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Local surfers impress in Oz Grom Cup

Rasmus King in action. Photo Ethan Smith/SNSW

There were plenty of impressive performances by locals competing down at Coffs Harbour in the Billabong Oz Grom Cup.

Day one saw a handful of exciting exchanges as competitors in the 16-and-Under and 14-and-Under divisions were graced with playful one-metre peaks.

In the 14 Boys division Rasmus King from Byron Bay and Rino Lindsay from Lennox Head made it all the way through to round three before they were eliminated, while Touma Cameron from Byron Bay and Lennox Head’s Jai Glinderman and Jack O’Brien both won their heats and progressed through to round four.

On days two and three the surf dropped off and the younger divisions took to the water and showed how good they are in the playful conditions.

In the 12 Boys division Woody Webster from Lennox Head made it to round three before being eliminated and Harry O’Brien from Lennox Head is into the quarter -finals.

Ocea Curtis and Mia Baker from Lennox Head have progressed all the way through to the final in the 10 Girls division. 

The prestigious five-day event, now in its fifth year, runs over April 13–17, and has more than 200 competitors in nine different divisions.

Boys and Girls divisions for the event include: Under 8 Mixed, Under 10, Under 12, Under 14 and Under 16.


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