Jill Noble: time for going up

Mark 'Scratch' Cameron and Jill Noble are the new Scottish Surfing champions.

The national competition was held in the famous wave located at Thurso-East.

Surfers battled in five divisions and the winners will represent Scotland in the ASP's O'Neill Cold Water Classic and qualify for a place in the Scottish National Surfing Team.

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Stephanie Gilmore: girl beats boys

Australian Stephanie Gilmore, three-times World Surfing Champion, was named Laureus World Action Sportsperson of the Year 2010.

The female surfer beat windsurfer Antoine Albeau and fellow surfer Mick Fanning. Chris Cole and Danny MacAskill were also shortlisted for the award.

Jamaica's Usain Bolt has been named Laureus World Sportsman of the Year for the second consecutive time.

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Taj Burrow: aerial way of life

World-class surfers Kelly Slater, Taj Burrow and Owen Wright will be busting out their best moves for the Boost Mobile SurfSho presented by Samsung, taking place on Bondi Beach this weekend (12th to 14th March 2010).

The first international surfing competition to take place on Bondi Beach in over 20 years, the three-day event is free to attend and will see the most exciting aerial surfers from across the globe competing for a $30,000 prize on Bondi’s famous waves.

According to Swellnet the conditions are looking great for the event, “ Friday morning should offer solid 3-4ft sets before easing a little during the day. Winds look to remain moderate from the south-east all day, so although conditions will be bumpy, the surf should be quite peaky with good launch pads for aerials.

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