UKWA Waves Round 1

The Pro results have changed as it was decided by Head Judge Duncan Coombes to only count the wave round at Garry William and not the bump n jump session in Sandy Bay on the first day of the competition. This did not effect the other fleets so their results stand.


1. Andy King (Goya)
2. Steve Thorpe (Tabou/Gaastra)
3. John Hibbard (Tushingham/Starboard)
4. Morgan McGuire

1st Youth Sam Darkin (Mistral/North Sails)
1st Junior Tom Knox (Reef/O\’Neill/Jamie Knox Watersports)
1st Lady Louise Emery
1st Amatuers after Louise: Chris Cartin & Nigel Treacy

The prize giving took place at Spillanes Pub on the Maharees. Andy King was given the biggest round of applause for his awesome riding at Garry William taking the win convincingly. Steve Thorpe came in second but was already on his way home so John Hibbard came up for third and shook Andy’s hand to acknowledge the fun rivalry that has now begun again for the 08 season.

The Amateurs and Ladies received really cool goodie bags from Reef and Da Kine, especially the Wilcock brothers who came in joint 5th and subsequently had to share a Reef Jacket (see pic).

Thanks once again to Jamie Knox Watersports for running a great event and to local sponsors Seven Hogs Pub, Spillanes Pub and Splash photography as well as Reef and Da Kine.

UKWA Waves Round 2: 9-11 May at Rhosneigr, North Wales.

PHOTOS: Andy & John shake on it, the full team of winning muppets, the Wilcock brothers and farewell to Ireland, how we will miss your fair waves!! 

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