WBA girls join Drop Knee competition at Sundowner Tiona 

The WBA has been invited to join the DK sessions event to be held at Sundowner Tiona (at Pacific Palms, south of Forster NSW), on the 1st -2nd August 2009.

Yes that’s right, all you girls who think you have a bit of skill on the knee, you will be stoked to hear about this specialty event!

We have a separate women’s division from the mens that event organiser, Clayton Pickworth, has kindly created just for us!

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2009 Wedge Air Jam 

The 25th July sees the welcome return of the Tolcarne Wedge Air Jam competition; with new sponsors Corona teaming up with Kahuna to provide the party atmosphere, and Overhead Surf continuing their competition support.

The event kicks off with check-in at 4pm and the first competitors hitting the water at around 5pm when Wedge starts to fire up.  The competition is a limited entry event (20) with the BBC retaining discretion on 2 wildcard entries.

The event will culminate with the prize presentation and party hosted by Kahuna and Corona right on Tolcarne beach.

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2009 Nomad Shark Island Challenge 

The 2009 Nomad Shark Island Challenge is officially underway. Riders were on hand at a huge in store promotion for Emerald Surf City before getting down to business for the official contest and briefing night.

As per normal SIC ethics, due to the “no knockout system” the names were drawn from a hat to ensure a fair and non-bias draw was achieved.

Riders were briefed on all rules and criteria for this unique event with the point being that there is only going to be one winner.

As the riders passed around the cheque for $10,000 it was put to them plain and simple – the rider who successfully rides the best waves, executes the most powerful/most radical moves in the most critical part of the wave and who pulls into the biggest/deepest barrels, exiting in a clean fashion with style will be deemed the winner.

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