Success for Jye Gofton at 1st Rnd of Qld Masters

Credit: SQ
Credit: SQ

Good work Goffo!!!! A win and a second !!!


Gold Coast, Queensland Sunday 21st February, 2016 – The two day HIF Masters & Women’s, presented by World Surfaris culminated today in the finals to crown eight event one individual champions who are now one step closer to the prestigious title of Queensland Champion.

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Sunshine Coast local Dave Reardon-Smith (Bli Bli, Qld) put on a dominate display of powerful surfing in the Over 35 Men’s division where secured a near perfect 9.77 point (out of a possible 10 points) ride forcing the remainder of the field to search a combination of scores to win. A late charge from Jye Gofton (Coolum Beach, Qld) was not enough to stop Reardon-Smith claiming the winner’s trophy and event one bragging rights.

Jye Gofton (Coolum, Qld) backed up his second place result with a win in the Over 40 Men’s division. Gofton’s experience in beach break surfing was demonstrated throughout the final where he relegated Mark Richardson (Palm Beach, Qld), Ben Silk (Dicky Beach, Qld) and Kyle Robinson (Robina, Qld) into the minor placings respectively.

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