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2009 Wedge Air Jam

The 25th July sees the welcome return of the Tolcarne Wedge Air Jam competition; with new sponsors Corona teaming up with Kahuna to provide the party atmosphere, and Overhead Surf continuing their competition support.

2009 Nomad Shark Island Challenge

The 2009 Nomad Shark Island Challenge is officially underway. Riders were on hand at a huge in store promotion for Emerald Surf City before getting down to business for the official contest and briefing night.

Damian Prisk 

"The Life of Prisk" is a bodyboarding documentary featuring the incredible life of Damian Prisk, Britain’s most successful bodyboarder ever.

Joe Clarke leads the 2009 IBA Australasia ranking

Queenslander Joe Clarke has been on fire this year and is currently leading the ratings going into the next event the "Soldiers Beach Pro" on July 16 -19.

Vaughn Harris

Vaughn Harris, winner of last year's Pro Division, will be looking to hit back at this year's Wedge Classic and hopes to defend his title from the onslaught of many talented Pro and Junior hopefuls. Home advantage will doubtlessly benefit local bodyboarders, who will once again pose a serious threat in the various heats.

Shaun Petersen won the 2009 Brett Young Memorial Trials at Cronulla Point | Photo: Riptide Magazine

An awesome winter’s day greeted competitors on Sunday July 5, for this year’s Emerald Surf City Brett Young Memorial Trials. The event started off in classic winter fashion with offshore winds, crisp sunny conditions and a clean 4-5ft south swell.

The Summer Surf Gear Guide 2019