Parko Gromfest

Heaps of our young members competed last week in the Parko Gromfest with some good results for everyone particularly Zane Assink and Kara Peterson for taking out the u/11 boys and u/12 girls divisions respectively.

Eathen Trottman finshed fifth in the u/11`s, Ellia Smith 3rd in the u/10 girls, JyeParkinson 2nd in the u/10`s.

In the plate finals Jade Barraclough won the u/10 girls, Jesse Parkinson 2nd in the u/10`s, Alex Nicols 2nd in the under 12`s and Josh Hides 4th in the u/11 boys.

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Coolum Boardriders Round 6

Round 6 was held on Sunday the 7th of July. Once competitors got out of their warm beds the contest got underway due to a groundswell of enthusiasm to get amongst the small but clean 1 – 2 foot conditions. The surfing was of high quality even when wind conditions deteriorated later in the morning. These onshore winds blew the aroma of the BBQ onto the land enticing the masses from all around. Well done BBQ Ladies.

Results

Micro Groms 1) Ashton Pignat 2) Jett Delitt 3) Liliana Townsend 4) Jesse Parkinson 5) Kai Barraclough

Mini Groms 1) Ethan Trottman 2) Josh Turley 3) Jye Parkinson 4) Eli Piggit

Primary School Girls 1) Ellia Smith 2) Jade Barraclough 3) Jordin Steinbeck

Groms 1) Ethan Trottman 2) Jack Wicklund 3) Luddy Reynolds 4) Timu Raubenheimer

Cadets 1) Jack Veale 2) Chester Rees 3) Josh 4) Tom Berryman 5) Jayden Lepetit 6)Alexander Nichols

Juniors 1) Kirra Green 2) Seb Raubenheimer 3) Zane 4) Jack Veale

Under 16 Girls 1) Kelly Pocock 2) Amber Dodds 3) Tazma 4) Tajana Jenkins 5) Majella Torrisi 6) Sophie

Congratulations to Kelly on her maiden division win!

Open Womens 1) Kiarne Stephens 2) Jo Brebner 3) Amber Dodds 4) Kelly Pocock 5)Natasha 6)Lily Wojszuk

Legends 1) Patrick Lynch 2) Chris Barraclough 3) Kyle Dellit 4) Ross Nichols 5) Brad Lee 6) Jeff Prevetti

Masters 1) Grant Jenkins 2) Patrick Lynch 3) Craig Masters 4) Chris Reynolds.

Grant looking unstoppable to defend the Masters division taking home another free Dominos Pizza voucher for the win.

Seniors 1) Craig Masters 2) Grant Jenkins 3) John Green 4) Matt Martin

Opens 1) Eli Criaco 2) Seb Raubenheimer 3) Seb Wilson 4) Jimi Wallace

We gratefully appreciate the support from our sponsors like Sticky Feet Wax , the Wilson Family and Dominos of course.

Next club round is scheduled for August 18th , a week after the Gas Fins Coolum Junior Classic so get down to the beach early and get a vote on whether contest is run.

 

Coolum Boardriders Round 5

Coolum Boardriders held their fifth round last Sunday in clean four foot plus surf.

With great conditions and a glorious day it was a spectator’s delight, as some fantastic surfing went down.

Results Round 5
Open Men 1) Kirra Green 2) Sunny Linden 3) Jimmy Wallace 4) Scott Mitchell.
Juniors 1) Sunny Linden 2) Seb Raubenheimer 3) Kirra Green 4) Davey Wallace
Girls 1) Jaleesa Vincent 2) Amber Dodds 3) Kara Peterson 4) Sophie
Womens 1) Amber Dodds 2) Jo Brebner 3) Kiarne Stephens 4) Kara Peterson 5) Natasha Useldinger
Cadets 1) Jaleesa Vincent 2) Luke Philp 3) Zane Assink 4) Davey Wallace.
Senior Men 1) Scott Mitchell 2) John Green 3) Grant Jenkins 4) Craig Masters.
Legends 1) Kyle Dellit 2) Brad Lee 3) Brayden Wallace 4) Ross Nicols 5) Jeff Prevetti.
Masters 1) Chris Reynolds 2) Grant Jenkins 3) Brett Smith 4) Craig Masters.5) John Green 6) Brad Lee
Groms 1) Zane Assink 2) Alex Nicols 3) Caleb Hardy 4) Damon Newing
Under 12 Girls 1) Ellia Smith 2) Jade Barraclough 3) Jordin Steinbeck
Mini Groms 1) Josh 2) Jye Parkinson 3) Kurt Hain 4) Eli Piggot
Micro Groms 1) Jesse Parkinson 2) Jai Barraclough 3) Tom Rose 4) Jake

Thanks to Critta who got some great footage and will be putting it up on utube, we will put the link up on the facebook page.
Our next contest is scheduled for Sunday the 7th of July. Meet at the Clubhouse at 6.30.

Isabella Fundraiser

The fundraiser for Isablla to get to the world titles in Nicaragua was a huge success. Thanks to all that supported us.

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COOLUM surfer Isabella Nichols has been selected to represent Australia at the ISA World Junior Championship in Nicaragua.

Isabella (under-16) joins other Coast surfers Eli Steele (under-18) and Kai Hing (under-16) in a 12-member national team that will compete at Jiquiliste Beach in Tola from June 8-16.

The surfers had to survive a three-day selection camp at the Hurley Surfing Australia High Performance Centre at Casuarina in northern New South Wales, with a squad of 24 reduced to the final 12 for four divisions – four each in the under-18 and under-16 boys and two each in the under-18 and under-16 girls.

It is the first time competition will be held for under-16 girls.

