Thursday, 19 February 2009

Photos from Roxy Canterbury Champs



Hosted by Christchurch womens' surf club Tubular Belles, the Canterbury Womens Surf Champs day one began on Valentines Day with a glorious sunrise. 1 to 2 foot clean surf in light offshore winds promised some small but fun waves for the comp.
Sorry girls the pics took a few days to get up, I've been on holiday this week from work, and just wanted some time out. I didnt manage to photograph everyone, as I only got the still camera out when the finals started. There is however a mini film coming hopefully in the nexy week of the trip up from Dunedin with Hayley, and our "only spend $20 all weekend" challenge. Thanks heaps to Heather & Noel and Trish & Dave for their hospitality in offering us a place to stay and a good feed. Your garden fresh veges were so welcome Trish.

Above: the comp scene at New Brighton beach. Below: Hayley Coakes surfing her way to the win in the finals.



Above: Alethea Lock in the junior womens final
Below: Eve Welsh, in the longboard finals


Above: Heather Jones - Below: Geraldine Spencer



Above: The good men behind the ladies. Below:Kristi Zarifeh surfing in the Open finals



Above.. the after comp photos, and a final pic below: Eve, flagging a futile paddle.

2 comments:

Surf Fanatic on 21 February, 2009 08:05 said...

Awesome pictures. Love the uniqueness to the trophy designs.

Daisy said...

Nice one Nic...you captured the feeling of the day...looked like fun! Good little waves too.

 

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