2018 HIF NSW BODYBOARD STATE TITLES
Sam Giddy (Newport) photo by Matteo Dal Vera / Surfing NSW.
2018 HIF NSW BODYBOARD STATE TITLES KICKS OFF AT KIAMA
KIAMA SURF BEACH, KIAMA
Friday, 4 May 2018: from Surfing NSW
The 2018 NSW HIF Bodyboard State Titles landed in Kiama Surf Beach today in what was an action-packed day of competition in playful two-foot wedges.
Noah Gillroy (Maroubra), Blake Tabone (Ulladulla) and Mauricio Abrunhosa (Dee Why) all made their presence felt as they posted heat totals in excess of 13.00 points (out of a possible 20 points). All aforementioned bodyboarders performed an array of impressive rolls and spins to post their respective totals and seal a spot straight into the quarterfinals.
Sam Giddy (Newport), Tom Walter (Kiama), Hunter Nicholls (Kiama), Noah Gillroy all followed suit in the Juniors (Under-18 Men) quarterfinals. All four bodyboarders will make their next appearance in the semi-finals as they look to seal themselves a spot into the NSW Bodyboard Team for the 2018 Australian Bodyboard Titles.
Dilan Carestia (Maroubra), Zach Armytage (Wombarra) and Greg Arnold (Macmasters Beach) all claimed respective wins in the opening round of the hotly contested Drop Knee division. In the relatively low scoring heats, all three bodyboarders managed to get the upper hand thanks to a stylish repertoire of carves, turns and spins. They’ll make their next appearance in the semi-finals.
The main location will be Kiama Surf beach located in the heart of Kiama back up locations are Jones Beach, Bombo Beach and Werri Beach.
The competition will commence at 7:30am each day. The location, start time & running schedule will be confirmed daily after 6:45am by calling the event hotline number - 0458 247 212.
The NSW HIF Bodyboard State Titles are proudly supported by HIF, Kiama Council, AirAsia, Australian Skin Cancer Clinics, Toyota, Mothernest, Havaianas and Surfing NSW.
Photos by Matteo Dal Vera / Surfing NSW
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2018 HIF NSW BODYBOARD STATE TITLES CROWNS CHAMPIONS AT KIAMA
Mauricio Abrunhosa (Dee Why) - photo by Matteo Dal Vera / Surfing NSW