MORE THAN 500 of the region’s top surf sport athletes will flock to Broadbeach this weekend to compete in the second round of the Sizzler Oceans 38 series.
The competition will be headlined by Ky Hurst, Tanyn Lyndon, Krystal Smith and Courtney Hancock, who will all be hoping to make their mark ahead of the Queensland and Australian Surf Life Saving Championships in the coming months.
The competition is being overseen by Surf Life Saving Queensland’s (SLSQ) Point Danger Branch and is supported by Sizzler, which has contributed more than $16,000 in series prize money.
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SLSQ Point Danger Branch manager Kerrie Barnes expects the competition to be fierce, particularly with athletes eager to assert their dominance early in the New Year.
“Some of the best athletes in Queensland and Australia will be competing this weekend and no doubt they’ll all be keen to start the New Year off on the right foot with a big win,” she said.
The Sizzler Ocean 38 will feature trophies for Overall Club Championship, Overall Open Age Group as well as Open Age, Under 19, Under 17, Under 15 and Under 14 Overall point score.
“We have more than 500 competitors who’ll line up this weekend, which is a wonderful result and fantastic to see,” Ms Barnes said.
“I’d like to thank Sizzler for their on-going support by providing over $16,000 in prize money for the series,” she said.