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Fingal Head surfer Dane Henry has won an individual gold to help Australia claim its eighth World Junior Surfing Championship, its first in 15 years.

Gold Coast surfer Ziggy Mackenzie also won a gold for her performance in the U/16 division.

Lenoox Head’s Ocea Curtis was also part of the 12-person team that competed in El Salvador last week.

‘This win represents where Australian junior surfing is at, and the dominance we intend to continue to deliver,’ Kate Wilcomes, Surfing Australia’s National High-Performance Director said.


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