Jeff Hubbard

The final day of the 2009 SCION Jenks Pro was filled with action from the Amateur and Women’s divisions. John Mangini and Rob Mac from New Jersey were the clear standouts in the Open AM division.

In the 13-17 division it was James Joyce from North Carolina that was a huge head turner, with clean stylish rolls and some in and out barrels. Hunter Fedden from California was on James’s toes with smooth combos and ended up in second place.

Next up was the SCION invitee Air Show where Jeff Hubbard (Hawaii), Jason Bitzer (NJ), Jacob Romero (Hawaii). Shea Silvia (Hawaii) and Matt Withaar (Australia) put on a display for the crowd. It was Jeff Hubbard’s back flip to invert that earned him bragging rights to the Air Show division.

The Women’s Final hit the water with the top two girls in the USA, Roberta Bitzer and Luz Marie Grande Parez who were battling it out in a Women on Women 30 min final. Luz struck first with a  big roll and Roberta answered back with a Roll to spin.

Both girls found a back up wave to gain there two scores. In the last 5 minutes Roberta was able to find a clean section that she rolled and landed, also going for a second roll scoring 8 points to take the lead and the win.

The awards at The 2009 SCION Jenks Pro had an amazing show of support by the Jenks Beach Patrons and all walked away with a gift bag from SCION and Ocean Current Clothing.  The USBA Announced it's tour Champions at the Jenks Pro and we want to congratulate Jeff Hubbard- Mens Pro Champ, Luz Grande Pares- Women's Pro Champ and Drop Knee Pro Champ- Brian Stroeh.

Thanks so all our supporters of The 2009 Body Glove USBA Tour and the SCION Jenks Pro present by Ocean Current!

Mens Pro

1.      Jeff Hubbard
2.      Matt Withaar
3.      Jacob Romero
4.      Armanado Molina

Womens Pro

1.      Roberta Bitzer
2.      Luz Marie Grande Parez

DK Pro

1.       Brain Stroeh
2.      Jeff Hubbard
3.      Jacob Romero
4.      Pedro Rosario

Am Open

1.      John Mangini
2.      Rob Mac
3.      Dorin Buchanan
4.      Hunter Fedden

13-17 Am

1.      James Joyce
2.      Hunter Fedden
3.      Billy Murphy
4.      Mike Mckeiver

Dave Winchester

The 4th event on the E5’09 European circuit went down today in small but contestable peaks at Doninos Beach, Ferrol.

Organizers once again planned the day around the best conditions and a 1pm start saw the semi’s surfed in front of a solid Sunday afternoon crowd.

Semi 1 pitted the inform Brazilian Lucas Nogueira against the consistant Aussie Dave Winchester.

Winny set a blistering pace from the get-go and Lucas could never make up the lost ground and had to settle for =3rd.

Next up was the Spanish connection of Christian Perez and Guilemo Cobo

Perez is a crowd favorite, (Cobo hails from the Canary Islands), and the crowd were going wild on every wave he paddled for. The lead changed hands several times but when the hooter went Perez had secured a spot against Winny.

Into the DK final and early favorite Ardiel Jiminez (Canary Isl) stuggles to find the winning waves while the other three exchange blows.

Dave Hubbard (Hawaii) always looked the man to beat despite challenges from local hero YiYi Obenza and Dave Winchester.

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2009 Ferrol Deeply Pro

Day three at Ferrol was a classic. Cloudless skies, offshore winds and clean but small waves was the order of the day.

The event was starting to get down to the business end of the competition with the man-on-man 1/8 heats for the Men and the semi’s for the DK crew.

Results for this round saw the following results.

Lucas Nogueira (Brazil) defeat Luis Perez (Spain)
Mitch Rawlins (Australia) defeat Luis Villar (Brazil)
Ryan Hardy (Australia) defeat Hugo Pinheiro (Portugal)
Dave Winchester (Australia) defeat Paulo Barcellos (Brazil)
Manuel Centeno (Portugal) defeat Pierre Luis Costes (France)
Christian Perez (Spain ) defeat Amaury Laverhne (Re-Union)
Guilemo Cobo (Canary Islands) defeat Damian King (Australia)
Mike Stewart (Hawaii) defeat Mark McCarthy (Sth Africa)

There was a short break after this heat as the organizers re-located to the middle of the beach to take advantage of a series of random peaks.

It restarted with the DK semi’s and the boys were loving the clean open faces with Ardiel Jiminez (Canary Isl) Dave Hubbard (Hawaii) Dave Winchester (Australia) and local rider Yi Yi Obenza making up the 4 man final.

In the first heat of the ¼ finals Brazilian Lucas Nogueira outmaneuvered Mitch Rawlins (Australia). Lucas got the two best waves of the day and went to town with a series of flips and rolls that had the crowd going wild. Mitch had been surfing well all event but Lucas, who is shaping up as the man to beat, stopped left the Aussies golden run in its tracks.

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