Starfish Surf Series
Magnolia Street, Huntington Beach
January 22, 2005
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The final event of the Starfish Surf Series went down atMagnolia Street in Huntington Beach. The weeks of rain finally clearedand the big west swell was winding down but there was still some good2-4 foot clean peaks left over. Tons of competitors showed up for a dayof fun surf and a good time. Here is how the day turned out.
In the Girls final was Linsey Brown, and Camille Colett who had atough fight but by the end of the tie breaker Camillewon on a count back. Vanessa Dautel, and Allie Shearounded out the girl’s finals. Camille left the beachwith a bag full of goods, some electric sunglasses, and aSector 9skateboard.
The best Groms from California showed up to earn the much needed double points this event had to offer. Kolohe Andino,Ford Archbold, and last months winner Brent Reillycouldn’t get any good waves in the final. Newport Beach’snative son Andrew Doheny had the edge all day but GabeGarcia would put up a good fight. In the end however, Andrew’slocal knowledge paid off and he would walk with first place, a Santa Cruz Skateboard, and a backpack full of goods.
Allan Kincade, Bones Brighton, and Max McIlwee werethe highest scored Juniors of the day. Allan had a great heatand Max wanted to repeat last month’s win. It was the high scores ofthe kid they call Bones who would leave the pack behind.For his effort he would earn the win, a grip of prizes, and abrand new Body Glove wetsuit.
The Pro-Am division would come down to Zach Keenan, JoshBuran, Geoff Moysa, and Josh Hoyer. Josh Buran had acouple lofty airs all day, which kept the field incheck. Moysa, and Keenan had some good turns indiminishing conditions. Josh Hoyer who launched a reallysick air in the final, which earned him the win and starfishPro-Am title. Along with the win came $400 in cash, and avestal watch.
Special Thanks Goes Out To Our Product Sponsors:BODY GLOVE, RED BULL, SANTA CRUZ, ELECTRIC, DVS SHOES, VESTAL,CLIF BAR, DA KINE, SURFING, SURFER, TRANSWORLD SURF, AND HAPPYMAGAZINE.
SPECIAL THANKS TO RED BULL FOR PROVIDING LUNCH TO ALL THE COMPETITORS!
Thanks to all the parents and contestants who competedall season long. Hope to see you all at VQS Champs in Mayat 54th Street. Look forward to the all new 2005/2006 StarfishSeason starting in July 2005!
1.Josh Hoyer $400