Friday, December 24, 2010

New Zealand Junior Surfing Squad Named

"Surfing New Zealand has today (Thursday 23rd December 2010) announced a squad of twenty one surfers in preparation for the 2011 Quiksilver ISA World Surfing Championship which takes place in Peru during May 2011.

The squad includes surfers from several regions throughout New Zealand with Gisborne and Auckland providing four surfers each as the most powerful regions.  Coromandel and Mount Maunganui fill three slots each while Northland and Waikato surfers fill two slots and a surfer a piece from Hawkes Bay, Taranaki and Christchurch.

The build up to the world championship event in May will be extensive with multiple national events taking place every month from January through until April giving surfers extensive opportunities to press for selection. 

The squad will also meet for a selection camp before the travelling team is named in March and further preparations take place"

Read the full report from Surfing NZ here.

Extra special congratulations go to Seventhwave team rider Joe Moretti (Mimiwhangata) as well as the sole South Island representative, Sam Courtney (Chch). 

Good luck to all the surfers from the Seventhwave Team!

No comments: