Bombora Medewi Wave Lodge Shortboard Masters State Titles 2019

6 Champions were crowned at the Bombora Medewi Wave Lodge Shortboard Masters State Titles on Saturday at the Southern Surf Festival in Middleton.


Competitors faced challenging conditions with the South Coast being pounded by large powerful swells. The Southern Surf Festival brought together some of SA’s most talented shortboard surfers who put on a fine display of surfing in the tough conditions on offer.


The Over 40 Mens Title went Craig Potgieter (Seaford) with Gary Haworth (Moana) placing second and Linas Lapsys (Glenunga) third. The Women’s Title went to Louise Kelly (Middleton), Vicki Centofanti (Middleton) took second and Carita Strengell (Hayborough) took third position .  “Conditions were tricky this morning and I am stoked to have taken the Titles” said Kelly. 


Cheryl Buck (Colonel Light Gardens) went on to win the Over 50 Women’s Title followed by Erika Oemcke (Port Noarlunga) in second place. The Over 50’s mens  went to James Bryant (Middleton), second Craig Adams (Middleton), third Alan Bruse (Blakiston) and forth Simon Coote (Victor Harbor). We are really happy with the turnout today, it is great gathering of SA surfers and families” saidJames Bryant, Southern Surf Festival Director. The Over 60’s Mens Title went to Ray Palmer (Port Noarlunga South), second James Bryant (Middleton).Taking out the  Kneeboard division was Patrick Langlands (Old Noarlunga), second was Darrel Treasure (Modbury) , third Scott Murdoch (Warooka) and forth Alex Langlands  (Port Noarlunga)


Final Placings 


Over 40 Men: 1st Craig Potgieter, 2nd Gary Haworth, 3rd Linas Lapsys, Patrick Liptak

Over 40 Women: 1st Louise Kelly, 2nd Vicki Centofanti, 3rd Carita Strengell

Over 50 Men: 1st James Bryant, 2nd Craig Adams, 3rd Alan Bruse, 4th Simon Coote

Over 50 Women: 1st Cheryl Buck, 2nd Erika Oemcke

Over 60 Men: 1st Ray Palmer, 2nd James Bryant

Kneeboard: 1st Patrick Langlands,  2nd Darrel Treasure, 3rd Scott Murdoch, 4th Alex Langlans