Dylan Goodale: Pier king

Dylan Goodale (Kauai, HI), 19, won the Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) World Qualifying Series (WQS) 2-Star Vans Pier Classic presented by Jack’s Surfboards in a come-from-behind victory over former event champion Micah Byrne (Huntington Beach, CA), 28, big-wave specialist Peter Mel (Santa Cruz, CA), 40, and Santa Cruz aerialist Jason Collins (Santa Cruz, CA), 35, to take out his first career ASP WQS victory while ringing in his 19th birthday. Kolohe Andino (San Clemente, CA), 16, clinched his inaugural ASP Pro Junior win by clinching the ASP Grade-2 Ezekiel Pro Junior, also presented by Jack’s Surfboards.

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Harley Ingleby: longboard stylist

The 27th edition of the Hyundai Malfunction Surf Festival has wrapped up at Kingscliff today, with champions crowned across sixteen divisions.

In easing 3ft right-hand peelers, the unique, 5-day festival came to a close with competitors showcasing true Aloha spirit on the final day of competition.

Reigning ASP Men’s World Longboard champion Harley Ingleby, 26, (Emerald Beach, NSW) claimed the ASP Longboard Qualifying Series (LQS) Men’s title to end Dane Pioli’s (Rainbow Bay, Qld) three-year stranglehold on the division.

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Stuart Kennedy: nice move, mate!

Stuart Kennedy (AUS/Lennox Head/NSW) won the biggest event of his emerging career in Tasmania today taking out the prestigious Association of Surfing Professionals 6-Star Rated O’Neill Cold Water Classic.

Twenty-year-old Kennedy is on his first serious year as an ASP World Qualifying Series competitor and the former Australasian Pro Junior Champion of 2008 could not have dreamed of such a win so early in his season.

“It’s an unbelievable feeling to win an event like this in waves that have been so good – it won’t sink in for some time but I feel amazing right now” said Kennedy.

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