SCOTTISH SURF COMPS & EVENTS 2018

In this section we keep you in touch with local and national surf competitions, surf events and environmental news.

  • Gathering of Clans (Scottish Inter-Clubs), Tiree,  15/16th September 2018
  • ISA World Surfing Games, Japan, 15-22 September 2018
  • British Cup 6th/7th October 2018
  • UK PRO Tour Thurso 17th-18th October
  • Sandend Grom Comp, Sandend, 20th October
  • Ireland v Scotland International, Thurso, 10th-11th November 2018

2018

  • Euro Junior Surf Champs Portugal July 20-29th 2018.

EuroSurf Junior 2018 took place in Santa Cruz, Portugal on the 20-29th of July.  Team Scotland which comprised of Craig Sutherland (Coach), Ben Larg (TSC), Mikey Hall (DSC), Malcolm Todd (DSC), Craig McLachlan (NSSC), Finn MacDonald (TSC), Clover Christopherson (DSC), Marcelle Lockheart (Chaperone) and Martin Larg (Manager) fought it out against 16 other nations for the European Titles in the following divisions; U14 mixed, U16 Boys and Girls, U18 Boys and Girls shortboarding, Longboarding and Junior boys and girls Bodyboarding.

Scotland finished in 11th place ahead of Wales.  Full rankings are shown on the table below:

RESULTS

Standout performances were from Clover Christopherson (SCO) who made it all the way to the repechage final of the Junior Girls Bodyboarding, Craig McLachlan (SCO) who made it to repechage round 3 of the U14 boys and Michael Wimbledon-Hall who made it to rep 4 u18 boys and U16 bodyboarding and rep 3 in the Longboard U18!  12yr Craig McLachlan and 13yr Ben Larg both made it to repechage 2 of the U16 boys. Ben Larg (SCO) posted the highest wave score of any of the Scots in the shortboard divisions.

Coast to Coast Lowland Longboard Champs Belhaven 28th/29th April 2018

Ran in small surf and lovely sunshine. A huge entry saw the biggest longboard competition of the year in Scotland with 8 heats in the longboard mens and 6 heats in the juniors. Thanks to all that attended and the many helpers on the day. Was such a great vibe!

Congratulations to winners

Mens longboards Cees Willems,  Ladies Longboards Clover Christopherson , Mikey Wimbledon U18 Longboards, U16 Bodyboard Mikey Wimbledon, U18 Boys Shortboard Mikey Wimbledon, U18 Girls Shortboard Clover Christopherson and U14 Shortboard Ben Kobedza. Full results to follow on our events page.

Junior Qualifying events for the national team spaces where won by Mikey Wimbledon (U18 Longboard and U16 Bodyboard) and Malcolm Todd was 2nd (in the U16 Bodyboard). (Photos Mike and Clover above and Mike 13yrs cross stepping in the final).

 

Scottish Surf Championships Thurso 30th March to 2nd April 2018

Congratulations to our Coast to Coast Junior team surfers.

  • Clover Christopherson, still 15 years, won the U18 girls surf division and was 3rd in the mixed U18 surf category (photo of Clover by Andy Bennets)
  • Mikey Wimbledon was 2nd in the U14 surfing and he won, still 13 years, the open bodyboard men and junior U18yrs bodyboarding.
  • Malcolm Todd was 2nd in the Junior Bodyboard and Jamie was 3rd.

This means we will likely have three juniors from our Dunbar team qualifying for the Scottish team and going to the European Junior surfing championships in Portugal in July 2018. Great results

Scottish National Junior Squad Training Camp, Lanzarote, 15-20 February. We are delighted that three of our junior team. Mikey Wimbledon Hall, Noah Carter and Jamie Gibson all attended this junior week. Run by the excellent Suds and Marty, the week was a great success with all three boys having a lot of fun and learning to perfect their bottom turns!

Scottish Surfing Championships Thurso, 30th March-2nd April 2018.

Congratulations to our Coast to Coast Junior team surfers.

  • Clover Christopherson, still 15 years, won the U18 girls surf division and was 3rd in the mixed U18 surf category (photo of Clover by Andy Bennets)
  • Mikey Wimbledon was 2nd in the U14 surfing and he won, still 13 years, the open bodyboard men and junior U18yrs bodyboarding.
  • Malcolm Todd was 2nd in the Junior Bodyboard and Jamie was 3rd.

This means we will likely have three juniors from our Dunbar team qualifying for the Scottish team and going to the European Junior surfing championships in Portugal in July 2018. Great results