SOUL Longboard club scored it for an absolute cracker of a day for its third comp. There were constant 2-5 ft sets coming through Ocean Grove Main beach all day and they were being feathered by a sometimes strong North to North West wind.
With over 60 entries’s there was no time to waste. As per usual the club members had all the tents up and P/A running in no time.
Due to prior commitments by some, the over 50’s were fist to hit the water right on 8am. Larry Hayes put his new board to good use and will be happy with the result.
Surfers had to be on the ball all day to pick the right take off spot due to the size of the swell and the amount of water moving around.
Some great longboard surfing was on display in all divisions, with a particular note to open surfers Dean Cook, Ant Brown, Liam Griggs- Kennelly and Ben Considine. Mel Wright put on a great performance in the Woman’s final as did Lou Mc Sween, Georgia Willard and Morgan Griggs- Kennelly.
The California cup was due to be held on April 20th but due to Maladiction being unable to field a full team it has been postponed until later in the year.
Next club comp will be the 4th comp on the 18th of May. Meet 7am Ocean Grove Main Beach car park.
Last year performed a "vein,vidi,vicci" and brought back the trophy to the beautiful shores of our well beloved Southern Ocean. This year we will challenge Maladjusted and Malladiction in the TAG team challenge and again be victorious. So come and join us on 16th of February at 7:30 Ocean Grove main beach for plenty of surf and come and cheer our troops.
Bull making sure the troops will surf for the win or die !!!!
Chris Meir getting his board ready in time and Cookie giving him a hand.
2013 SOUL Tag Team Marines:
Junior Boys: Ben Considine
Open Men: Myles Fletcher
Open Men: Anthony Brown
Open Women : Melanie Renton -Wright
O'35: Dean Cook
O'50 : Chris Meier
O'60: Gus Angelton
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