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Surfing on Scotland’s North Coast

Thurso’s surfing community in Caithness on why their barrelling reef break is one of Europe’s best cold water waves.

The reef break at Thurso on the rugged North Coast of Scotland is one of the best waves in Europe. Helen Mark meets Thurso's surfing community, from the pioneers who began surfing in the 1970s on empty waves, to the up-and-coming young surfers hoping to make Scotland's national squad this year.

Presenter: Helen Mark
Producer: Sophie Anton

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