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Powerade Backs Junior Pro Surfing

The event will run from September 3-5 The inaugural Powerade Junior Pro Surfing competition is expected to attract around 90 international and local junior surfers to battle it out on
30 Jul 2016 12:23
Powerade Backs Junior Pro Surfing
Fiji Surfing head coach Ian Portingale (left), at Tavarua. Photo: Waisea Nasokia

The event will run from September 3-5

The inaugural Powerade Junior Pro Surfing competition is expected to attract around 90 international and local junior surfers to battle it out on the beautiful Coral Coast.

Fiji Surfing head coach Ian Portingale said the Fiji Surfing Association is excited to back the event.

“The event will run from September 3-5 in Sigatoka,” he said.

“It is designed to attract international and local junior surfers to compete on the beautiful Coral Coast.”

Portingale added that there would be four categories Under-16 and U18 boys and girls.

“There is limited space, only first in basis and a reserve list and surfer are expected to enter one division. There are sixteen international surfers expected in the U16 and U18 categories while eight in the girls division.”

The winner in the boys (U18) category pockets $1000 and the girls U18 will settle for $600.

“With prize money and prizes up for grabs the surfing standard will be high and provide an excellent spectacle.”

Edited by Leone Cabenatabua

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