Trigg Point Boardriders confirmed their status as one of Western Australia's premier boardriding clubs and with a thrilling win in the 2011 Surf Boardroom Surf League at Scarborough Beach. It was the sixth consecutive year Trigg Point have claimed the title, finishing ahead of arch rivals Margaret River Boardriders whilst cementing their name in Surf League history.
The Surf League forms an integral part of the surfing scene in WA and to see the great support of the local and regional teams in 2011 is what sets this event apart from all others. Boardriding club passion runs stronger every year and this event epitomises the grass roots strength of the local and regional clubs from around the state. In a day that had a taste of all four seasons, the cloud eventually burnt off and light winds prevailed with a strong on beach crowd greeting teams and competitors who were all keen to see their club claim the coveted Surf League title.
2011 saw an insurgence of new talent with some clubs making their first Surf League appearance and for others making a a long awaited return. Clubs from metro and regional WA that competed included, Contacio, City Beach, Cottesloe, Geraldton, Mandurah, Margaret River, Scarborough, Surf Beach, Trigg Point and Yallingup. With each club fielding a team of their best six surfers, consisting of one senior (over 28), four opens and one junior surfer (under 18).
FINAL RESULTS >
1st Place ($1000) Trigg Point Boardriders – 82.0 Points
2nd Place ($500) Margaret River Boardriders – 80.7 Points
3rd Place ($400) Geraldton Boardriders – 69.5 Points
4th Place ($300) Surf Beach Boardriders – 48.5 Points
5th Place – Cottesloe Boardriders & Contacio Boardriders
7th Place - City Beach Boardriders, Yallingup Boardriders, Mandurah Boardriders
10th Place – Scarborough Boardriders
Best Supportive Club > Margaret River Boardriders ($100)
Best Emerging Club > Surf Beach ($100)
SPECIALTY AWARDS >
Dragon Eywear Best Air – Mitch Taylor (Trigg)
Rip Curl Highest Score – Marc Lee (Trigg)
Cream of the Crop – Creed McTaggart (Yallingup)
Futures Fins Best Flick – Matt Baldock (Margaret River)
Rip Curl Best Tube –Brady Marsden (Geraldton)
Rip Curl Rising Star – Duke Nagtzaam (Yallingup)
Dragon Best Wipeout – Jeremy Andrew (Cottesloe)
Coach of the Legue – Doug Kitchingman (Surf Beach)
Rip Curl Ripper – Marc Lee (Trigg)
Surf Boardroom Best Run – Jake Malloy (Geraldton)
Firewire Freakish Talent – Steve Hyndes (Surf Beach)
Perry Hatch Medal - Marc Lee (Trigg)
About The Surf Boardroom:
The Surf Boardroom first opened in 1988 and from those early days the Boardroom has been all about providing surfers with the latest and best equipment. The boys at the Boardroom are very proud to put back into surfing locally, and they will be continuing this tradition into the future. Local clubs are a huge part of their business and love being a part of this really unique event. Checkout their website surfboardroom.com.au for all the latest surfboards, accessories and fashion needs.
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