High scores and upsets on day three of the Occy's Grom Comp
Day three of the Billabong Occy’s Grom Comp, Presented by Breaka saw the 12 and under boys and 14 and under boys hit the water in playful 2ft offshore conditions for yet another day of exciting competition.
It was the 12 and under boys round 2 that opened competition for the third day of the event which saw Beau Buckpitt (Culburra Beach, NSW) fend off an in form Jay Occhilupo (Coolangatta, QLD) with a first place finish.
The 14 and under boys run through the second half of the day with Caleb Tancred (Avoca Beach, NSW), Kyuss King (Byron Bay, NSW) Dakoda Walters (Angourie, NSW), Luke Glover (Caloundra, QLD) and Tully Wylie (Jan Juc, VIC) flaunting an array of progressive manoeuvres proving to be prominent standouts within the competition.
In particular, it was the closely fought contention between Kyuss King (Byron Bay, NSW) and Dakoda Walters (Angourie, NSW) that caught the eyes of spectators with the two exchanging positions between first and second place in both rounds two and three thus pushing them through to the first semi-final. However, it was AngouriesΓÇÖs Dakoda Walters who posted the highest heat total of the event scoring a two wave combination of 17.24 (out of a possible 20).
Running in conjunction with the 16 and under boys final will be the Kustom Mini Strike which will see stakes within the blue ribbon final skyrocket as competitors turn to major aerial manoeuvres for their chance at cracking the $1000 winner takes all prize purse.