Surfcoach.com Junior Kirra Teams Challenge 2012

Surfcoach.com is the new naming rights sponsor for the world’s largest junior inter-club surfing teams event to be held at Duranbah, NSW, on 15th September.

Hosted by the Kirra Surfriders Club, the Surfcoach.com Junior Kirra Teams Challenge 2012 will attract more than 130 of Australia’s best junior surfers. Twenty-two boardriders club teams from Queensland and NSW have already confirmed their entry.

Surfcoach.com is an interactive website designed to help people improve their surfing. It provides instructional video packages and training cards for all levels of surfing.

“It’s always the intent of Surfcoach.com to make better surfers and the better you are the more fun you have,” said Surfcoach.com founder Martin Dunn.

“Surfcoach.com is designed to motivate surfers to get better and backing the Junior Kirra Teams Challenge is a natural extension of those aims.”

Event director John Robin said the Surfcoach.com Junior Kirra Teams Challenge was designed to educate junior boardriders about team surfing.

“The idea of the whole event is to give the juniors a taste of the excitement of a team surfing event,” said Robin, who oversees the world’s largest surfing teams event the Volcom Kirra Teams Challenge.

“This is very different to surfing as an individual and then they know what to expect when they step up into their club’s main events and other senior boardriders events.”

The format of the event will be the same as the Kirra Teams Challenge with each club submitting teams of six including two Under 14 surfers, two Under 16 surfers and two Under 18 surfers.

Clubs competing include: Coolum, North Shore, Mudjimba, MNM, Merewether, Snapper, Le-Ba, Kawana, Alley, Kirra, North End, Cabarita, Kingscliff, Noosa, Burleigh, Windansea, North Narrabeen. There will also be a girls’ team made up of some of the Gold Coast’s best junior female surfers.

The winning team will win a two-day coaching camp at the Hurley Surfing Australia High Performance Centre at Casuarina.

The Surfcoach.com Junior Kirra Teams Challenge 2012 is hosted by the Kirra Surfriders Club and proudly supported by Surfing Australia, the Hurley Surfing Australia High Performance Centre, Surfing Queensland, the Australian Government’s Illicit Drugs In Sport (IDIS) program, Volcom, Banana Wax, Rainbow Bay Surf Life Saving Club, Pushshove & Fox Surf Australia.

For more information including entry form, running schedule & the heat draw plese click here

For the complete heat draw for the event click on Final Heat Draw

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