Pipe Master Kieren Perrow Powers Up On Penultimate Day At Volcom Kirra Teams Challenge

18 Feb 2012 0 303 VIEWS

 Pipe Master Kieren Perrow Powers Up On Penultimate Day At Volcom Kirra Teams Challenge

Pipe Master Kieren Perrow Powers Up On Penultimate Day At Volcom Kirra Teams Challenge

COOLANGATA/QLD (18th February, 2012): Pipe Master Kieren Perrow returned to the base of his competitive surfing career on the Gold Coast today, powering to a heat victory for Byron Bay Boardriders on the penultimate day of the Volcom Kirra Teams Challenge.

The 2011 ASP World Title no.15 ranked surfer said competing in a grassroots club event was a fantastic way to give back to where he came from.

“I came through Byron Boardriders and was 13 when I joined the club. It gives you a taste of competing and brings the young kids into the competitive arena. They all supported me in what I was doing. It forms the foundation of your competitive surfing career."

In clean 2-4ft (1 metre) peaky waves at Duranbah, Perrow unleashed a bevy of forehand moves to accrue a heat winning total of 11.93 (out of a possible 20).

Perrow netting a 6.83 and a 5.1  to beat Steve Clements (Long Reef), Jack Duggan (Coolum) and Tony Paris (Mudjimba).

Joining Perrow on the winner’s dais today was Noosa Boardrider Shaun Stevic, who amassed a 14.6 total.

The Sunshine Coast surfer backhand blasting his way to victory over Matt Gale (Werri), Hayden Blair (Scarborough) and Brian Balthazar (Palm Beach).

Other surfers to excel on Day 2 were Wade Carmichael (Avoca), who netted the day's highest individual wave score (9.7) and combined total (18.2), along with Jack Freestone (D-Bah) and Brent Dorrington (D-Bah).

At the completion of Round 5, D-Bah Boardriders were leading from Avoca, Byron Bay, Cabarita and North Shelley.

Snapper Rocks Surfriders Club are the defending champion and are also chasing their 10th Kirra Teams Challenge title.

A quality day of finals action is expected tomorrow with World Tour surfers Mick Fanning (Kirra Surfriders) and Bede Durbidge (Point Lookout) hitting the water.

The event can be followed live through www.compusurf.com.au, which also includes a full record of scores.

Competition starts at Duranbah at 8am on all three days and will conclude at 4pm on Saturday and 2.30pm on Sunday.

The Volcom Kirra Teams Challenge is proudly supported by Volcom, TV4ME, Surfing Australia, Surfing Queensland, Allstate Partners, Bleach* Surfing The Fringe, IDIS, Connecting Southern Gold Coast, Gold Coast City Council, Hurley Surfing Australia High Performance Centre, Rainbow Surf Life Saving Club, The Perfect Wave Surf Experience, Aluminium Access Systems, CM & SM Fraser Pty Ltd, Compusurf.

The Volcom Kirra Teams Challenge supports Hannah’s Chance Foundation.

Tags: (create Alert from these tags)

blog comments powered by Disqus
Features
Toledo Wins Oakley Lowers Pro

Toledo Wins Oakley Lowers Pro

Heads to Brazil as Steaming Hot Favourite

1 3 May 2015
Slater Out, Filipe on Fire

Slater Out, Filipe on Fire

Can Anybody Stop the Live Wire Brazilian at the Oakley Lowers Pro?

0 2 May 2015
Video: Rasta's Sweet Little Tube At The Surfing World Camp

Video: Rasta's Sweet Little Tube At The Surfing World Camp

Wave of the Week: Stoke-vibes were high

4 1 May 2015
Recent

Nixon is Not a Crook

Sleeping Giants and Two Favourites On Day Two of the Oakley Lowers Pro

0 1 May 2015
Should Australian Surfers Be Boycotting Indonesia?

Should Australian Surfers Be Boycotting Indonesia?

19 29 Apr 2015
Red Bull Cape Fear Is Back For 2015

Red Bull Cape Fear Is Back For 2015

1 28 Apr 2015
Safety Camera & Weather Feeds for Wivenhoe Dam

Safety Camera & Weather Feeds for Wivenhoe Dam

0 28 Apr 2015
Video: Harry Bryant's New Clip Is Good, No, Great

Video: Harry Bryant's New Clip Is Good, No, Great

2 27 Apr 2015
Latest News

Nixon is Not a Crook

Sleeping Giants and Two Favourites On Day Two of the Oakley Lowers Pro

Should Australian Surfers Be Boycotting Indonesia?

The Indo surf trip has been a rite of passage for Aussie surfers for decades.

Red Bull Cape Fear Is Back For 2015

Featuring 16 of the world’s top ‘slab’ riding specialists.

Safety Camera & Weather Feeds for Wivenhoe Dam

The flood disaster of 2011 in Brisbane led to improvements in the operational strategy for the flood mitigation compartment of Wivenhoe Dam.

Video: Harry Bryant's New Clip Is Good, No, Great

The Sunshine Coast scallywag ripping in perfection

Popular This Week

Video: A Lot of People Got Really Barrelled In Queensland Yesterday

Standout Sessions: Mick, Bede, and a host of others score hollow beachbreak gold

Rad As Boat Surfing, John John Is Thor, Mick & The Mad Hueys – This Week In Surfing

Ten Things From Surfing and The Internet On The Week That Was May 1, 2015

Video: A Lot of People Got Really Barrelled In Queensland Yesterday

Standout Sessions: Mick, Bede, and a host of others score hollow beachbreak gold

East Coast Swell Alert: April 28, 2015

The forecast evolution of an East Coast Low points to a powerful ENE swell-event unfolding across the entire East Coast this weekend.

How The 2015 Sydney Cyclone Eroded Our Shores

The question is will this erosion continue? Australia's leading coastal scientist analyses the April storm.

Go to Top