Ocean Promotions Ltd, organizers of the annual Red Stripe Surf Series, announces the HIHO Youth Surf Championships. Scheduled for Sunday, November 28th, the event will offer a chance for youth surfers to compete in three divisions: Grommets, Kids and Junior.
The event venue will be Josiah’s Bay on Tortola’s North Shore. Josiah’s is a big beach break offering good waves for surfers of all
ages. It’s also the islands most comfortable beach to sit back and enjoy a cold beer while watching surfing action.
Surfers may compete on any type of board, though all boards must have nose safety guards and leashes.
Divisions in the HIHO Youth Surf Championships will bas as follows: Youth (13-16yrs); Kids (9-12yrs); and Grommets (<8yrs).
If he competes in the Junior division St Thomas surfer David Enloe will be the hands down favorite to win.Enloe is the top local surfer and was 2nd in the 2004 Red Stripe Surf Series.
Favored in the Grommets division will be 8-year old Cameron Walton from Tortola.
Other Tortola surfers including brothers Josh & Sam Morrell, James Nicholas and Mimi Walston are expected to fare well in the Grommet division
Surfers will compete in a single or double elimination format with the top competitors earning trophies.All participants will receive
prizes, plus a HIHO T-shirt and product from FCS, the leader in surfboard fin technology.
Entry fee is $20 and includes free drinks for participants. Phone 284-494-0337 for details & information.