Harley Ingleby: a classic favorite

Longboarders from across the nation will be hanging 10 in Port Macquarie next month, with the Australian Longboard Titles to open the 2010 edition of the Country Energy Australian Surf Festival.

The longboard component, which will run from the 15-21 August, will be followed by the Australian Stand Up Paddleboard Titles (22-25 August) and the Australian Open Surfmasters (22-28 August) at the prestigious two-week festival.

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Wade Carmichael: great surfer

Wade Carmichael barrel rode his way to his biggest career victory by taking out a close and high scoring final at the Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) Billabong Pro Junior Asia in excellent 1.5m (4 to 5 feet) surf at the famed Keramas River-mouth in Bali.

The 17 year-old Australian rising-star from Avoca Beach on NSW’s Central Coast displayed nerves of steel in his come-from-behind win today after James Woods (AUS/Coolangatta/Qld) opened the final with an outstanding 9 point ride.

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Pauline Ado: a great surfer

An amazing day of surfing unfolded at the Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) Oakley Pro Junior San Sebastian were Europe's finest under-21 male and female surfers showed off what talent is on offer at the moment with Pauline Ado (FRA) coming out on top in the Oakley Girls Pro Junior San Sebastian while Medi Vemenardi (REU) 19, claimed the Oakley Pro Junior San Sebastian men's title.

Excellent 3-4ft (1m) peeling lefts and rights greeted event officials and surfers this morning offering competitors the perfect playing field to do battle in the 2010 edition of the Oakley Pro Junior San Sebastian. With a poor swell prediction for the following days officials did not hesitate to take advantage of the conditions to run the finals.

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