Nine year old Kai Woolf from Jeffreys Bay, the youngest competitor at the SA Junior Surf Championships, signalled her arrival in the surfing world by confidently carving her way to victory in the U13 Girls division in Durban.

Kai grew up surfing in J’Bay and is a regular in the line up at the Point.

Kai Woolf surfing her way to victory in the SA Champs.

Eastern Province came third overall, while Western Province claimed victory in the event.

Emma Smith, also from Jeffreys Bay came second in the girls U/17 division, capping off a fine year for her.

For the first time ever, the Hurley SA Junior Champs featured the Tag Team competition which was won by Eastern Province.

Robin de Kock, General Manager of Surfing South Africa, commenting on the event said, “The Hurley SA Junior Championships was a huge success. There was some outstanding surfing in all of the divisions and so much talent that South African surfing looks set for the future.

The EP surf team came 3rd at the SA Champs.

In 15 years of holding this event Surfing South Africa will use the success of the 2011 Hurley SA Junior Champs as a benchmark. We are privileged to be partners with Hurley and grateful to the city of Durban for supporting the event.”

Final Results: Hurley SA Junior Surfing Champs presented by the City of Durban

U13 Girls final:

1.       Kai Woolf (EP)

2.       Ruth Armstrong (WP)

3.       Cana Foster (KZN Central)

4.       Lauren Ridge (Border)

U15 Girls final:

1.       Tahra Uren (EP)

2.       Chanelle Botha (SKZN)

3.       Courtney Ellish (SKZN)

4.       Anoush Zakarian (Boland)

U17 Girls final:

1.       Sarah Baum (KZN Central)

2.       Emma Smith (EP)

3.       Nicole Pallet (WP)

4.       Amy Bosworth (WP)

U13 Boys final:

1.       Adin Masencamp (Boland)

2.       Jordan Maree (WP)

3.       Jose Faulkner (EP)

4.       Donovon Wichmann (WP)

U15 Boys final:

1.       Max Armstrong (WP)

2.       Simo Mkhize (SKZN)

3.       Steffen Burrows (Boland)

4.       Matt McGillivray (EP)

U17 Boys final:

1.       Josh Smit (KZN Central)

2.       Jarred Veldhuis (EP)

3.       Brandon Benjamin (WP)

4.       Mikey Venter (KZN Central)

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Freedom Cup Team Results:

1.       Western Province 26.700 points

2.       KZN Central 26.666 points

3.       Eastern Province 26.270

4.       Southern KZN 24.891

5.       Boland 21.520

6.       SA Development 17.516

7.       Zululand 16.240

8.       Border 15.790

9.       Southern Cape 6.420

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