Seaford Boardriders Win nudie ABB South Oz

COOLANGATTA/QLD (September 17/2016): Seaford Boardriders have upset defending champs South Coast Boardriders to take out the South Australian leg of the nudie Australian Boardriders Battle today in 3-4ft surf at Waitpinga Beach today. Seaford made a fast start in tough conditions with 20-30 knot offshore winds making it a challenging day for competitors. Todd Goudie put on a dominant display for Seaford in the skins, helping to cement victory for his club and winning the Milwaukee Heavy Duty Hack award with some massive hooks throughout the event. “Conditions were challenging, it was tough out there all day but the team support was awesome and we are stoked to take the win and can’t wait for the final early next year,” Goudie said. The nudie Australian Boardriders Battle Series will involve more than 60 of Australia’s best boardriders clubs in eight state qualifying rounds and culminate in a National Final in Newcastle in February for a bolstered 24 clubs. The nudie Australian Boardriders Battle has official sanctioning by the World Surf League (WSL), which allows Australian WSL Championship Tour surfers (men and women) the opportunity to represent their local boardriders club at respective state qualifying events and the National Final. The prestigious National Final event will also include the nudie trials on Friday 17th February 2017, which will be the final qualifying opportunity for clubs in the Newcastle region for a Wildcard position for the National Final. There’s $160,000 cash and prizes up for grabs for clubs across the National Series including $24,000 prize money split between eight State events and $85,500 prize money across the Newcastle National Final with the winning boardriders taking home a huge $20,000 and an overseas trip for 6 surfers from the winning club thanks to World Surfaris valued at $30,000. To top things off, there’s an additional $20,000 in prizes across the series. The purpose of the nudie Australian Boardriders Battle program is to build the profile and capacity of community boardriders clubs Australia-wide. Over the next three years, more than $450,000 will be invested into grassroots clubs through the partnership. Major sponsors of the 2016/17 series include the naming rights partner nudie and supporting sponsors Toyota, Oakley, Nikon, Milwaukee, Destination NSW, The City of Newcastle, DrinkWise, World Surfaris, Fox Sports, World Surf League, mySURF.tv, XXXX Summer Bright Lager and Surfing Australia. nudie Australian Boardriders Battle South Australian Results. 1. Seaford Boardriders Club – 6425 points 2. South Coast Boardriders Club – 6200 points 3. Seaview Roaders Surf Club – 5050 points To find out more information, please visit www.australianboardridersbattle.com nudie Australian Boardriders Battle 2017 calendar: EVENT 1 – NSW Central – North Narrabeen, NSW – Sept 3, 2016 EVENT 2 – Fleurieu Peninsula, SA – Sept 17, 2016 EVENT 3 – Scamander, TAS – Oct 8, 2016 EVENT 4 – NSW Nth – Yamba, NSW – Oct 29, 2016 EVENT 5 – Gold Coast, QLD – Nov 5, 2016 EVENT 6 – Trigg, WA – Nov 19, 2016 EVENT 7 – Kiama, NSW – Dec 10, 2016 EVENT 8 – Phillip Island, VIC – Jan 7, 2017 National Final -Newcastle, NSW – Feb 17 – 19, 2017

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