Hundreds of surfing Santas take to waves

A total of 837 people wearing Father Christmas suits created a festive spectacle in Cocoa Beach, south of Cape Canaveral Air Force Station.

Hundreds of surfers dressed as Father Christmas took to the sea in Florida

Video:Hundreds of Father Christmases take to the surf

They took to the water to help raise $35,000 (£29,500) for two local charities – Grind for Life, which helps people with cancer, and the Florida Surf Museum.

Event organisers said more than 10,000 spectators came to watch.

Some Santas showed off their acrobatic skills
Image:Some Santas showed off their acrobatic skills

The Santas were also trying to break the Guinness World Record for the most surfers on one wave.

However, the waves were not big enough.

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