of sports, arts, music and drama events taking place at various locations around the Fal River. The Festival started on Friday the 23rd May, with an opening party at Events Square in Falmouth - an evening filled with local food, music and

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St Ives Surfer Wins National Championships

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St Ives surfer Jayce Robinson was crowned 2014 English champion after a spectacular performance at the English National Surfing Championships at Watergate Bay in May. The talented surfer finished in top spot despite fierce competition from Jobe Harris, Luke Dillon and Russell Winter in n the final of the P20 men's open. Surfers from Cornwall did extremely well in

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Anyone for Spearfishing?

Spearfishing in Cornwall

Spearfishing is not likely to be at the forefront of your mind when you think of activities to do in Cornwall. But spearfishing aficionado Tony Eynon argues that it is a fun and accessible activity which almost anyone can enjoy. As well as making you feel like James Bond, it is a unique activity where you get to see the Cornish coast from a whole

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Surfing Stars Compete for National Title

English National Surfing Championships

The UK’s best surfers will descend on Watergate Bay next month to compete for the chance to be national champion. Firmly established on the European surfing calendar, The English National Surfing Championships takes places from Saturday 3 to Monday 5 May. Hosted by Watergate Bay’s Extreme Academy, the annual event is organised by Surf Science and Technology

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