The good weather finally broke through for the Suffolk Skate Competition.
The good weather finally broke through for the Suffolk Skate Competition. Contributed

Skate comp winners showing confidence and style

LAST Sunday the Suffolk Skate Competition was looking threatened by the rain, but as usual it cleared up just in time!

Byron Youth Service along with Byron Skate School have been running these popular youth events for years now.

The skate comps prove this is a legitimate sport, which young people take seriously.

Winners include

Girls:

1 Haylie Powell (Sunshine Coast)

2 Lola Neak (Byron Bay)

3 Madeline McPherson (Cabarita)

Under 8s

1 Oscar Southerden (Mullum)

2 Sumanyn McPherson (Mullum)

3 Rex Savage

Under 12s

1 Josh Goddward (Lennox)

2 Ash Wilcomen (Byron)

3 Mikey Thomas (Byron)

Under 16s

1 Stanton Beale (Byron)

2 Bailey Ryan (Byron)

3 Darcy Woods

Opens

1 Joey Cormak

2 Isaac Roxburgh

3 Brad Smith

The competition saw the regular young skaters' commitment had paid off with an improvement of their tricks, style and confidence.

Partly due to the encouragement of many supportive parents, who introduce them at a young age due to their own personal love of skating.



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