Crystal Hulett competing in 3rd Billabong Junior Surfing event

St Francis Bay’s Crystal Hulett is competing in the third event in the Billabong Junior Surfing Series,  presented by BOS, at Long Beach in Kommetjie next weekend 24-25 August.

She will be competing in the U16 girls category.

The country’s top junior boy and girl surfers will all be present, competing for the points and prize money on offer in this premier junior surfing series in the country. There is a total of R750 000 on offer in cash and prizes for the series, along with numerous specialty awards.

The U20 division is 3A PST rated, and there will be opportunities for surfers from other age groups to qualify for this division. Finalists in both the U18 Boys and U16 Boys divisions will compete for a limited number of slots into the U20 Boys division. There will also be opportunities for finalists in the U18 Girls division to qualify for the U20 Girls division.

All Aboard Travel has put up a Sportsmanship Award of a return ticket to Bali with four nights accommodation, valued at R17k for the surfer who displays the best sportsmanship over the series.

BOS has an award of cash and prizes worth R20k for the Surfer Of The Series. There is also the VonZipper Flair Up Award and the DaKine Youthful Movement Award, plus the Nixon Winner Takes All (WTA) contest where the surfer posting the highest heat score of the event receives a WTA engraved Nixon watch. Division winners will also receive  an array of high-tech products from Sony.

The Billabong Junior Series  is sanctioned by Surfing South Africa, recognised by the Dept of Sport and Recreation as the national controlling body for surfing. The events form part of the Pro Surf Tour (PST) with competitors in all the divisions earning points towards their 2013 PST rankings.

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