Carve pro and O&E comp wrap

Jackson Giles kept the flag flying for the locals on the Final day of completion after the elimination of Monty Tait and Max McGuigan from the Pro Junior division on Day 2. The 2014 Carve Pro Junior runner-up won his Quarter and came up against a white hot Ethan Ewing in the Semis

Jackson Giles

Jackson Giles ripping

Unfortunately Jackson fell victim to a the in-form surfer from Qld. As the final local surfer in the draw and last year’s runner up, Jacko was out for blood from the first opening hooter, however he was unable to find any waves that allowed him to muster up the required score. “I’m reasonably happy with this result,” said Giles. “If someone came to me and told me I’d finish in the semi-finals prior to the event, then I would have been stoked to hear it. This is still a good result and the perfect way to start 2015.”

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Congrats & Good Luck Jackson

Congratulations to young ripper Jackson Giles for his 2nd place finish in the recent Chain Resources Men’s Pro Junior in NZ. He finished runner up to WA charger Jacob Wilcox. Along the way Jacko took out some big scalps including Jordan Lawler, Joe Van Dijk and Jackson Barker. This result pushed Jackson into 6th place in the overall ASP Australasian rankings. A huge result for his 1st year in the Pro Juniors.

Jackson’s next mission will be to represent Australia and take on the best U/16 surfers from around the globe in the prestigious Rip Curl International GromSearch Final. The event will be held at one of the best waves in the world, the famous Lakey Peak in Sumbawa, Indonesia. Good Luck champ. Charge hard and bring that trophy home.

Lakey Peak                                                            Lakey’s firing