Stanley Norman: king of the Under 14 Boys | Photo: Surfing GB

Eight young British surfers were crowned at the 2015 Aquajuice British Schools Surf Championships, held at Widemouth Bay, Bude, United Kingdom.

The most prestigious scholastic surf event in Britain attracted a record-breaking 122 surfers from 38 schools. Despite the shifting conditions, the contest got plenty of swell.

The first event of the surfing season provides an opportunity for surfers to show how they have progressed, and a weekend to enjoy with their friends as winter becomes a fading memory.

When the finals got underway, the crowd was already looking on from the cliff top. Charlie Rio and Peony Knight won the Under 18 divisions, Eno James and Ellie Turner claimed the Under 15 categories.

Stanley Norman celebrated a victory in the Under 14's, and Turner won this division, too. Charlie Rio and Emily Currie were the best riders in the Longboard competition. Bude Haven A were the champion team as their team of six accumulated the most points.

2015 Aquajuice British Schools Surf Championships

Under 18 Boys
1. Charlie Rio (Les Quennevais School)
2. Rhys Barfield (Truro)
3. Max Payne (Truro)
4. Liam Murray Strout (Wadebridge)

Under 18 Girls
1. Peony Knight (Braunton)
2. Emily Williams (Ysgol Gyfun Gwynllyw)
3. Emily Currie (Budehaven)
4. Kitty Brewer (Jersey College)

Under 16 Boys
1. Eno James
2. Liam Murray Strout (Wadebridge)
3. Kit Innes (Budehaven)
4. Seth Morris (Sir Thomas Picton)

Under 16 Girls
1. Ellie Turner (Budehaven)
2. Kitty Brewer (Jersey College)
3. Bethan Lewis (Ysgol Bro Myrrddin)
4. Ruby Breadon (Penryn College)

Under 14 Boys
1. Stanley Norman (Budehaven)
2. Seth Morris (Sir Thomas Picton)
3. Noah Kapps (Kingsbridge)
4. Leo Reeves (Mounts Bay)

Under 14 Girls
1. Ellie Turner (Budehaven)
2. Ffion Hughes (Cowbridge)
3. Kitty Brewer (Jersey College)
4. Lily Mandeville (Ilfracombe)
5. Bonita Whitelock (Mounts Bay)

Under 18 Boys Longboard
1. Charlie Rio (Les Quennevais School)
2. Jordan Zervas (Tretherras)
3. Rhys Burton (Budehaven)
4. David Currie (Budehaven)

Under 18 Girls Longboard
1. Emily Currie (Budehaven)
2. Ruby Breadon (Penryn College)
3. Beth Wallace (Budehaven)

Professional surfing is a highly competitive occupation. World title races are increasingly tight. And sometimes it all comes down to the wire.

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