In pictures: Team GB surfing event at Thurso

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A surfing competition which helped in the selection of the Great Britain team for the Tokyo Olympics took place in Caithness at the weekend.

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image captionThe qualification event at Thurso was postponed last year due to the Covid pandemic
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image captionThe event took place at the weekend under recently relaxed Scottish government lockdown rules
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image captionScottish, English and Welsh surfing federations each had four women and four men competing
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image captionIt was the first time the event had been held in Scotland since 1992
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image captionCaithness last hosted the qualifier in the 1980s
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image captionThurso on the north Caithness coast is renowned for its surfing conditions
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image captionThe surfers competed for six spots on the GB Team going to an Olympic qualifier in May
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image captionSurfing will make its Olympic debut at the delayed 2020 Tokyo Olympics this summer
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image captionThe weather was cold, but the sea conditions were good for the surfers

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