Kyuss and Quinn were on the road again heading north to participate in event 7 of the Wahu Grom Surfer series at Alexandria Headlands on the Sunshine Coast .With the wild Queensland weather subsiding long enough to complete the 2011 Sunshine Coast Wahu Surfer Groms Comp.In a reduced ten minute final, Surfing Queensland’s expert panel of judges were looking for competitors’ single best wave score, rather than the traditional scoring system of counting surfers’ best two scoring rides.
Rain, wind and 2m wild seas at Alexandra Headland couldn’t stop Byron Bays Kyuss King who dominated the U/11 Boys division.Kyuss’s near-perfect 9.6 ride (out of a possible 10) in the last minute of his heat launched him into the finals.
Kyuss continued his form in the final, patiently waiting for that high scoring wave and with 3 minutes to go Kyuss secured a flawless 9.4 (out of a possible 10) to take the victory in the final.Kyuss King U11 Boys Champion Event 5 Gold Coast and adding Event 7 Sunshine Coast Queensland.Kyuss said "I'm super stoked with the win in the tricky conditions and I scored some epic waves around the event during the waiting period, its been an epic trip for waves"
Kyuss smashing the final!
Quinn Bruce was a stand out in the under 13 boys devision and never once looked like loosing the final, surfing with speed, power and flow the judges were shocked with how good the young surfer from Noosa was.
Quinn laying into a big section!
well done boys!