CASUARINA/NSW(November 1st/2021): The Woolworths Surfer Groms Comp scored great conditions at Clifton Beach for the 2021 Woolworths Surfer Groms Comp. The young groms enjoyed the best waves and conditions in another week of rain and storms. The day before was too big and the day after flat!
Event organisers decided on the south Clifton ‘Super Bank’ which offered lefts and rights for the excited competitors.
Several new stars emerged from the event offering Surfing Tasmania coaches optimism for the future with them being listed for inclusion in the Surfing Tasmania development program.
Park Beach standout Cowan Duncan use his great all-around skills on his backhand to take out the U16 and U14 Boys double from Jessie Fleming and Mavin Freeman respectively. Clifton local Poppy Woodberry used her local knowledge to take out the U16 Girls from friend Sienna Lawrence. Newcomer Chelsea Fenton showed her talents taking out the U14 Girls.
Chelsea and Cowan won invitations to the Woolworths HPC Camps at Surfing Australia’s High Performance Centre in Casuarina in Northern NSW.
The PICS Star Performer Awards went to Poppy Woodberry and Marvin Freeman.
Sienna Lawrence and Findlay Child were awarded the Woolworths Pick Fresh Awards.
Clifton grom Matilda Heddle took out the U12 Girls from little Marli Hassett the U10 Girls.
South Arm rising star Marvin Freeman use his experience and attacking style to take out the U12 Boys from Tully Woodberry.
A big thanks to our Surfing Tasmania officials, Head Judge Jo Goldfinch and event volunteers/parents, SABR for catering, Christian Surfers for beach games and Jono Mereszka for coaching/mentoring all contributing to the great day at Clifton Beach.
Woolworths Surfer Groms Comps 2021 Schedule:
Surfer Groms Comps – EVENT 1 – Fleurieu Peninsula, SA – Oct 16, 2021
Surfer Groms Comps – EVENT 2 – Trigg, WA – Oct 23 – 24, 2021
Surfer Groms Comps – EVENT 3 – Clifton Beach, TAS – Oct 30, 2021
Surfer Groms Comps – EVENT 4 – Coffs Harbour, NSW – Nov 6 – 7, 2021
Surfer Groms Comps – EVENT 5 – Kiama, NSW – Nov 13 -14, 2021
Surfer Groms Comps – EVENT 6 – Gold Coast, QLD – Nov 20 – 21, 2021
Surfer Groms Comps – EVENT 7 – Torquay, VIC – Nov 27 – 28, 2021
Surfer Groms Comps – EVENT 8 – Cronulla, NSW – Dec 4 – 5, 2021
Surfer Groms Comps – EVENT 9 – Northern Beaches, NSW – Dec 11 – 12, 2021
Surfer Groms Comps – EVENT 10 – Sunshine Coast, QLD – Dec 11 – 12, 2021
Surfer Groms Comps – Nat Final – Surfing Aus HPC, Casuarina NSW – Dec 17 – 19, 2021
NOTE: Due to the ongoing COVID-19 situation and Surfing Australia’s commitment to comply with all State and Federal regulations, series dates are subject to change at any time.