2021 Woolworths NSW Junior State Titles pres. by Ocean and Earth
Woolworths NSW Junior State Titles pres. by Ocean and Earth continued
to mow through the opening rounds of competition today with surfers in
the Under-16 and Under-18 division getting the opportunity to put on a
show in punchy two-foot surf at Corrimal.
Oliver Heintz (Avalon) showed hed be a name to watch out for in
future years as he nabbed a first-round victory over perennial event standout
Winter Vincent (Manly) in the Under-18 Boys division. Heintz lit up the
tiny righthanders on his way to the win, knocking out a chain of mammoth
backside hits to amass a gigantic 18.60 two-wave heat total. Both Vincent
and Heintz will make their next appearance in the second round.
Taj Simon (Port Kembla) and Lennix Smith (Barrack Point) kept the fire
burning bright for the south coasters with both surfers claiming first-round
victories with decent heat totals in the 14.00 range. Both Simon and Smith
found a handful of playful righthanders in their respective heats to seal
their positions into the second round.
Juniper Harper (Lennox Head) has made her journey to Wollongong worthwhile,
earning a victory in the remaining heats of the first round of the Under-16
Girls. As a former NSW Grommet Champion, Harper appeared to be one of
the girls to keep an eye on in the division.
The competition will commence each day at 7:30 am with the call for the
days schedule and location confirmed via the event hotline at 6:45
am. The event hotline is 0458 247 212.
The event is expected to attract approximately 250 promising junior surfers
to the Wollongong region.
Prime locations for the event are Sandon Point and Woonona.
Seeding for each age division was determined by the Surfing NSW State
U18s (Boys & Girls): Thursday 18th Saturday 20th November
U16s (Boys & Girls): Wednesday 17th Saturday 20th November
U14s (Boys & Girls): Saturday 20th Monday 22nd November
The event will run in a straight knock-out format, under four-person priority
Wollongong Surf Leisure Resort (WSLR) are proud partners of the Woolworths
Junior State Titles pres. by Ocean and Earth and have kindly offered a
10% discount code to all competitors to use while staying at the event.
Call WSLR on (02) 4283 6999 and provide the last name of the individual
competing to activate your discount. Secure your accommodation now.
Please note all event dates are subject to change due to applicable COVID-19
related government restrictions and NSW public health order amendments.
For any further questions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
The Woolworths NSW Junior State Titles pres. by Ocean and Earth are proudly
supported by Woolworths, Ocean and Earth, Wollongong Surf Leisure Resort,
Destination Wollongong and Surfing NSW.
BEACH, SYDNEY (Saturday, 20 November 2021): The Woolworths NSW Juniors
State Titles presented by Ocean and Earth saw an action-packed day today
as Under-16 and Under-18 champions were crowned in challenging one-to-two
foot conditions at Corrimal.
Illawarra surfers Lennix Smith (Barrack Point) and Oceanna Rogers (Shellcove)
shone in the conditions today with both surfers showing their nous in
the small conditions.
was particularly impressive in the tricky surf to finish the final with
a massive 16.56 two-wave heat total, which enabled him to claim his third
NSW State Title in as many years.
meanwhile employed similar tactics in her Under-18 final as she took the
win from fellow south coast surfer Keira Buckpitt (Culburra Beach) who
finished in the runner-up spot. Rogers put on an impressive display in
the final, notching up a 15.10 two-wave heat total to take the win.
Hasson (Port Stephens) will head home with his head held high after taking
out the Under-16 Boys final. Hasson made light work of the mediocre surf
as he notched up a 15.00 two-wave total to finish in the winner's chair
ahead of Hughie Vaughan (Bateau Bay) who finished in second position.
Brown finished her State Title campaign with a bang as she took out the
Under-16 Girls final. Brown flared in the final exchange, nailing an array
of decent and technical forehand hits to win the final with a 15.63 two-wave
THANKS SURFING NSW