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Taking On The World’s Best

The first of our Fiji Surfing team member Lesi Navuwai departs today. He heads to Biarritz in France for the ISA World Open Surfing titles. Next week Che Slatter and
14 May 2017 10:46
Taking On The World’s Best

The first of our Fiji Surfing team member Lesi Navuwai departs today. He heads to Biarritz in France for the ISA World Open Surfing titles. Next week Che Slatter and John Philp will depart to join Lesi and familiarise themselves to the tricky beach breaks. This year the world titles are expected to be the biggest contingent ever as countries build towards the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo, Japan. For the first time world tour surfers are being allowed to represent their country ensuring the standard of surfing will be of very high performance.
PREPARATION

Lesi and Che have been training hard on their technique and more importantly on their fitness levels. Beach breaks can have a lot of water moving around and it can make holding the correct take-off position difficult. JP will steer the boys through the local obstacles and ensure they’re focused on the task at hand.

Au devoir boys the Fijian surfing community are with you. Check out the FSA Facebook page to keep an eye on their performance.

 

JUNIORS

Whilst the FSA has been focused on getting our Open team to France we have also been making a careful selection of the junior surfing team to go to Japan in September.

After reviewing the ratings from the training sessions and their performances at the Powerade Junior Pro and the Kit Deger Memorial event we have selected a strong junior team along with reserves.

 

Fiji Junior Team

BOYS 
1st Api Camoro
2nd Kalani Wakeham
  GIRLS

Kiesha Wakeham

 

RESERVES 

1st John Vasea
2nd Ulai Tukana
Kyla Wakeham

 

Congratulations to those selected.  The selection was difficult with many of those in the training group showing great signs of improvement.  The six surfers will train together and the reserves may be called in if one of the team surfers is injured. A rigorous training program has been developed and will commence soon.

.All enquiries contact info@surfingfiji.com.fj

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