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Surfers 'ignoring safety warnings'

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With more and more people taking up surfing, lifeguards say many boarders are ignoring safety warnings and missing hazards like strong rip currents and tides.

Newsbeat reporter Briar Burley travels to Newquay in Cornwall to learn how to surf safely.

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