The Open winner of the Ross Taylor Surf Contest Adin Jeenes with the floating trophy sponsored by Country Feeling.
GARDEN ROUTE NEWS - More than R30 000 was raised for Hospice during the Ross Taylor Surf Contest 2010 at Buffalo Bay.
An amazing weekend of surf and fun was had. This was the second year that the event was held and it was a great success. The contest is named after well-loved Knysna surfer who passed away two years ago.
The organisers thanked everyone who took part in and supported the event. "It was greatly appreciated to find that so many people were so keen to give donations and their time. A huge thanks to our sponsors Cheron Kraak from Country Feeling who again was fantastically generous and also supplied a magnificent floating trophy. A thanks to Billabong and Excel as well who sponsored prizes," said Brett Staegemann, one of the organisers.
"The memory of Ross Taylor who brought us all together for a weekend of love, great fun and good vibes will live on. A big appreciation to Neptune for producing waves all weekend," he said.
Open: 1st Adin Jeenes; 2nd Rory Gibson; 3rd Johnno Sweetman and 4th Johan.
Longboard: 1st Jaco Bosman; 2nd Steven Hair; 3rd Greg Stokes and 4th Glen Thompson. Juniors: 1st Claus Schroeder; 2nd Forest Hair; 3rd Ben Jacobsen and 4th Ethan Pentz.
SUP: 1st Johnno Rosslind; 2nd Glen Thompson; 3rd Peter Petersen and 4th Brad Orkin.
Ladies Short: 1st Nina Woermann; 2nd Jessie Goodman; 3rd Claire Mcanliffy and 4th Christine
Beggars: 1st Brett Staegemann; 2nd Juan Introna; 3rd Gary Barham and 4th Mark Sussmann.
Ladies Longboard: 1st Jessie Goodman; 2nd Bernie Shelley; 3rd Claire Mcanliffy and 4th Kim Du Venage.
Retro: 1st Johnno Sweetman; 2nd Stuart Barnes; 3rd Mark van Rensburg and 4th Glen Thompson.
Ballies: 1st Steven Hair; 2nd Patrick Cuthbert; 3rd Warren Wareing and 4th Craig Hicks.
Boys: 1st Ben Jacobsen; 2nd Greg Cuthbert; 3rd Ben Gunn and 4th Max Campell.
Boys Development: 1st Simpiwe; 2nd Tristan Wilbert; 3rd Jason Porter and 4th Devin Dodd.
Girls Development: 1st Robyn Dodd; 2nd Kendra Underwood; 3rd Simone Christian and 4th Casey Davis.
Best Junior Longboard: Junaid Sampson; 360 on SUP: Johnno Rosslind. One Legged Flying Pelican: 1st Charles Smith and 2nd Rory Gibson.
Best Barrels: Jaco Bosman. Only surfer with no wetsuit: Layla Staegemann. Endurance Award: Bernie Shelley. Most distance travelled to come surf: Andrew Hare (from Trinidad). Most dedicated judge of the competition: Tanny Morris.
Raffle winners: Sue Maule - Country Feeling surfboard; Theron Schutte - Excel wetsuit; Hensley - Billabong watch.
There was an amazing spirit of camaraderie at the Ross Taylor Surf Contest 2010 held at Buffalo Bay. Nicky Goodall, Mark Taylor, Brian Salter and Brett Staegemann handed over a R30 000 cheque to Janet Stanford (head of Hospice).
Posted on: 12:27 Wed, 18 August 2010
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