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In pictures: Newquay Boardmasters surf and music festival
5 August 2010
Last updated at 13:25
Check out images from Cornwall as the Boardmasters sport and music festival gets into full swing.
The Boardmasters event is in full swing in Newquay - the five day sport and music festival got off to a cloudy start on the first day though.
But that didn't stop the action kicking off with some of the world's best surfers enjoying reliable 3-4ft waves throughout the day.
Taking shelter from the wind - these spectators had the right idea bringing along a tent. The festival also includes live music, with acts like Chase and Status, Plan B and Tinie Tempah.
Marc Lacomare, the European Junior Champion, got the highest single scoring wave of the opening day (8.50).
Newcastle's Sam Lamiroy also booked himself a place in the next round of the competition, as did Russell Winter - the UK's most successful surfer.
New Zealand's Jay Quinn also put in a good performance, scoring 15.00 and qualifying top in his heat.
Lifeguard trucks keep a look out over the beach at Newquay. The surf competition goes on until 8 August, while the live music takes place this Friday and Saturday.
For those who like to stay on dry land, the Boardmasters features a top skateboard competition with participants up against a 40ft ramp. There's also a BMX event and a bikini babe competition.
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