With over 140 entries, we have a solid line-up of competitors for this years first comp, from the likes of Jobe Harris our 2016 Tour Champ to Jay Quinn, European Champion! We’re also seeing a return from the ‘Smart Brothers’ (Seb and Same) coming out of retirement and getting back into the mix.
For the Women, Lucy Campbell our 2017 tour champ and recently crowned English Champion will also be making an appearance, along with Joe Dennison the 6 times Welsh champ and head coach at Surf Snowdonia!
For the youth of the Pro Tour we have past champions such as Eli Perrin Davies, Sam Hearn and Noah Capps coming back to defend their titles for another year!
Our Under 14 and 16 girls champ Alys Barton will also be taking on the Women’s division. Alys, 2017 Under 14 & 16 Girls Champion said โAfter training through a cold hard winter, we’re finally getting closer to the Surfaced Pro, the first stop of the UK tour. I’m upping my game this year with more competition, new categories and surfing all over the UK, bring on 2018!โ
UKPSA Pro Surf Tour Director is excited about the coming year โI’m looking forward to the first major british surf contest this year, The Surfaced Pro, which will include surfers from all over the UK and the continent. I would like to thank all the supporters and sponsors of this event and wish the surfers every successโ
Photos: Andy Holter