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12/02/2014 05:59 GMT | Updated 12/02/2014 07:00 GMT

UK Weather: Daredevil Windsurfers Brave Cornish Sea Despite Storm-Force Conditions (VIDEO)

Ten of the world's best windsurfers braved huge waves and 80mph winds off the Cornwall coast as they battled it out for the crown of Red Bull Storm Chase Champion.

Embracing storm-force winds, frosty temperatures and rip-snorting swells, the waveriding daredevils were competing in the final round of the Red Bull contest, which saw France's Thomas Traversa triumph over the tides.