Ben Considine will be repping Vicco in both the Open Longboard and the Loggers. Pic: Ethan Smith / Surfing NSW
Tuesday, 4 July 2017
Surfing Victoria has announced the surfers who’ll be heading to the 2017 Australian Surf Festival to represent Victoria in Longboard, Logger, Shortboard and Bodyboard divisions.
The event will be held on the Tweed Coast in Northern NSW from July 28th to August 14th and will hold divisions across the four disciplines in age groups from Junior through to Over 65.
“On behalf of Surfing Victoria, I’d like to wish all competitors good luck going into the event,” said Surfing Victoria CEO Adam Robertson.
“Every year we are impressed with the results and the way team members represent our state and I look forward to seeing some great surfing across all age groups!”
2017 will feature one of the biggest Victorian Teams in recent history with 42 individual competitors representing the state.
Notable surfers include former Australian Champions Ben Considine (Barwon Heads), Greg Brown (Jan Juc), Grayme Galbraith (Jan Juc), John Lane (Torquay), Tawa Hura (St Andrews Beach), Sage Goldsbury (Phillip Island) and Steve Watson (Blairgowrie).
- Report by Surfing Victoria
Ben Considine, Tas Dunton, Andrew Burgan, Luke Lalor
Angela King, Melanie Renton
JUNIOR BOYS U18:
Ted Murphy, Riley Taylor
OVER 35 WOMENS:
OVER 35 MENS:
Greg Brown, Liam McCafferty, Matty Wright
OVER 40 MENS:
Matty Wright, Chris Hanrahan
OVER 45 MENS:
Liam Mccafferty, Brett Lalor, Chris Hanrahan
OVER 50 MENS:
Greg Brown, Grant Price, Brian Kuit
OVER 55 MENS:
John Lane, Brian Kuit
OVER 60 MENS:
Brian Thompson, Grayme Galbraith
OVER 65 MENS:
Phillip Trigger, Bob Smith
Ben Considine, Luke Lalor
LOGGERS UNDER 18:
Ted Murphy, Hugh Taylor
LOGGERS OVER 40:
Greg Brown, Grant Price