United Maroubra team finish 7th

The Maroubra United Boardriders team finished in 7th place at the Southern NSW qualifying event of the Australian Boardriders Battle

In epic 4-6 ft waves at Bombo Beach just north of Kiama. Blake was first in and got the team off to a great start with a 2nd place finish. This format is slightly different where each surfer top wave is counted and determines the overall winner of the heat. Blake’s best wave came with 5 min to go scoring an 8.2. He absolutely obliterated the wave. First turn is where the points were at and his backhand attack was on. He was sitting in 1st place until with 5 remaining Jay Quinn from Culburra snagged a 9.2 gem right at the death to take out the heat.

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Jim Beam Surftag update

After a morning of classic waves at North Narrabeen the Southend team finally hit the water in the last heat of the day at 3pm. Gone were the perfect lefts and right the early heats had enjoyed. It was back to the stock standard summer fare we are more use to. Howling NE and a dropping swell. Despite the conditions the team started well and at the the mid-point of the heat we were right in the mix and only 5 points off the lead. As the heat progressed the swell became more and more inconsistent so finding the waves that had good scoring potential were few and far between.

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