South Island Surfing Champs

Dunedin surfer Tessa Gabbott competes in the under-14 girls final on Sunday. PHOTOS: PETER MCINTOSH
Dunedin surfer Tessa Gabbott competes in the under-14 girls final on Sunday. PHOTOS: PETER MCINTOSH
Poppie Entwisle, of Christchurch, catches a wave in the under-14 girls division final.
Poppie Entwisle, of Christchurch, catches a wave in the under-14 girls division final.
Max Marshall, of Christchurch, competes in the mens open division final.
Max Marshall, of Christchurch, competes in the mens open division final.
Daniel Farr, of Taranaki, in the mens open division final.
Daniel Farr, of Taranaki, in the mens open division final.
Reuben Woods, of Mount Maunganui, rides a wave during the men’s open division final.
Reuben Woods, of Mount Maunganui, rides a wave during the men’s open division final.

Surfers hit St Clair beach at the weekend for the South Island Surfing Championship.

About 160 surfers competed in a range of age grades, starting from under-12.

Dunedin surfers Tash Civil and Richard Ayson claimed the top prizes in the senior womens and mens over- 50 grades, respectively.

Allied Press photographer Peter McIntosh was there.

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