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Grommet Series Set For Tomorrow

Grommet Series Set For Tomorrow
Participants of the Rip Curl Micro Grommet Series get ready to take on the waves in their earlier meet this year. These kids will be again at Natadola beach tomorrow in another round of the series. Photo: Fiji Surfing
August 24
11:00 2018

Tomorrow, the Natadola beach will come alive with this year’s Rip Curl Micro Grommet Series.

Fiji Surfing head coach Ian Portingale said over 50 kids would be surfing in the Under-10, U12 and U14 boys and girls division.

“This is a great way to try a surfing contest as everyone’s a winner in safe surf conditions and a supportive environ­ment,” Portingale said.

“The under-10’s can have parent assistance to help them catch waves and everyone’s safe. Come and see the future tal­ent of surfing in Fiji.

“As a new Olympic sport we are looking for new talent eve­rywhere so it could be your son or daughter.”

Portingale said as well as the surfing contest there’s a free family day.

“The Fiji National Sports Commission will conduct beach volleyball and beach soccer.

“Vatuvara Eco Resort will conduct environmental activi­ties while Inia Nakalevu will be doing introductory surfing lessons and Wailoaloa Boardriders is putting on a sausage sizzle.

So there are heaps to do for everyone on the beach at Nat­adola. Bring the family and enjoy this amazing family day. The surfing starts at 10am whilst the free family day kicks-off at 11am.”

Portingale said they are grateful to their sponsors Rip Curl, Jacks, Hot Bread Kitchen, McDonald’s, Fiji National Sports Commission, Vatuvara Eco Resort and Wailoaloa Boardrid­ers

– Edited by Osea Bola


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