VOLCOM STONE’S VQS* BUTTERFISH SURF SERIES
Volcom Stone held the third event of the Butterfish Surf Series atC-Street in Ventura on January 26th, 2002. Over 96 competitors showed upto battle it out for coveted VQS* points. The surf was a small 1-2ft,but if you were lucky enough to be in the right spot there were somebowly little peaks to be had.
The Grom divivision saw alot of heat with the oversized Man-Grom KilianGarland taking the win away from a very talented crew of Super-Gromsincluding Chad Compton, Kai Ellison, Nick Rosza, and Cory Arrambedie.For those of you who don’t know Kilian has been winning contests sincehe was 9, at 14 he is now a veteran to this game.
The Juniors final was a darkhorse filled heat with the useual winnerslosing in the Semi-Finals. This time around it would be Shea Parton whofound the waves he needed for the win. Following in a close second wasColin Dodgson who lacked wave selection but made up for it with a fastprecise backhand that earned him second place.
In the Pro-Am local boy Art Quesada opened the heat up with an 8 andlooked impossible to beat, but down the beach young Kilian Garland whowas surfing up a from the Grom division chiped away at Quesada scoring a7, 7.5, and 7 and walking away with $200 in Cash. Rounding out the finalwas Blake Howard, Adam Virs, Vince Perry and Carl Holm.
Volcom would like to thank PRODUCT SPONSORS: SMITH, PRO-LITE, GLOBE,BODY GLOVE, AL MERRICK, SEX WAX, VESTAL, SECTOR 9, SURFER, SURFING,TRANSWORLD SURF, AND HAPPY MAGAZINE.
1.Kilian Garland $200
2.Art Quesada $50
3.Kai Ellison4.Nick Rosza