Roberto d'Amico: Italian surf star

The Surfing Italy Awards have been set to the 23rd January, at the Bondi Cafe, in Santa Marinella, Rome. This is the first ever award event held in the country to honour surfers, clubs, industry and media. Also, Italy will celebrate the great surfers of the past and the new generation of wave riders.

The awards will be delivered from 12h30m and all water sports fans are invited. The nominations for the Surfing Italy Awards are:

Best Contest – Protest Banzai Pro
Best Long Contest – Bear Sardinia Longboard Invitational
Best Special Surf Contest – Frozen Open Marinedda
Best SUP Race contest – Surfing Italia Cup Bari
Best SUP Wave contest – Turtle Padlle Cup Andora
Best Junior Contest – Quiksilver king of the grom Anzio
Best Body Contest – Quiksilver Scavi body challenge
Best Regional Contest – ex equo Insane Scavi Challenge and Entella Surf Classic
Best Regional Coordinator – Andrea Tordi, Emilia Romagna
Best Event Media Coverage – Italia Surf Expo, S.Severa
Best Brand Support – (Frozen, Bear, Protest, Lightning Bolt, Insane, Quiksilver, Oakley, Monster Energy, Moki, Starboard, Naish, Jimmy Lewis)
Best International Results – Leonardo Fioravanti
Best Surf Club Activity – Ostia Surf club
Rookie of the Year – Alessandro De Martino
Best Testimonial SI 2010 – Sunny Garcia, Hawaii
Best Book 2010 – Zai Point di G. Grispello e M. Balloni
Best Video Profile – Fluendo di L.Marzocca
Special Awards – Graziano Lai, Sardegna

Campioni Italiani 2010 Categoria Shortboard

1st Man Top44 – Roberto D'Amico
1st Girls – Valentina Vitale
1st Girls Under 18 – Alessandra Balistreri
1st Man Under 18 – Roberto D'Amico
1st Man Under 16 – Niccolò Amorotti

Campioni Italiani 2010 Categoria Longboard

1st Man - Matteo Fabbri
1st Woman - Gioia Sodini

Campioni Italiani 2010 Categoria SUP (Wave/Race)

1st Wave Open – Alessandro Onofri
1st Race 12.6 – Fabrizio Gasbarro
1st Race Junior – Mario Paudice
1st Race Girls Open – Silvia Mecucci
1st Race Master 12.6 – Massimo Cipollari
1st Race Master 14 – Helgo Lass

Campione Italiano 2010 Categoria Bodyboard

1st – Genesio Ludovisi

Campione Italiano 2010 Categoria Indoboard

1st – Daniele Verdecchi