Coolum High School took top honours for school surfing at the Soundwave Australian Junior Surfing Titles on Friday, with U19 girls Jaleesa Vincent and reigning state champion Isabella Nichols winning the MR Shield.
Coolum Boardriders held their Champion of Champions event and annual Club Presentations last Saturday, with organisers witnessing some great surfing from members despite the disappointing swell.
Coolum Beach provided near perfect two to three foot waves for 32 young ‘surf stoked’ grommets from as far south as Lennox Heads at the inaugural Super Grom Surf Off, held on Saturday (10 Nov, 2012).
The 25th annual Yaroomba Classic surf event was run and won over the weekend, with perennial competitor Dave Reardon-Smith taking the 2012 title over 32 of the best local surfers.
After a false start earlier in the month, its all systems go for the 25th annual Yaroomba Classic surfing comp this weekend (3&4 November). Reputations will once again be on the line as an all-out battle for hometown supremacy erupts between title defender Trevor Tripcony (Yaroomba) and last year’s runner-up, Eli Criaco (Coolum).
An impressive level of junior surfing was on display over the weekend with the running of the annual Coolum Surf Schools ‘Surf Out’. Students from Coolum State High School and Coolum State Primary School competed together across five divisions in contestable 3-4 foot waves at Coolum’s main beach.
Celebrated Coolum surfer Julian Wilson notched up his maiden ASP World Championship Tour (WCT) victory on Friday, besting a rampaging Gabriel Medina (BRA) in the dying seconds of the Rip Curl Pro Portugal.
The Sunshine Coast secured their second consecutive overall World Surfaris Coast of Origin Interclub Series title, outpointing the Gold Coast 365-points to 285-points, with a dominant display of surfing over the weekend at Coolum Beach.
Tthe Sunshine Coast has claimed a historic victory over arch rivals the Gold Coast in the inaugural Surfing Queensland Coast-of-Origin Interclub Series presented by World Surfaris.
Only three more days remain before the on-beach program launch on Saturday of Surfing Australia’s national junior development program VEGEMITE SurfGroms.