The art of backwash surfing in Cornwall

October 7, 2010 | Surfing

Backwash surfing: jumping jack flash pictured

What do you do when the wind and the maritime weather condition halt your surfing day? In Fistral Beach, UK, surfers and bodyboarders decided they really had to hit the water for a sunny session.

So, the Towan Bay and the harbour were the alternatives. Strange? No way. When the backwash of the high tide is great, everything is possible.

As you can see below, locals enjoyed very nice waves and wipeouts, too.

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