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Angourie Boardriders Club

Wheelbarrow race. Image: Contributed

Angourie boardriders welcomed an excellent turn out for the first competition of the 2019/20 season held on November 3 at Turner’s Beach. A big thank you to Matt and Sarah Hutchinson at Fishing Haven Holiday Park for sponsoring the first club round. 

Competitors ranged from 4 years-old to 50ish, with the following female/male divisions: U8s, U10s, U14s, Opens, Women’s and Over40s.  Every heat enjoyed waist to shoulder high conditions and the groms fuelled up with a pancake brekkie and beach games.

Next month’s club round will come around quickly for an 8.30am start at Turner’s on December 1. New members welcome and all abilities are encouraged to inquire at


U8 boys: Oscar Churton; Phoenix Talbot; Hunter Powers; Harry Young; Strickland Barton.

U8 girls: Scarlett Read; Leeuwin Barton.

U10 boys: Sunny Churton; Arlo Short; Archie Talbot; Nav Henwood; Jay Keep. 

U10 girls: Madora Barton; Serena Jack; Eva Emery; Mahlia Brown.

U14 boys: Joel Emery; Luke Wilson; Bailey Jenen; Cooper Jenen.

U14 girls: Leilani Read; Ava Young. 

Opens: Shayne Sutherland; Jake Bill; Lilly Young; Steve Barton. 

Women’s: Lilly Young; Heather Read;Courtney Smith. 

O40’s: Al Morrison; Dean Emery; Luke Short; Justin Henwood.

Luke Wilson waiting to surf first heat for the club. Image: Contributed
Jake Bill during his Opens final heat. Image: Contributed
Phoenix Talbot U8s bottom turn during his heat. Image: Contributed

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