Articles Categorized: Surf

Bay wins national surf champs

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BAY of Plenty claimed the tightest-ever title race at the 2017 National Scholastic Surfing Championships in Gisborne on Friday – helped along by two Eastern…

Surfer bows out of champs

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OHOPE surfer Jared Gebert was eliminated from the World Junior Surfing Championships which are being held in Japan this week. Jared bowed out of the…

Making waves

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OHOPE surfer Jared Gebert will have another chance to advance to the next round after finishing third in his first heat at the 2017 VISSLA…

Lifesavers hit the pool

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THE surf sport season begins for the Eastern Region this weekend with the more than 200 athletes contesting the annual pool championships in Hamilton. The…

Surf club double

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THE Whakatane Surf Lifesaving Club was recognised at the Zespri Bay of Plenty and Coromandel Awards of Excellence for surf lifesaving last week. Whakatane vice…

Manning family dominates awards

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THE surname Manning was dominant at Saturday night’s Whakatane Surf Lifesaving Club annual awards, taking home three of the top four trophies. Catriona Manning received…

Top placings for young surfer

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OHOPE surfer Jared Gebert gained two podium places at the Backdoor GromBash in Raglan at the weekend. He finished runner-up in the under-20 boys division…

Athletes claim medals

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WHAKATANE Surf Lifesaving Club athletes hit top form at the national championships in Christchurch at the weekend. The National Surf Lifesaving Championships were held at…

Surf titles up for grabs

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WHAKATANE Surf Lifesaving Club members will be gunning for titles at the national championships in Christchurch this weekend. The Whakatane club is sending a team…