Kowie Boardriders crown the new King of the Kowie

CROWNING THE KING: The 2019 King of the Kowie, Andrew Laverge, left, was presented with his trophy and a prize of a wetsuit at the Kowie Boardriders prize giving, held at the Highlander Pub last Friday evening. Awarding the prize was Kowie Boardriders’ chairman, Richard Heny Picture: JESSICA BOHNEN

The awards for the 2019 King of the Kowie series were presented at a ceremony held at the Highlander Pub last Friday evening.

The competition takes place four times a year at East Beach in Port Alfred with the top three scores counting toward the final ranking. There are 11 categories, including groms (young surfers) in boys and girls categories, under 18 boys, bodyboarding, body surfing, Over 30, over 40 and over 50 categories, the ladies open title, the kneeboard section, longboard and the open section.

For the complete results, see the article in this week’s Talk of the Town.

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