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Nyxie Ryan works her magic. Photo Smith/NSW
Nyxie Ryan works her magic. Photo Smith/NSW

Crystal Cylinders

The Lennox Head All Girls Surfriders had another fabulous day for their August club round.

‘We were treated with peaky, 0.5-metre waves, clear water, and very little wind until the finals. It was great to have a wave that suited all levels, allowing everyone to get some awesome rides,’ reported Ebony Sanataria and Maz Pentecost.

‘Those who were lucky enough to score a set wave definitely made the most of them. Numbers were down for sign-on so all divisions had a heat then straight to finals except the Opens, who had 3 heats, semis then finals.

‘Those who were lucky enough to score a set wave definitely made the most of them.

‘There was some excellent surfing by a number of the girls, great to see Marika Ilic make another semi in Opens and Christina Dunne in the Longboards cracked two fabulous set waves in her heat. Congratulations to the junior beginner girls who went ‘out the back’ and caught some of their best waves so far.


Junior Beginners: Mahia Adams, Amalia Cook.

Senior Beginners: Nardeen Fry, Danielle Thompson, Emma Louise, Milica Music.

Senior Intermediates:  Debbie Gordon, Jenna Menzies, Melissa Wright, Sylvie Hoarau.

Longboards: Maz Pentecost, Marg Bryant, Christina Dunne.

Opens: Nyxie Ryan, Sophie Shelton, Ebony Santamaria, Jane Collins.


Four local Lennox Head junior surfers who have qualified for the Australian Surfing Titles will benefit from a fundraising afternoon to be held at Club Lennox this Sunday September 10 at 3pm.

The surfers, ranging in age from 13 to 15 years old are Nyxie Ryan, Jai Glinderman, Jack O’Brien and Kobi Curtis.

A monster multiple-draw raffle will be held with more than 70 prizes to be won with a value of $3,500.

Please come along and support the local groms who will be heading down to Culburra on the NSW south coast in November to represent the far north coast.

Nyxie Ryan and Kobi Curtis will be representing Byron Bay High School in the Mark Richards Shield competition as part of the Australian School Surfing Titles while Ryan, Glinderman and O’Brien will be competing in the individual Australian Junior Titles.

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