Surfing in Cornwall: there's room for everyone | Photo: Jim Champion

Surfing is a new way of to fight depression in Cornwall. The UK authorities, through the National Health System, are putting up a pilot project to help people with mental health needs.

Surfing is seen by doctors as an excellent sport to regain confidence, self-esteem and restore social interaction.

The patients undergoing the surfing therapy are aged between 12 a 25.

Since 2009, there is also a scheme targeted to armed forces personnel suffering from post traumatic stress disorder.

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Flynnstone Flip: you know the inventor

When it all boils down, the objective is pure and simple – the Kustom Airstrike is about discovering something new; producing surfing so inspired and revolutionary that it breaks all the rules, forever changing the face of surfing as we know it.

This year's Airstrike event has driven surfing to its creative extremes and divided the judges down the middle.

"It was no unanimous decision this year, that's for sure" said Harry Truscott, Kustom's General Manager and one this year's judges.

Watch the video, HERE.

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Gony Zubizarreta: surname of a famous Spanish goalkeeper

The Lusiaves Figueira Pro once again set up shop at the backup site of Praia da Murtinheira and ran through to complete Round Two of competition in clean peaky 3ft (1m) waves. After yesterday’s heat wave conditions, cool winds, rain and heavy cloud cover was a welcome relief to everyone during the morning.

Although slightly smaller, waves were still more than contestable and the remaining surfers in the round enjoyed the fun conditions. Off-shore winds cleaned up conditions during the afternoon to add to a complete day of competitive surfing.

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