Owen Wright: hang in there, dude

A building swell in the three-to-four foot (1.5 metre) range is pulsing through Lower Trestles this morning, prompting event organizers to call the Hurley Pro at Trestles on at 9am.

Stop No. 6 of 10 on the 2010 ASP Dream Tour, the Hurley Pro at Trestles is the first event to host the newly-formed ASP Top 34 and also plays an integral role in this year’s heated ASP World Title race.

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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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