Miss Reef: the new beach girl will be crowned

Reef is heading to Virginia Beach for one last summer hoorah and to crown the next Miss Reef Girl.

Held in conjunction with the East Coast Surfing Championships, the Miss Reef Contest will take place on the Monster Energy Stage, August 28th at 2pm.

The winner will take home her share of $2000 in prizes, as well as a trip to Hawaii in November to compete at the Miss Reef Hawaiian Pro.

What does it mean to be a Miss Reef Girl? A Miss Reef title offers the chance to represent Reef through advertising, inclusion in the legendary Miss Reef Calendar as well as appearances at special events around the world.

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Richard Christie: very good, despite jet lag

The opening day of the Ferrolterra Movistar Pantin Classic Presented by Billabong saw several excellent performances from the strong international field in Round One of competition which was completed late this afternoon at the main event site of Pantin.

Consistent 3-4ft (1m) waves were on offer and improved during the day with the higher tide. Early cloud cover cleared producing hot summer weather with long rippable lefts and rights peeling off the main peak allowing all athletes to show their full array of manoeuvres.

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Indigenous surfing: so much fun

Indigenous children from across NSW were today treated to day not to soon be forgotten, learning to surf and rubbing shoulders with one of Australia’s greatest ever sportsman.

Run as part of the Country Energy Australian Surf Festival, the Surfing NSW Indigenous Surf Day, saw 55 Indigenous children from Tamworth, Kempsey, Nambucca Heads, Bowraville, Taree and Port Macquarie learning vital skills about water safety and experiencing the art of surfing.

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