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Not Bad Surf eh?

Not Bad Surf eh?


Yes it has been a month since we last communicated. What a month! If you haven't been surfing heaps, there is something wrong with your life. Well you know what I mean. There has been waves all over the place. If you have been visiting Surfco, this is old news to you. The best day though was Sunday the 16th when we had swell on both coasts with anything from 2-4 feet through to 8-10 feet, just depending on where you were at the time. The northeastern coast from East Cape north didn't have a totally flat day all month. Not bad eh?

Almost forgot about Erica the fizzer. She showed so much promise and delivered bugger all. It was the tastiest looking sub tropical and we thought - look out we are in for it! But no, we had 5 foot at the most. Still, can't complain, we have had a great summer.

The News...

World Masters comes to Town Martinez Dominates Saloman Masters Kiwi Action in Aussie Comp Winners You've Gotta be in to Win

World Masters

The ISA / FOSTER'S WORLD MASTERS SURF TITLES is scheduled for Easter, 15th - 20th of April 2003. This is a new event and is open to any surfer over the age of 35 years.

The event is held along Surf Highway 45 on the Taranaki Coast.

If you're looking for accommodation for the event click here: For more information visit the Official Website:

Martinez Dominates Saloman Masters

Great 4-6 ft (2m) waves were on offer at Margaret River, with offshore winds and a sunny sky adding to the picturesque lineup. Hollywood movie star Heath Ledger was even among the strong crowd on-site to watch the surfing action.

In the Salomon Masters, Bobby Martinez (USA) completely dominated his fifth round heat. The Californian opened with a great backhand barrel on a right-hander. His first forehand tube earned a 9.27, but only minutes later he paddled into another set wave and emerged from two epic tubes and laid down a carving cutback for the event's first perfect 10-point ride.

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Kiwi Action in Aussie

Jay Quin at Billabong Pro-Teen Newcastle

Gisbornes Jay Quinn had victory stolen in the dying seconds of the Billabong Pro-Teen in Newcastle. Surfing with an air of determination and confidence throughout the four-day event, it seemed inevitable the young Quinn would make his second final of the series. However, letting his guard down he allowed Queensland surfer Clint Kimmins unchallenged into the last wave of the final. The Australian scoring a 9.5 enough to eclipse Quinn and take the trophy and $2800 first prize.

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Lisa Hurunui Does Good!

THE surfing gods didn't just rain on the long-awaited parade of female competitors at EnergyAustralia Surfest, they swamped it with weather so wild it almost wiped Newcastle Beach off the map.

Lisa Hurunui from Gisborne, was on form at Newcastle putting on a strong performance in the preliminary rounds, making it to the finals & finishing 'Runner UP' to last years World Junior Champ, Rebecca Woods.

Click here for more info on the Newcastle Women's Pro:

Competition Winners

As you probably already know by now, we run competitions on the site each month, giving you guys the chance to win some really awesome stuff!

Thanks to Hot Buttered Surf Shop, Surf Vision Video's, Blob Beanbags & G Force Energy Drink, these lucky people have walked away with the following prizes...

Hot Buttered Surf Board - Leon Van de Water, Auckland

Surf Vision Video's - Andy Wilson, North Shore

G Force Prize Pack - Rowan Smith, Whangaparoa

Blob Beanbag - Craig Osbaldiston, Muriwai Beach

Don't forget to enter the current competitions each month - Click Here Now:

You've Gotta Be In To Win!!

Check out this months comps...You've only got one more day to enter the Export Gold Competition so enter now!!

Export Gold

Closing date is 16-April-2003 Surf Club Members... login To Enter: New Members... subscribe To Enter:

Surf Vision Video

Closing date is 1-May-2003 Surf Club Members... login To Enter: New Members... subscribe To Enter:

Aloha Car Seat Covers

Closing date is 1-May-2003 Surf Club Members... login To Enter: New Members... subscribe To Enter:

Can't stay to talk, the swell is pumping, so see you next time. Remember "Surf b4 u surf"


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