Contest Directors Report Saturday 20 November
Global Surf Industries 2010 Manly Festival of Surfing
Winds still South, and a beautiful sunshine all day.
Started off with the GSI SUP Surfing which had the best of the waves all morning with the final placings all stars in their own: 1. Matt Grainger 2. Richie Lovett 3. John Christensen 4. Andrew Cassidy.
Next was the GSI SUP Race which was taken out by stand-out Jamie Willems.
The Hotels Steyne’s Mens Longboard followed, with a great contest won by Issac Fields 2. Paul O’Grady 3. Tom Wentworth and 4th Lynden Riley – our contest director.
The Hotel Steyne’s Womens Longboard was next with the glamorous Sam Walker taking the trophy! Placings also went to 2. Racheal Fleming 3. Sue McComb 4. Ali Fleming.
Surfections Tandem Exhibition was very popular with the crowd with people lining the water front through-out the entire 30 min heat. Fantastic surfing and skill from all 4 pairs.
The Young stars (Under 14 Gromets) were so hyped up it was fantastic. Certainly some world champions in the making!
As the slogan goes “Life is better when you Surf”
Lynden Riley – contest director