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‘Tom Hook’ travelling to the the World Junior Surfing Championships as part of the CISF team.

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13-year-old Guernsey surfer, Tom Hook, is heading off to California next
week to represent the Channel Islands in the ISA World Junior Surfing
Championships. The competition is being held at the renowned break of
Huntington Beach. Tom, who will be competing in the Under 16s age category,
will be joined by four Jersey boys to surf against the world’s best. This
is the second time Hook has represented the Channel Islands at world level,
having surfed at the World Juniors in Hyuga, Japan last year, earning his
ranking of 81st in the world.

Click here to visit the official event page.

Night Surf

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Saturday 13th the GSC will be running a Night Surf Centres @ 8pm

The night surf open to GSC Members Only and £5 Entry fee on the night, money raised from this event will be split 50/50 between a charity and the GSC club funds.

If your not currently a paid up member renew now at guernseysurfclub.com.

A big thanks to IAG (international administration group (Guernsey) limited), are paying for the lights and are supplying the high vis jackets and a big chunk of glow sticks.

Please arrive by 8pm for safety briefing ready to get in the water at 8.30pm, the event will run to 11.30ish depending on the tide.

This will be a great fun evening for surfers and spectators – see you all there 🙂

Junior Series – Surf Session 2

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The second of this summers Junior Series events was a great fun morning. The small waves on offer enabled us to work with the juniors on their wave catching and pop-ups. It was great to see all the groms having fun and getting some waves in this session 🙂 thanks to everyone who came down to help out.

This summer we are running the Junior Series as a series of surf sessions along with some competitions, if you would like to get involved you can find out more and sign up here. http://guernseysurfclub.com/junior-series-2018-sign-up/ 

Our next event is 24th June – Charity Vazon Bay Alcove Classic. More details on this to follow soon.

Life Saving Training Course with the Guernsey Surf School

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Last week the Guernsey Surf School ran a bespoke Surf Lifesaving courses for the GSC. This was a great fun course aimed at ensuring that we have lifeguarding cover for GSC events especially this summers junior series. the course was run over two evenings and was possible thanks to support from Investec Community Donations, EFG Private Bank (Channel Islands) Limited and Sea Change Recruitment. A big thanks to the surf school, our sponsors and to everyone that took part 

The Grom Search is coming to Jersey.

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Rip Curl Grom Search | Jersey – 2nd & 3rd June

For those juniors wishing to enter stop no.1 of the Rip Curl Grom Search in Jersey then entry just opened at https://cisurf.org/entry-forms/rip-curl-grom-search/

As a reminder, a surfers top two results are taken from the three events (St.Ouens, Jersey – Croyde, Devon – Porthmeor, Cornwall) to identify the Grom Search Champions, all info on the series can be found here: https://www.surfingengland.org/the-2018-rip-curl-gromsearc…/

2018 Cold Water Classic

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COLD WATER CLASSIC | Held On: 24 March 2018.

Congratulations to Johnny Wallbridge who place 1st in today’s Cold Water Classic held pumping surf at Perelle closely followed by Jake in 2nd, Tom Colley 3rd and Andy who took 4th. It was great watching with an excellent standard of surfing in epic Perelle comp conditions. Good to see juniors Tom & Ethan pushing themselves and both holding their own with some excellent waves and young Tom making the finals. Thanks to everyone the took part and big thanks to Kev W, Chris and Martin for help judging.


COLD WATER CLASSIC | New Date 24 March 2018.

Entrants must be Guernsey Surf Club members, more details and times to follow nearer the date.

Points from this competition will go towards selection of the CI squad with the plan to hold a CI Champs this May. The current plan is to hold the seniors CI’s in Guernsey and the Juniors over in Jersey later in the year. More details to follow soon.

For updates keep an eye out on here, and on our Facebook page.

Junior Series Event 2

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The 2nd Junior Series Event was held at Vazon check out photos below from the days competitions. Great to see such a good turn out and so many juniors getting involved. A big thanks to everyone that helped out running the comps today 🙂

 

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