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World Belly Boarding Championships 2012

After the furore of the Olympics, what better way to continue Cornwall’s sporting prowess than with the annual World Belly Boarding Championships at Chapel Porth in St Agnes?

Perfect For:
Belly Boarding, Retro Attire
Postcode:
TR5 0NR
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On Sunday 2nd September the North Coast hosts the prestigious tongue-in-cheek event with 200-300 competitors of all ages take to the sea celebrating the origins of British surfing.

The Kit

1 x wooden prone style belly board

1 x retro swimsuit

The Rules

With a ban on wetsuits, those taking part brave the Atlantic in everything from vintage bathing suits to more modern swim kits, with prizes for the best swimwear and swimming hats.

The Events

The hotly-contested categories include the ever-popular Expressions Sessions, as well as categories for seniors, youngsters and juniors. Judges look for the length of ride, wave selection, change of direction, style and the most radical manoeuvres in the critical part of the wave.

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