Seaford Boardriders take out 2021 Australian Boardriders Battle SA leg
Published on 05/09/2021

Seaford Boardriders have taken out the South Australian qualifying leg of the Hyundai Australian Boardriders Battle on the Fleurieu Peninsula over the weekend.

Max Longhurst, SCBR

The Bay at Middleton provided fun consistant 2-3 foot left rip bowl waves for the competitors.  It was Seaview Road Boardriders who got out the gates early winning the first round and securing themselves a place in the finals. Seaford Boardriders claimed the second final spot beating local club South Coast Boardriders in a tough semi final.  The Seaford team of Maia Taite, Clayton Howse, Harry Green, King Cairns and Matt Lindsay finished strongly taking on a powerful Roaders team and securing themselves a spot at the national finals in 2022.

Maia Taite, SBRC

Harry Green who surfed strongley all event was awarded the Oakley Prism Award performer award.

Harry Green, SBRC

The series now moves on to the Trigg, WA, before heading around the country.

The 2021 Hyundai Australian Boardriders Battle QLD event was proudly supported by Hyundai, Surfing Australia, Acciona, Oakley, 2XP and Gage Roads Brewery.

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The annual Specsavers Southern Surf Festival returns to Middleton Point this weekend.The two-day festival held over Saturday, May 1 and Sunday, May 2 is a true celebration of surfing in South Australia, and incorporates all aspects of the south coast’s unique and inclusive surf culture.

More than 100 competitors are set compete in a range of events including shortboard, longboard and kneeboard surfing, along with inter-club and fun twin-fin and single-fin events.
The Alexandrina Council is once again backing the festivities.

Last years event was cancelled due to COVID-19 and Surfing South Australia are really excited to be running the festival again .
Surfing South Australia spokesperson Craig Potgieter said
“We are stoked to present the third annual Southern Surf Festival and thank the Alexandrina Council for all their support as well as the local businesses that jumped on board as sponsors; particularly Specsavers Victor Harbor,” Mr Potgieter said.
“For the first time we will be running an adaptive surfing division which we are very excited about. The weather looks great and we ask people to come down and enjoy this celebration of surfing.”
The family friendly festival offers something for everyone.
For those wanting to give surfing a go for the first time, a range of surf schools will be operating on the Sunday and there will be live music by Jack Buchanan, kids entertainment, food trucks, coffee, wine, beer and much more on offer throughout the weekend.
The festival is being run under COVIDSafe restrictions and attendees will be required to check in and maintain social distancing.

For up to date event information and schedules head over the the Surfing South Australia Facebook page.

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