Two Surfers in Woolworths Australian Junior Surfing Team Remain in Contention at VISSLA ISA World Junior Surfing Championships

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Hyuga, Japan, September 29, 2017: The Woolworths Australian Junior Surfing Team has two surfers still in contention with finals looming at the VISSLA ISA World Junior Surfing Championships in Japan.
 
Okuragahama beach exceeded everyone’s expectations and provided the world’s best junior surfers with excellent, offshore conditions with waves in the chest high range for the sixth day of competition.
 
In the Under 18 Boy’s, Australian Dylan Moffat secured a place in the final finishing behind Hawaiian Cody Young (16.2 points) with a 12.9 two-wave total in Round 6.
 
Alister Reginato joins Moffat as the other Australian in finals contention, winning his Round 9 Under 16 Boy’s Repercharge heat with a 13.70 total to book a place in Round 10 of the Repercharge. Reginato will need to place first or second in his upcoming heat to progress into the main round final.
 
The event will be streamed live on www.isaworlds.com September 23 – October 1.
 
The schedule for Saturday’s competition is as follows*:
 

ISA Aloha Cup

·         10:00am – Semifinal #1 (France, Japan, USA, South Africa)

·         11:00am – Semifinal #2 (Australia, Hawaii, Brazil, Costa Rica)

·         12:00pm – Final

 
*All times in Japan Standard Time, UTC +9:00.
 
The remaining event schedule will be as follows:
 
September 30 – October 1: Competition at Okuragahama Beach
 
October 1:  Closing Ceremony, Okuragahama Beach
 
The Woolworths Australian Junior Surfing Team journey will be broadcast via a half hour episode of Surfing Australia TV on Channel 9 nationally in December 2017.
 
The Woolworths Australian Junior Surfing Team is proudly supported by the Australian Institute of Sport, Hydralyte Sports and Surfing Australia.
 
To watch the event LIVE, visit http://isaworlds.com/juniors/2017/en/ or follow the Woolworths Australian Junior Surfing Team on social via #WooliesTeamAus
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