NEW PIER, DURBAN
FEBRUARY 20 & 21
Champions decided in perfect New Pier Surf at the 2016 Durban Gromcomp
The first Surfing South Africa Gromcomp was held in typical hot and humid Durban conditions and solid 4 foot New Pier surf and the 80 or so “grommets” who participated in the event had plenty to smile about.
Not only were there 1A Surfing South Africa PST points on offer but there was also a share of R10000 in prize money courtesy of Durban Stars. The U16 and U14 Boys both won brand new wetsuits from O’Neill generously supported the event by donating prizes to all the finalists. Hurricane surf and Island Style also donated prizes to the event which was hosted by eThekweni Surfriders.
The largest entry was in the U16 Boys Division where Koby Oberholzer of Warner Beach ,one of the stand out surfers at the event, took the gold medal. Calvin Goor, another KZN surfer who has started 2016 with a bang took the runner up spot ahead of Jeffreys Bay visitor Angelo Faulkner. The talented 12 year old Durban local, James Ribbink, came fourth. Read More…