Longboard Classic at Lennox Head



LONGBOARDING aficionados will be checking out the surf at Lennox Head this weekend when the Sa'Moana Resort/Virgin Blue Annual Longboard Classic is held.

Now in its 10th year, the event is a noted amateur event on the longboard calendar with nine age divisions and more than 100 competitors.

Notable competitors this year include local Scott Channon in the Open 9-foot, Gary Burden of Suffolk Park in the Over-40s, Kirsty Webster in the women's and Justin Healey of Caloundra in the Old Mal.

The likely venue is Seven Mile Beach at Lennox Head, with heats being held on Saturday and the finals conducted on Sunday from 11am.

There will be a fun night at the Lennox Point Hotel on Saturday night with give-aways including two brand new longboards.

The presentation on Sunday will be held at 4pm.



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