The junior championship will attract more than 300 of the world’s best junior surfers from 31 countries.

Isabella said she was really excited about representing Australia.

“It’s an honour,” she said.

“I’m just overwhelmed. It’s probably about the best thing that’s happened to me.”

The 15-year-old said she was in her “best form ever”, which she attributed to harder training and greater focus.

“I just feel more committed and more motivated,” she said.

Surfing Australia national coaching director Martin Dunn said it was “extremely difficult” selecting the team, given the depth of the talent pool available.

“A major part of the selection was based on their performance in a series of heats during the camp, while other factors included other results from previous events, such as the Australian titles,” Mr Dunn said.

At last year’s titles Team Australia finished second behind Hawaii.

Elite Surf Coaching at Coolum Beach

Our HUGE TRAINING PROGRAM kicked off Saturday with the first round of the all girls sessions …

HUGE CONGRATS to all participants!!!!

Our appreciation goes to Sunshine Coast Elite Surf Coaching for a MAGNIFICENT DAY!… Thanks Surfing Queensland Inc particularly Dave Lammin for his support and knowledge he passed on.

Thanks to the Department of Sport and Recreation making government funds available to support our kids in a sport they love!

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Thank you Domino’s Pizza Coolum Beach

A great mention and huge thank you goes out to Tim and his crew at Dominos in Coolum.

Tim has been a great supporter of the club and last weekend presented the club with a $ 5000 check to cover our entries to the years teams events. The club competes as a team in quite a few contests during the year, all with reasonably substantial entry fees. This being the largest singe running cost to the club means a large burden on the cub has been eased.

Support like this from local businesses helps the cub keep membership costs low and makes the club accessible to all income levels. This sort of local support has made Coolum the biggest boardriders club in the state. So once again a big thank you to Tim and the gang at Dominos from the entire club.

Coolum Boardriders held their fourth round last Sunday in quite “ ripable” surf.

With a few feet of swell and a few rain squalls glassing the surf off, great surfing was the order of the day. While the weather was not the greatest, everyone seemed to have a great day.
A big thank you to everyone judging, it makes the day so much easier. Thanks Brad, Jeff and Dave in particular. The new log out system will soon show who is doing their fair share .
A great mention and huge thank you goes out to Tim and his crew at Dominos in Coolum. Tim has been a great supporter of the club and last weekend presented the club with a $ 5000 check to cover our entries to the years teams events. The club competes as a team in quite a few contests during the year, all with reasonably substantial entry fees. This being the largest singe running cost to the club means a large burden on the cub has been eased. Support like this from local businesses helps the cub keep membership costs low and makes the club accessible to all income levels. This sort of local support has made Coolum the biggest boardriders club in the state. So once again a big thank you to Tim and the gang at Dominos from the entire club.
This Year’s Yaroomba Classic will run on the 8th and 9th of June. Entries available in the surf shops.

Results Round 4
Open Men 1) Jimmy Wallace 2) Taj Conaghan 3) Seb Raubenheimer 4) lolox Mardiana.
Juniors 1) Isabella Nicols 2) Sunny Linden 3) Taj Conaghan 4) Seb Raubenheimer.
Girls 1) Amber Dodds 2) Kara Peterson 3) Kirara 4) Marjella Torrisi 5) lily Scott 6) Georgina Renyolds .
Womens 1) Isabella Nicols 2) Kara Peterson 3) Amber Dodds 4) Marjella Torrisi 5) Marjella Torrisi 6) Kelley Pocock
Cadets 1) jack Veale 2) Luke Philp 3) Davey Wallace 4) Tom Berryman 5) jayden lepetit.
Senior Men 1) Grant Jenkins 2) Brett Smith 3) Craig Masters 4) Ritchie 5) David Walker.
Ledgends 1) Brayden Wallace 2) Chris Barraclough 3) Ross Nicols 4) Kyle Dellit 5) Jeff Prevetti.
Masters 1) Grant Jenkins 2) Craig Masters 3) Chris Barraclough 4) Ross Nicols 5) Erica Henderson .
Groms 1) Alexander Nicols 2) Zane Assink 3) Caleb Hardy 4) jack Wickland;
Mini and Micro groms results next week .

Our next contest is scheduled for Sunday the 2nd of June. Meet at the Clubhouse at 6.30.

COOLUM surfer Isabella Nichols has been selected to represent Australia at the ISA World Junior Championship in Nicaragua.

COOLUM surfer Isabella Nichols has been selected to represent Australia at the ISA World Junior Championship in Nicaragua.

Isabella (under-16) joins other Coast surfers Eli Steele (under-18) and Kai Hing (under-16) in a 12-member national team that will compete at Jiquiliste Beach in Tola from June 8-16.

The surfers had to survive a three-day selection camp at the Hurley Surfing Australia High Performance Centre at Casuarina in northern New South Wales, with a squad of 24 reduced to the final 12 for four divisions – four each in the under-18 and under-16 boys and two each in the under-18 and under-16 girls.

It is the first time competition will be held for under-16 girls.

The junior championship will attract more than 300 of the world’s best junior surfers from 31 countries.

Isabella said she was really excited about representing Australia.

“It’s an honour,” she said.

“I’m just overwhelmed. It’s probably about the best thing that’s happened to me.”

The 15-year-old said she was in her “best form ever”, which she attributed to harder training and greater focus.

“I just feel more committed and more motivated,” she said.

Surfing Australia national coaching director Martin Dunn said it was “extremely difficult” selecting the team, given the depth of the talent pool available.

“A major part of the selection was based on their performance in a series of heats during the camp, while other factors included other results from previous events, such as the Australian titles,” Mr Dunn said.

At last year’s titles Team Australia finished second behind Hawaii.

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