Coffs Harbour Boardriders have taken out the Hyundai Australian Boardriders Battle Northern NSW regional qualifier. Following a giant day of action-packed heats in 2ft playful peaks at Macauleys Beach.
The local crew from Coffs Harbour Boardriders was comprised of AOS Open Women’s winner Rosie Smart, Ethan Stocks, Will Martin, Lee Winkler and Jayke Sharp.
Coffs Harbour Boardriders female surfer Rosie Smart was the in-form surfer of the day, with her impressive ability to drop consist excellent scoring waves. In the Final match up Smart was able to drop a 9.5 (out of a possible 10) to help secure the win with her teammates.
Coffs Harbour, Byron Bay, Le-Ba and Kingscliff all have now qualified for the National final, which will be held on the 9th and 10th of March, 2024 in Burleigh Heads, QLD.
Clubs that competed included Coffs Harbour, Le-Ba (Lennox / Ballina), Port Macquarie, Kingscliff, Byron Bay, Sawtell, Cabarita, Woolgoolga, Saltwater and Angourie.
Full results HERE.
For previous results, images and video highlights HERE.
2023/24 Hyundai Australian Boardriders Battle series:
EVENT 1 – TRIGG, WA – SEPT 10, 2023
EVENT 2 – PHILLIP ISLAND, VIC – SEPT 24, 2023
EVENT 3 – FLEURIEU PENINSULA, SA – OCT 1, 2023
EVENT 4 – NSW NTH – COFFS HARBOUR, NSW – OCT 15, 2023
EVENT 5 – CLIFTON BEACH, TAS – OCT 22, 2023
EVENT 6 – SUNSHINE COAST, QLD – OCT 29, 2023
EVENT 7 – NSW CENTRAL – NORTH NARRABEEN, NSW – NOV 11, 2023
EVENT 8 – NSW SOUTH – KIAMA, NSW – NOV 18, 2023
GRAND FINAL* – BURLEIGH HEADS, QLD – MAR 9-10, 2024
*entry by qualification
The 2023/24 series is proudly sponsored by Hyundai, Le Tan, ACCIONA, Jim Beam, BC™ Bars and Oakley.
The Hyundai Australian Boardriders Battle is supported by Major Events Gold Coast and the Queensland Government through Tourism and Events Queensland, and features on the It’s Live! in Queensland events calendar.
Event website HERE.