Surfers take to waves to raise cash for charity 2009: Involved Donrsquot

Surfers take to waves to raise cash for charity

Get involved DON&rsquoT worry, the Tyneside coast hasn&rsquot been invaded by surfing sea monsters.

This water-bound beastie was among 50 wacky fundraisers who took to the waves in fancy dress. Dressed in everything from skeleton suits to raincoats, the beach lovers were raising money in memory of cancer victim Angela Frazer, who died after a seven-year battle with the disease. Angela&rsquos brother Danny Allott organised the event at Tynemouth Longsands beach. And the group raised hundreds of pounds for the Breast Cancer Campaign and Marie Curie Cancer Care. Angela, 38, a mum-of-two, of North Shields, died in November after a long fight against breast cancer.

Danny, 20, a surfing instructor who lives in Tynemouth, said: &ldquoWe are in this surfing competition for a very personal reason and will also be participating in the Great North Run.

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