Shark Island Challenge: you cannot miss this classic

This Sunday the 13th we invite you to come down to Cronulla and firstly watch the Brett Young Shark Island Trials at Cronulla Point.

This event will start at 8am and the forecast is predicting some great waves. With two positions on offer for the Fluidzone Shark Island Challenge, the top two place getters will receive automatic entry into the 14th annual event vying for over $10,000 prize money.

At 3pm Emerald Surf City will host a promotional signing / meet the pro's afternoon. Emerald is the longest running bodyboarding specialist store in Australia and has a rich history with the Shark Island Challenge.

Come down and grab a photo or get a signature from the likes of World Champions Ben Player and Damian King or meet your heros like Dave Winchester, Ryan Hardy, Jason Finlay, Brenden Newton, Thomas Robison and John Showell.

When 4pm comes around the competitors will move next door to the 2230 Bar Cronulla for the official contest briefing and heat draw. See the heats drawn live and get all the official schedule for this years challenge whilst enjoying food and drinks at the 2230 Bar.

Also there is still a few positions left in the Brett Young Shark Island Trials so if you thought you were to late ring the contest director ASAP on PH: 0414330145

Emerald Surf City and 2230 Cronulla Bar are located opposite the Cronulla train station at the southern end of the Cronulla Mall.

Boland Bodyboarding Association: their team is ready

The Boland Bodyboarding Association have concluded their four trial series. They have selected their 2010 team, sponsored by Science Bodyboards and Reef Wetsuits who will compete in this years SA Bodyboarding Championships to be held in Central KZN in late September through to October.

The reason behind the Boland committee completing their trial series early in the year is because a number of team building and surf camps can be held; this compels the team together and giving them a sense of team spirit.

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Jacob Romero: now he buy a razor and shave properly

Jacob Romero has conquered the 2010 US Open of Bodyboarding, held in small waves at Huntington Beach, California.

In the final heat, Romero took over Jeff Hubbard, David Hubbard and David Phillips by a very narrow margin. The last waves and scores were fought till the last minute and Jacob smiled with an advantage of only 0.37 points.

Another tight final was the DK Pro competition. Dave Hubbard beat Bud Miyamoto, Micah McMullin and Jeff Vycital with an overall score of 14.83 points.

Karla Costa, in the Women's final, conquered the final trophy.



Red 2 15.60 JEFF HUBBARD
White 1 15.97 JACOB ROMERO
Blue 3 14.90 DAVID HUBBARD
Black 4 14.20 DAVID PHILLIPS

DK Pro

Red 1 14.83 DAVE HUBBARD
White 2 14.73 BUD MIYAMOTO
Black 4 9.33 JEFF VYCITAL

Women Pro

Red 2 11.83 TARA PARSONS
White 1 12.83 KARLA COSTA
Blue 3 11.07 VICKIE REALE

Open Am

Red 1 12.37 TREVOR KAM
White 3 11.27 ROCKET KLEIN
Blue 2 12.16 JESSE WALSH
Black 4 10.90 HUNTER FEDDEN

13-18 Amateur

White 3 13.00 TREVOR KAM
Blue 1 14.73 JB HILLEN
Black 2 13.43 SHAWBAZ SOAIA